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Saturday
Feb192011

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A Spirited Weekend: Rum Cocktails

There are few alcohols that have the transformative power of rum.

On a frigid day, when the cold wind is unrelenting, a dram of an aged spirit, like the Guatemalan Zacapa 23 or the Dominican Atlantico Private Cask, will help you defrost. And that's not to mention the age-old remedy for chills: hot rum cocktails... Full Recipe

Saturday
Feb192011

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Mary Pickford Cocktail

Prohibition was a hell of a time—though the tendency is to romanticize, focusing on the glamorous splendor of the bars in London and Paris, on the underground world of speakeasies, or of zipping off to Havana for an evening of cocktails, the hard fact of it is pretty depressing. I know my great-grandparents were certainly not in a financial situation that allowed them to enjoy the fruits of Cuban rum production in situ, though they definitely were in a position to be familiar with this cocktail’s namesake... Full Recipe

Thursday
Feb172011

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Krogstad Aquavit Hibiscus Grenadine Fizz

A nifty little drink and video put together by my dear friends at House Spirits, featuring their wonderful Krogstad Aquavit paired with my Hibiscus Grenadine... Full Recipe

Monday
Feb142011

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The Lover’s Cocktail: Your Weekend Tiki Bar Drink for Valentine’s Day

A gin concoction that’s easy to make and fun to drink. I couldn’t find any history on this drink so I’ll make some up... Read More

Saturday
Feb122011

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Turn up the heat with tropical cocktails

“Why is the rum gone?” a distraught Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) beseeches Elizabeth (Keira Knightley) in a hilarious scene from the original Pirates of the Caribbean movie. “Because it is a vile drink that turns even the most respectable men into complete scoundrels,” she answers curtly.

“But why is the rum gone?”

Though what she said has a ring of truth, Sparrow simply cannot comprehend life beyond rum. Neither can many Canadians returning from a Caribbean holiday... Read More