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Pomegranate Champagne Punch

Pomegranate Champagne Punch

This is a spin on Martha Stewart’s Pomegranate Champagne Punch INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 cups pomegranate juice 1 cup pear nectar 1/4 cup orange-flavored liqueur, such as Grand Marnier 1 bottle (750 ml) Tattinger Champagne DIRECTIONS In a large pitcher, combine pomegranate juice, pear nectar, and orange-flavored liqueur. Slowly add Champagne. Serve over ice.  

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Black Superman Cocktail Recipe

 Black Superman     Qty. Ingredients 1 oz. Vodka 1 oz. Gin 2 oz. Rum 1 oz. Sweet and Sour .5 oz. Chambord .5 oz. RazzMataz Splash Sprite Glass type: Shot Directions: Fill highball glass with ice and add Vodka, Gin, Rum, Sweet and Sour, Chambord, RazzMatazz and a a splash of Sprite. Garnish with […]

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VIDEO: How To Make a Pomegranate Sling

Mix up an easy twist on the classic Singapore Sling cocktail by adding a pomegranate kick.

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VIDEO: Mint Julep Cocktail: Recipe

In this video, learn how to make a mint julep, which is a classic cocktail from the American south, from the guys at Brahm Mauer Bar Services.

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Scotch on the rocks

Scotch on the rocks Scotch is an alcoholic beverage. Served on the rocks means served with ice, poured over ice. Means drinking Scotch whiskey poured over ice only – no other mixers including water. Here is how I learned how to drink it, which I actually learned from my grandfather because this is how an […]

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Feliz Dia del Barman, Amigos

Today, on April 15th, while the United States is busy mourning Tax Day, the Argentineans are celebrating Bartender’s Day. Here’s the story as related to me by my friend Federico Cuco: Sixty-nine years ago today, a group of young bartenders from Buenos Aires met for a dinner hosted by the magazine The Barman (the first […]

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Ask Your Bartender: Protestant vs. Catholic Whiskey (Repost)

Note: I’m reposting this article from March 27, 2009 for St. Patrick’s Day because, well, it seems appropriate (and easy!) to do so. Hey Bartender My South Side Irish Chicago Dad always told me that Jameson was the Catholic whisky and that Bushmills was the whiskey made by “the damn Protestants”. Now this character I […]

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Quiz: Cocktail Geek, or “Bear”?

As many of you might know, this week is the annual cocktail geek gathering in New Orleans known as Tales of the Cocktail. Every year, bartenders, brand ambassadors, and cocktail enthusiasts from all over the world come together to celebrate, learn about, and embrace the cocktail renaissance. Coincidentally, Tales falls almost five months to the […]

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How to Make (or, not make) Sangria

Little did I know, after announcing that I’d be bringing a pitcher of sangria to the Tex-Mex dinner party last weekend, that every single person in attendance was recoiling in horror at the thought of having to choke down a big heaping glass of red syrup. But much to their surprise – and my relief […]

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The Kingston Club

One advantage I have in my career – and believe me, I thank my lucky stars every day for my good fortune in this regard – is that I travel a lot. And when I do travel, I get to visit the greatest bars in the world and spend time picking the brains of the […]

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