Pimm’s Cup

Posted by Mr BBQ on March 1, 2014

Mardi Gras happens Tuesday, why not get a head start on celebrating by enjoying a Pimm’s Cup?  This refreshing highball can claim a dual lineage—a distinctly British drink with a historic New Orleans address. Made with a spicy English gin–based liqueur (Pimm’s No. 1) and a tall pour of lemony soda or ginger ale, this summer quencher is associated with …

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Oceanfront Sunset

Posted by Mr BBQ on February 22, 2014

Time to kick the winter blahs outta here with a colorful and flavorful slow sipper that I call the Oceanfront Sunset!  A layered libation that calls for a little skill in putting together. Hope that it livens the senses and brightens your tongue with this flavorful sipper.

Ingredients: 2oz of bourbon or whiskey, 1oz. silver tequila, 1oz. triple sec, 4oz. orange …

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SMOKIN LOVE POTION

Posted by Mr BBQ on February 15, 2014

Every Valentine’s day for the past 12 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 a …

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Seahawk Slammer

Posted by Mr BBQ on February 1, 2014

It takes 2 teams to play a Super Bowl. Here’s a libation for Seahawks fans!

Ingredients: 2 ounces Crater Lake Sweet Ginger Vodka, 2oz  Sparkling Apple Juice,   2 ounces bourbon

 Preparation: Mix vodka and bourbon in a champagne flute, top with sparkling apple juice.


The Peyton Manning

Posted by Mr BBQ on February 1, 2014

I’m not ashamed to tell you that I am rooting for the BRONCOS this Super Bowl. Found this “autographed” cocktail on the Los Angeles Times website today:

Rim salt mixture: 1/4 cup salt,  1/4 cup celery salt, 1/4 cup sugar

Cocktail: 3/4 cup blanco tequila, 1/3 cup Cointreau, 3/4 cup lime juice, 3/4 cup orange juice, 6 pack of hefeweizen Note: Make sure …

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