Tag Archives: Ounce

• Gulp. How’d we get to the $22 cocktail?

Gulp. How’d we get to the $22 cocktail?

The deep, amber-colored drink is a looker, that much is true. But there is no forest of mint perking up this Manhattan at Georgetown’s Rye Bar. It does not arrive in a pineapple. It is an unfussy Manhattan. It just happens to cost $22. If eyebrows rise and jaws drop over the price of the […]

• Get Your Margarita On! Here Are 10 Great Recipes

Get Your Margarita On! Here Are 10 Great Recipes

These fabulous recipes include classic margaritas, mango margaritas and pomegranate margaritas.  Try them all and report back! #1 Pear-Cilantro Margarita Ice 1 ounce reposado tequila 1 ounce pear nectar or juice 1/2 ounce Simple Syrup1/2 ounce fresh lime juice 1 1/2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon chopped cilantro, plus 1 small cilantro sprig for […]

• Purim Themed Cocktails Including The Hammered Taschen

Purim Themed Cocktails Including The Hammered Taschen

“With most parties I throw I like to have a featured drink in addition to the normal beer, wine, and soda offering. What I have learned though is that the featured drink really must be made in bulk because you’ll be pinned to the bar making drink after drink if you plan to make them […]

• Would booze nutrition labels make you drink smarter?!

Would booze nutrition labels make you drink smarter?!

Take a quick peek at the nutrition fact labels on that fruitcake tin or cookie package and you’ll know how many calories to burn off if you decide to indulge. But when it comes to tipping back your favorite New Year’s cocktail, you’re on your own. Labeling requirements for alcohol vary widely from product to […]

• Need a cocktail FAST? 12-Second Cocktail: The Crow

Need a cocktail FAST? 12-Second Cocktail: The Crow

You’re getting ready for the weekend, you need a drink right quick, and you really don’t feel like opening a bartender’s manual. INGREDIENTS The Crow Cocktail 1½ ounces rye whisky ¾ ounce lemon juice ½ ounce Grenadine Stir all ingredients over ice and strain into glasses. Drink. Ahhhh.