Whiskey Drinks To Get Your Mom Elegantly Smashed This Mother’s Day

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Because all Mom really wants to do is party.
 
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Better Off Red

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Three delicious cocktails to make with that port that’s been hiding in your liquor cabinet all Winter.

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That Post-Farmer’s Market Cocktail

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Laphroaig Smoked Cider

Ingredients:

1 1/2 parts Laphroaig 10-Year-Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky
3 parts Apple Cider
1 part fresh Lemon Sour

Method:

Build over ice in order. Garnish with a lemon wedge.

Because Knowing 21st Century Weather Patterns, You’ll Be Able to Drink Like It’s Summer until at Least Mid-October

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John Daly’s Revival
 
Ingredients

1 1/2 oz Aviation American Gin
3/4 oz Freshly pressed lemon juice
2 quater slices Peach
6 leaves Mint
3/4 oz Honey syrup*
2 oz Aldagio Organic Black Tea
 
Preparation

In a pint glass, lightly muddle peach and mint
Add spirits & mixers (through honey syrup)
Fill with ice & shake vigorously for 30 seconds
Fine strain into an ice filled highball glass
Top with black tea
Garnish with a mint tip

*To make honey syrup; combine equal parts honey to heated water and stir until honey is dissolved, let cool
 

Because It’s Thursday, Clyde May’s is a Great Whiskey, and Any Cocktail with Ginger is a Winner

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The Bonnie Lad
 
Ingredients:

2 oz Clyde May’s Whiskey
.75 oz Ginger Syrup
.75 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
1 slice fresh ginger
 
Preparation

Pour Clyde May’s over ice and add in the ginger syrup and fresh lemon juice. Stir well, and garnish with the slice of ginger.
 

On the Odd Chance That You’ve Wanted to Say “Oui, Matey”

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The French Pirate
 
Ingredients

3/4 oz Triple Sec
3/4 oz Mount Gay Rum
Champagne
 
Preparation

Pour the triple sec and rum into a Champagne flute.

Fill said flute up with champagne.

If desired, add an orange peel as garnish.

Enjoy.
 

For All of that Extra Scotch You Have Lying Around the House

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Laphroaig Suntanned Scotsman
 
Ingredients:

1 1/2 parts Laphroaig 10-Year-Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky
1 1/2 parts Pineapple Juice
1 1/2 parts Cranberry Juice
 
Method:

Build over ice in a highball glass.
Garnish with a slice of pineapple on the rim.
 

Harvey Wallbanger

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The character (and drink) that helped introduce Galliano to the American market in the 1970s.
 
Ingredients

2 oz vodka
6 oz fresh orange juice
1/2 oz Galliano
 
Preparation

Pour vodka and orange juice into a highball glass, add ice & stir. Float Galliano on top.