Holiday Berry Sparkler – A Holiday Cocktail

The Holiday Berry Sparkler Cocktail features Smirnoff Ice Original and Smirnoff Ice Strawberry, apple cider, cranberry simple syrup and and triple sec to make a delightfully delicious holiday party drink!

This sparkling holiday cocktail is perfect for the upcoming season of parties and events! We loved the flavor combination of tart and sweet in this drink, and the addition of some homemade cranberry simple syrup to make it even more holiday themed! The Holiday Berry Sparkler is a definite drink to make for your nextRead more

Caramel Green Apple Cocktail

Detail shot of the caramel green apple cocktail featuring Smirnoff Ice Green Apple.

So we love getting together with friends and family during the holidays at various parties and events, and somehow we always get elected or we volunteer to bring the cocktails, hmm, we wonder why? These Caramel Green Apple Cocktails will fulfill a lot of requests for a unique drink during this season! This post containsRead more

Tomato Water Bloody Mary

Tomato Water Bloody Mary Cocktails

Let’s talk for a second about that classic brunch cocktail that helps chase away hangovers and in some cases comes with a full meal in the glass, the Bloody Mary! A favorite of weekend breakfasts, fancy brunch spots, and dive bars alike, there is no definitive recipe for the Bloody Mary, but a couple ofRead more

Homemade Allspice Dram

Homemade Allspice Dram

With fall coming, it is the time for everything pumpkin spice and apple cider which means it is time to find new ways to bring delicious warm baking spices into our cocktails. Most people think about cinnamon and nutmeg when you think about warm baking spices, but the folks from the land of Tiki drinksRead more

Rosemary Grapefruit Moscow Mule

Rosemary Grapefruit Moscow Mule - A Vodka Cocktail

A crisp refreshing Moscow Mule is delightful drink, a pleasing combination of sweet, tart and fizzy, which is why Moscow Mules are some of our favorite cocktails. We are always looking for new variations to make, and with rosemary from our garden and some fresh grapefruit making for a great pairing, we figured that aRead more

10 Spooky Cocktails To Get Your Halloween Started

Bourbon Butterbeer Cocktail

I don’t know about you, but I love to have a great spooky cocktail to fit the theme of Halloween! We asked some of our blogger friends to share some of their spookiest cocktails with us! Here are 10 of our favorites for you! Be sure to check them all out on Instagram and giveRead more

The Japanese Sidecar A iichiko Silhouette Shochu Cocktail

The Japanese Sidecar with iichicko Silhouette shochi

One of the coolest parts about developing and writing about cocktails and spirits is when we discover a spirit that was totally unknown to us. Sometimes we find new spirits when we travel (does anyone else love visiting distilleries, breweries and vineyards?) and sometimes we are lucky enough to get a spirit delivered right toRead more

The Prettay, Prettay, Prettay Good Latte Martini and the Desser”Ted” Blueberry Pie Cocktail

Desser"Ted" Blueberry Pie Cocktail with Smirnoff Vodka

A lot of nights after getting the kids down to bed we like to settle down on our couch and watch some TV while blogging about cocktails. While this might seem rather distracting to productive writing, it can occasionally serve as a good point of inspiration, especially when you start to notice that lots ofRead more

Concord Grape Moscow Mule – A Vodka Cocktail

Concord Grape Moscow Mule - A Vodka Cocktail

We recently were wandering around the Omaha Farmer’s Market when we ran across a beautiful bunch of concord grapes. Concord grapes aren’t something we regularly see around here, but occasionally in late summer a few stands offer them, so we jumped on the chance to get some local concord grapes! Concord grapes are delicious, versatileRead more

The Shipwreck – a Rum and Lillet Cocktail

The Shipwreck - A Rum and Lillet Cocktail for National Rum Day 2017

This summer we have totally fallen in love with rum cocktails thanks to some of the great rums that we have found, plus the opening of a really great Tiki bar in town. Rum is a spirit that evokes a lot of feelings of warm tropical locations, so what better way to keep the feelingRead more