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Garden Fairy Cocktail with Absinthe & Cucumber

Garden Fairy Cocktail with Absinthe & Cucumber

Happy National Absinthe Day! I’m celebrating with this Garden Fairy cocktail that combines bold absinthe with the flavors of fresh cucumber, lime, and herbs. If you enjoy absinthe cocktails, check out my easy Absinthe Frappé recipe! What is absinthe, anyway? Many folks think that absinthe …READ MORE

Golden Hour Sour

Golden Hour Sour

This post is sponsored by Augustum liqueur. All opinions and content are my own. You can read more about the Augustum story here. Yesterday I shared my Orchard Mai Tai made with my newly acquired Augustum liqueur, and today I’m back with another brand new …READ MORE

Orchard Mai Tai

Orchard Mai Tai

This post is sponsored by Augustum liqueur. All opinions and content are my own. You can read more about the Augustum story here. Introducing Augustum liqueur I recently had the pleasure of being introduced to Augustum liqueur via the liqueur’s creator, William C. Bobbs III. …READ MORE

5 Classic New Orleans Cocktails for Mardi Gras

5 Classic New Orleans Cocktails for Mardi Gras

Happy Mardi Gras! If you’re searching for something classic to mix up today, try one of these delicious New Orleans-born cocktails. Sazerac The enduring mix of rye whiskey, simple syrup, Peychaud’s bitters and an absinthe rinse was created by Peychaud himself at the Sazerac Coffee …READ MORE

Vieux Carré

Vieux Carré

The Vieux Carré is a classic New Orleans cocktail. Pronounced “voo car-ray”, the Cocktail’s name means “old square” and refers to the original name of the French Quarter. A Vieux Carré is a spirit-forward blend of rye whiskey, cognac, Bénédictine, sweet vermouth, and bitters. The …READ MORE

How to Make a Classic Sazerac

How to Make a Classic Sazerac

Similar to an Old Fashioned, the Sazerac is a blend of rye whiskey (or cognac), sugar or simple syrup, Peychaud’s bitters, and an absinthe rinse. The Sazerac differs from other simple, spirit-forward cocktails both in its preparation and its presentation. Traditionally, the Sazerac is prepared …READ MORE