Gin-Gin Mule

Ginger Gin Mule

A great summer drink, the Gin-Gin mule is a refreshing variation on the classic Moscow mule.  This version makes the addition of mint to make this drink even more invigorating with a nice cool finish.  Another way that this could be also made great would be to swap out the gin with bourbon and make…

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The Buck Cocktail

The Buck Cocktail comes in 2 versions, Bourbon or Rye, but in this case we’ll focus on the Rye version.  This cocktail was inspired by the creation at Anvil Bar & Refuge in Houston where I fall head over heel for their Rye Buck this EVERY time.  They have a house-made ginger beer that’s cranked…

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Southern Baptist

Ginger and lime, one of the best flavor combinations ever?  I would say so.  The southern baptist, which I found while browsing the interestingly named SquirrelFarts drink blog, combines both ingredients beautifully. Although rye seems like an unlikely spirit to use as the base for this one, the spiciness of the rye combines well with…

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Old Rye Gal

So… I stumbled upon this Old Rye Gal cocktail after having a mad craving for some Rye whiskey as a nice night cap.. and it ended up being a great mix between a mint julep and a Manhattan with a bit of kick!  It smells like a Manhattan.. strong on the rye to the nose,…

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Tacitus

Inspired by the Pliny’s Tonic, the flagship drink of Anvil, this is one of my first “original cocktails”.  In addition to being a personal creation, it also is able to showcase my homemade tinctures (these are not difficult, give them a try) which makes it a fun experiment for me as well. The ginger and…

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