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STIFF DRINKS – THE ROSEMARY GREYHOUND

IKE EVERYTHING IN LIFE, SOMETIMES THE ROUTINE CAN GET STALE. HAVING THE SAME COCKTAIL AT ALL TIMES OF THE YEAR CAN BE BORING. WHEN THE TEMPERATURES STARTS TO RISE, WE TEND TO MOVE AWAY FROM WHISKEY-BASED MANHATTAN’S AND OLD FASHIONS AND MOVE TOWARDS A CLEANER, REFRESHING AND SOMETIMES A LITTLE SWEETER OPTION. THE GREYHOUND IS […]

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STIFF DRINKS : THE BOULEVARDIER

HISKEY IS AN ACQUIRED TASTE. EACH VARIETY HAS ITS OWN NUANCES AND FLAVORS THAT COMPLIMENT DRINKS EVER SO SLIGHTLY OR ELEVATE BORING COCKTAILS. THE BOULEVARDIER IS A WHISKEY COCKTAIL THAT IS SAID TO BE A SIMPLE TWIST ON ITS WARM-WEATHERED COUSIN, THE NEGRONI. IT’S BITTERSWEET BALANCE BETWEEN CAMPARI AND SWEET VERMOUTH REMAINS, BUT ADDING BOURBON […]

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STIFF DRINKS : THE MANHATTAN

eing a New York based publication, we know the importance of a finely made cocktail. Sure, we’re lucky to be in this city, but if you ask us, there’s nothing better than making your own cocktails in the comfort of your home. Not only is it cost effective, but it also comes in handy when […]

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STIFF DRINKS: THE PERFECT MOJITO

he Mojito is said to have originated in Havana, Cuba in the 16th century. The epidemic of dysentery was prevalent aboard ships bound to the small island. The local South American Indians in Cuba at that time had remedies for various tropical illnesses, so a small party would go ashore and come back with ingredients […]

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STIFF DRINKS : THE RICKEY

ow that we’re all thawed out from the winter, it’s about time to enjoy an easy-to-make, warm-weather cocktail. Originally created with bourbon in Washington, D.C. at Shoomaker’s bar by bartender George A. Williamson in the 1880s, The Rickey was created in collaboration with Democratic lobbyist Colonel Joe Rickey. It has become a more traditionally made […]

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