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Sunday Funday: Breaking Bad Finale Cocktails, Part 1

Breaking Bad is ending today and it’s all about the blue crystal. There is no question that everyone will be glued to the series finale of Breaking Bad to find out what happens to all of the characters.  Although Walter

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Posted in Events, Liqueur, Sunday Funday, Tequila, Vodka

Friday Night Shoot-Out: How to Make a Mind Eraser

There is almost nothing quite like a brain freeze-that cold sudden jolt to the brain after eating or drinking something really cold a little too quickly. Well, put more aptly, there is nothing except the Mind Eraser. The Mind Eraser

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Posted in Cheap Cocktails, Liqueur, Shooter, Vodka

How to make an Orange Mango Batida, or winter is coming and I don’t care

There is a bit of a theme here and the theme that is developing seems to be “let’s make tropical drinks, particularly from Brazil, and pretend it’s not cold outside.”  This post is all about showing how versatile the recipe

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Posted in Cachaca, Cheap Cocktails, Rum, Vodka

How to Make a Moscow Mule or watch it, this drink as has a hell of a kick!

Some of the best drinks only use a couple of ingredients and the Moscow Mule is no exception.  This cocktail combines three simple ingredients to make an amazing drink which packs one hell of a punch without even tasting the

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Posted in Cheap Cocktails, Vodka

Ladies Night: How to Make a Raspberry-Basil Spritzer

Using fresh ingredients always makes cocktails more interesting and when I noticed I had some raspberries and basil in the fridge it sounded like a great combination of flavors.  Basil has a light savory flavor while raspberries offer a balanced

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Posted in Cheap Cocktails, Vodka

Ladies Night: How to Make a Fuzzy Navel

Some good things don’t have to be complicated.  This is as true for cocktails as the rest of life.  For a nice sweet drink with a little bit of kick, you can’t go wrong with a Fuzzy Navel. Fuzzy Navel

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Posted in Cheap Cocktails, Dollar Drinks, Liqueur, Vodka

Friday Night Shoot-Out: How to make the Kamikaze

It has been a while since I last posted and in my absence I realized that there was a category of drinks missing from this blog: shooters.  While shots can be as simple as pouring straight liquor into a glass,

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Posted in Dollar Drinks, Liqueur, Shooter, Vodka

How to Make a White Monsterous Russian, or what to do when you get free monster energy

I was walking around dc in china town earlier this week when I stumbled on a promo event for monster energy. Not about to pass up a free drink, I grabbed a couple cans of Java Monster Energy Loca Moca.

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Posted in Cheap Cocktails, Liqueur, Vodka
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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