Tequila-Sage Smash

Posted by Mr BBQ on June 9, 2013

Unlike most drinks that rely on very precise measurements, “a smash lets you feel your way around the drink,” The amount of honey syrup you use will depend on the size and acidity of the lemons.

Ingredients:                                                                                                                           1/2 lemon, cut into wedges
6 fresh sage leaves
2 oz. tequila
3/4 oz. honey syrup (equal parts hot water and honey)
Ice cubes
Glass: Collins
Garnish: sage bouquet

Preparation:                                                                                                                      Honey syrup: Boil …

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Gun Powder Punch

Posted by Mr BBQ on June 8, 2013

I first became acquainted with this libation at Trader Vic’s in Atlanta, GA last year. It’s icy, refreshing AND potent! A great cocktail for these warming days of Spring and Summer!

Ingredients: 1oz. silver rum, 1oz. dark rum, 1.5 oz. unsweetened pineapple juice,1/2 oz. fresh lime juice, splash of grenadine, dash of orange curacao, 1 cup crushed ice, 1 sprig of …

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Smokin Bloody Mary

Posted by Mr BBQ on May 26, 2013

Hey! We smoke everything on our grills…why not a thirst quenching libation? Try this one for size!

Smokin’ Bloody Mary—might as well!

Ingredients: 3oz vodka, 2.5 oz. smoked tomato juice, 1/4 oz. lemon juice,1/4 oz. Worchestershire, salt, pepper to taste and a stalk of celery.

Preparation: for the smoked tomato juice, halve 4 medium sized tomatoes and smoke in bbq using hickory or mesquite chips …

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Smokin’ Bloody Mary

Posted by Mr BBQ on May 25, 2013

We get a couple of mornings off, so why not enjoy a little kick-start to the day with a tasty twist to a classic cocktail? Afterall, we are firing up our cookers this weekend, so let’s put them to good use!

Ingredients: 3oz vodka, 2.5 oz. smoked tomato juice, 1/4 oz. lemon juice,1/4 oz. Worchestershire, salt, pepper to taste and a …

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Gin Rickey

Posted by Mr BBQ on May 19, 2013

Named for a well connected Army Col., this is one cocktail that will having you march up for another.

A concoction of an un-named bartender at Shoomaker’s Bar in Washington DC, the story is that the Col. in need of refreshment from the summer heat, asked the bartender to fix him the house specialty. Enjoying what he drank, he ordered additional reinforcements, …

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