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d.i.y. not?

Ran into a friend and fellow bartender recently at a Logan Square late night bar.  We got to talking and he mentioned that he’d been working on a substitute for the standard issue creme de cacao that you find behind … Continue reading

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That’s Quailudicrous!!!

Hat’s off to Patrick Smith for coming up with this gem.  A quail egg flip with Cognac and Sherry.  BRAVO!!! Quailude 1.5 oz of Maison Surrenne Petite Champagne Cognac 1 oz of Lustau East India Solera Sherry .75 oz of … Continue reading

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Collective Cocktail Consciousness

  The Lion’s Tail is the hot cocktail right now.  In the last month I can think of at least ten instances when this cocktail has been the subject of inquiry.  An interesting phenom tends to happen at this, and presumably … Continue reading

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Rss my Widget

Just to let everyone know we will be connecting the Rss Feed in the next few days as well as integrating all the social media, widgets and what have you. the response so far has been great, we love hearing … Continue reading

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The Fox In The Snow

Here is something i’ve been toying around with.  A drink called “The Fox In the Snow”. Peppermint and Star Anise infused Tanqueray, Egg White, Lemon Juice, and Simple Syrup. Garnished with a mint sprig and one drop of Peppermint Water. A … Continue reading

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Blog On…

Howdy folks this is the initial post for the essential blog of the Bartenders of the Violet Hour we hope this blog will prove to be a useful resource for everything cocktail and beyond. we will be posting recipes, discussing … Continue reading

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