Posted by Mr BBQ on February 14, 2015

every Valentine’s day for the past 10 years, I’ve helped you to mix up a little romance come Valentine’s Day with Mr. Barbecue’s SMOKIN LOVE POTION! Lip smacking good!

Ingredients: 2oz. Citron vodka, 1oz. Cointreau, 2oz. cranberry juice, ½ oz. fresh squeezed lime juice and a lemon peel twist.

Preparation: In a shaker filled with ice-add all liquid ingredients, shake, strain into …

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Hot Cider Toddy

Posted by Mr BBQ on February 7, 2015

A hot toddy is basically a shot or two of any potent spirit added to a cup of hot water. At Paley’s Place in Portland, Oregon, bartender Suzanne Bozarth puts a French spin on this warming drink with a slug of apple brandy, such as Calvados


1-1/2 cups water 2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons honey,
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
2 cups …

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Super Bowl Libations

Posted by Mr BBQ on January 31, 2015

Super Sippers! Here are a couple of great cocktails to tackle during the “Big Game” this year. They’re sure to score some lip smacking!

MVP Cocktail: Every game has to have one. Here’s ours!  Ingredients: 1/2 oz. Malibu Rum, 1/2 oz. Vodka ,Pineapple Juice,

Preparation: Shake Malibu Rum, Vodka and pineapple juice over ice. Strain into a cocktail glass and decorate with …

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Bourbon-Spiked Spiced Hot Chocolate

Posted by Mr BBQ on January 24, 2015

It’s still cool enough to enjoy a warm libation. This one combines two great flavors-bourbon and dark chocolate. (from Garden & Gun Magazine)

Ingredients:  2 oz. bourbon whiskey 6 oz. spiced hot chocolate* Cinnamon stick or marshmallow, for garnish

*Spiced Hot Chocolate Makes enough for 4 drinks                                                                           3 cups milk 1 cup heavy cream ¼ cup sugar 1 cinnamon stick 2 whole star …

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Hot Whiskey Punch:

Posted by Mr BBQ on January 17, 2015

These days of the early year are often cold, wet and dark. We need to liven up the soul and spirit with a warm, comforting libation like this hot whiskey punch.

Ingredients: 1-liter blended whiskey, 3 cups water, 1 cup granulated sugar, 8 whole cloves, 4 lemons peeled and sliced into rounds. (save peel), 2 cinnamon sticks.

Preparation: In a non-reactive saucepan, add water, sugar, cinnamon sticks, …

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