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Confessions of a Mixologist: Queen’s Park Swizzle

This boozy but ice-cold and indescribably refreshing cocktail was the signature drink at Trinidad’s luxurious Queen’s Park Hotel from the 1920s until its eventual demise a few decades later. Thankfully, the cocktail lives on as the epitome of the Caribbean cocktail aesthetic.
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Confessions of a Mixologist: Fever Tree Ginger Ale & Jack Daniel’s Rye Highball

Dad loves whiskey. Everybody loves a tall cool drink on a warm summer day. And you love dear old dad. So, this Father’s Day treat dad to this super refreshing highball featuring Fever Tree Ginger Ale and listen to him spin wisdom filled yarns of yesteryear. Be careful, you might learn something.
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Confessions of a Mixologist: Cucumber Basil Gin Rickey

The classic Gin Rickey is the perfect summer refresher. Just a handful of ingredients and the lack of any sugar make the Rickey so pure, so clean and so very quenching that a second is hard to resist. 
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Confessions of a Mixologist: Refreshing Fever Tree Club Soda & Botanical Vodka

It is difficult to imagine a cocktail that is easier to make or more quenching on a warm day than a Vodka and Soda. This tempting trio of tipples is perfect for Memorial Day and all the days of the long, hot summer to come.
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Confessions of a Mixologist: Glen Collins

This riff on the classic Collins features the newly released Glenmorangie X. If Scotch doesn’t spring to mind when considering refreshing warm weather cocktails, the Glen Collins will turn your head around.
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Confessions of a Mixologist: San Sebastián Smash

Is it a smash? A sangria? A sparkling wine cocktail? All three? Who cares? It is, undeniably, a deliciously refreshing springtime trip to Spain’s beautiful north coast in one, not so little, glass.
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Confessions of a Mixologist: Waterloo Sunset

This fruity, floral, and fizzy delight is the intersection of a French 75, a Kir Royale and an elderflower spritz. It is, seemingly, tailormade for Mother’s Day. So, if you usually bring your mom flowers, why not mix up this liquid bouquet instead.
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Confessions of a Mixologist: Old Pal

This Rye based Negroni riff was introduced at Harry’s New York Bar in Paris along with the Bourbon based Boulevardier about 100 years ago. Unlike the Negroni and the Boulevardier, Dry Vermouth is called for instead of sweet.
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Confessions of a Mixologist: Spicy Fever Tree Paloma

The Paloma cocktail is the cool, refreshing, grapefruity cousin of the Margarita. Both are Tequila and citrus centric, but the Paloma is a tall drink in which the mixer shares center stage with the liquor.
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Confessions of a Mixologist: Kentucky Colonel

Mint juleps are a Derby Day must. But why not try this complex Bourbon-based alternative for this year’s Run for the Roses?
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