In the Beginning!

If you have studied a little about how whiskey is made, you no doubt have been introduced to the five steps of whiskey production: mashing, fermenting, distilling, maturation and bottling. What is often left out is the real beginning of whiskey production—the preparation phase.

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Colorado Cherry Lime Punch Cocktail

Do you remember the old-time cherry-limeade soda fountain drink? Try this adult version using a recipe very like what my friend Burton served me decades ago as a soda jerk, but with @CopperMuse rum and @LeopoldBros cherry liqueur. #coloradospirits @guidebook2whiskey

  • 2 oz Rum

  • 1-1/2 oz Cherry Liqueur

  • 3/4 oz Fresh Lime Juice

  • 4 oz (approximately) Tonic Water

  • 1 Lime Slice

  • 2 High-quality maraschino cherries

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