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Mixology Monday

Apple Shrub Cocktail

This month’s edition of Mixology Monday is hosted by none other than our fearless leader, Fred Yarm, of the Mixology Monday website and the Cocktail Virgin blog. It’s great to see the man behind it all take the wheel and play…

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Noilly Cassis Shim

This month’s Mixology Monday is all about us counter-balancing the classic November mantra of overindulgence. Our host, Dinah of the blog bibulo.us and published Shimmaster, is asking all of us to think about low-spirit cocktails that will keep us level. Something I…

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The Perfect Black Manhattan

This month’s Mixology Monday theme is all about splitting. No, we’re not talking about the all-or-nothing line of thinking my mother is famous for. We’re talking about symmetry in the glass. The spirit version of yin and yang. A…

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Mixology Monday Smash Roundup

I really just want to thank everyone who smashed (and got smashed) during July’s Mixology Monday. I really had no idea this classic cocktail could be so fun, versatile, and refreshing. We came, we smashed, and we concocted recipes. This…

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Mixology Monday

Fig and Rosemary Smash

I’ve had so much fun this week letting my mind run wild with flavor combinations for this Mixology Monday challenge. Between crushing ice with a mallet and smashing figs, rosemary, and brown sugar together in a glass the entire…

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Mixology Monday

Mixology Monday Announcement: The Smash

After a fun few weeks getting to know the pineapple, July will be my very first foray into hosting the only consistent blog topic on this site, Mixology Monday. I’m proud to announce that July’s theme is all about the Smash,…

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Pineapple Infused Daiquiri

This month’s Mixology Monday hosted by Thiago of Bartending Notes has us considering the pineapple as a potential ingredient in summer kickoff cocktails. I decided almost immediately that I wanted to play around with some pineapple infusions. The first…

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Cucumber Mint Cooler

This month’s Mixology Monday hosted by Scott of Shake Strain & Sip initially threw me since I’m one who abstains from water because it gets in the way of enjoying an alcoholic beverage. The theme is Temperance, and we were…