Recipe: Bacon Bourbon and Benton's Old Fashioned

What happens when you mix the most heavenly food on earth (Bacon) with the water of life (Whiskey)? Magic.

I found this recipe in the cocktail book from one of my bucket-list bars, PDT in New York. The recipe introduced me to something called "fat-washing." Basically to fat-wash alcohol is to allow the fat to sit in booze for a period of time before it is placed in the freezer to make the fat solid and thus easy to strain out. 

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The Mocktail Event with Recipes

So Prichard's was hired to bartend at an event last week. There was just one requirement: no booze.

That's right, the event was at a church and alcohol is not allowed on campus. However, the event needed to be classy and elegant without the use of alcohol in the drinks. So, I came up with three mocktails to serve.

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Bucket List Cocktails: Part 1

Some cocktails mean more in certain places than others. For instance a Sazerac has more meaning at a bar in New Orleans than really anywhere else in the world. While a Pisco Punch could be called the unofficial drink of San Francisco. 

As someone who really enjoys the history of a drink almost (not really) as much as the actual cocktail itself there are a few cocktails that I have on my bucket list to have in certain places. I can make a Ramos Gin Fizz, but I would love to see how it stacks up to the one served at the Empire Bar at Broussard's in New Orleans. 

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Announcement: Prichard's Now Offering Bartending Services

 

After a successful night bartending for a private party last night, we have an announcement

Are you thinking about throwing a party and would love to serve some great craft cocktails? Well you are in luck because Prichard's Cocktail Club is now offering Bartending Services.

All you need to do is provide the alcohol and we provide the drinks. 

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