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The Alabama Slammer is a great liqueur based drink that can be enjoyed anytime.

1 oz. Southern Comfort

1 oz. Amaretto

1/2 oz. Sloe gin

Dash of fresh lemon juice

Add ingredients into cocktail shaker with ice.  Shake well and strain into iced old fashioned glass. Garnish with a cherry or lemon wedge.

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Sloe Gin Fizz

Posted: November 7, 2010 in Liqueur
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We joke and call this classic a Sloe Gin Collins because that’s basically what it is, a Tom Collins made with Sloe Gin.

2 oz. Sloe Gin

1/2 oz. fresh lemon juice

1 tsp. simple syrup

Soda water

Mix the first three ingredients into a cocktail shaker. Shake well, strain into iced highball glass. Fill glass with sada water and garnish with a lemon slice.

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Originally called the Milano-Torino, this classic cocktail was first served in the 1860’s at Garspare Campari’s bar in Milan, Italy. It was later renamed the Americano because of its popularity among American tourists.

1 oz. Campari

1/2 oz. sweet vermouth

Club soda

Fill rocks glass with ice. Add Campari and sweet vermouth. Fill with Club soda and garnish with orange wheel.

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