The Boulevardier

The Boulevardier

June 26, 2020

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Jersey Cocktail

June 04, 2020

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The Manhattan

The Manhattan

December 31, 2019

The Manhattan is one of the great cocktails of all time. The story goes that it originated, in New York City back in the 1870s as part of a social event, the term "Manhattan" stuck as part location, part social status.

Traditionally made with rye whiskey (although bourbon OK), this great cocktail is simple to make and even for non-whiskey drinkers, can be a real treat.  When I sip on on one, I feel like I should be in a tweed jacket, a scarf, or maybe slowly puffing on a cigar...it has that kind of effect.

The Manhattan

 

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The Old Fashioned

The Old Fashioned

December 27, 2019

The Old Fashioned is one of those cocktails that dates back well over 100 years...pre-prohibition. I would guess that this great cocktail helped get the law that enacted Prohibition passed. It is THAT GOOD.

Traditionally made with either bourbon or rye whiskey, this cocktail is all about how you make it and hopefully a commitment to the highest quality ingredients. 

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