Category Archives: Rob Roy

Cocktail Advent Calendar-Dec 13th, The Hot Toddy

Today’s Cocktail Advent Calendar begins with a line in the sand and a threat of war.  It pains me to make this threat because is is against those in the trade that cares for me most, the baristas.  Baristas, I … Continue reading

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Cocktail Advent Calendar-Dec 12th, The Improved Stinger

The Stinger is a cocktail that has been falling out of favor for about 60 years now.  This is really a huge miss for bartenders looking for an easy out.  But today’s Cocktail Advent Calendar will invite you to remember the … Continue reading

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Cocktail Advent Calendar-Dec 11, The Applejack Rabbit

Today’s Cocktail Advent Calendar is a victory lap for new Rob Roy bartender Zach.  I heard He and Anu did 100 Spanish Coffees last Sunday, and that zach was making them 3 at time.  This is not some Paul Bunyan story … Continue reading

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Cocktail Advent Calendar-Dec 10th, The Tom & Jerry

Today’s Cocktail Advent Calendar is a very special cocktail: the Tom & Jerry.  It is a special cocktail because Anu’s bar, where I work, Rob Roy,  is named for a cocktail, named for a musical, named for a Scottish folk hero,  and the Tom … Continue reading

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Cocktail Advent Calendar-Dec 9th, The Angel’s Tit

In the world of layered shots, the Angel’s Tit is the easiest to make and the only drink I know of that is named for a boob.  The Cocktail Advent Calendar is serious about drinking but the phrase, “ANGEL TIT … Continue reading

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Cocktail Advent Calendar-Dec 7th, The Curbside Cider

**disclaimer** I often write a little bit buzzed but I just got back from a super novacaine dentist vist, so this blog will have the brevity of pain and the typos of a before noon scotch. I pretty much have … Continue reading

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The Cocktail Advent Calendar- December 3rd: The Crimson & Clover

Today’s Cocktail Advent Calendar is the first original recipe of the month.  I can’t believe I was the first one to come up with using “Crimson & Clover” as a cocktail name, if someone else did it first I’d like … Continue reading

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The Cocktail Advent Calendar-December 2nd, Vin Brule

Anglo Saxons know it as Mulled Wine, Ikea fans are familiar with Glogg but over in Italy they have Vin Brule. The cocktail advent calendar for day 2 at Rob Roy will be a Vin Brule kept at bay by … Continue reading

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The Cocktail Advent Calendar-December 1st, The Walnut Old Fashioned

My tree is up and my shopping is done. I only have to write and drink all month. But before we get down to drink no#1 there are new developments in the Cocktail Advent Calendar.  If you travel down to … Continue reading

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The Cocktail Advent Calendar

There will be a Cocktail Advent Calendar at Rob Roy starting on Dec 1st but first I want to tell you a meandering story, because, that is my way… Last month I was driving through Canada for drinky bartender work … Continue reading

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