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

french-pirate
 
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.
 

A Magazine About a Bar

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Arkitip Issue No. 0060: Max Fish
 
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There’s No Beer at the Dogfish Inn

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Ironic? Yes. But that doesn’t mean you can’t make your way down the road to the Dogfish brewpub for some suds, or head in the opposite direction to the Dogfish Head Craft Brewery for some Bocce, and brews to bring back to the inn. Thoughtfully designed by Studio Tack in Brooklyn, the Dogfish Inn is a 16 room escape on the quiet coast of Delaware, home to some of the cleanest beaches in America. Rates start at $250 / night

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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.
 

Monday, the T-Shirt

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from LimoLand

A Goal Worthy Cocktail

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Clockwork Oranje
 
Ingredients

1.5 oz. Ketel One Oranje
.75 oz. fresh lemon juice
1 oz. white crème de cacao

Preparation

Add all ingredients to a Collins glass. Fill the glass with crushed ice. Use a swizzle stick to stir and blend ingredients. Garnish with an orange wedge.

The Most Confused of Them All

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Brazilians of German descent in Blumenau, Brazil’s ‘German’ city—and host to the world’s second largest Oktoberfest—couldn’t figure out who to root for in the day’s earlier slaughter… so they shrugged and drank more beer.

A Chill Drink for a Relaxing Weekend

Dry-Artesian-Brugal
 
Dry Artesian
 
Ingredients

2 oz. Brugal Extra Dry
.5oz Simple Syrup
2oz Soda Water
2 slices of cucumber (cubed)
2 slices of lemon (cubed)
4 Basil leaves
 
Preparation:

Muddle cucumber, Lemon, Basil and Simple Syrup. Add Brugal Extra Dry, Shake and Top with Soda Water.
 

Morning Dose of Rufus the Hawk

The fiercest member of Wimbledon’s security team.

A great animal profile from Stella Artois and the Perfectionists.

The King Kong Cocktail

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While traditionally involving a 50/50 mix of Crown Royal and Banana Liquer, this rendition of the King Kong—concocted by the 1976 marketing departments at Jim Beam, Ripley’s, and Paramount—is nice enough to get you through a monstrously humid afternoon.
 
King Kong Cocktail
 
Ingredients

1 oz. Jim Beam Bourbon
3/4 oz  Grenadine
Orange Juice
1 Wedge of Lime
 
Preparation

Start with 1 oz. Jim Beam over ice in a tall glass, add 3/4 oz. grenadine, fill with Orange juice, add wedge of lime and your friends will go ape over your “King Kong Cocktail!”
 
Recommendation: Double the booze, lessen the grenadine, and top with club soda.

Norman “Sailor Jerry” Collins Used to Host a radio talk show in Hawaii called “Old Ironsides.”

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Here’s a cocktail inspired by the talk show that covered everything from women to politics
 
Old Ironsides
 
Ingredients

2 parts Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum
4 parts fresh pineapple juice
Soda water
 
Preparation

Build in a rocks-filled highball glass.
Top with soda water and garnish with a lemon wedge.
Get to talking… and drinking.

Drinking These All Day Will Leave You Warm, Full, and Fuzzy (Not To Mention Hungover)

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Cruzan’s Better Than A Necktie
 
Ingredients:

1 part Cruzan Single Barrel Rum
1/2 part DeKuyper Vanilla Liqueur
1/4 part Fresh Lime Juice
IPA Beer
 
Method:

Add the Rum, Vanilla and Fresh Lime Juice to a pint glass. Slowly pour IPA to combine.
 

A Beer For Bicyclists

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With a light nod to Radlermass, Franz Xaver Kugler’s 1922 invention of a 50-50 beer & lemon soda drink for bicyclists that passed by his tavern, RAD is a new offering from Sixpoint that features a blend of fruit juices balanced by a smooth wheat beer base and very low ABV. Perfect for day-long sessions.

Foraged Cocktails

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Because sometimes you have to work extra hard for your drinks
 
The SoCal Cactus
created by Cocktail Consultant Matt Biancaniello in Los Angeles
 
Ingredients

2 oz. cactus infused Caorunn Gin (2 pieces of 5 inch tall cactus raw sliced up in one bottle of Caorunn for 1 1/2 weeks)
3/4 oz. lemon juice
3/4 oz. agave syrup (1:1 ratio of water to agave)
3 Meiwa Kumquats
1 oz. pickling liquid

Garnish: 2 Meiwa Kumquats sliced and one piece of cactus, pinch of Berbere Spice

Preparation

Add everything except infused gin into tin and muddle and then add cactus infused Caorunn into shaker with ice. Shake and strain into collins glass with ice. Garnish with kumquats, cactus and Berbere Spice on top.

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Drinking in a World of Excess…

beer-foamer

The Menu Beer Foamer by Norm Architects allows you to add a draught-like foam to your beer.

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Lunchtime Laughter

TJ Miller – Erryday

If You Feel Obligated to Have a Mexican-Themed Drink Today

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Paloma, the working man’s margarita.

Photo by James Ransom

Home Brewing for the Highly Organized

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The HopBox is a home brewing kit contained in a handcrafted pine and aromatic cedar wood box. Complete with a drawer and compartments for all the equipment, the HopBox enables you to brew at home and contain the mess that occurs when you try to channel your inner-booze chemist.

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