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The History and Use of Bourbon!!!

To finish out National Bourbon Heritage Month, I thought I’d make the final blog Cocktails with Cally just about bourbon. I thought you might want to know exactly what makes this special liquor Bourbon and where it came from. To … Continue reading

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Berries, Ginger, and Bourbon…Oh My!!!

The weather is beautiful here in the Bluegrass sate right now. It’s that time when the mornings are cool  and you need a light jacket to go outside, but it warms up later in day. You can’t beat it! This … Continue reading

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Another Bourbon Favorite….The Mint Julep!!

Continuing on for National Bourbon Heritage Month, I’m covering what I think is possibly the most popular drink in Kentucky, especially on the first Saturday in May. Yep, that’s right, it’s the Mint Julep. Now, you may have a had … Continue reading

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A Kentucky Original….The Old Fashioned!

If you live in Kentucky, then you know that September is National Bourbon Heritage Month! It’s really our highest of all high holidays! So that means that for the month of September, I will be celebrating by bringing you some … Continue reading

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Taking a classic and adding a twist!!!

This week’s cocktail is going to be short, sweet, and to the point! Yes, I’m still down in Florida, and yes, it’s “hot as the blue blazes”, as my Mama would say. When its so hot outside that the windows … Continue reading

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Another Hemingway Favorite….The Mojito!!

Yes, it’s still hot in Florida! Since we are still in the Sunshine state and the temperature outside feels like it’s the surface of said sun, I wanted to make a nice, refreshing drink this week. Bonus, most of the … Continue reading

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The Queen of All Bloody Marys!!

This week, I’m down in Florida visiting my parents and letting my boy meet his cousin for the first time! It’s going to be a few fun filled weeks playing with babies, cooking good food, hanging out with family, and … Continue reading

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International Beer Day!!

For this week’s cocktail, we are going a little simple. Not all cocktails are fancy mixed drinks, with liquors that are hard to fine. Sometimes, you just want to kick back and relax with an ice cold beer! It just … Continue reading

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The Calamity….My very own cocktail!

Since last week I went pretty far away from home to find my inspiration, I thought it would only be fitting that this week, I bring it back. That’s why I’ve chosen a drink that is inspired by my childhood … Continue reading

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