Posts Tagged ‘vodka’

Ginger Pear Cocktail

Friday, November 30th, 2012
Pear Ginger Cocktail

Pear Ginger Cocktail

Ginger Pear Cocktail

This is a festive holiday cocktail.  Leave the alcohol out for a virgin drink.  You can also use the ginger simple syrup with soda water for a non-alcoholic drink.  Or add some ginger simple syrup to apple juice or cranberry juice.
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Basil Gimlet with Tarragon Garnish

Friday, April 8th, 2011
Basil Gimlet with Tarragon Garnish

Basil Gimlet with Tarragon Garnish

Basil Gimlet with Tarragon Garnish

Here’s a nice and refreshing spring or summer cocktail.  The Gimlet is updated to include the scent and taste of fresh basil. This beverage is great on a warm afternoon or evening.  If you would like the drink virgin, replace the gin with sparkling water for a bubbly, limeade beverage.
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Hail The Caesar Cocktail

Thursday, October 7th, 2010
Caesar Cocktail

Caesar Cocktail

The Caesar is a classic Canadian cocktail invented in 1969 in Alberta, Calgary and hugely popular in Canada.  I had my first one when we were up in Vancouver for the Olympics.  It is similar to a Bloody Mary, but uses clamato juice rather than tomato juice.  The clamato juice contributes a slight sweetness to the beverage and it’s very tasty.
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