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

Campfire Mule – A Moscow Mule Cocktail

The Campfire Mule - A Moscow Mule Cocktail

A campfire Mule topped with toasted marshmallows! This variation of a classic, this Moscow Mule Recipes is a keeper!     We recently spent a week up in Estes Park, Colorado enjoying a family vacation and Save 10% when you use your AAA car rental discount code on all Dollar car rentals. We enjoyed beingRead more

The T and T Sour – Amaro Cocktails

These Amaro cocktails hit the spot!     Back in 2009, one of the strangest cocktails to ever cross the bar rail made bartenders and cocktail nerd alike raise their eyebrows. it was a cocktail made primarily from Angostura Bitters and it hit the cocktail competition circuit. Normally cocktails use just a dash or twoRead more

The Garnet – Blueberry Martini

Orange, pomegranate and blueberries combine to make this beautiful Blueberry martini.     Like the sparkling gem that is this cocktail’s namesake, this drink is sure to add a bit of sparkle to your night! The Garnet combines fresh blueberries, pomegranate and citrus to make a cocktail that is elegantly simple and beautiful. We wereRead more

Drunken Apple Pie Milkshake – An Amaro Cocktail

Drunken Apple Pie Milkshake

A boozy fall shake, ice cream, boozy apples and amaro in this apple pie milkshake!       The old saying “Good things come to those that wait!” gets floated around quite a bit, and for this recipe the saying holds true! But never fear, even if it takes a bit of time, you getRead more

St. Pisco Smash – A Pisco Cocktail

This Pisco cocktail is a lovely fruity and gingery combination!     This drink was inspired by a cocktail we had on a trip out to California last summer where we had this fantastic drink made with fresh blackberries and pisco. We had stopped for lunch at a spot in San Fransisco where this drinkRead more

Peach Margarita with a Kick

A Spicy Peach Margarita recipe, this frozen margarita one is a great combo of sweet and heat!     A good cocktail is a study in melding contrasting flavors into a combination that pleases your senses.  One of the most fun flavor combinations is taking sweet and heat and letting those two flavors play offRead more

Pimm’s Cup Recipe – How to Make a Pimm’s Cup Cocktail

Pimm's Cup Cocktail in highballs with lemons and limes. Pimm's bottle and plant in background

A classic British drink, the Pimm’s Cup Cocktail is a perfect spring and summer tipple!     You might have noticed that we are obsessed with gin. Had anyone told us this 4 years ago before we really became focused on cocktails we would have laughed at you. As we discussed in our post onRead more

The Effervescent Redhead

We received a number of great bottles for Christmas, so of course just like our kids, we were really excited to play with our new toys.  One of the bottles we received was Ginger Liqueur, which has a nice spicy and sweet bite with a great ginger aroma that would be perfect in a niceRead more