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The Happy Hour: It’s Time For A Hot Toddy

While the official start of winter is still a few weeks away, the increasing frequenct frigid temperatures are a reminder that winter is on its way. If you are like me, cold weather instinctually makes you crave something warm to drink. A classic drink of season that can satisfy this craving is the Hot Toddy. The … Continue reading The Happy Hour: It’s Time For A Hot Toddy

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The Happy Hour: Revisiting the Manhattan

My travel schedule has been at all time high as I've seen the inside of more hotel rooms in the past 6 months than I have in the past six years. One particular evening on my last business trip I found myself at the hotel bar for a nitecap. There on the special menu I… Continue reading The Happy Hour: Revisiting the Manhattan

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The Happy Hour: Bloody Mary

Invented in a New York bar around 1921, the cocktail's name is attributed to a number of historical figures including Queen Mary I of England and Mary Pickford. Others trace the name to a waitress named Mary who worked at a Chicago bar called the Bucket of Blood. The cocktail itself is a classic than some… Continue reading The Happy Hour: Bloody Mary

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The Happy Hour: The Bullet Martini ft. @Tanqueray

INGREDIENTS • 1  oz. Tanqueray London Dry Gin • 0.25  oz. Romana Sambuca Liquore • 1  splash(es) lemon juice • 1  splash(es) sugar syrup • 1  tsp lemon zest DIRECTIONS Pour the Tanqueray London Dry, Romana Sambuca, lemon juice, and sugar syrup into a shaker with ice and shake. Strain into a martini glass and… Continue reading The Happy Hour: The Bullet Martini ft. @Tanqueray

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The Happy Hour: Bistro Sidecar

The Bistro Sidecar is a sweet and tangy variation of the traditional Sidecar. The Sidecar's origin can be traced back to the end of World War I, with its actual creation occurring between Paris and London. The recipes were first published in 1922. Ingredients: 1/2 oz. Fangelico 1/8 oz. Lemon Juice 1/8 oz. Simple Syrup 1/8 oz. Tangerine… Continue reading The Happy Hour: Bistro Sidecar