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Creepy Halloween Cocktail

Hosting or heading to a Halloween party this weekend?  Whip-up a Halloween cocktail favorite – the brain hemorrhage.  This scary shot is sure to be a hit at your party! A popular brain hemorrhage shot recipe calls for peach schnapps, Irish … Continue reading

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Chocolate Toddy Martini

This morning, it all started with @scicurious tweeting her lastest @sciamblogs post ‘Is city living driving you crazy?’.  I retweeted this great post, along with the smart-ass comment “No. My city’s steady stream of coffee & cocktails soothes me :D”.   After … Continue reading

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Carkeek Cocktail

Being the Drunken Scientist that I am, while hiking around Carkeek Park I thought of a cocktail recipe.  It all started with a snack of blackberries, which were conveniently trail-side and ripe for the picking.  Enjoying these delicious berries got … Continue reading

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Summer Sangria

Back in April, the Spring Fling was offered up as a warmer weather cocktail.  The even warmer weather of June, and the summer party season, means it is time to scale-up production.  A lovely, fruity and cool pitcher of sangria … Continue reading

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Spring Fling

Warmer weather means cooler clothing and spring flings – the iced cocktail, that is.  @absolutvodka_us offers up this recipe for a Spring Fling cocktail featuring tequila, while  @dotw does it with gin.  I ditch the hard stuff for a lighter Spring Fling, based … Continue reading

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Our favorite cocktails

“If you were to ask me if I’d ever had the bad luck to miss my daily cocktail, I’d have to say that I doubt it; where certain things are concerned, I plan ahead.” ~ Luis Buñuel d e Dark and Stormy @eclecticechoes … Continue reading

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Liqueur love

I confess!  I am madly in love with liqueurs. Coffee, chocolate, berry, cinnamon…I love each one.  Over a year ago, after stumbling upon this cranberry liqueur recipe, I realized one important thing.  Liqueurs are ridiculously easy to make!  There is … Continue reading

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