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Holy Holidays and Clever Cocktails: Kosher Vodka, Buzzy Bunnies

In The Imbibery and Distillery by Christine McKellar

Keeping the Spirit(s) And the Law… Drinking cocktails during Passover is a bit of a challenge since a lot of everyday spirits don’t make the cut. Kosher dietary law prohibits the consumption of leavened grains, and spirits fermented from grains, during Passover. So it’s out with the whiskey, bourbon and Scotch and any liquors distilled from grain. However, the good …

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Girl Scouts Need ‘Therapy’ Too! Tini’s & Cookies

In Foodie Tips & Tidbits, The Imbibery and Distillery by Christine McKellar

Therapy Restaurant Aids Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada Cookies and cocktails—it’s Girl Scout Cookie Season! Therapy restaurant, located in the Fremont East Entertainment District, will host the Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada chapter to help raise funds on Friday, March 9 and Saturday, March 10. The Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada will be selling boxes of cookies at Therapy, and all profits …

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UNLVino Fundraiser Celebrates 44 Years of ‘Spirited’ Culinary Craft

In The Imbibery and Distillery by Christine McKellar

UNLVino, Las Vegas’ longest running fundraiser, returns for its 44th year. This time around, all of the elements that attendees have come to love over the years will be packed into one incredible evening featuring an all-star line-up of wineries, spirits-makers, world-class champagne, Asian flare with a refined sake list, craft beers, and award-winning chefs and restaurants. The event takes …

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Pumpkin Pie Martini With Graham Cracker Rim

In The Imbibery and Distillery by Christine McKellar

This is definitely a dessert cocktail that is not intended for the dieter. One per person should suffice for an indulgent after dinner cocktail to highlight a festive meal. PUMPKIN PIE MARTINI Ingredients: 1 graham cracker, crushed 1 tablespoon honey 1/3 cup milk 2 tablespoons pumpkin puree 1-1/2 oz.  vanilla flavored vodka 1-1/2 oz. creme de cacao 1 pinch pumpkin …

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Bottled vs Canned Beer: Passion or Poison?

In The Imbibery and Distillery by Christine McKellar

For years I avoided canned beer: most likely because I’ve never been a fan of American beer brands such as Coors, Bud, etc. My beer taste buds evolved while drinking good old-fashioned Corona, Tecate and the original and most marvelous Dos (and Triple) Equis in Mexico during the 70s. I got high in the West Indies with a little help …