Art of Mixology — cocktails

Game Day: How to Set Up a Bloody Mary Bar

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Game Day: How to Set Up a Bloody Mary Bar

No matter where your team stands, having great company over to watch a good game usually ends in a fantastic time. Score a touchdown with your friends set up a Bloody Mary bar. You don’t need to be a brilliant bartender to have a amazing Bloody Mary bar. The joy of providing a buffet-style bar is providing your guests with a surplus of options to make the play of their dreams, or at least the drink of their dreams. Rim It A little bit of salt makes anything better, don’t you think? Add a little fun for your teammates by...

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What are Bitters Anyway?

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What are Bitters Anyway?

You might have noticed that these little magic potion bottles are essentials in many favorites, from Manhattans to Planter’s Punch. When you get the craving to mix up one of these gems you might look up an ingredient list only to find that this is the one ingredient you don’t have. Well, it’s time to make a stop at the liquor store. By the time we’re done with this post, you’ll be an expert on why bitters make drinking oh so sweet. Bitters are made up of a concentrated mix of alcohol, sour, or bitter botanical ingredients. They can come...

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Jazz Cocktails

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Jazz Cocktails

Perfect Pairings: Snazzy Cocktails & Jazzy Records As we say au revoir to summer heat and bonjour to breezy autumn evenings, your drinking shenanigans are likely to move indoors. Not to worry! The approaching months are the best time to fall in love again with your favorite cool weather cocktails. Fall also marks the return of leggings and boots - reason enough to kick up your heels. To celebrate the new season, invite some friends for a night of sophistication by offering one of the best combinations since Sonny & Cher: jazz and cocktails. What? You don’t know any jazz?...

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