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What to Do With a Bottle of Brandy?

What to Do With a Bottle of Brandy?

In our house, it is approaching the time where my husband goes looking for the bottle of brandy.  Not because he likes to drink it but because tradition dictates that Christmas pudding is served with brandy sauce and he’s never met a tradition he doesn’t like!  Must...
All About Gin

All About Gin

I know this is swearing at some people, but I’ve never been that big of a fan of gin.  I don’t like tonic and the whole G&T thing did nothing for me.  However, I will admit to coming to appreciate the spirit a little more when introduced to cocktails containing...
Why Do You Need Bitters and Cordials for Cocktails?

Why Do You Need Bitters and Cordials for Cocktails?

It is true that there are a good number of cocktails that you can make where the ingredients are simply alcohol or maybe a mixer such as lemonade.  But if you want to expand your repertoire and try more complex drinks, then you will quickly run into bitters and...
What is Triple Sec?

What is Triple Sec?

When you read cocktail books or look up recipes online, there are always plenty of exotic sounding drinks that make one or two cocktails that you wonder what they are.  Triple sec is one of these exotic sounding ingredients but is actually featured in a lot of...