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Whiskey Sour

A whiskey sour, like any Sour, is one of the sweeter cocktails I drink. More like a sweet-and-sour cocktail with a preference for the sugar. The first thing I will say about making this drink is that it really teaches you what should go into the do-it-yourself version of drinks most people make using mixers. 330 more words


Lemon Plum Manhattan

As far as the classics go, the manhattan is actually one of my least favorite. To me, the obvious factor that contributes to my distaste is the vermouth because I love rye cocktails and I enjoy bitters as well. 266 more words


National Final Of Wild Turkey Bourbon's UK Cocktail Competition Comes To Manchester

Gruppo Campari’s Wild Turkey® Bourbon has searched the length of the country for its annual UK Cocktail Competition; seeking out the best whiskey bartender to be judged at the final on the 27th of August at the recently opened bar, … 447 more words


Carte Blanche

Speaking of new Bonds… one wonders if His Majesty’s Secret Servant would continue, in the modern age, to insist upon his Martinis shaken and not stirred. 310 more words


It's Pimm's O'Clock

A refreshing summer drink, the Pimm’s Cup has been around since the mid 19th century.  James Pimm owner of an Oyster Bar in London created the Pimms House Cup around 1840. 262 more words


'The Violet Hour' in Wicker Park

A few days back my husband & I visited The Violet Hour with a couple of friends. It was recommended by a friend of ours who knew about our love for good cocktails. 363 more words

Food In Chicago

Classic Cocktails: the Aviation

From left: Kitchen Riffs, PopSugar, iFanboy, Hungry AgainLiquor.com, Food52

Let’s talk about Aviations. Ever had one? The first time I came across the classic drink was at a work happy hour. 425 more words