Pumpkin Pride

It’s Friday again, and since I know you like a good cocktail (and pics of Butters and Devo), I’m going to give the site over to my hubby Keith once again. Enjoy.
 
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What with the first day of Fall having come and gone, and the cooler days finally upon us (did I mention Stacy hates anything below 67°?), I thought it appropriate to make a more seasonal drink this week. You know, something with a little more pumpkin in it .
 
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I know a pumpkin drink sounds a bit odd, but just trust me. You’re going to thank me.
 
So, about this time last year, Stac’ and I were celebrating our 12th wedding anniversary at Candle 79 and on their cocktail menu, they had a drink so special, so amazing, that Stacy (usually a gin drinker) finally agreed that whiskey was worth a second look. Enter the Pumpkin Pride. Made with whiskey, cranberry liquor, pumpkin puree, agave, and topped with a cinnamon stick, this drink is absolutely delicious. The moment we tasted this concoction, we knew we’d be making these at home.
 
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One sip of this drink and you’ll swear you’re tasting Autumn on ice. It’s like a boozy desert in a glass. Hell, I’d come up with another metaphor, but I’m too busy sipping one of my own and wrestling with Butters for a shot for the site. My thinking was, that since this drink was called the Pumpkin Pride, and Butters is pretty much the color of a pumpkin, then it might be nice to have him in the post. Unfortunately, Butters was on one of his late night tirades and was proving to be very uncooperative.
 
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No worries, Devo was there to save the day. Not quite the right color, but definitely my little pumpkin.
 
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