Calle Pomelo
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Calle Pomelo

I really like mescal. It’s smoky and strong. If you like a peaty scotch you’ll love mescal straight. This cocktail will ease you into the distinct flavor of mescal. Try it at the beginning of your meal. The refreshing bitter flavors will excite your palate and prepare you for your meal. 1 1/2 oz. Wild … Continue reading

The Boston Cocktail
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The Boston Cocktail

Here’s to Boston. Ingredients: 1 1/2 ounce London dry gin 1 1/2 ounce apricot brandy 1/4 ounce grenadine juice of 1/2 a lemon Preparation: Pour the ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake well. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Related articles The Blinker Cocktail( 2 versions) (marlonhall.wordpress.com) Photo Courtesy: © Shannon Graham Continue reading

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The Sidney Poitier

This is a variation of the manhattan made by Mike Robertson, Head Bartender of The Driftwood Room in Portland, Oregon.   The Sidney Poitier 2½ oz. Maker’s Mark bourbon 1 oz. Punt e Mes sweet vermouth 2 dashes Fee Brothers Aztec chocolate bitters 1 Amarena cherry, for garnish Combine bourbon, vermouth, and bitters in a mixing glass … Continue reading

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Elevated Iced Tea

There’s a little golf tournamant going on. Not sure you’re familiar with it. The Masters? Well here’s to one of the greats! Not that the Arnold Palmer needs any improvement, this is just how I choose to approach this hole, there’s no actual tea in it. The honey and lemon flavors remind me of it, however. Elevated … Continue reading

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The Monkey Gland

Grenadine. Yup, that stuff associated with Shirley Temples and Cherry/Lime-ades and to make a cherry coke. Well, believe it or not, grenadine is not cherry flavored at all. And if that catches you off guard, the current version uses red coloring to add more insult to injury. Real grenadine is supposed to be made with … Continue reading