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5 August, 2015

St. George Spirits Tasting Room

St. George Spirits Tasting Room
Comments : 4 Posted in : Absinthe, Bars and Tasting Rooms, Brandy, Distillery, Gin, Liqueurs, Other Spirits, Spirits, Vodka on by : becca
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Since I moved to the Bay Area two years ago, I’ve heard countless admonitions that I hadn’t been to St. George Spirits (2601 Monarch St., Alameda Point), one of the first craft distilleries in the US. Even more recently, that’s shifted to countless admonitions to check out Faction Brewing, housed next door, as beer appeals
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14 September, 2010

Spiced Blackberry Jam @ My Place

Posted in : Cocktail Recipes, Liqueurs, Vodka on by : becca
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Spiced Blackberry Jam 1/4 shot green Chartreuse 1 1/2 shot St. Germain Elderflower Liqueur 2 shots citrus vodka 1/2 shot lime juice 2 shots blackberry juice A few champagne grapes Shake everything together but the grapes. Place a few grapes in each cocktail glass, then pour the cocktail on top. Of course, using blackberries would
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19 July, 2010

French Quarter Cosmopolitan (Papa Mojo’s, Durham)

Posted in : Bars and Tasting Rooms, Bars in Durham - NC on by : becca
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French Quarter Cosmopolitan Papa Mojo’s Roadhouse Greenwood Commons, Durham Restaurant Review This riff on a cosmo is made with citrus vodka, grand marnier, cranberry juice, sour mix, lime juice, and grenadine.  Grenadine totally stands out when you are used to standard cosmos. It makes the French Quarter Cosmopolitan a nice option for people who want
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3 June, 2010

Pomegranate Martini @ W XYZ Lounge (Chapel Hill)

Posted in : Bars and Tasting Rooms, Bars in Chapel Hill - NC on by : becca
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Pomegranate Martini W XYZ Lounge, Aloft Hotel Chapel Hill This cocktail is made with pomegranate juice, citrus vodka, and lemon juice. I find it too thin by far, and I think that would be fixed by using triple sec instead of the flavored vodka. The lemon juice tries to help balance the drink’s flavors, but
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