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    Entries in Mixed Drink (2)

    Wednesday
    Aug212013

    Give It A Shot - Burly Gentlemen Whiskey Mixed Drink

    The Burly Gentlemen.  These two words when put together simply cry out to be the name of a mixed drink.  Not just any mixed drink mind you.  A blended concoction that is sweet, smooth and delicious while also giving you a stern smoky kick that lets you know it's business time!  Now that you're done laughing after watching the Flight of the Conchords video we linked to, we can begin to talk about what comprises the drink.  Bourbon (Jefferson's), Scotch (Laphroaig Triple Wood), Agave nectar and Regan's Orange Bitters No. 6.  While it has some things in common with a traditional Manhattan, the addition of scotch adds a little smoke and the gave nectar adds a touch of extra sweetness.  Mix one up with us and taste along as we explore this new cocktail together.  If you have any ideas for future episodes of "Give It A Shot" or just have a question, you can always send us an email to AboutBeverages@q.com.

    You may click on the media player to listen directly on our website, right click the link below to download and listen to it later, or subscribe to us and never miss an episode. Enjoy!

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    Wednesday
    Aug142013

    Give It A Shot - Lovely Rita Tequila Mixed Drink

    Tequila can be an amazing spirit on it's own, but when paired with a few of its flavorful friends is when the magic truly happens.  The mix drink we have at the tasting table today was created out of necessity and curiosity.  During one of our family get-togethers Keith was craving the refreshment of a gin and tonic.  In a rare turn of events my other brother, Joe, was out of gin.  I immediately posed the question, "What do you have?"  After a bit of looking at the different options we decided that a blanco tequila would be a unique and possibly tasty substitution.  The rest of the drink remained the same, but with the exchange of tequila for gin, the "Lovely Rita" was created.  Watch the show and mix one up for yourself.  If you have any ideas for future episodes of "Give It A Shot" or just have a question, you can always send us an email to AboutBeverages@q.com.

    You may click on the media player to listen directly on our website, right click the link below to download and listen to it later, or subscribe to us and never miss an episode. Enjoy!

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    Here are the links to the things we talked about during the podcast.

    Tasting Notes & Recipe - Lovely Rita Tequila Mixed Drink

    Right click to download podcast