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Tiki Cocktails 101

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It’s no secret that tiki drinks are having a moment in the cocktail world.

But this whimsical and tasty style of drinks is much more than a passing fad. They contain an irresistible combination of fresh ingredients and high-proof booze, topped off with a heavy dose of kitschy tropical flair.

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Cookbook Review: Death and Co

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Fast Review: The essential guide to modern classic cocktails

This is the book your favorite bartender reaches for every day. Death & Co holds the key to a world of inventive twists on old standards. Its namesake bar is located in New York City. Some of the brightest minds in cocktail making collaborate there. After it opened in 2007, the staff started mixing up whatever their hearts desired and haven’t slowed down since. Like the best artists in any craft, the authors behind this book respect the classics. They know their history and improve upon historic recipes by tracking down rare and treasured ingredients. Add a copy of Death & Co to your home bar and change the way you drink!

Who’s Kitchen Would You Find It In: cocktail novices, curious imbibers, seasoned professionals

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Bar Tools 101

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Everyone enjoys a fancy cocktail once in a while, especially here in Frederick where we have tons of great bars to choose from (The Tasting Room, VOLT, and Cafe Nola to name a few). But what if you want to try your hand at recreating one of those drinks at home? You can easily find recipes online and the ingredients at a well stocked liquor store. The tools, however, are a different story. They can be confusing, pricey, and difficult to find. Read on to find out what tools a beginner bartender should always have on hand.

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