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Episode: Bourbon Sour

Bourbon Sour

Whiskey
We're transitioning into fall with a Bourbon Sour. This cozy cocktail is mixes in maple syrup and lemon juice, and is garnished with a cherry and orange peel for extra flavor. The bourbon will warm you up while the weather cools down, and the aromatics of the lemon and orange will invite you in for more. The maple syrup is just enough to take the sharp edge off the bourbon and give each sip a sweet simple syrup undertone. With only three ingredients, you won't regret trying out this delicious drink.
Inman Family Wines knows a thing or two about efficiency and cutting waste. Located in Santa Rosa, California, Inman Family Wines aims to be waste-free. In fact, 98% of their electricity requirements are solar powered, they repurpose all waste water to be used for vineyard irrigation and they use compost to fertilize their vineyard. We chose Endless Crush, their smooth and dry rosé made from Pinot Noir. This wine pairs perfectly with our episode on efficiency. Grab a glass, pour chilled and don't waste a drop of this drink!
Looking for a refreshing mocktail to help make your work day go by just a little faster? Look no further. The Hibiscus Tea Sparkler is easy to make and perfect for tea lovers and cocktail lovers alike. Its gorgeous pink color and crisp taste will make this recipe your new favorite summer drink. Want to make an alcoholic version? Try adding a splash of vodka. No matter how you make it, you definitely need to give it a try.
Episode: Tiger Balm

Tiger Balm

Tequila
If there's one thing we learned during self-quarantine, it's how to make a good drink at home. One of our latest favorites is Tiger Balm: a tequila and lime cocktail that packs a citrus punch, but goes down easy. Made with Oleo-Saccharum, a citrus-infused simple syrup, this cocktail is just exotic enough to help you get away from it all for a brief moment.
Can't make up your mind about what you want to drink? We've got you covered with this week's cocktail, America's Cup. This drink has a little bit of everything, based on a strong foundation of gin and bourbon. Mixed with sweet vermouth, orange bitters, ginger beer, lemon, orange and lime, this drink has it all. Garnish with a sweet cherry and a sprig of mint and this cocktail will have you feeling like you can achieve anything.
This week, pour one out for the Speak Easy Podcast's third birthday! That's right - we've been recording this podcast for three years now. This week's cocktail is none other than the famous Birthday Cake Shot. Quick to make, and quicker to drink. We grabbed our favorite bottle of American Fifth Vodka to kick off our celebration. Mix with Frangelico, rim your shot glass with sugar and garnish with a lemon wedge. Happy birthday to us.
Episode: Kamikaze

Kamikaze

Vodka
This week's cocktail is a favorite of our guest Paula Herbart. While the Kamikaze is known better as a shot, with a little ice it makes the perfect summer cocktail. The Kamikaze is two parts vodka to one part triple sec with just a splash of Rose's lime juice. With so few ingredients, it's perfect for making at home. Shake it up and pour it on the rocks for the perfect boozy drink on a hot day.
Episode: Best In Show

Best In Show

Vodka
This week's cocktail gets its name from not only its amazing summery taste, but also its gorgeous color. The Best In Show mixes mint, strawberry, orange and vodka with sparkling rosé for a bright drink that tastes like a guilty pleasure. Strawberry and orange add strong, fruity undertones, but the mint evens out this flavor for delightful refreshment.
Episode: Cherry Blossom

Cherry Blossom

Tequila
Despite the name, this week's cocktail delivers lime and grapefruit citrus flavors, with a splash of grenadine for color. The Cherry Blossom is a gorgeous tequila drink that sips like summer. Mixed with lime and grapefruit, it has just the right amount of citrus to balance out the tequila. Pair it with our episode on client breakups, as it makes any situation a whole lot sweeter.
The East India Gimlet is a gin drink with a bright, lime citrus flavor. A balance of sophistication and brightness, this recipe mixes London Dry Gin and Rose's Lime Cordial to create a fresh, dilly flavor. The taste is strongest when this drink is chilled, so shake this cocktail well with ice for a drink that’s so refreshing you'll make it all summer long.