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Episode: Colletti Royale

Colletti Royale

Tequila
If you’re looking for a unique take on a citrusy spritzer, look no further than the Colletti Royale. This cocktail offers a delightful blend of tartness from the blood orange juice and lime, complemented by the rich flavors of tequila and Cointreau. The elderflower liqueur adds a touch of sweetness, while the dash of rosé wine adds complexity and a hint of floral notes. The Colletti Royale is an elegant take on the average spritzer, and a refreshing choice for any occasion.
The Dorchester is a cocktail known for its smooth and sophisticated profile. Grapefruit provides a bright flavor that blends well with the botanical backbone of this gin-based drink. Maraschino liqueur adds a complex sweetness to the drink, rounding out the profile of this aromatic, classic cocktail. This cocktail is lovely anytime of year, but it’s best enjoyed in winter when grapefruit is in season.
Episode: Irish Maid

Irish Maid

Whiskey
The Irish Maid cocktail is a refreshing and flavorful drink that balances sweet, citrusy, and herbal notes, making it a delightful and well-rounded drink. Elderflower, lemon juice, and cucumber add a fresh twist that soothes the bite found in other whiskey cocktails. Along with lemon and simply syrup, the Irish whiskey leaves a rich and slightly smoky undertone, giving this easy-drinking cocktail a crisp finish.
This Thanksgiving mimosa adds a seasonal twist to the classic brunch beverage, making it a perfect choice for toasting to gratitude and good times with family and friends. Cranberry juice and apple cider bring the cozy, spiced favors we expect from Thanksgiving, while effervescent sparkling wine champagne aids a crispness to this refreshing drink. This cocktail works as a dessert cocktail, but we’ve found it also pairs well with leftovers.
The Maple Old Fashioned is subtle, sweet, and just right for fall. Shifting away from a traditional Old Fashioned, this cocktail uses dark rum as its primary spirit, allowing for the flavor of the maple syrup to shine while counterbalancing the syrupy thickness. When mixing this drink, take a “less is more” approach until you reach the perfect balance.
This week’s cocktail couldn’t be simpler. Kahlua and vodka combine to create a slightly sweet, rich drink that has a smooth finish. Vodka brings a neutral flavor, letting the coffee notes in the Kahlua be the hero flavor of this classic cocktail. The Black Russian is simple, refreshing, and an easy win after a long day.
The Pimm’s Cup proves fruity drinks have a place in fall. This gin-based cocktail uses lemon juice and fruit garnishes to create a herbal, fruity drink that’s refreshing without being sweet. Plus, this simple yet high-quality recipe is easy to mix in a glass or scale up to a pitcher, making it an obvious standard for entertaining or drinks for one.
This cocktail uses a unique liquor to create an elevated twist on the Whiskey Sour. Pama pomegranate liqueur gives this fruit-forward drink its sweet taste and vibrant ruby color, while the lemon juice and bourbon gives it a tart finish without being too overpowering. When making this cocktail, be selective of the brand of liquor you use so the pomegranate flavor of this drink gets its due.
New Holland’s signature stout features roasted malt with notes of coffee and chocolate. After a three-month stay in bourbon barrels, this rich, creamy stout carries undertones of vanilla and oak. This beer is best enjoyed on a crisp fall night seated around a bonfire or, frankly, anytime life is feeling less than a piece of cake.
Episode: Fancy Whiskey

Fancy Whiskey

Whiskey
Despite its name, the Fancy Whiskey keeps it simple. Using a whiskey base, a citrus orange flavor comes through with the help of triple sec, sugar, and a dash of bitters. Add an orange twist to garnish, and this cocktail creates an easy opportunity to flaunt your cocktail mixing skills without any time-consuming hoops to jump through.