The Happy Hour: The Green Russian

Most sophisticated libation connoisseurs are familiar with the classic cocktails the Black and White Russian. Most however are not as familiar with their jaded cousin, the Green Russian. You favorite brand of coffee liqueur is nowhere to be found in the Green Russian as it is replaced with mint. The Green Russian is an excellent addition your your summertime drink menu. […]

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A Playlist of Blurred Lines: A Hypnotic hit with a classic style

Melodic and hypnotic, “Blurred Lines” is Robin Thicke at his best. Silky smooth vocals over a flawless Pharrell track, it is very reminiscent of some of Thicke’s earlier work with Williams. However the sence of deja vu that is exuded by the song does not come from the all to familiar paring of Thicke and Williams, but from the use of Marvin […]

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The Happy Hour: The Kangaroo

A variation of Martini, the Kangaroo’s origin can be traced back to the 1920s when vodka and vermouth were first mixed together.  While not well-known in many circles today, the Kangaroo will certainly put a new pep in your step. INGREDIENTS 3-4 ice cubes 1 1/2 oz vodka (45 ml) 2/3 oz dry white vermouth […]

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