The Monk’s Muse A Gin & Chartreuse Cocktail

The Monk's Muse A Gin & Chartreuse Cocktail

We recently rediscovered our bottle of Chartreuse after having a drink on a recent date night that prominently featured Chartreuse. After having just one sip, the bottle we had somehow misplaced into the back of our liquor cabinet popped into our head after tasting the very distinctive flavor and we have been a little obsessedRead more

The Royal Raspberry – A Raspberry Manhattan Cocktail

Royal Raspberry - A Raspberry Manhattan Cocktail

One cocktail that is always on the menu in our house is the venerable Manhattan, a cocktail made with rye whiskey, vermouth and a dash of bitters. The small ingredient list may make this sound like a really simple cocktail, but in reality, this just makes putting really good ingredients into your drink even moreRead 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

Irish Sour

When Saint Patrick’s day rolls around everyone wants to be Irish for a day! Our Facebook feeds and Instagram accounts are filled with green clad folks and equally green drinks. While the occasional green drink can be fun (like our Roquette,) for a lot of us we want to celebrate being Irish with something aRead 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!

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

The Scofflaw

One of the coolest things about our cocktail hobby is the chance to explore classic cocktails and learn about the history of some of these classic drinks.  One such drink is the Scofflaw, a drink born in Paris in the 1920’s at Harry’s Bar by the famous bartender Harry Craddock during the height of Prohibition. Read more