New Braunfels

A personal variation on the New Brunswick but with a certain Texas spin on it.  Particularly that this employs deep red Texas variety or grapefruit (the Rio Red), which is much more sweet and less bitter than the ones that come from Florida.  If you have ever tasted anything made by Texans this would come…

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Surf & Turf Cocktail

While I don’t full understand the name of this cocktail, Surf & Turf Cocktail,  ended up being a delicious refreshing and light cocktail.  No aged boldness or spiciness to this one (though I’m sure this is quite evident given the ingredients).  As most of my cocktail experimentation is based on what my cravings are for…

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Pink Gin

Pink Gin, the classic combination of gin and bitters, is also one of the oldest popular cocktails of history.  Originally a way to more easily drink Angostura when it was a wildly used for medicinal properties.  The drink was known to be used as a cure for seasickness as early as the 1820’s and by…

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Fanciulli

Fanciulli is an not so well known variation that stems from the typical Manhattan cocktail recipe.  Traditionally, a Manhattan has Angostura bitters which provides some aromatic anise, cinnamon, and herbal flavors to compliment the rye and sweet vermouth.  However, the addition of Fernet Branca, a strong bitter liquor adds a totally different, almost methanol kind…

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