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The Scottish Guard

October 3, 2013 | 1 Comments

Until recently, I can admit that I was not much of a Scotch drinker. I mostly stuck to bourbon and rye, and even became somewhat of a Manhattan aficionado. The main reason was that I...

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Arnold-Palmer-Sorbet by Girl Cooks World Featured on The Boys Club

Cocktails We Love: Arnold Palmer Sorbet

October 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Sure, summer is officially over and fall is turning the leaves a great shade of red, but this sorbet really makes us want one last warm weekend. Spice up this half and half concoction with...

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Bacon Fat Washed Bourbon by Chris Ciesiel for The Boys Club (2)

Bacon Fat-Washed Bourbon

September 25, 2013 | 2 Comments

Seriously, what is not to like about this combination? Bacon. Bourbon. If my health allowed it, this would be all I consume. Breakfast. Lunch. Dinner. Midnight snack. Bacon bourbon is the ultimate all-American beverage; and...

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Black-Olive brine & Strawberry martini

The Black-Olives Brine and Strawberry Martini

September 23, 2013 | 4 Comments

Pickling olives is a long-standing tradition in Mediterranean culture. It all starts with a long bath in a salty brine. This is a necessary step since it helps to soften the olive’s flesh and, most...

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Hey Boys Club! I’m really honored to be allowed into the club today to share a favorite cocktail of mine. As a mom of three girls and one boy, I often get shooed out of...

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The Sun Also Rises

Cocktails We Love: The Sun Also Rises Cocktail

September 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

  You may have to dust off the bookshelves, as this classic spin on a ‘Death in the Afternoon’, is a Hemingway inspired cocktail from the 1926 book The Sun Also Rises. You don’t need...

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Black and Blue Manhattan

September 16, 2013 | 5 Comments

For years (and after many drinks), I was convinced that a true Manhattan was to be made with bourbon because that’s how it had always been served to me. In the summer of 2010, that...

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Brandy Alexander by Sam Henderson For The Boys Club

The History of Brandy Alexander

September 12, 2013 | 4 Comments

With roots deep in American cocktail history, the Brandy Alexander has its own story to tell. All signs indicate that the drink started as a variation of the gin-based Alexander, which made its first printed...

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The Last Word

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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Cherry Lemonade by The Girl in the Little Red Kitchen Featured on The Boys Club

Cocktails We Love: Cherry Bourbon Lemonade

September 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

We don’t know about you, but any time we can add a little liquor to the sour sip of lemonade, we are in inclined to do so. This warm take on the last of the...

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