Category Archives: Hot Drinks

Cocktail Advent Calendar-Dec24 th, The Blue Blazer

To close out the Cocktail Advent Calendar we have the very impressive but a bit slacker Blue Blazer.  To read too much about the Blue Blazer, check this old post.  But let’s be honest, a Blue Blazer is really just … Continue reading

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Cocktail Advent Calendar-Dec23 rd, The Friar Briar’s

This is by far the most difficult drink in the Cocktail Advent Calendar.  We did not make it authentically, but we did make it for service, and that is much harder.  It is the winning recipe from 2006 at the … Continue reading

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Cocktail Advent Calendar-Dec 20th, Irish Coffee

The Irish coffee will be treated differently than the other drinks on the Cocktail Advent Calendar. Almost every other cocktail that we’ve worked with this month we’ve dressed up. We’ve taken a classic not very good cocktail, substituted good ingredients, … Continue reading

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Cocktail Advent Calendar-Dec 18th, Hot Espresso Buttered Rum

Hot Espresso Buttered Rum. That is what today’s Cocktail Advent Calendar holds in store for you. You can buy hot buttered rum batter in the grocery store that’s not very special. We could make you a better version of that … Continue reading

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The Cocktail Advent Calendar-Dec 14th, Bourbon Furnace

Today’s Cocktail Advent Calendar is a real simple one, the Bourbon Furnace.  I like to imagine this was a cocktail that originated as: bourbon, “instead of a,” furnace because this warms you up without changing your heating bill.  Long story, … Continue reading

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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 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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