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The Home Bar

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Creating craft cocktails at home can be as easy or as difficult as you want it to be.  I personally prefer easy, and if you’re set up right, even complicated drinks can be simple to make.

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Barrel Aged Cocktails

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Page updated April 28, 2016 Read on to learn the basics of barrel aging and how to get started.  To see some additional barrel aged cocktails and spirits go here. Once the concept was introduced by Jeffrey Morgenthaler around 2010, barrel aged cocktails became the next great drink and are…

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Cinco de Mayo

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Cinco de Mayo is just one day away.  The Day was originally observed to commemorate the Mexican Army’s victory over the French at Puebla in 1862.  Today, it is usually celebrated in the US by indulging in chips, salsa and margaritas.  While margaritas are really, really good, we would like…

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In Search of the Perfectly Balanced Manhattan

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This came out of my recent exploration of the venerable Manhattan.  The combination of whiskey and vermouth has not been my personal favorite.  A few weeks ago, we attended a dinner where the chef paired each course with a specific libation.  He included an excellent  Manhattan with a small batch…

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