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Rosemary Maple Bourbon Sour

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To create the Rosemary Maple Bourbon Sour, Mason Shaker combines aromatic rosemary with the sweetness of bourbon and maple syrup to make a cocktail that is authentically American. Photo credit: Joshua Williams ©2013

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Bushwick Spice Trade Cocktail

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The Mason Shaker Bushwick Spice Trade is made for Wine Harlots. We love spicy cocktails, and pepper and ginger are favorites. Using pink peppercorns and ginger root give the drink a kick, the basil provides a fresh quality to this gin cocktail. Photo credit: Joshua Williams ©2013

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Dark and Stormy Cocktail

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The Dark and Stormy is a classic cocktail made with Gosling’s Black Seal Rum and ginger beer. It’s a Wine Harlot favorite to settle nervous stomachs after being beset by storm-tossed seas. Here’s the Mason Shaker take on Bermuda’s national drink. Photo credit: Joshua Williams ©2013

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Sage Advice Cocktail

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Who isn’t in need of Sage Advice? Pour the Wine Harlots a double, and keep ’em coming. Sage Advice was created by Mason Shaker with the Art in the Age newest spirit The Craft Sage, a garden gin inspired by Thomas Jefferson and Lewis Clark expedition The sage is a savory element to provide balance […]

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Rye Old Fashioned

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“Oh, I know you have plans. You were gonna call me from a bar with an idea? You think elves do this?” — Don Draper The classic Old Fashioned is the drink of choice for Don Draper. And if you have to work for a prick like that, you’ll need to be mixing up double […]

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L Train Cocktail

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The name of Mason Shaker’s elegant and fragrant L Train cocktail comes from New York’s L Train that they take to the Union Square Farmer’s Market small lavender stand to procure the lavender for the cocktail. In addition to the lavender, the spirits are gin and St. Germain. Photo credit: Joshua Williams ©2013

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The Dirty Española Cocktail

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If you’re a fan of dirty martini’s, Mason Shaker has your drink with a Spanish twist. The Dirty Española cocktail is a vodka martini with Spanish sherry instead of the classic vermouth and capers instead of olives. Olé! Photo credit: Joshua Williams ©2013

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The Bellini

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The mimosa is a brunch staple, but for the Wine Harlots, we think mimosa’s suck. Too acidic, and quite frankly, a waste of sparkling wine. But Bellini’s are a whole different story. The Bellini was created by Giuseppe Cipriani, founder of the legendary Harry’s Bar in Venice, Italy, and the drink was popularized by Ernest Hemingway (but […]

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Endless Summer Cocktail

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“Summer ends, and autumn comes, and he who would have it otherwise would have high tide always and a full moon every night.” — Hal Borland On a ninety degree day in October in Southern California, it’s a life of high tides, full moons and Endless Summers. If you have the misfortune to live in […]

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Grapefruit Margarita

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As the days grow shorter, the nights darker and the air takes on a winter chill, you long for the bright days of summer. In the Wine Harlots book, nothing is sunnier than grapefruit. The grapefruit season starts in October in Texas and Florida, in California it begins in January and runs through June. You […]

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