My husband made this drink for us back in December while trying out recipes to identify our Christmas cocktail for this year. We really liked it, but it didn't feel Christmas-y enough. Instead, we felt it was a good winter cocktail. The pomegranate feels very seasonal, the color is uplifting, it has just the right... Continue Reading →
If you are looking for a holiday cocktail, you have come to the right place! This drink is Christmas in a glass. It's sweet and creamy with just enough peppermint to make it clear where it gets its name. The Recipe:1oz Vodka1oz Peppermint Schnapps1oz White Crème de Cacao1oz Half & Half Shake the ingredients together... Continue Reading →
I love a good Paloma. It's cool and crisp and perfect for the last warm days of of summer. Paloma 2oz Tequilla3oz Grapefruit Juice1oz Club Soda1/2oz fresh Lime Juice1/4oz Simple Syrup Combine together and serve over ice. If you want to get fancy, you can rim the glass with sugar and garnish with a grapefruit... Continue Reading →
Watermelon-Gin Cooler Ingredients: Watermelon JuiceGinMint leavesCucumber Juice fresh watermelon (you need about 1 cup, depending on size of glasses and how strong you want the drink) In a cocktail shaker add ice, 2-3 mint leaves and 2-3 cucumber rounds. Shake to muddle. Add 2 oz of gin and about 8 oz of watermelon juice. Shake... Continue Reading →
Botanical Spritz This is an easy and refreshing summer cocktail. Start with a Kettle One Botanical Vodka - both the Grapefruit Rose and the Peach Orange Blossom are delicious. Add some sprite or club soda, garnish with lime and you have a perfect summer beverage. Mix yourself one, grab a book and find a cool... Continue Reading →
With more that 18 inches of snow outside and temps below freezing, the day is just begging for a good book and a warm adult beverage. We turned to the internet for the perfect recipe and Rachel Ray certainly did not disappoint! So yummy! https://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/rachael-ray/hot-buttered-rum-recipe-1943195.amp If you try it, let me know what you think!
I was looking for the perfect autumn cocktail. I wanted the flavors of apple and spice, but nothing too sweet. I love Warm Apple Cider with Carmel Vodka, but that just wasn't what I was in the mood for. After looking at several recipes that didn't sound quite right, I took matters into my own... Continue Reading →
Bay Breeze (cocktail) A delicious summer cocktail from the Ultimate Bar Book by Mittie Hellmich (pg. 253) · 2 oz light rum · 3 oz cranberry juice · 1 oz pineapple juice Pour ingredients into an ice-filled highball glass and stir.
We were gifted a couple tiny bottles of presecco over the holidays, so I decided a bubbly drink was in order. From page 188 of our Ultimat Bar Book, I bring you the Juniper Royale. 2 oz Gin1 oz Orange Juice1 oz Cranberry Juice (I used Cran-Rasp)Dash of grenadine6 oz bottle of chilled bubbly Shake... Continue Reading →
Cousin Collins (Cocktail) It’s been awhile since I’ve shared a literary cocktail, so I purused my Gin Austen cocktail book and picked this one! A cocktail based on Pride & Prejudice’s undesirable and pompous character, the Bennets’ cousin Collins. First looking to marry Jane, then Elizabeth, and finally settling on Elizabeth’s friend, he was annoying... Continue Reading →