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Maraschino Liqueur and The Last Word

September 11, 2013 | 3 Comments

I am sure you have seen the almost florescent unnatural jars of maraschino cherries in your grocery store, but this is not on our agenda for today. The original maraschino cherries come from the marasca...

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The Elixir of Long Life

The Elixir of Long Life

September 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

In 1605, an old manuscript was given to the monks of the Carthusian Order. After careful study, the apothecarian wisdom held within this tome was distilled, quite literally, until the monks were able to create...

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Little Tybee Latitude: I Remember When…

August 27, 2013 | 10 Comments

The older I get the more I realize that stories that start with the phrase “I remember when…” usually have a point to make. My story is about Tybee Island, one of the barrier islands...

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Blueberry-Cucumber Gimlet

August 7, 2013 | 6 Comments

As summer begins to slow down, there’s still time to enjoy the season before returning to school or returning to the back-to-school responsibilities of adulthood. August calls for a refreshing seasonal cocktail, such as this...

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Lemongrass-Cilantro Cooler

July 1, 2013 | 4 Comments

Where I grew up, there was no such thing as a road trip. Hong Kong was so small and congested with traffic that it wasn’t much fun being in a car that couldn’t go very...

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Barrel-Aged Negroni

June 17, 2013 | 3 Comments

As Americans, we pride ourselves on making things bigger, bolder, and better. What was once a simple quarter pound hamburger, small fry, and twelve ounce drink is now a belt-expanding monstrosity. It’s now a full...

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Strawberry-Balsamic Smash

June 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Now that summer is approaching, I’m eager to entertain outdoors. It’s time to gather in the backyard, light up the grill, and serve up some seasonal dishes with the perfect food accompaniment – the Strawberry-Balsamic Smash. Strawberries...

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The Common Dawn, An Apéritif

May 28, 2013 | 3 Comments

Traveling through Europe in the summertime can be a magically rejuvenating experience, especially if you’re coming from the hustle and bustle of city living. One of the memories (and activities) I most enjoy is the...

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The History of the Ramos Gin Fizz

April 18, 2013 | 1 Comments

NEWS: The Boys Club has been nominated for Saveur’s Best Cocktail Blog for 2013. Show your support for The Boys Club by voting over at Saveur. The Boys Club’s sister site, Chasing Delicious, has also...

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3 American Gins You Have To Try

April 15, 2013 | 2 Comments

NEWS: The Boys Club has been nominated for Saveur’s Best Cocktail Blog for 2013. Show your support for The Boys Club by voting over at Saveur. The Boys Club’s sister site, Chasing Delicious, has also been nominated under the...

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