COCKTAIL - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/COCKTAIL News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Making the case for just 12 bottles in a well-stocked home bar http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58267078-223/bottles-bar-bottle-drinks.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58267078-223/bottles-bar-bottle-drinks.html.csp">Making the case for just 12 bottles in a well-stocked home bar</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By J.M. HIRSCH</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T20:55:41.437-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 08:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It’s the bane of the home mixologist — complicated cocktail recipes that call for multiple (and often pricey) esoteric liquors doomed to be used once, then linger for years at the back of the cabinet. Convinced there had to be a better way to stock a bar, Lesley Jacobs Solmonson and husband David Solmonson set out to cull the cocktail herd and home in on only the most essential ingredients for great drinking. They settled on an even dozen, which gave birth first to the website 12bottlebar.com, a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582670782014-08-12T20:55:41.437-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-12T20:55:41.437-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58267078@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 20:55:41 MDT Drink of the Week: Mustang Shandy at High West Distillery & Saloon http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58288504-223/distillery-park-west-whiskey.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58288504-223/distillery-park-west-whiskey.html.csp">Drink of the Week: Mustang Shandy at High West Distillery & Saloon</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T16:54:56.893-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 04:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">$15 • High West Distillery’s Mustang Shandy, a refreshing whiskey and beer cocktail, won the Park City Area Restaurants Association’s 2014 summer cocktail contest. It received 98 online votes, 44 more than second place. The High West libation is a mix of Son of Bourye whiskey, premium farmhouse ale, fresh lemon juice and a spiced honey syrup infused with the distillery’s smoky Campfire whiskey. Bartender Jeremy Gross received $200 and bragging rights for his creation. He also will be featured in...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58288504@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 16:54:56 MDT Craft brews are mixing it up on the cocktail scene http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58094875-223/beers-cocktail-craft-liqueur.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58094875-223/beers-cocktail-craft-liqueur.html.csp">Craft brews are mixing it up on the cocktail scene</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL FELBERBAUM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T19:05:03.767-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 07:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cocktail connoisseurs are falling for craft beers in a new way — as a mixer. Bars around the country are tapping into the trend of mixing artisanal brews with hard liquor to create new, refreshing cocktails. Can’t see how it works? How about a bold stout blended with white chocolate liqueur? Or maybe a mojito made with blonde ale and rum? Beer as a mixer isn’t new, but it has seen an uptick in recent years, fueled largely by the flourishing market of excellent craft beers, according to bar consu...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580948752014-07-22T19:05:03.767-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-22T19:05:03.767-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58094875@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:05:03 MDT Park City cocktail contest now online http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58138516-223/park-cocktail-contest-online.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58138516-223/park-cocktail-contest-online.html.csp">Park City cocktail contest now online</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kathy Stephenson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-04T01:01:02.492-06:00">Updated Jul 4, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Park City’s annual Summer Cocktail Contest has moved online so that more restaurants can participate and more people can vote. “We are very excited to see how the contest unfolds, and we can’t wait to crown the winner,” said Ginger Ries, executive director of the Park City Area Restaurant Association, which sponsors the event. In previous years, a panel of guest judges sampled the 16 entries and selected the winning libation. Under the new format, anyone 21 and older can visit the participating ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58138516@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Jul 2014 01:01:02 MDT