Tag: bourbon


Julep Season

Even though we’re a week before the Derby, Mint julep season has opened. My perch. Bourbon and bees. Mint julep recipe: Mint Juleps for a Crowd Serves 4 (you can double or triple, even) 1 big bunch mint, tops cut […]

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The Boulevardier

We came across The Boulevardier recipe in The Essential New York Times Book of Cocktails. We highly recommend the book; it’s a great addition to any cocktailian’s library. The Boulevardier 4 ounces rye or bourbon 2 ounces Campari 2 ounces sweet […]

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American 76

We wanted an American cocktail for Thanksgiving, and we wanted something festive and bubbly. Sarah and I came up with a brilliant solution, if we do say so ourselves: a riff on the French 75, with American bourbon instead of gin. We […]


Clementine Sour

Rosie Schapp, who created this Clementine Sour cocktail for the New York Times, likes to call it the Christmas Day Clementine Sour. And that is indeed when we enjoyed it. But I am editing the title of the drink for […]


Maysville in Manhattan

Bourbon! Seafood! Bacon! Yes, that’s Maysville, a Southern restaurant with New York style. We met for dinner before seeing Bradley Cooper in The Elephant Man on Broadway (great show). Eric and Boo: Me and Heather: Horse art: Hay-roasted oystes with […]

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Kentucky Buck

In its May-June 2014 issue, Imbibe magazine did a feature on New Classic Cocktails. One of the prerequists for inclusion was this: “Simplicity. We love the creativity of many of today’s bartenders, but there are no guarantees that future generations […]


Sweet Potatoes with Maple-Bourbon Glaze

Made on Thanskgiving 2013. A recipe to be treasured. From Bon Appetit, Nov. 2013. Sweet Potatoes with Maple and Bourbon 1 1/2 cups strong hot coffee 9 tablespoons pure maple syrup 3 tablespoons (packed) dark brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon instant […]

Ginger Gold Rush
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Cocktail Recipe: Ginger Gold Rush

After browsing the Saveur drinks Tumblr for a while, we headed on over to the Friday Cocktails section on the Saveur website. There, we discovered another twist on a cocktail called the Ginger Gold Rush. We liked the thinking of […]

Baltimore Bang cocktails
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Cocktail Recipe: Baltimore Bang

We stumbled upon a Tumblr recently that is just up our alley: Savuer Drinks. While browsing, we found the Baltimore Bang cocktail from Saveur magazine. A drink from Hunna’s hometown! Though the drink is usually made with apricot brandy, Saveur decided to […]

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Cocktail Recipe: Maple Old Fashioned

Another look at the cocktail, which we posted the recipes for earlier this month. Greg had this one. I had the Aviation.   Related posts: Cocktail Recipe: Maple Old Fashioned Cocktail Recipe: Applejack Old Fashioned Cocktail Recipe: Criterium Cocktail Recipe: […]