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26 December, 2012

Cilantro Jalapeno Margarita

Posted in : Bars and Tasting Rooms, Bars in Raleigh - NC, Tequila on by : becca
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Cilantro Jalapeno Margarita Calavera (my restaurant review) Downtown Raleigh $8 I have been dying to try the tequila cocktails at Calavera. They plain sound amazing, and it’s hard to go wrong with me, tequila, and something spicy. So ordering the cilantro jalapeno margarita was basically a foregone conclusion. I’ve tried a million varieties on it
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25 May, 2012

Firefly Mango Palmer (Alivia’s Durham Bistro, Durham)

Posted in : Bars and Tasting Rooms, Bars in Durham - NC on by : becca
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Firefly Mango Palmer Alivia’s Durham Bistro (Restaurant Review) Brightleaf, Durham   My delight in this drink takes me by surprise. It is made with Firefly sweet tea vodka, sour mix, simple syrup, and Malibu mango rum. If you are a regular reader of this blog, you already know why the Firefly Mango Palmer was more
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23 December, 2011

The Olivia @ West End Wine Bar

Posted in : Bars and Tasting Rooms, Bars in Durham - NC, Tasting Rooms in Durham - NC on by : becca
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The Olivia West End Wine Bar West Village, Durham Website $9   I love when bars creatively mix and match their spirits to come up with unique combinations you’d never expect. The Olivia had one of those descriptions I just had to try; Sauza hornitos tequila with the flowery St. Germain, sour mix, and cranberry
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10 May, 2011

Raspberry Veranda at Parizade

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Raspberry Veranda Parizade, Durham $6.50 Website The Raspberry Veranda is a welcome addition to cocktails using sweet tea vodka—this is no simple twist on an Arnold Palmer! Instead, this cocktail uses the sweet tea vodka, sour mix, triple sec, lime juice, and Chambord. It combines very nicely into a sweet drink that, not shockingly, resembles
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9 August, 2010

Visne Vodka @ Tallulas (Downtown Chapel Hill)

Posted in : Bars and Tasting Rooms, Bars in Chapel Hill - NC on by : becca
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Visne Vodka 456 W. Franklin Street Downtown Chapel Hill Website $9 This nearly perfect cocktail was made from Absolut Kurant, visne cherry juice, sour mix, and mint. There was a great tartness to it that came from the sharp cherry juice and the sour mix. It was a smooth drink that made me dream of
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19 July, 2010

French Quarter Cosmopolitan (Papa Mojo’s, Durham)

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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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