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Butter Beer Cocktail: Scary Calories

In The Imbibery and Distillery by Christine McKellar

The only thing scary about this butter beer cocktail is the calories. Health concerns aside, it’s a marvelous cold weather cocktail in that the alcohol warms you up on the inside and the beer and cream soda actually aid the digestion just a bit. Anything can be justified when it comes to beer and vodka! NOTE: J.K. Rowling may have …

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Pumpkin Spice Punch: A Tricky Treat

In The Imbibery and Distillery by Christine McKellar

We simply love to get our pumpkin and spice groove on in the cool autumn months. The house is redolent with all things cinnamon, clove, nutmeg and pumpkin. Here is a a punch recipe that holds up well through October and November. It can be served in a pumpkin Jack O Lantern or a variety of big and small gourds …

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Frozen Pumpkin Mudslides Recipe

In The Imbibery and Distillery by Christine McKellar

There are places where the frost is never on the pumpkin–like here in Las Vegas. We citizens tend to generate our own type of frost during the autumn months. One truly enjoyable manner in which to do so is to indulge in this creamy, deliciously decadent and fully loaded pumpkin and ice cream mudslide. Pumpkin and Ice Cream Mudslides Ingredients: …

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Spiced Holiday Wine: Aromatic and Enjoyable!

In The Imbibery and Distillery by Christine McKellar

What is there not to love about cinnamon, clove and ginger? With a little added fruit of the vine your love affair could turn into pure devotion.  You can keep this spiced holiday wine warm in a slow-cooker for several hours after preparation. While sipping, you can also enjoy the aroma created by the spiced concoction as it wafts throughout …

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The Mirage Hotel to Host Spectacular Wine Tasting May 5

In The Imbibery and Distillery by Christine McKellar

  Bacchus, behold! At a divinely orchestrated event, Wine Spectator—the world’s leading authority on wine—is bringing its exceptional wine-tasting Grand Tour to Las Vegas on May 5, 2018.  Featuring 244 wines from five domestic states and thirteen countries, the evening promises to be a wine connoisseur’s paradise as well as an amateur’s induction to a veritable Tower of Babel of …

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Pucker Up and Pollinate Your Cocktail Palate

In The Imbibery and Distillery by Christine McKellar

Pollen is polluting the senses this spring so you may as well get something out of it by polluting your palate with some vibrant floral-based cocktails.  Indulge in the essences of  Blood Orange, elderberry, roses and orchids. Who knows? Imbibing the sources of pollen may even boost your immunity!     Delft Blue 2 oz. genever 1 oz. crème de …