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Cocktails

Painkiller Cocktail

With all the rum reviewing going on, I decided it was time to stop and take a cocktail break. I’m still on this rum kick so a cocktail made with a good rum might hit the spot. Since my last rum review was on Pusser’s Navy Rum, the obvious cocktail choice was a Painkiller. The Painkiller is one of those branded cocktails that wasn’t created by the company originally, but by Daphne Henderson who operated […]

Sex on the Beach Cocktail Recipe
Cocktails

Sex on the Beach

What is a simple, pleasing, fruity cocktail? The Sex on the Beach fits that description. This is a simple, but effective, cocktail that seems to please the masses. This drink has many variations, but for the most part, the variations are related. When properly made, the Sex on the Beach is a decent drink (i.e. way better than a Screwdriver), and few bartenders actually screw it up, so it is generally consistent from bar to […]

French Martini
Cocktails

French Martini

Almost every bartender has had a request for a French Martini. What strikes me odd about this cocktails is that there doesn’t seem to be a lot of French in this cocktail. But then again so many cocktails suffer from this problem. The part that makes this cocktail French is the Chambord raspberry liqueur. The vodka and pineapple juice are not that French, but they do combine nicely in this cocktail, in a martini fashion. […]