Blackberry Sazerac and a visit to St. George Distilling

A blackberry sazerac cocktail featuring St George Spirits Absinthe Verde sits ready to drink.

Check out our visit to a Bay Area Distillery on our latest trip! We also developed a blackberry sazerac cocktail featuring the products!       Have you ever smelled a room filled with perfectly ripe pears? Luckily we have and it is amazing, especially when that room happens to also hold a craft distillery! Read more

Earl Grey Manhattan and a Visit to Anchor Distilling

An Earl Grey Manhattan cocktail

 A Tour of Anchor Distilling in San Francisco and a Rye Whiskey cocktail! See our great experience, and creation of an Earl Grey Manhattan!       A lot of folks collect things like a t-shirt or a magnet from the places they travel, but what do we come home with? Bottles of delightful spiritsRead more

10 Spooky Cocktails To Get Your Halloween Started

Bourbon Butterbeer Cocktail

Spooky Cocktails for Halloween parties? Yes, please!       I don’t know about you, but I love to have great spooky cocktails 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 sureRead more

The Japanese Sidecar A iichiko Silhouette Shochu Cocktail

The Japanese Sidecar with iichicko Silhouette shochu

Using a Japanese Barley Liquor for this Shochu cocktail, we made a twist on the classic sidecar!       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 anyoneRead more

Apricot and Honey Bourbon Sour Cocktail

Apricot Honey Bourbon Sour Cocktail

This is a great sweet tart combo of a cocktail in this honey bourbon sour. Cheers!       When people think of stone fruit in the summer, people typically think of peaches, plums and nectarines, but there is one fruit that makes its summery entrance to the culinary stage in a brief but deliciousRead more

Watermelon Bourbon Cooler – A Bourbon Cocktail

Watermelon Bourbon Cooler - A Bourbon Cocktail with Tropicana Premium Juices

A refreshing combination of watermelon bourbon perfect for summer porch sipping!       We have been having a quite the odd spring this year, with hot weather in the early spring, then cold and rainy weather that has made spring seem rather fleeting the past few weeks. We have been really looking forward toRead more

The Bean and Barley – A Stout and Whiskey Cocktail With Lucky Bucket and Cut Spike

The Bean and Barley - A Whiskey and Coffee Stout Cocktail with Lucky Bucket and Cut Spike

We worked with a local distillery here in Omaha to develop this cocktail! This Whiskey and Stout Cocktail combines two loves!       One thing we love about writing about food and drink is the opportunity to explore the culture of a city or region. This can really can bring some great insight intoRead more

The Smoked Cherry – A Bourbon and Brandy Cocktail

The Smoked Cherry - a Bourbon and Brandy cocktail

Check out our Smoked Cherry cocktail, using our fun smoking gun! A great combination of bourbon and brandy in this smoked cocktail!       This past Christmas, we got a new toy to add to our arsenal of kitchen tools, a smoking gun! We have been wanting to play with a smoking gun toRead more

The Peaty Pera – A Scotch Whisky Cocktail

The Peaty Pera - A Scotch Whisky Cocktail

A Scotch, pear and Amaro cocktail! This Scotch Whisky Cocktail is great for winter.     Winter is the time for hearty drinks full of flavor, and we are always thinking about ways we can make cocktails with big bold flavors. Scotch is a spirit that definitely packs a big bold flavor and a niceRead more

The Woodsman – An Applejack and Maple Cocktail

The Woodsman - An Apple Brandy and Ginger Cocktail

Perfectly compromised of fall flavors, this apple brandy and maple cocktail is perfect for sipping on those cool autumn nights.       During the long winter evenings we like to find cocktails that are good for sipping on. Especially while enjoying a good book and a roaring fire. While a good hot toddy orRead more