Monday 14 Jul


OKG Newsletter

Topic: Cocktails

Tiki time

Tropical cocktails often go heavy with juices and garnishes, but can still pack a deceptive punch.

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Charles Martin
Four coconuts, one large butcher’s knife, a copious spread of juices, fruit, garnishes and bottles of alcohol were the makings of what would be the best night of research ever.
Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Dr. Strangebrew

It may not replace that perfect porter, but beer cocktails abound in town. You just need to stop being pretentious.

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Charles Martin
After 13 years as a legal member of the church of good beer, dumping a bunch of mixers and spirits into a perfectly crafted brew seems blasphemous.
Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Skinnier cocktails

Bars around the metro are starting to offer skinnier versions of sugary favorites, but some cocktails have always been skinny.

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Greg Horton
You know “skinny” is a popular trend when Cheesecake Factory adds menu items under that category. The chain best known for massive portions and the signature dessert in its name added low(er) calorie cocktails at the beginning of 2011, most notably a skinny Mojito and a margarita, classic drinks with a week’s supply of sugar in the recipe.
Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Space heater for your heart

Forget starting a fire! These holiday treats will have you warmed up in no time.

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Luke Atkinson
Some holiday sippers locate the nearest bottle of whiskey and mix up a makeshift hot-chocolate treat, but that isn’t what Christmas is about.
Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Mock mixes, authentic fun

Ring in the new year hangover-free.

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Heide Brandes

One New Year’s Eve, Patrick Allmond and a dozen celebrators rented a van to party-hop all over Oklahoma City.

Wednesday, December 28, 2011


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Nicole Hill
Have you ever wondered what James Harden tastes like?
Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Liquid cooling

A cool cocktail in hand is the only way to beat the summer heat.

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Nicole Hill
When it comes to beating the heat, there are two strategies: Stay inside with the cold clutches of the lonely air conditioner, or counteract summer’s scorched-earth policy alongside your fellow sufferers by refreshing your taste buds with some cool cocktails.
Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Drink it

OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
Sidle up to The Art Bar for some cocktails — well, an art exhibition inspired by cocktails, at In Your Eye Studio & Gallery, 3005-A Paseo, through July 28. But attend the free reception from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday so you can purchase libations while appreciating the works by Gayle L. Curry, Lynn Cummings, Michelle Metcalfe, Regina Murphy and above Nicki Albright. Call 525-2161 or visit

Friday, ongoing
Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Like it dirty?

Shaken or stirred, a martini can be enjoyed in more ways than one.

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Greg Horton
Sorry, vodka drinkers, but the first martini was made with gin.
Wednesday, August 15, 2012