The Bourbon Rickey

Posted by Mr BBQ on April 11, 2015

Though its cousin the Gin Rickey is more common today, this classic cocktail recipe can also be made with bourbon.

INGREDIENTS: Half a lime, 1.5 oz Bourbon, Club soda, Glass: Highball

 PREPARATION: Fill a highball glass with cracked ice. Squeeze the lime juice into the glass and then drop it in. Add the bourbon and fill with club soda. Stir briefly to combine



Posted by Mr BBQ on April 10, 2015

Fresh mint syrup and Cyner help add an herbal earthiness to this refeshing cocktail. (Courtesy of Imbibe Magazine and Grandpa Johnson’s)

Ingredients: 1.5 oz. vodka, 1/2 oz. Cynar, 1/2 oz. mint syrup, 1oz. fresh lemon juice, 1,5 oz tonic water. Mint sprig for garnishe.

Mint Syrup: In a small saucepan, combine 1 cup rich simple syrup witrh a handful of freshj mint …

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Easter Punch (family friendly)

Posted by Mr BBQ on April 4, 2015

Our annual Easter Tradition Libation-great as a family friendly way to toast the easter holiday. Easter Punch:

Ingredients: 12 cups pineapple juice, 1 cup lime juice,1.5 cups lemon juice,7 cups ginger ale, 3 cups club soda,3 cups orange juice,,1 big block of Ice or bag of Ice Cubes

Preparation: Pour liquid ingredients into a punch bowl or beverage cooler filled either with …

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HomeGrapefruit Soda

Posted by Mr BBQ on March 28, 2015

Grapefruit juice has a wonderful citrus tartness that cleanses the palate and livens up the soul. Try this family-friendly concoction for your next big gathering.

Ingredients: 1 cup fresh grapefruit juice 4 Tbsp. honey 2 cups sparkling water Tools: pitcher, whisk or wooden spoon Glass: 4 Mason jars or highballs Garnish: fresh grapefruit wheel

Preparation: In a pitcher, whisk together juice and …

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Hamilton Cobbler

Posted by Mr BBQ on March 21, 2015

One of a trend of low-alcohol cocktails a category is quickly becoming a fixture on menus across the South. A maximum of 52 proof—well below the 90- to 94-proof range of a typical martini—Suppressors temper alcohol content without sacrificing taste by using a fortified wine such as white port, vermouth, Madeira, or sherry as the primary ingredient. Not to …

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