Drink This: Columbia Room

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Parisian Sazerac No. 2

Congratulations to the Columbia Room, winner of this years Best American Cocktail Bar at Tales of the Cocktail! Truth be told I am a long time fan back to when the Columbia Room was a hidden back bar at the original Passenger.

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Drink This: Burtons’ Old Fashioned

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Burtons’ Old Fashioned

In addition to recommendations for quality drinks, I will, on occasion, throw in helpful tips for identifying quality cocktail professionals – like the people at Burtons Grill and Bar.

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Drink This: Bourbon and… Carrot? @ Blue Duck Tavern

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(Photo from: FB @BlueDuckTavern)

I’ll be honest. Bring me an orange bourbon drink and the response is likely to be skeptical. Tell me it’s based on carrot juice and I go to highly doubtful. Add in that it also has coffee and chances are you get something between scorn and disbelief.

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Drink This: Cocktails Inspired by Game of Thrones

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The North Remembers cocktail at Game of Thrones pop-up bar

By now you have undoubtedly heard about the new Game of Thrones pop-up bar brought to you by the brain power of Drink Company (Derek Brown and Angie Fetherston).

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Drink This: Go-Go Weisse by 3 Stars Brewing Company

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Go-Go Weisse and friends

Go-Go Weisse is one of 3 Stars Brewing Company’s four collaboration beers they did for the Craft Brewers Conference (this one with Other Half Brewing Company in New York).

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