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Black Destroyer

Posted by Arctic Wolf on December 26, 2020

Here is a cocktail I put together as an homage to Canadian-American writer A. E. Van Vogt, who was one of my favourite science fiction writers as I was growing up. His short story Black Destroyer (July 1939, Astounding Science Fiction)  is credited by Isaac Asimov as being the seminal story which ushered in the Golden Age of Science Fiction.

My Black Destroyer is a delicious drink which pairs Cask Strength Rye Whisky with Pot Still Jamaican Rum, and an Agave based orange liqueur. It packs a powerful wallop so I recommend limiting yourself to one serving per evening.

1 1/2 oz Alberta Premium Cask Strength Rye Whisky
1/2 oz Rum Nation Jamaica Pot Still 7 Year Old Rum
1/2 oz Patrón Citrónge (Agave based Orange Liqueur)
1/3 oz Grapefruit Juice
1/3 oz Lime Juice
a few dashes of Angostura Cocktail Bitters
1/3 oz Sugar Syrup (1:1 ratio)
Ice
Grapefruit Twist

Add the ingredients into a metal shaker with plenty of ice
Shake until the outside of the shaker begins to frost
Strain into a cocktail glass
Garnish with a twist of Lime

Please Enjoy Responsibly!

And if  you are interested in more recipes, please click this link (Cocktails and Recipes) for my mixed drink recipes!

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Snowflake Spice

Posted by Arctic Wolf on December 21, 2020

Today I am publishing my favourite buble sparkling water recipe in my run up to Christmas. These recipes were sent to my by the media team for buble sparkling water such that I might share them with my readers to help them celebrate the festive holiday season.

Please enjoy the recipe for Snowflake Spice:

Snowflake Spice

2 oz. limebubly
2 oz. Cranberry Juice
1 1/4 oz. Gin
1/4 oz. of fresh Lime Juice
Sprinkle of ground Cardamom
ice
Lime Wheel

Add all ingredients over ice in a tall glass
Garnish with a Lime wheel

Serve and enjoy responsibly!

Note: bubly sparkling water has no artificial flavors, no sweetners, and no calories

If  you are interested in more of my original cocktail recipes, please click this link (Cocktails and Recipes) for more of my mixed drink recipes!

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blackberrybuble Smash

Posted by Arctic Wolf on December 18, 2020

Today I am taking another opportunity to share another festive buble sparkling water recipe. I was sent several such recipes such that I could enjoy these holiday offerings and share the experience with my readers. I picked out what I felt was the best and will continue to post them during run-up to Christmas to publish on the website.

Today’s serving is the blackberrybuble Smash:

blackberrybuble Smash

3-4 oz. blackberrybubly
1 1/4 oz. Bourbon
1/2 oz. fresh squeezed Lemon Juice
1/4 oz. Simple Syrup
ice
Fresh Blackberries
Lemon Wheel

In a mixing glass muddle 4 Blackberries, the Bourbon, Lemon Juice, and Simple Syrup
Strain into a tall glass 1/2 filled with Ice
Top with blackberrybubly and stir
Garnish with additional Blackberries and a Lemon Wheel

Serve and enjoy responsibly!

Note: bubly sparkling water has no artificial flavors, no sweetners, and no calories

If  you are interested in more of my original cocktail recipes, please click this link (Cocktails and Recipes) for more of my mixed drink recipes!

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The North Pole Chiller

Posted by Arctic Wolf on December 15, 2020

The Christmas season is truly upon us, and just to stay in the spirit of holiday, I will continue to share festive recipes that everyone can enjoy this December. To that end, the media folks from bubly sparkling water (they apparently do not like to use capital letters) sent me a variety of easy to make recipes so that I can share them here on my website. I looked them over and chose a few which appealed to me.

The first of these recipes is a simple but tasty construction called The North Pole Chiller:

The North Pole Chiller

1 1/2 oz. Vodka
5 oz. cranberrybubly
Splash of Cranberry Juice
ice
Sprig of Rosemary
Cranberries

Fill a tall serving glass 1/2 full of ice
Add Vodka and cranberrybubly
Freshen with a splash of Cranberry juice
Garnish with cranberries and a sprig of rosemary

Serve and enjoy responsibly!

Note: bubly sparkling water has no artificial flavors, no sweetners, and no calories

If  you are interested in more of my original cocktail recipes, please click this link (Cocktails and Recipes) for more of my mixed drink recipes!

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Lion’s Tail​

Posted by Arctic Wolf on December 12, 2020

I thought it might be nice to share a few cocktail recipe’s that I have run across during the past year. This one was sent to me by the Suntory/Beam North American Media Team as a suggested serving for their Knob Creek Bourbon. It’s called the Lion’s Tail, and it was sent to me as a Fourth of July Celebratory Serving. Personally, I think it works much better (especially with the lovely flavour of Allspice Dram liqueur running through) as a festive Christmas cocktail.

Let me know what you think!

Lion’s Tail

2 ​oz Knob Creek Bourbon
1/2 oz Fresh Lime Juice
1/2 oz Allspice Dram Liqueur
1 ​dash Angostura Bitters
1 ​tsp Cane Syrup

Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker
Stir until chilled
Strain into a chilled rocks glass
Garnish with a lime twist.

Enjoy Responsibly!

If  you are interested in more cocktail recipes, please click this link (Cocktails and Recipes) for more of my mixed drink recipes!

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By the way, if you are interested in my previously published review for Knob Creek Bourbon, here is a link to that review:

Review: Knob Creek Bourbon

“… The initial aroma is deep and rich with smells of freshly hewn oak timbers dripping with sap. I also sense loads of honeycomb, barbequed corn on the cob, baking spices (vanilla and cinnamon), brown sugar, and fresh maple toffee …”

Chimo!

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