Monthly Archives: July 2015

Celebrate Blue Moon Friday!

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This Friday evening we witness a rare ‘Blue Moon’.   Sounds like a perfect reason to celebrate with a Perfect Martini.  Not that we need much of an excuse. For those wondering, a ‘Blue Moon’ is either the third full moon …

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Random Martini Quote for the Day

“When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading.” Henny Youngman For more fun Martini quotes check out the appropriately titled “Martini Quotes” page, or click the link:  Martini Quotes.

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Summer Evening Martini for a Wednesday

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New Page: Botanical Elements of Gin

I’ve added a new page to this blog:  Botanical Elements of Gin.    Take a moment to check it out.  Suggestions for additions, updates, or corrections gladly accepted.   If you enjoy these posts and want immediate notification of new entries …

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Random Martini Quote for the Day

“I never go jogging, it makes me spill my martini.” George Burns   For more fun Martini quotes check out the appropriately titled “Martini Quotes” page, or click the link:  Martini Quotes.

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National Tequila Day!

Happy National Tequila Day to everyone! Yes, I know this is a Martini blog and NO, there’s no such thing as a Tequila Martini despite what anyone claims.   But that doesn’t mean we can’t honor a friendly, and very …

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Bar Review: Ocean Prime, Philadelphia, PA – Update

I was recently in Philadelphia and decided to eat at one of my local favorites, Ocean Prime.  I have in the past reviewed their Martini and given them my coveted two Martini rating.  See  “Bar Review: Ocean Prime“.   But that …

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Random Martini Quote for the Day

“If you drink, don’t drive. Don’t even putt.” Dean Martin For more fun Martini quotes check out the appropriately titled “Martini Quotes” page, or click the link:  Martini Quotes.

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Shaken vs. Stirred Revisited: Conclusion.

Over the past several weeks I’ve waxed poetic on the differences between Shaken Martinis and Stirred Martinis.    We’ve talked about Temperature, Dilution, Bruising, and Taste.  So what is the combined consensus conclusion? Lets review the score: Temperature – Draw                                                   Shaken …

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Sunset Martini!

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