Recipe: Kentucky Mule

One of the most popular drinks being served today is the Moscow Mule. Vodka and ginger beer pair well with a touch of lime. Light, refreshing, but ultimately limited. 

The reason I say the Moscow Mule is limited is because Vodka is too blank of a slate to make a complex and delicious drink. It feels like there is something missing in a Moscow Mule. 

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Recipe: Traditional Martini
I feel sorry for people that don't drink, because when they wake up in the morning, that is the best they are going to feel all day. — Frank Sinatra

For some reason, I have been on a Martini kick of late. It may be because my wife and I have been listening to quite a bit of Frank Sinatra and, honestly, I just always picture myself sitting in an old Vegas lounge sipping my Martini and listening to Frank. 

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Bartenders Tips: Muddling (With Bonus Mint Julep Recipe)

Last weekend was National Muddling Wrong day, or as many know it the Kentucky Derby. That's right, the one day every year where everyone dresses in a big hat, pretends to know what a tri-fecta is, watches some horses run around a dirt track with a tiny man on it's back, and sip on a glass of bourbon that is masquerading as a mint julep.

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Recipe: Coleman Cadillac Margarita

That's right, a recipe of my very own. 

This is a play on the Partida Margarita recipe and one of the first drinks that I really made consistently when I started mixing drinks.

Seeing as today is Cinco de Mayo, what better day is there to hand out my recipe. 

The history of the Margarita is not really known, but most stories have the drink created in Mexico sometime in the 1930's or 40's. Most recipes are about the same, but very few of them contain a natural sweetener that really balances the drink. 

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