I Love Cocktails and the Art of Mixology

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    Make Mine A Margarita

    Mexican cocktail the Margarita has a much disputed origin, but interestingly several of the stories involve foreigners. One version says that it was invented by Danny Herrera, a Mexican bartender who was in love with an American actress, Marjorie King. She hated drinking her...
    kayaker712 kayaker712
    61-65, M
    Mar 31, 2011

    Make Mine A Singapore Sling

    Expats in Singapore have long enjoyed the delights of the Singapore Sling, a fruity concoction developed around the turn of the 20th century at the Raffles Hotel, Singapore. Sadly, the hotel now sells so many they pre-mix the ingredents in an automatic dispenser. One suspects...
    kayaker712 kayaker712
    61-65, M
    Mar 31, 2011

    Make Mine A Screwdriver

    The Screwdriver might be little more than orange juice and vodka, but for expat engineers in Saudi Arabia in the 1920s and 30s, this was as close to an exotic cocktail as they were going to get. Apparently, the name comes from the fact that they use to secretly splash the vodka...
    kayaker712 kayaker712
    61-65, M
    Mar 31, 2011

    Make Mine A Mojito

    Writer and notorious boozer Ernest Hemingway downed a fair few cocktails in his time, but few held a fonder place in his heart than the Mojito. He used to drink them with his expat pals at La Bodeguita del Medio in Havana, Cuba, where he also (so they say) had a weak spot for a...
    kayaker712 kayaker712
    61-65, M
    Mar 31, 2011

    New York Cocktail Recipe

    http://cocktails.about.com/od/cocktailrecipes/r/nw_yrk_cktl.htm I set out to make a Manhattan but ran into this recipe instead. It is delish! This drink is made from blended whiskey, lemon juice, sugar, and grenadine. I garnished mine with a marachino cherry and a splash of...
    HeartofHearts HeartofHearts
    31-35
    Nov 25, 2010

    Lean To Pour With Your Iphone

    The Virtual Pour is a brand new application for the Apple Iphone, Touch or new generation Ipods that looks extremely realistic and counts accurately as it would do when one pours out of a bottle. created by the world flair association available now from the app store. http...
    tommyd3 tommyd3
    26-30, M
    1 Response Mar 8, 2010

    New York Cocktail Recipe

    http://cocktails.about.com/od/cocktailrecipes/r/nw_yrk_cktl.htm I set out to make a Manhattan but ran into this recipe instead. It is delish! This drink is made from blended whiskey, lemon juice, sugar, and grenadine. I garnished mine with a marachino cherry and a splash of...
    HeartofHearts HeartofHearts
    31-35
    2 Responses Nov 25, 2010
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