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Cocktail Goggles

Glasses.  I have wasted more money on over-priced, under-performing, and just plain unnecessary glasses than I have on bad liquor.  And I’m sure I’m not alone (although the scale might be a little different in my case). Cocktail books and bar guides are … Continue reading

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Mooses and Gooses Jooses

Before we go too much farther, we need to address a critical topic: juice.  A good home bar must have fresh squeezed juice.  I don’t care how much you spend on highly advertised super-premium liquors and $25 cocktail glasses, if you’re … Continue reading

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Sweetness

In preparing for the gin tasting this summer, I was stumped as to how I would prepare 30+ different variations and still focus on the tasting (and the party).  And I had an inspiration – plastic squeeze bottles.  They’re <$1 … Continue reading

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The Unique Boutique Gins

The most expensive and difficult-to-acquire gin in the tasting was a small-batch American gin by Leopold Bros in Denver, CO.  It made the tasting by virtue of a vocal proponent on the tasting panel.  If I remember correctly, he called Tanqueray … Continue reading

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