Anjeo Old Fashioned

To add to the recent old fashioned variation we posted, the elderfashioned, I decided to make another.  The Anjeo Old Fashioned is similar to exactly what it sounds like, an old fashioned using anjeo tequila. The flavor here is very dependent on the tequila that you use, but is much gentler than if you drink…

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Noah’s Mill Bourbon

Noah’s Mill is a bourbon that I first tasted at The Last Hurrah, a whiskey bar at the Omni Parker House hotel in Boston, MA.  Although the bar appears to be just another hotel bar it actually has a great selection of good bourbon, and very reasonable prices.  My advice would be to just ask…

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Elderfashioned

A bit of a twist on the classic, the elderfashioned gives the drink a bit more of a floral quality.  Due to the sweetness of the elderflower, you unfortunately lose out on the classic ritual of the sugar and Angostura, but in return you get a nice change of the classic.  I have seen ratios…

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Booker’s “True Barrel” Bourbon

Booker’s is a barrel strength bottling that comes from the Jim Beam distillery.  The brand prides itself on being pure, barrel proof and unfiltered.  The particular bottle I have is 127.7 proof and their website claims that they range from 121 proof to just over 131 proof.  This bourbon comes in a quite standard bottle…

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Improved Whiskey Cocktail

Originally created by Jerry Thomas, the 19th century “father” of cocktails in America.  The Improved Whiskey Cocktail is quite an old cocktail of the normal per-prohibition style, very similar to the old fashioned but with the addition of Absinthe.  As with many cocktails from this era I find most recipes much too sweet so I…

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