Champagne Cocktails

To celebrate Valentine’s Day, it was only fitting to pop a bottle of bubbly and have a glass or two.  After doing some searching around online, I discovered a few champagne cocktails and spurred from that, a few modifications! PS. These aren’t your typical ‘let’s just add fruit, fruit juice or sweet stuff to champagne’ kind…

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Rosita

Since Punxsutawney Phil didn’t see his shadow in the little town in PA, I figured it was save to assume that Texas would be seeing early pool weather (aka Texas spring)!  It’s also been a while since I’ve made anything with tequila or Campari, so this Rosita cocktail sounded fitting.  From an ingredient standpoint, this…

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Martinez & Boker’s Bitters

In the latest adventure of ‘bitter’ discovery, I decided to reference the bitters book I’ve been hooked on, and see what recommendations they had to offer on Boker’s bitters. The first recipe that caught my eye was the Martinez, a transposed gin martini with a dash of spunk.  Boker’s bitters carry an interesting and intense complexity…

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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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