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Sip A French 75 For A Sparkly Cocktail

In The Imbibery and Distillery by Christine McKellar

It’s believed  this drink was devised by American soldiers in World War I who were homesick for a good ole Tom Collins.  Gin and lemons were available but not so with the soda. What was available in abundance was Champagne. The result of their creative cocktail-ery was a sparkling and refreshing indulgence named after the French-made 75-millimeter guns used during the war. FRENCH …

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A Blood Orange Manhattan For Pop: Pair It With a Chop

In The Imbibery and Distillery by Christine McKellar

In celebration of Father’s Day, Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House Las Vegas is serving up a bold spin on a classic, dad-approved cocktail – a Blood Orange Manhattan. A savory mixture of sweet vermouth, blood orange liqueur and rye, the Blood Orange Manhattan pairs deliciously with Del Frisco’s extensive steak selections such as the 32 oz. Wagyu Tomahawk Chop, …

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The Knottie Martini for Naughty Drinkers

In The Imbibery and Distillery by Christine McKellar

Whether you’re feeling naughty or perhaps nautical, the Knottie Martini is perfect for hot summer days and or warm summer nights. It’s a nice complement to a splash in the hot tub or a cruise on a yacht.   What You Need 1 oz. Bacardi Superior Rum 1/2 oz. blue curacao 2 oz. pineapple juice pineapple slice, for garnish How to Make …

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Red, White & Boom: Potable Patriotism

In The Imbibery and Distillery by Christine McKellar

Here’s some potable  patriotism to serve your friends at your Memorial Day gathering. It’s as easy to make as it is refreshing to drink. Red, White & Boom   Ingredients: 1 ¾ oz. Svedka Stars & Stripes Vodka ¾ oz. lemonade ½ oz. triple sec 1 oz. cranberry juice 6 limes, juiced 12 c. ice Garnish: Blueberries and strawberries   Directions: …

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Put Some Lime in Mom’s Coconut (Mojito)

In The Imbibery and Distillery by Christine McKellar

Coconut Lime Mojito INGREDIENTS: 6 mint leaves 1 lime, cut in half 1-1/2 teaspoons Truvia Spoonable Natural Sweetener 2 ounces coconut rum Ice Seltzer water   DIRECTIONS: In a tall (12 ounce) glass add mint leaves, juice of half a lime and the Truvia. Muddle the mint into the bottom of the glass. Pour in coconut rum and stir to …