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Negroni Cupcakes

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Negroni Cupcakes

Negronis are a classic cocktail made with just three ingredients: gin, Campari and sweet vermouth. Each of these ingredients – the Campari, in particular – adds its own bold flavor to the cocktail, which is a beautifully balanced mix of bitter orange and herbacious gin, with a touch of sweetness. I like …

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French Martini

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French Martini
The French Martini isn’t a drink that you’re going to find on too many craft cocktail menus right now, but there was a time when this drink was a huge favorite on the cocktail scene. The cocktail is a fruity, slightly sweet vodka drink that combines fresh pineapple juice and Chambord. Chambord is …

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Emerald

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Emerald, an Irish whiskey cocktail
St Patrick’s Day is a spirited holiday – in that it has quite a few drinks and cocktails associated with it. They range from the simple (a freshly poured Guinness) to the silly (green beer) to the indulgent (Irish cream over ice). This cocktail, the Emerald, is a more crafted cocktail that is …

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How to Make a Pisco Sour

How to Make a Pisco Sour
The pisco sour is a cocktail that features pisco, a type of brandy that comes from Peru and Chile. The colorless spirit is distilled from grapes that come from the large wine-making regions in both Peru and Chile. While most brandies are aged in some kind of oak, one of the rules in …

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Harvest Spice Old Fashioned

Harvest Spice Old Fashioned
The old fashioned is a classic cocktail that is generally made with bourbon, sugar and bitters. Those simple ingredients produce a flavorful drink, and also serve as a great jumping off point for variations on the theme. When you go to a cocktail bar, you’ll probably spot some twist on this drink on …

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