For this year’s birthday cocktail, I’m doing a twist on the classic Paloma with tequila, thyme, and blood orange soda.
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A peek into my behind-the-scenes private tour of San Francisco’s Anchor Brewing Company.
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You’ve got to take a peep at these amazing flavored syrups from Morris Kitchen I’ve hunted down with my friends over at Joyus Food. They’re full of intense flavor, a great addition to any cocktail, and the perfect gift for any cocktail buff in your life. Check out the video above for how to use the…
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Celebrating the start of fall with this muddled grape and sage cocktail, the Harvest Pisco Smash.
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A Sangria recipe made with the top cherries of the season, cherry juice, and berry-flavored Chambord liqueur.
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A recipe for a passion fruit twist on the classic Mai Tai cocktail.
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May’s TasteMaker, the chic Rachel Hollis, shares her recipe for a lavender bellini cocktail.
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If it were possible to bottle Southern California, I imagine it would taste quite like the limoncello from Ventura Limoncello. It’s cheery as a canary’s coat, bright as sunshine, and tastes so purely of lemon that it might as well be lemon curd in alcohol form.
You’ve likely come across limoncello – on a trip to your local trattoria or even to the motherland – but chances are it’s been crappy. Limoncello is too often harsh, overly sweet, or just poor quality, like Lysol in liqueur form. If you’re like me, then you’ve probably even taken to making your own limoncello, because, let’s be honest, it’s really not that hard.
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You didn’t think I’d let St. Pat’s pass me by without at least a mention of a cocktail, did you?
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For the last of this week’s Oscars-inspired recipes, I wanted to share this gorgeous champagne cocktail made by mixologist Adam Seger. In addition to being a looker it’s also the winner of this year’s Moet Oscar Cocktail contest, and, as such, will be served as the official cocktail of the official Oscars after party, the Governors Ball.
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