DonQ Gran Añejo

April 19, 2011
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During the 1820s, a Spaniard by the name of Sebastian Serrallés emigrated to Puerto Rico and created a new hacienda named Hacienda Teresa. Being in the Caribbean and owning a decent plot of land, Serralles did what most new farmers did in the region: he started growing sugar cane. In 1865, his son, Don Juan […]

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Rum & Cheese at Eva’s

March 1, 2011
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Nestled along the famous Pacific Coast Highway, spitting distance from the beach in Laguna Beach, California is one of my favorite restaurants: Eva’s Caribbean Kitchen. I’m sure it makes sense that I would love a restaurant that focuses on cuisine from the part of the world that is known for making my favorite spirit. But […]

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English Ruff

February 9, 2011
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English Ruff 1 oz Applejack .75 oz Smith & Cross Rum .5 oz Punt e Mes 1 tsp Gomme Syrup 1 tsp Apfel Schnapps Stir with ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. No garnish. I swear this blog isn’t just a repository for my own, personal drink recipes. This recipe is more of […]

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Admiral Rodney Extra Old St. Lucia Rum

January 31, 2011
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We all have our first loves. They’re the ones that we never forget and that always have a special place in our hearts. They’re the ones that caught us by surprise, made us feel things we had never felt before and opened a whole new world to us – new textures and flavors all for […]

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Tanduay 1854

December 20, 2010
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If I were to ask a group of people who the biggest rum companies in the world are, the odds are that only complete rum nerds know that a company out of the Philippines – Tanduay – belongs on that list of most prolific rum producers. In fact, Tanduay is second only to Bacardi in […]

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State of the Dood

November 19, 2010

Metablogging is not normally something I really go in for. Still, it would be disingenuous if I denied that it was fairly obvious that things had slowed down here after Tales of the Cocktail in July. With that in mind, I figured I’d take the time to explain what’s been going on and where things […]

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Jaunty Angle

October 5, 2010
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Some drink recipes spend a lot of time rattling around in my head.  I have a moleskin notebook full of recipes that I either come up with out of the blue or during one of the Thursday Drink Night events with the rest of the Cocktail Blogging Degenerates at the Mixoloseum. Most of these recipes […]

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