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How to Make the Klondike, or a fitting cocktail for Discovery’s new tv show.

Well the reviews are in, and after the first episode, there seems to be a strong divide between those who think Discovery Channel’s newest show “Klondike” is either pure gold or still hunting for it.  One thing everyone should be

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Posted in Bourbon, Cheap Cocktails, Vermouth, Whiskey

Sunday Funday: The Golden Globes, or Another Excuse for Mixing Booze and Bubbly

Tonight marks the celebration of the best 2013 had to offer in terms of film and television: the 71st Golden Globes!  Unlike the formality of the Oscars, the Golden Globes is a boisterous party filled with drunken actors, producers, directors,

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Posted in Brandy, Cheap Cocktails, Cognac, Dollar Drinks, Liqueur, Sparkling Wine, Sunday Funday, Vermouth

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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