Traditional Eggnog

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November 18, 2011 Traditional Eggnog another Christmas drink.  This version is the traditional alcoholic version which was once a drink consumed only by the English aristocracy, but eventually made its way to America sometime in the 18th century. Ingredients 12 eggs, separated 6 cups milk 2 cups heavy/ thickened cream 2 cups bourbon 1+ 1/2 cups sugar 3/4 cup {Tags: , , , } {More...}

Mulled Wine

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Mulled Wine is a traditional Christmas tipple and goes well with Mince Pies.  There are many recipes from all over Europe but all are very similar containing red wine with citrus and spices. Ingredients 6 cloves 1 whole vanilla pod, halved 2 bottles red wine 2 cinnamon sticks A little nutmeg fresh or dried juice {Tags: , , , , } {More...}

Black Russian

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September 30, 2011 The Back Rusian cocktail first appeared in 1949  and is attributed to Gustave Tops, a Belgian barman, who created it at the Hotel Metropole in Brussels in honor of Perle Mesta, then U.S. ambassador to Luxembourg. Ingredients ¾ oz. coffee liqueur such as Kahlua or Tia Maria ½ oz. Vodka Method Pour the ingredients into the old fashioned glass filled with ice cubes. Stir gently. A {Tags: , , , , , , , } {More...}

White Russian

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A White Russian Cocktail does not originate from Russian but is named so because of the main ingredient being vodka.  Kahlúa is the brand of coffee liqueur most commonly associated with White Russians but Tia Maria gives a good flavour too. Ingredients 1 fluid ounce coffee flavored liqueur (Tia Maria or Kahlúa) 1 fluid ounce vodka {Tags: , , , , , } {More...}

Harvey Wallbanger

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Harvey Wallbanger – This cocktail is reported to have been in 1952 by mixologist Donato ‘Duke’ Antone (Paolantonio), the brother-in-law of New York state Senator Carlo Lanzillotti.  It is usially served with ice in a tall glass. Ingredients 5ml (3 parts) Vodka 15ml (1 part) Galliano 90ml (6 parts) fresh orange juice Method Put all the ingredients {Tags: , , , , } {More...}

Sidecar Cocktail

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A Sidecar is a cocktail which originated in either London or Paris during the first world war and is accredited to an American Army Captain who named it after the and named after the motorcycle sidecar in which he travelled to the bistro where the drink originated. Ingredients  The Original from Harry’s Bar – Paris 1 {Tags: , , , , } {More...}