Scrabble and the inaugural cocktail.

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Now that my seemingly endless supply of liquor bottles were strategically arranged on the custom made shelves…. it was time to get down to business.

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Cocktail business.

We have a favorite restaurant in Kennebunk that we haven’t visited for over a year. *insert audible sigh here* (The bartender is an old client of my husband’s and he’s been known to have a liberal pouring hand. I like that in a man.) My very favorite drink is made there and seeing that it’s won awards, I’m clearly not the only one who loves it.

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Calling it the nectar of the gods doesn’t begin to describe it’s mood elevating goodness, but trust me… it’s close.

So when our barn bar was being planned, built and outfitted? This divine concoction was never far from my mind.

Having never made one, I searched the web for a recipe but only came up with an ingredient list. Being out of Triple Sec I substituted Grand Marnier… and not knowing their homemade sour ingredients, I had to settle for bottled.

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The results were satisfying… if nowhere near the ambrosia level of the original.

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Bad Martha grudgingly approved, but said it still needed a little tweeking.

* side note – my iPhone’s spellcheck changed tweeking to twerking three times… to which Bad Martha thoroughly approves. *

Cocktail in hand, it was time to whip the husband.

At Scrabble! My name is not Martha.

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Game number one gave me a series of disastrous letters…. but I prevailed.

And the beginning of game number two?

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Didn’t begin much better.

( To answer your inevitable question… yes, I drew a ‘c’ Yes, I used that word. And yes, the husband added an ‘ed’ because in the end? He knew he was. )

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28 thoughts on “Scrabble and the inaugural cocktail.”

  1. I don’t know if that’s truly the best drink, but it’s certainly the best-NAMED drink! At least if you’re an alternative rock fan.

    I’m curious about your liquor arrangement strategy. I thought I’d figured it out, but the Absolut on the top shelf throws me off.

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  2. Truly-Rebel-Bite…another quadruple point word I believe. And Bad Martha looks like someone I’d definitely enjoy partying with, and Bad River too…lol. That Sage Against the Machine looks heavenly and I’m sure it was. You have two of the best liquors in the world on your shelf, Bombay and Tanqueray gin….I salute you River!

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  3. So…what was your strategy in the booze arrangement?

    I like Bad Martha. The twerking iPhone is questionable.

    Why is the ‘V’ in evolve blank?

    The ‘GEEEIII’ is the sound the iPhone makes while twerking.

    Hm. A, E, I, O, U…and sometimes…why?

    How does one ‘muddle’ sage?

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