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Cocktail of the Month :: The Warm Old Fashioned

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Some of you might remember my cocktail of the week from about 4 years ago.

Well it’s back, but this time around it is the cocktail of the month. Every 3rd Thursday, there will be a tasty cocktail for you to try over the weekend. I missed all the fun concoctions and libations.

Since it’s winter, first cocktail up is the Warm Old Fashioned. I tasted the cold version of this drink at my Frangelico Le Bella Vita party last November. I thought “Hey, why not warm it up?” So I did and you should too. Sipping this by the fire on a blustery night? Yes, please.

I love caramel color liquors in the wintertime, and I love the core warming effect of this Warm Old Fashioned. The Frangelico gives this Old Fashioned a sweet nutty flavor, and with a flamed orange peel as garnish, it’s pretty perfect.

The Warm Old Fashioned
Serves 2

You will need:

– 2 oz. of Frangelico
– 2 oz. of Wild Turkey Bourbon
– 1/2 oz. of Triple Sec
– 8 dashes of Angostura Bitters
– Flamed Orange Peel

To prepare:

In a small sauce pan, combine and warm all ingredients on low for 2 minutes.
Divide and pour into 2 highball glasses and garnish with flamed orange peel.
Serve warm.

Cheers and stay warm y’all.

xx, Annette

Photo credit: Moi

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Fred + Ginger


Today I have Miss Cassandra LaValle sharing her go-to fall drink. Cassandra writes the popular lifestyle blog Coco+Kelley. Combining her talent for styling, merchandising and branding, Cassandra launched her company (by the same name) in October 2008. She guides clients in discovering their personal style as a part of the design process, which is the essence of the coco+kelley philosophy: Life is in the details. Style accordingly.

Coco+Kelley has been recognized by editors at Lucky Magazine, Martha Stewart, House Beautiful and Sunset Magazine, and was honored to be listed on the London Times 50 Best Design Blogs! Take it away Cassandra…

As fall has begun to truly set in here in the Pacific Northwest, I’ve been turning towards my favorite Bourbon cocktails to keep me warm. An acquired taste for me, I really began enjoying this spirit just last year, and have been experimenting with it ever since! While I have a few favorite concoctions, this one keeps things nice and simple – and therefore is on my go-to list! This drink is called Fred + Ginger, it’s strong enough for a man, pretty enough for a gal. It will be sure to please either party. – Cassandra

Fred + Ginger

  • 1.5 oz of Bourbon
  • 1.5 oz Ginger Liqueur
  • .5 oz fresh lemon juice

    Combine all three ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake and strain into a martini glass. Garnish with a twist of lemon, and sip!

    Thanks, Cassandra!

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