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  • March 11, 2015

    Gold ‘n’ Soda

    Ingredients: 1 sliver lemon peel 2 dash Whisky bitters 1 tsp honey syrup 1 1/2 oz Whiskey Method: Add ice cubes to a highball glass (you’ll need lots of ice to fill the glass, as there’s not much mixer in this drink), pour in the Macallan Gold, mix with Whisky bitters and honey syrup, then add […]

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    February 20, 2015

    Eat yourself Irish!

    Dubliners Irish Cheddar Milk: Cow • Texture: Hard & Sharp • Price: $4.07 1/4 lb It has a distinctive rounded flavor and a natural hint of sweetness. Aged for 12 months, it has elements of mature cheddar, sweet nutty tones of a Swiss and the piquant bite of aged Parmesan. For Pairing: New Belgium Portage Porter  […]

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    February 20, 2015

    Roasted Salmon with Wild Mushroom Vinaigrette

    The New Year has passed and Mardi Gras has ended, but we have a delicious recipe dish for you to try while you settle into 2015. This healthy and refreshing dish is ideal for Lent and is simple to prepare. Plus, some of our wine and spirit experts chose a few wines that will pair […]

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  • February 20, 2015

    St. Patrick’s Day Grasshopper Ice Cream Cocktails

    Ingredients: 5 Quart Plastic Bucket of Vanilla Ice Cream 3 shots of Creme de Menthe liquor 1 shot of Creme de Cacao liquor 1 shot of Irish Whiskey (We prefer Jameson brand) PROCEDURE: Place all ingredients in a large bowl. Knead together by using two large ice cream paddles or spoons, or use your stand […]

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    December 24, 2014

    Perrin et Fils Cotes du Rhone Villages 2011

    This wine exhibits a dark ruby/purple color intertwined with notions of licorice and cherries. Medium to full-bodied with a generous attack, a pleasant freshness and elegant tannins. A typical expression of southern Rhône wine with a thyme and rosemary aftertaste.

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    October 16, 2014

    Corazon Reposado Tequila

    The color of this Tequila is a light pale gold. The nose emanates earthly agave gently mixed with hints of smoke. Upon entry the mouth feel is lush with gentle citrus flavors dancing on the tip of the tongue. Mid palate brings a rich agave taste mixed with earthy spiciness which builds to the back of the […]

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    February 04, 2015

    Louis Roederer Brut Vintage Rosé Champagne

    This sparkling has fruity aromas of wild berries, followed by floral notes, and the sugary/spicy fragrance of zest. Rich and full-bodied, Brut Rosé exalts the maturity of the fruit for the perfect Valentine. 

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    December 24, 2014

    Louis Roederer Brut Premier NV with gift box

    “A smoky note of minerality complements the flavors of dried cherry and black currant, almond financier and gumdrop in this refined, creamy version. The delicate yet persistent acidity is well-integrated, leading to a mouthwatering finish.” – 91 points, Wine Spectator

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    December 26, 2014

    Lander Jenkins Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

    “Warm sunny days and cool evening during the 2012 growing season gave us intense, flavorful fruit. Fruit from select vineyards from California’s premium appellations make up this delicious Cabernet Sauvignon. “ – Winemaker’s notes. AROMAS: Complex aromas of ripe plum, toffee and vanilla from oak. FLAVORS: a rich, full-bodied wine with silky tannins. Flavors of […]

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    December 26, 2014

    Angel’s Envy Martin Exclusive Bourbon Whiskey

    In 2013, Spirit Journal named our Angel’s Envy Cask Strength the “Best Spirit in the World.”  Angel’s Envy Cask Strength 2014 is unlike any bourbon you’ve ever tried. Only a handful of barrels exceptional enough are selected for the lengthy ruby port cask finishing process, and it is only released it once a year, usually […]

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    December 26, 2014

    Four Roses Martin Exclusive Single Barrel Bourbon

    A premium Single Barrel Bourbon exclusively bottled for Martin Wine Cellar with a taste you’ll want to savor again and again. Complex, full-bodied and surprisingly smooth with a delicate long finish that’s unbelievably mellow. Contains hints of ripe plum, cherry and other fruits, mild spices, plus sweet aromas including caramel, cocoa, vanilla and maple syrup. […]

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    December 26, 2014

    Louis Latour Grand Ardèche Chardonnay 2012

    The Grand Ardèche comes from the best vineyards, carefully selected every year when harvesting begins. The grapes are pressed and the rapes are placed immediately in oak barrels made by the cooperage at Latour, where the wine will age for approximately 10 months, like the great wines of Burgundy. The Grand Ardèche 2012 is shimmering […]

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    November 26, 2014

    Jefferson’s Ocean Martin Exclusive Single Barrel Bourbon

    The holiday season is fast approaching, which means our gifting lists are growing longer by the day. Fear not! We have you covered for the Bourbon lover (or prospective Bourbon lover!) in your life. Jefferson’s Ocean tastes of Bourbon spice, caramel, cinnamon and dark fruit. The bourbon was put on a container ship for 6 […]

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  • November 13, 2014

    Hot Toddy

    Ingredients 1 1/2 ounces brandy, whiskey, or rum 1 Tablespoon honey 1/4 lemon 1 cup hot water 1 tea bag 1 cinnamon stick for garnish Procedure Coat the bottom of a mug or glass with honey. Add the liquor and the juice of the lemon quarter. On the side, heat water in a tea kettle and add the tea bag to […]

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  • October 23, 2014

    Jack-O-Lantern Cocktail

    Ingredients 1 oz Bourbon or Rye Whiskey Martin’s recommends Johnny Drum Private Stock 101 Bourbon or Rittenhouse Rye Whiskey 1 oz Campari 1 oz Sweet Vermouth Garnish: orange twist or cherry Procedure Pour ingredients into a mixing glass and fill with cracked ice. Stir well for 20 seconds and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish […]

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    October 21, 2014

    Predator Zinfandel Old Vine 2013 in Wood Box

    An intense, full-bodied wine with red fruit, blackberry and spice. Lingering tannins over a long, smoky finish. This Zinfandel has bright raspberry, blackberry, black pepper and smoky oak aromas with flavors of bold red raspberry, cherry, juicy blackberry and black pepper with smooth tannins.

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    October 21, 2014

    The Culprit Red Table Wine 2011

    The winemaker’s art of blending is often limited by the rules governing the varietal labeling. Culprit is an adventure in winemaking artistry breaking out of the ordinary confines to produce an ultra-premium Sonoma red wine. Now we have captured the best characteristics of intense and extracted berry fruit layered judiciously with a spice box of flavors that only Sonoma can offer. The Culprit on […]

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    October 17, 2014

    Block 985 Paicines Family Reserve 2011

    This wine has a bouquet similar to Bordeaux with hints of leather and tobacco. It is fruit forward, balanced and has a nice dry finish. Serve this wine with steak, roast or any other dish that calls for a medium-bodied dry red. 

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    September 01, 2014

    Fleur de Lis Chardonnay 2014

    Football Season is finally here! Whether you’re tailgating at the game or hosting a gathering with your friends, Fleur de Lis wine is a game day essential. Available in Chardonnay and Cabernet. Only $9.99

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    September 01, 2014

    Fleur de Lis Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

    Football Season is finally here! Whether you’re tailgating at the game or hosting a gathering with your friends, Fleur de Lis wine is a game day essential. Available in Chardonnay and Cabernet. Only $9.99!

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    July 31, 2014

    A Bit of History

    Which came fist the chicken or the egg? Or better yet, was it beer or bread that made mankind settle down for the first time? While this question is debated to this day it is undeniable that beer and it predecessors enjoyed an important place in ancient cultures. Archeological finds indicate that beer (or its […]

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    July 31, 2014

    Ingredients

    Malted Barley Other than water, the main ingredient in most beers is malted barley. Barley on its own doesn’t contain the right enzymes or starches to produce alcohol. Through a process called “malting,” the grain is altered to gain these ingredients. The malting process involves partial germination of the seed followed by drying the grain […]

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    August 01, 2014

    Brewing Process

    In the most simple of terms, brewing is the mixing of a starch source with water and then adding yeast to induce fermentation. Sounds simple, but the process can get a little complicated. Step 1: Malting the Grain Today, most beers use malted barley as the starch source for the brewing process. Malted barley is […]

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    August 01, 2014

    Beer Styles

    Beer can be broken down into two main groups: ales and lagers. Ales are produced using top fermenting yeast that metabolizes the starch at a warmer temperature, approximately 64°F. Lagers use yeast that ferments at a cooler temperature, usually around 50°F. Ales tend to be heavier with fruity flavors; whereas, lagers are lighter and crisper […]

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  • June 27, 2014

    Blood Mary

    From Scratch Ingredients 2 ounces Vodka Martin’s recommends Grays Peak Vodka or Square One Cucumber Organic 4 ounces high-quality tomato juice 1 tablespoon celery salt 1/4 lemon, cut into two wedges 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1/4 teaspoon soy sauce 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper (or less to taste) Dash cayenne pepper 1/4 teaspoon hot sauce […]

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  • June 27, 2014

    Boulevardier

    Ingredients 1 oz Bourbon or Rye Whiskey Martin’s recommends Johnny Drum Private Stock 101 Bourbon or Rittenhouse Rye Whiskey 1 oz Campari 1 oz Sweet Vermouth Garnish: orange twist or cherry Procedure Pour ingredients into a mixing glass and fill with cracked ice. Stir well for 20 seconds and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish […]

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  • June 27, 2014

    Brooklyn

    Ingredients 2 oz Rye or other Whiskey Martin’s recommends Bulleit Rye Whiskey or Westchester Wheat Whiskey 1 oz Dry Vermouth 1/4 oz Maraschino Liqueur 1/4 ounce Amer Picon or a few or orange bitters Procedure Combine ingredients with ice and stir until well-chilled. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

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  • June 27, 2014

    Cosmopolitan

    Ingredients Ice 1 1/2 oz citrus-flavored Vodka Martin’s recommends Grays Peak Vodka Meyer Lemon 1/2 oz triple sec 1/2 oz cranberry juice 1/4 oz lime juice Orange twist, for garnish Procedure Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add Vodka, triple sec, cranberry and lime. Shake! Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with orange twist.

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  • June 27, 2014

    Daiquiri

    Ingredients 2 oz light Rum Martin’s recommends Plantation Silver Rum 3 Stars 3/4 oz fresh-squeezed lime juice (about 1/2 of a lime) 1 teaspoon sugar Procedure Pour sugar and lime juice into a cocktail shaker and stir until sugar is dissolved. Add the Rum and fill shaker with ice. Shake well for 10 seconds and […]

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  • June 27, 2014

    Dark and Stormy

    Ingredients 2 oz Dark Rum Martin’s recommends Gosling’s Black Seal Rum Bermuda 10 oz of ginger beer Lime wedge, for garnish Ice 1/4 lime Procedure Fill a 12 oz glass with ice. Squeeze the lime wedge over the ice in the glass. Add Rum and ginger beer. Stir lightly and garnish with lime wedge, if desired.

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