Ace of Clubs

Posted by Mr BBQ on October 18, 2014

Known for its many riffs on the classic Daiquiri, the Ace of Clubs offers this rich variation, prepared with the lush flavor of crème de cacao.

Ingredients: 2 oz. aged rum, ½ oz. lime juice, ¼ oz. crème de cacao

Preparation:  Combine ingredients in a shaker and fill with ice. Shake well until chilled; strain into chilled cocktail glass.

(Curtesy of Imbibe Magazine)


Apple Jack

Posted by Mr BBQ on October 11, 2014

Taking a historical note to today’s recipe. 1911 Jasper Newton ‘Jack’ Daniel died. Founder of Jack Daniel’s whiskey distillery in Lynchburg, TN. How about we do the APPLE JACK! JACK!

Ingredients: 1.5oz. Jack Daniels Tennessee Whiskey, 6oz fresh apple cider, cinnamon stick, ice.

Preparation: In a collins glass, add ice, whiskey, gently pour in cider. Stir, add cinnamon stick for garnish, toast …

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Hot Buttered Apple Cider

Posted by Mr BBQ on October 4, 2014

Two cool-weather favorites meld into one in this brandy-spiked warmer upper. Great to enjoy on these cooling down fall evenings.

Ingredients: 1/2 gallon fresh apple cider, 2 small navel oranges, halved and thinly sliced 4 oz. butter, 1/2 cup brown sugar, 10-12 cinnamon sticks,2 cups apple brandy. Garnish: orange wheel and cinnamon stick.

Preparation:  In a large saucepan over medium heat, melt …

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The Apple Brandy Sour

Posted by Mr BBQ on September 20, 2014

Back on this date in 1774—one of the great legends of Americana was born in MASS. As a young boy, he spent many an hour in his family’s apple orchard–and it was that special place that inspired John Chapman to travel throughout the states of Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky planting apple trees as he went. His birth today is the …

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Posted by Mr BBQ on September 13, 2014

 We continue our focus on Bourbon Hertitage month with this pre-fall warmer-upper. While Irish coffee and Spanish coffee dominate the realm of alcoholic coffee drinks, good American bourbon often gets overlooked as an ingredient. Bourbons offer big vanilla and caramel overtones and some even offer notes of cinnamon and spice, making it a perfect complement to coffee. If you are looking for a …

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