Tom and Jerry – A Brandy Cocktail

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Every year after the turkey and trimmings have been consumed and about the time everyone starts to get hungry for pie, someone will break out the mixer and the hot water and make up a big batch of hot drinks called the Tom and Jerry. For us, breaking out the Tom and Jerry drinks isRead more

Brandy and Blackberry Lavender Shrub – A Brandy Cocktail

Brandy and Blackberry Lavender Shrub Cocktail

Summer is the season for shrub based cocktails, and we have definitely been in a mood for tart fruity cocktails, and our Brandy and Blackberry Lavender Shrub cocktail certainly fits the bill! We love using shrubs to add a rich tart flavor to cocktails. We also like to use shrubs for their original purpose ofRead more

The Normandy Flower

Certain ingredients invoke a seasonal feel, and while they may be perfect for that season, branching out and exploring other ways to use a flavor outside of its seasonal time is a great way to try new things. One of these ingredients is apple brandy, which folks normally associate with all the warm spices andRead more

25 Cocktails to Celebrate Spring!

A tart tipple sure to quench your thirst!

Those first warm days of spring always feel so wonderful, the warm sun, twittering birds and spring plants bursting into flower makes you want to sit outside and just enjoy shaking off the winter doldrums. What better way to celebrate these glorious days than to get the deck chairs out and sit in the patioRead more

Ring in the New Year with these 18 Celebratory Cocktails

We have a great collection of New Years cocktails here for you to celebrate 2016 in style! Cheers to the new year!

20 Cocktails to get your Christmas party started!

The following 20 recipes will get you in the mood at your upcoming Christmas party! Lots of different flavors and choices! You will have a tough choice to pick just one! A big thanks to all of our fellow bloggers for all the great ideas! Cheers!

25 Cocktails to Toast Autumn

If you need some ideas for cocktails this fall – how about 25 of them? We have all different kinds to offer you! There are so many autumnal flavors listed here – cranberry, apple, orange, pumpkin, vanilla, cinnamon……yum!) These are great for autumn, but these will carry you through winter, too! Cheers! Drinking with aRead more

Brandied Chocolate Manhattan

We always are fans of the classics and when the folks over at Cut Spike Distillery mentioned on Twitter that they were obsessing about Manhattans and wanted another recipe to try, it prompted us to finish up our experimentation on this twist of the classic Manhattan.  Invented in the 1870s at the Manhattan Club inRead more