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The Queens Usurper: A modern day riff on the Queens cocktail

The Queens Usurper: A modern day riff on the Queens cocktail

I am so excited to bring you my modern day take on the Queens cocktail from yesterday’s Monday Classics post. Although the original drink is pleasant and refreshing as is, I felt as though the combination of gin and pineapple hinted at an entire world of untapped possibilities. And to be perfectly honest, I found it to be a bit of a snoozefest. Even as a brunch cocktail (the category where all the “pleasant and refreshing” drinks seem to end up) I was afraid that it would have people heading back under the covers! My first thought was to

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The Greenpoint: A modern day variation of the Brooklyn

The Greenpoint: A modern day variation of the Brooklyn

Yesterday we talked about the Brooklyn cocktail which is a variation of the Manhatten that has been experiencing a rise in popularity since 2000. The fun thing about the Brooklyn is that it has spawned a number of riffs named after neighborhoods in the borough, all created by modern bartenders with mad skills. One such drink that just so happens to be my favorite riff is the Greenpoint, named after the northernmost area of Brooklyn, and center of all things hipster. The

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