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Bols Liqueur

About Bols LiqueurFounder:Lucas BolsYear Founded:1575Distillery Location:Zoetermeer, HollandMaster Distiller / Blender:Piet van LeijenhorstBols Liqueur Essential FactsWhile English gin is now very popular in America, back in the 19th century the malty Dutch version (genever) was a best seller. Many of the cocktails that are currently made with gin were originally made with genever.
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Proven Perfect

Port, Fernet Branca and cardamom-infused bitter liqueur take a bourbon cocktail to uncharted territory.2 ounces Woodford Reserve bourbon1/2 ounce oolong tea-infused ruby port*1/2 ounce cardamom-infused Amèr Nouvelle**1 tsp Fernet-Brancalemon peelGarnish: Luxardo maraschino cherryAdd all ingredients except tlemon peel to a mixing glass and fill with ice.
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The Rose

Kirschwasser, vermouth and raspberry make a romantic combination.2 oz French dry vermouth1 oz Kirschwasser (cherry brandy)1 tsp Natural raspberry syrupGarnish: brandied cherryAdd all the ingredients to a mixing glass and fill with ice.Stir, and strain into a chilled cocktail glass.Garnish with a brandied cherry.
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Paloma

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo year-round with the tasty Paloma cocktail.2 oz Tequila1/2 oz Fresh lime juiceGrapefruit soda, to topGarnish: Lime wheelAdd the tequila and lime juice to a highball glass filled with ice.Fill with grapefruit soda, and stir briefly.
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Orange Blossom

During Prohibition, the simple gin-and-orange-juice Orange Blossom tipple was a big hit among illicit imbibers. The recipe, which is similar to a Screwdriver, was a perfect way to disguise the flavor of booze. Try one for yourself to find out why it was such a hit with the flapper set.1 ounce gin1 ounce sweet vermouth1 ounce orange juiceGarnish: orange wedgeAdd all the ingredients into a shaker with ice and shake.
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