Preakness & Black Eyed Susan

Preakness & Black Eyed Susan


Sips of the Week

John Reusing of owner of Bad Decisions in Canton joined us to talk about the official cocktail of the Preakness–the Black Eyed Susan. He brought 3 versions of the cocktail to taste as we talked about the sad muddled history of this cocktail. The recipes of all three are below for your Preakness celebrations and beyond! The Original 1973 Black Eyed Susan Mix: 1 oz Vodka, 1 oz Rum, 3/4 oz Triple Sec, 1.5 oz Orange Juice, 1.5 oz Pineapple Juice Garnish: Orange  lime wedge and a maraschino cherry Serve over ice   2014 Black Eyed Susan Mix: 1.5 oz Vodka, 1/2 oz St Germain  3/4 oz Orange Juice, 2 oz Pineapple Juice, 1/4 oz lime juice Garnish: Orange slice Serve over ice   2014 Black Eyed Susan Mix: 1 oz Rye, 1 oz Vodka, 1/2 oz Cointreau, 1.5 oz Pineapple, 1.5 oz Orange Garnish: Lime Slice Serve over ice

All sips of the week can be found or ordered from our advertisers Wine World in Harford County or in Howard County, Highland Wine & Spirits. For more great wines download Laurie’s Free Wine App The Wine Coach for iPhone and Android.

Upcoming Events

5/3-18 Spring Sensations event in Hershey Harrisburg Wine Country taking place at participating wineries. Enjoy fun picnic food samples paired with handcrafted wines, while enjoying decorative spring floral and garden displays at each winery. In addition, each guest will receive a wine tasting, a souvenir glass, and a 10% discount off all wine purchased. 5/22 Something to Wine About at Xfinity Live! In Philadelphia, PA 5/28 Something to Wine About at City Winery in New York, NY 6/18 The Oregon Grille Women’s Wine Club, Vino al Fresco Tasting Event under the stars

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