Gingerbread Gin and Tonic

Gin and Tonic in pine glass, green straw

A great winter version of a classic cocktail, this gingerbread cocktail is sure to taste like the holidays!     Happy winter season! it’s getting chilly around here, which always makes us think of baking spices, baking and holiday treats. One favorite Christmas dessert that always appears around this time of year is gingerbread.  Read more

Strawberry White Chocolate Cream Pie Alcoholic Milkshake

A decadent and alcoholic milkshake, combing chocolate, strawberries and rum is perfect for the summer!     Want a decadent treat that will cool you off, but still have a little booze in it? Well we have the just the the thing for you!  With summer on the way, what better treat than an alcoholicRead more

Chocolate Cream Cold Brew Whiskey Cocktail

Chocolate Cold brew cocktail in a coupe glass with chocolate liqueur bottle behind

This whiskey, coffee and chocolate cocktail is creamy and rich!     One of our favorite flavor combinations is coffee and chocolate, be it in our coffee cups or in a cocktail coupe! Typically people think of combining chocolate and hot coffee, but we wanted to something a little smoother and cooler! So what betterRead more

White Chocolate Gimlet – Gin Cocktail

White Chocolate Martini in a coupe glass with ice ball, lime wheel, limes and bottle in background

A twist on a white chocolate martini, this White Chocolate Gimlet with Mozart White Chocolate Liqueur is sure to please!     With this cocktail we really wanted to highlight the flavor of the white chocolate vanilla cream of the Mozart. It’s a sweet liqueur, but not overly sweet, and is a beautiful white color.Read more

The Japanese Sidecar – Shochu Cocktails

The Japanese Sidecar with iichicko Silhouette shochu

Using a Japanese Barley Liquor for these Shochu cocktails, 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

The Cherry Blossom – with Cherry Liqueur

The Cherry Blossom Cocktail - A Sake and Gin Cocktail

Perfect for celebrating the spring Cherry Blossom festival, this spring cherry liqueur cocktail is sure to please!       Living in a state that definitely has a winter season, we always are looking forward to the arrival of spring, the warm days letting us get back outside and enjoy the sunny days. Here inRead more

The Champs Elysees – Chartreuse Cocktail

Champs Elysee -A_Calvados Brandy Cocktail

A great classic Calvados and green chartreuse cocktail, of French origin.       We love exploring classic cocktail books and revisiting classic cocktails. This week we head back to one of our favorite books, Harry Craddock’s Savoy Cocktail. It might be the definitive collection of Pre-Prohibition era cocktails. One cocktail that caught our eyeRead more

The Lucky Lucano Cocktail – Italian Amaro

The Lucky Lucano - A Bourbon and Amaro Cocktail

An Italian Amaro Cocktail, very herbal and light.     We recently had an evening to catch up with some friends and were sitting on the deck enjoying cocktails! We were trying to figure out how to make one of these evening happen in a far away location like Napa, when one of our friendsRead more