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How to Make the Set the New Year on Fire Cocktail, or getting this blog rolling with pyrotechnics!

It’s been a while since this blog has been active and with new years and it’s resolutions set, it is time to change that.  I stumbled across this great cocktail a couple days ago on liquor.com, and it seems like

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Posted in Aperitif, Cheap Cocktails, Scotch

The Boulevardier, or an Example of Prohibition’s Great Big Melting Pot

Prohibition, despite it’s ban on spirits, is actually the best thing that ever happened to American cocktails.  Cocktails had become boring, with just a few standard combinations using a small variety of spirits.  With the rebirth of the cocktail in

Posted in Aperitif, Bourbon, Cheap Cocktails, Vermouth

The Americano, Not Your Average Campari Soda

Campari is a very unique apertif and at first its flavor isn’t for everyone.  Most people are used to liqueurs being sweet, but Campari adds a wonderful bitter element to cocktails which I find lacking in many of today’s classics.

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Posted in Aperitif, Cheap Cocktails, Vermouth
Nick McAfee
Nick McAfee is a student of Princeton University and is passionate about mixology. As a student with a low monthly income, he has developed ways to create simple cocktails with complex flavors from inexpensive ingredients. Learn more about Nick and Broke & Thirsty.
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