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Rhubarb Martini

Fair warning – this drink takes more than the average amount of prep work – plan ahead. It uses homemade rhubarb syrup and homemade sour mix, both of which need to be made well in advance. But it IS very good, and worth the trouble. The secret is to make a LOT of the rhubarb […]

Pomegranate Martini

I got this recipe from our friend Jude – thanks Jude! Shake the following in a shaker until mixed and cold: 2 oz. pomegranate juice 2 oz. citrus vodka 1 oz. Cointreau (or other orange liquor if Cointreau not available) juice of half a lemon ice Pour a splash of soda – maybe a half […]

Ozoner’s Rasta Reindeer

Well, I needed to come up with a new drink for Christmas this year… After much difficult experimentation, I came up with the following. It is a weird combination, but seems to work. • 1.5 oz light rum (any decent light rum is fine) • 1.5 oz Malibu rum • Juice of half a large […]

My Classic Mojito

The Mojito has apparently become the new “in” drink over the past year or so. However, I think is is also one of the most bastardized drinks around – I have had some REALLY awful mojitos in some very nice bars. To my mind, a properly-made mojito is light, fresh, and balanced, without the overwhelming […]

The Hurricane

This is one I have had a ton of requests for – the infamous New Orleans original Hurricane. This is a ‘batch mode’ adapted from a recipe found on Chuck Taggart’s amazing site The Gumbo Pages. Be forewarned that this drink exhibits the three dangerous “S” characteristics – Stealthy, Smooth, and Strong. • 600 ml […]

The Siren

This is a fabulous and unique drink – the recipe came via our good friends Max and Gretchen. I believe it originated at a restaurant downtown – not sure which one. 1.5 oz Vodka .5 oz Sweet Vermouth 2 oz sour mix 2-3 slices of fresh jalapeño crushed ice Dump all of the above into […]

Lemon Drop Martini

juice of one whole large lemon one shot of triple-sec (Bols if you can get it) three shots of good vodka two packets of sweetener (you can use sugar if you want, but artificial sweetener dissolves better). Shake it a bit to dissolve the sweetener. Now fill the shaker with ice, and shake like hell! […]