Bourbon Coffee

Need something to warm up with? Try this Bourbon Coffee!     With the snowflakes flying, those winter evenings with friends call for some warming winter cheer. We love the classic standard of coffee and Baileys Irish Cream to beat the chill, but it is always nice to have another option to share with ourRead more

The Bourbon Barrel Cocktail

Smoked Bourbon Cocktails have such an interesting flavor, as does this Bourbon Barrel.     Recently we went out to a great cocktail place here in Omaha called The Berry & Rye where we had a fantastic drink called the Trinidad Smoke, a fantastic rum cocktail that is smoked with tobacco smoke in a smallRead more

Apple Manhattan – Apple Cider Cocktail

Apple Cider Manhattan - A whiskey Cocktail

Apple Cider is one of our favorite parts of fall, and it is great combined in this twist on the classic cocktail! We love Manhattan cocktail variations like this Apple Manhattan!     Every year we take a trip down to Nebraska City to one of of our local orchards where we meet the grandparentsRead more

Honey Blackberry Shrub Cocktail – A Bourbon Drink

Honey Blackberry Whiskey Shrub Cocktail with clear ice. Blackberries and mint garnish.

A summery Honey Blackberry Shrub Cocktail that is refreshing for hot weather!     The summery weather had made us spend lots of time outside by our pool! Obviously any cocktail we can make without taking away pool time is a win for us.  We looked for some good drinks to serve by the poolRead more

Spiked Strawberry Punch

One of the best parts of spring is the fresh strawberries that start appearing in the stores and markets.   We found a nice flat of fresh strawberries and put our mind to finding some new ways to enjoy the strawberries.  A classic way to enjoy fruit is in a cocktail, and fresh strawberries can makeRead more

Breakfast for Dinner Cocktail

Breakfast for dinner is a common occurrence in our house as both our boys love breakfast foods.  Its only fitting to come up with a cocktail that combines the best of breakfast and happy hour into a nice cocktail that I call the Breakfast for Dinner, combining whiskey, coffee and eggs into one smooth cocktail.Read more

Blackberry Bourbon Fizz

With spring and summer coming soon, I have been looking for some cocktails that would be good candidates for a warm summer evening. I found a great deal on some blackberries this weekend and with blackberries a summer fruit, I set out to make a nice drink  that would be light and refreshing.  A classicRead more

The Blizzard Cocktail

A great winter cocktail to warm up with, the Blizzard.     Cool evenings are a perfect reason to enjoy a a warm cocktail.  This one is based on the recipe by Charles Corpion of the Four Seasons.  The Blizzard Cocktail is based on the classic coffee and Bailey’s Irish Cream, but adding some hazelnutRead more

St Patrick’s Day Cocktail – Ad Bodharn Whiskey Cocktail

A perfect cocktail for St. Patrick’s Day, this Irish whiskey cocktail is sure to please everyone not drinking green beer!     Everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s day, so there are lots of folks who will be pounding cheap green beer, or maybe if they are lucky, drinking a Guinness.  However, many self respectingRead more