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Cream of Coconut Recipe

Have you ever wondered how they make that delicious creme of coconut used in a Pina Colada? Here is the reverse-engineered recipe....

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Turin Vermouth

Historically referred to as stomachic or aromatic wines, Turin type vermouth is typically a sweet or sweetened wine with a high alcohol...

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Grenadine Syrup

In the never-ending quest to discover what makes a great cocktail, I’ve embarked upon a study of grenadine. Sure it may seem like a...

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Falernum

This particular cocktail ingredient has had a significant amount of discussion in the old blogosphere. Many of the cocktail luminaries, if...

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Simple Syrup

What is simple syrup? As the name states, simple syrup is pretty simple. However, it is a crucial part of cocktails and without a standard...

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Jamaica Ginger aka “Jake”

Last week bartender Trevor Easter asked me a question about Jamaica Ginger for a cocktail that he was researching. It just happened that I...

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Dark Caramel Syrup

One of the great things about mixology is the infinite number of ingredient to work with. One flavour that has been a favorite is caramel,...

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Pimento Dram

Making classic Tiki drinks isn’t the easiest endeavour. When you start browsing through the drink recipes, trying to decide what to try...

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Lillet Blanc

A few months ago I drove two hours to pick up a bottle of Lillet Blanc (pronounced Lee-Lay), so I could make a Corpse Reviver II. The...

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Orange Flower Water

The distilled spirit of orange blossoms is one of those rare ingredients in cocktails, that should probably get more attention. There are a...