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Crimson Spice by Vijay Nathan for The Boys Club

The Crimson Spice Cocktail

November 4, 2013 | 3 Comments

Don’t get me wrong, I’m all for a Hot Toddy, Mulled Wine, or Hot Spiked Cider, but most of the time I just want a cold, stiff drink, even when it’s freezing cold outside. And...

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The Rusty Nail by Sam Henderson for The Boys Club

The History of the Rusty Nail

October 31, 2013 | 4 Comments

The Rusty Nail has faded in and out of favor over the years. Its popularity peaked in the mid-20th century. Many attribute the zenith to the fact that the drink was reportedly a favorite among...

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While most people find summer to be the quintessential cocktail season, I get all hot and bothered over fall. Sure, I’d never kick a margarita out of bed, but it’s the spiced, boozy beverages that...

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Cocktails We Love: Prime Thyme Cocktail

October 22, 2013 | 1 Comments

Breaking Bad is officially over, but a new slew of fall hits is promising to take its place. Before you settle in to that recliner and hit play on the DVR, mix yourself a sophisticated...

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The Apple Barrell

The Apple Barrel

October 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Why just have an apple when you can have an Apple Barrel Cocktail? As the harbinger of autumn, apples also bring indoor coziness with a dash of cinnamon, cloves, and/or cardamom. I recall the few...

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The Perfect Kiss

The Perfect Kiss Shot

October 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Infusing is the bread and water of a good cook and cocktail maker. The magic of extracting scents and aromas from almost anything to combine at our will is simply arousing. One way to speed...

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Prost to Oktoberfest by Michael Bepko for The Boys Club1

Prost to the Oktoberfest-style

October 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

As many of us know, Oktoberfest is the annual celebration that takes place in Munich. Despite its name, the festival begins in mid-September and lasts approximately two weeks, during which vast amounts of Oktoberfestbier is...

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Cocktails We Love: Maple Old Fashioned

October 10, 2013 | 2 Comments

Fall has settled in nicely, and all things pumpkin, apple, and maple are calling our attention all over social media. Maple laced cocktails are our number one hit list this season, and this classic Old...

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Homecoming 101- The Birchwood Floradita by Greg Henry for The Boys Club1

Homecoming 101- The Birchwood Floradita

October 8, 2013 | 15 Comments

“Are you sure you don’t need a map?” The woman behind the counter asks, handing me the keys to my rental car. “No,” I answer, as she passes me back my California driver license. “Are...

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Backyard Boulevardier from Christopher for The Boys Club 9

Backyard Boulevardier

October 7, 2013 | 5 Comments

Some may call my riff on the Boulevardier a bastardization of a true classic. After all, the Boulevardier has withstood the test of time and predates the Negroni; and it is a perfect blend of...

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