Widow’s Kiss

Widow’s Kiss… Don’t worry folks, he’s still alive but the sweetness of the drink may have almost killed both of us.  This herbal-forward sweet drink has a touch of cinnamon and clove as a finisher both otherwise it’s straight up sugar.  I don’t normally make drinks this sweet but I felt like I had to…

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Monte Cassino Cocktail

Reminiscent of the Last Word, another chartreuse forward cocktail, the Monte Cassino has a bit of depth that is discovered as you drink it.  The mix of the two herbal liquors has a very complex flavor profile, that seems to hit you a little differently every sip.  With the sweetness of the benedictine the rye…

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Bobby Burns

After my last venture into a cocktail featuring benedictine went a little south I decided to follow up with a classic, the bobby burns.  An old cocktail with first mentions around the 1930s, it features a couple of the most classic ingredients that exist.  A good way to modify the taste of this cocktail is…

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Honolulu 2

The Honolulu 2 is a bit of an “old-school” style cocktail, seemingly trying to cover up poor quality spirits.  Upon first seeing the recipe I thought…no, as I discovered is not a unique thought to just me.  Then I figured I might as well still give it a shot, but maybe in a small size…

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Ragged Company

If you crave Manhattans then you’ll love this drink, Ragged Company.  It’s a cleaner, sweeter version that brings out the smoothness of the sweet vermouth and add a refreshing orange yest kind of finish.  The addition of Benedictine, made from 27 herbs and spices originated in France, brings a balance of herbal, crisp and fruity.. and it’s on…

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