Hump Day Quickie Cocktail #15: The Kir Royale!

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Happy Hump Day, readers!

Today is your lucky day, because you are getting a quickie cocktail that just-so-happens to also be a true classic in the world of mixology. Don’t you feel special? Well, you are and you should.

So lets talk about our lovely French friend, the Kir Royale!

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Tuesday Tools & Tricks #12: Know Your Rum!

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A very happy Tuesday, readers!

For this week’s tools and tricks we decided to delve a little deeper into the wonderful, amazing, delicious, but often confusing world of rum.

There is a whole lot of variety out there, and although most of us probably came to know rum as either light, dark, or spiced, the reality is really quite different.

So let us do some educating, if you will.

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Friday Liquor Spotlight #11: Don Julio

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Happy Friday everyone!

We are herby dubbing this Friday liquor spotlight Fancy Friday, because, well, the tequila we are about to discuss ain’t cheap. But that is sort of the point. And trust us, we are not about to tell you to start using this in every drink you make–but, if you want to sip some straight tequila, are having a special event, or want to buy someone a nice bottle for a birthday/anniversary etc, then please look no further than Don Julio Añejo.

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TBT Classic Cocktail #11: The Mai Tai!

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Well hello and happy Thursday, readers!

This week we decided to delve back into the positively delicious world of tiki drinks, because really, who doesn’t love a rum-filled tropical island in drink form?

So let’s get down to business with the Mai Tai, shall we?

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Hump Day Quickie Cocktail #10: Citrus Spritz

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Another week, another hump day, am I right?

For this week’s quickie cocktail we took one of the most basic drinks you can think of, and added just a smidge of Something Special to make it even better without making the recipe any more difficult to conquer.

So, are you ready to meet the Citrus Spritz?

(You are, you know you are.)

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Monday Funday #10: Higher Education

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It is our 10th Monday Funday, everyone! Can you believe it? We are pretty excited about it over here, just in case you were wondering…

And to celebrate, we are pulling out all the stops for an extra-special original creation!

Prepare yourselves, readers, you are about to get schooled.

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Hump Day Quickie Cocktail #9: Sicily Spritz!

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Happy Hump Day, everyone!

Guys, seriously, we cannot let go of our Averna infatuation. It would be fair to call it an obsession. It may even be fair to call it stalking. Someone may need to call the authorities to report us.

But until that time, we will continue to use it to make deeelicious cocktails, even if they are of the quickie variety!

So lets get down to business before the cops show up and take us in for questioning…

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Tuesday Tools & Tricks #7: Crushing Ice!

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Welcome back to another Tools and Tricks, everyone!

Have you ever gotten the urge to make a drink–say, a Mint Julep or a Planters Punch–that required crushed ice, only to realize that you have no way to quickly procure crushed ice for yourself? Have you ever resorted to filling a ziplock bag with ice and using a hammer to smash it? Well, no more!

We here at The Woman At The Bar love a good crushed-ice drink, and we also tend to have some pent up aggression that we need a safe outlet for, so we are ALL about crushing ice! Thankfully, there is an easy and cheap way to do it, without pulling out your freezer bags and meat tenderizer. (We know you have crushed ice this way before, don’t try to lie about it.)

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Hump Day Quickie Cocktail #5: The Shirley Temple Black

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Hello everyone!

So, last week we went out to dinner with one of our lovely FriendsAtTheBar, and whilst there we were issued a challenge: come up with an alcoholic version of everyone’s favorite childhood faux-cocktail: The Shirley Temple. Well guess what? We don’t take challenges lightly here at The Woman At The Bar, and so we set off to make this fantasy a reality.

And so, henceforth, this Hump Day, April 30th, shall be known as the day we officially unveiled the answer to all of your wildest dreams: The Shirley Temple Black.

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