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Monday
May232011

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Happy Hour: four gin-based summer cocktails

The approach of summer means it’s time to break out the gin, my favourite base for warm-weather cocktails. Unlike vodka or dry white rum, whose flavours disappear in a drink, gin makes its presence known... Full Recipe

Monday
May232011

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How to Make the Ultimate Zombie...Cocktail

Warnings of a pending zombie apocalypse received some serious validation this week as the Centers For Disease Control made a call for preparedness for such an event on its blog. But while Assistant Surgeon General Ali Khan offered some solid pointers for surviving an onslaught of the undead... Full Recipe

Sunday
May222011

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Drink of the Week/Month/Year/Whatever: XYZ

Near the end of his Savoy project, Erik Ellestad featured the XYZ cocktail, a daisy/daiquiri/sidecar variant using rum. The drink sounded great to me, and while browsing through the comments, I saw that someone suggested... Read More

Saturday
May212011

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The Mai-Kai’s Barrel O’ Rum: Your Weekend Tiki Bar Drink!

We’re heading to the Mai-Kai tonight for The Hukilau kickoff party. It’s a hell of a kickoff when it happens three weeks before the actual event, huh? Anyhoo... Full Recipe

Friday
May202011

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Happy Hour: DIY Apple-Infused Spiced Rum

You may have noticed that flavor-infused spirits have been particularly "on-trend" recently. Some of these have been good ideas (hello, Absolut Wild Tea!), and some, less so (bacon-flavored anything. Turns out there is such a thing as too much bacon). So today we're going to channel our inner Gwyneth Paltrows... Read More