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Drink of the week: Devils Apple

Drink of the week: Devil’s Apple

February 25, 2016

Whoever started mixing liquor and cider is a genius. The Devil’s Apple from the Clinton Street Social Club mixes the sweetness of Iowa’s Sutliff Cider and the warmth of bourbon to create a drink that...

Drink of the Week: Old School Daiquiri

Drink of the Week: Old School Daiquiri

February 18, 2016

Spring is on the way, and I am ready. This old-school daiquiri reminds me of the Sun and warmth I’ve been longing for. RELATED: A blue lemon EXPERIENCE: Squeeze two lime slices with Bacardi rum,...

Drink of the week: A Blue Lemon

Drink of the week: A Blue Lemon

February 11, 2016

Blueberry-flavored vodka, lemonade, and Sprite go into making this drink. The flavored vodka adds a nice twist to a fairly standard concoction. It’s not reinventing the wheel, but it is a refreshing...

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Drink of the week: Clinton Street Social Club’s “Grandpa’s Coffin”

February 4, 2016

You’ll forget the bout of cold we’re experiencing with the first sip. It contains Old Ezra 7 year Bourbon, Laird’s Bonded AppleJack, Laphroaig 10 year spritz, sugar, and Boutique Bitters. EXPERIENCE:...

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Drink of the week: Blood orange

January 28, 2016

The Blood Orange This winter hasn’t been a relatively harsh one, and I can only hope it stays that way until spring. But this drink made up for me by the lovely bartenders at Joe’s Place has got...

Drink of the week: Irish margarita

Drink of the week: Irish margarita

January 21, 2016

You’ve probably asked yourself, “Can I drink alcohol hot?” at least a few times since this chilly weather hit. If you, like me, aren’t a coffee drinker, there are not a lot of options to warm up...

Orange Gin Twist Martini

Orange Gin Twist Martini

September 24, 2015

Gin, orange juice, and syrup compose this sweet treat. EXPERIENCE: The alcohol is not at all an overwhelming taste in this martini. That’s quite possibly because there wasn’t much in it, but either...

Drink of the Week

Drink of the Week

September 3, 2015

The Pomenade Though summer has come to an end, the heat is still with us. Here’s a drink that you wish was served at any old lemonade stand. The Pomenade — a Joe’s Place original — is like...

Your drink for the coming weekend

Your drink for the coming weekend

August 27, 2015

Tom Collins Simple syrup, lemon juice, gin, a single sugar cube, and a lemon slice are shaken vigorously over ice to make this classic cocktail. The bartender described it to me as a “fancy vodka...

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