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Episode: Boulevardier

Boulevardier

Bourbon
Named after a 1927 French magazine – the Boulevardier encompasses old-time flavor. Although created during the time of prohibition, the bourbon is strong with subtle hints of citrus. Combine all the booze, strain over ice, garnish with an orange twist, and you’ll go back in time.
Indulge in the unexpected this year with a Cinnamon Mezcal Margarita. We know it sounds out of the ordinary from your typical marg, but don’t knock it until you try it. With layers of lime, cinnamon, and smoky Mezcal, this cocktail is the kick you need to start off 2023 on the right foot. It's an un-margarita-ble experience.
If our guest Amber Clark had to describe herself in one word, it would be bubbly. In her honor, we’re sipping on a sparkly, gin-based drink. The Bubbly Gimlet balances gin, lime, syrup, and club soda for a crisp twist on the classic gin and tonic. The refreshing and effervescent flavors will have you solving puzzles like Amber in no time.
If you’re in the mood for a boozy dessert with a kick to get you out of a burnout cycle, you’ll fall in love with this cocktail. This rich, mocha-flavored martini is a tasty treat to sip on while you organize your life. If you make this in the evening, we recommend considering switching to decaf. But if you need a boost of energy like we sure do, a little regular espresso goes a long way.
With the holiday season approaching, it's time to get back in touch with friends old and new. This gin and grapefruit cocktail is just the right mix of boozy and bitter flavors, which will have you reminiscing the good times in no time.
Looking for a drink that can make everything feel brand-new, even after decades in business? This Fountain of Youth cocktail will inspire you to have some fresh and new ideas. Combine cucumber slices and vodka with a few dashes of cranberry juice, lime juice, Pimm's, and bitters. The secret is to shake vigorously for a full eight seconds to create a well-rounded, full-bodied flavor.
Take your classic Old Fashioned, but swap the simple syrup with maraschino liqueur. This sweet change adds a taste of earthiness which is the perfect twist for the autumn season. Not only does this drink taste like fall, but the stunning orange color matches the trees outside. Grab your bourbon and try something new.
Chai is an autumn classic, so let’s turn it into a cocktail! The warm tea with hints of maple and bourbon will make you sweater-weather-ready in no time. Garnish with a cinnamon stick and enjoy outside while you watch the leaves change color.
Episode: Rosita

Rosita

Tequila
The Rosita is a fiery, red cocktail with roots tracing back to Greg Boehm’s 1974 edition of Mr. Boston Official Bartender’s Guide. The recipe we use has been modernized a bit, delivering a slightly sweeter taste than the Negroni-esque original ingredients. Translating to “little rose” in Spanish, this drink is an elegant, slow-sipper that pairs just as well with a lively cocktail party as it would with a quiet night in with a good book.
Episode: Sea Breeze

Sea Breeze

Vodka
A classic little cocktail that might take you back to college. If you’re in college, then it might take you back to last night. Fresh, fun, and no-frills — the Sea Breeze is a light, tarty drink that, despite its name, is best enjoyed on, in, or at least in proximity to a Great Lake.