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Blackberry Gin Cocktail: Super Summer Sipper

In The Imbibery and Distillery by Christine McKellar

Fresh mint, blackberries and cucumber make this cocktail a summer delight. Garnish the cocktail glasses with cucumber, blackberries, lime wedges, and mint sprigs. You can use gin or vodka-whichever pleases you and your guests. This recipe makes five cups. Blackberry Gin Cocktail   Ingredients 1 (0.75-oz.) package fresh mint sprigs 12 (1/4-inch-thick) cucumber slices 2 (6-oz.) packages fresh blackberries 3/4 cup fresh lime …

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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: …