Halloween Libations with Decoy Merlot

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Thank you Decoy for sponsoring this post. Celebrate International Merlot Month this October by using the hashtag #MerlotMe on social! Did you know that October is International Merlot month?! Add Halloween to the mix and we are about to have ourselves a fabulous 31 days, my friends. To celebrate both occasions in style, I have …

Liquor.com Fall Series: Campfire Stout Cocktail

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Many of you may not know that in addition to running The Frosted Petticoat, I also serve as a contributing writer to Liquor.com. Not only do I send them articles on topics that interest me, I also get requests from the editorial staff. One such recent request led me on a fortuitous road toward one …

Scottish Folklore Whisky Series: Ben Nevis 45 Year Old

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Hot off the presses! There’s a new whisky in town! Whenever I can, I try to pass along foodie news as soon as I get it. This piece of news was literally released this morning and if you’re as big of a whisky fan as I am, then you’re going to want to get your …

The ‘Naughty List’ Cocktail

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He’s written his list. He’s checked it twice. Unfortunately for you, you haven’t been very nice. You’ll need a stiff drink, for that is quite clear. So sip on this cocktail, then you’ll be full of cheer. Alright, enough with the rhyming. The ‘Naughty List’ Cocktail is a black cherry gin sour for all the …

The Peony Royale Cocktail with Peony Vodka

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Besides food and drink items, I have a very short list of ‘favorites’. Two things that are permanent features of said ‘favorites list’ are peonies and upstate New York. Peonies are the most fabulous flower on earth… don’t argue with me, their fabulosity has been scientifically proven. Upstate New York is stunningly gorgeous and one …

Skinny Citrus Bramble

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Spring is upon us and with it comes fresh flowers, delectable, fruits, and the threat of swimsuit season. Oh, don’t pretend like you don’t know what I am talking about. As the weather warms and winter becomes a chilly memory, a little nagging voice in the back of your head starts the cyclical chant “swimsuit …

The Malfy Anise Cocktail

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One of the many lovely perks of my job is that I get sent free booze all the time. Yes, I know it is awesome. And no, I am not going to share. Well, I actually take that back. Since I cannot physically invite all of you over for cocktails every Friday night, I try …