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  • A Lightly Spicy Blueberry Cocktail

    Spicy Blueberry Cocktail

    On one of my nights off my husband asked me to make him something fruity and refreshing. On the occasion he drinks at home it’s usually picked at random; off the shelf and neat. So this was a request out of place. Nonetheless, I got to digging around in my refrigerator and oh… all I had was lemons and blueberries! I didn’t even have simple syrup made. In fact, the only syrup I had was a cinnamon one. 😑  Right? I decided to roll with it. The worst that could happen is my husband doesn’t like it — but drinks it anyway. Because he loves me.

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  • Very Approachable Bourbon Cocktails

    Very Approachable

    There are a lot of people who proclaim “I don’t drink bourbon”, “It’s too strong”, or give you a stare like you’ve asked them to sip on motor oil. What the hell is this? We’re American. Well at least I am; if you’re not carry on, no offense intended!

    In all fairness taste is subjective but I believe that you can always find the right drink with any given base spirit for every palette. The desire to sneak a few bourbon cocktails into my friends inspired this drink! 😉

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  • Whiskey Cocktails with Pomegranate Juice

    Blood & Clay

    I love pomegranate and I love rye whiskey. As it turns out they’re really good together! Because cocktails with pomegranate juice are becoming so popular I thought it’d make for a great spin on the classic Blood & Sand.

    The Blood & Clay was born!

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