Monthly Archives: April 2015

A Julep A Day #4

Old cocktail.

Old Hollywood.

Mint Julep:

  

Made with:

  • Old Forester Signature (100 proof)
  • Locally-grown mint from Jamestown’s BioDome Project.
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On The Bar — Mint Julep

A Julep A Day #3    

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A Julep A Day #2

Sugar, splash water, mint, ice & bourbon:

  
Made with:

  • Old Forester Signature (100 proof)
  • Locally-grown mint from Jamestown’s BioDome Project.

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A Julep A Day #1

Sugar, splash water, mint, ice & bourbon:  

Made with:

  • Old Forester Signature (100 proof)
  • Locally-grown mint from Jamestown’s BioDome Project.

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Antique Shopping In Salamanca

Another weekend come-and-gone, and another Sunday out at antique shops.

Today my wife and I were at the Antiques Mall in Salamanca, N.Y.

I always find something to buy at this location, like this bitters bottle from a few years back.

And while I did score a couple of cocktail books today, this photo post is more about what I didn’t buy:

  
Pictured above is a nice-looking “traveling bartender” set I saw today in Salamanca. It’s a neat set, but I’ve got a really good one that’s a little older than this — which I’ll have to feature in a post some day.

 

This rye whiskey jug was selling for $79 at the Antiques Mall.

And lastly, a zodiac-themed ice bowl with a strainer and bar spoon:

  

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New To Me: Gran Classico

This was my main purchase from yesterday’s stop at Bag & String:

  

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Bitters At Bag & String

Shot this pic today while shopping for booze at Bag & String in Lakewood:

  

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