Blood Orange Sidecar – Blood Orange Cocktail

Blood orange sidecars in vintage cocktail coupe and garnished with blood orange wheels.

A fabulous winter version of the classic sidecar, with blood orange juice, this Blood Orange Cocktail is perfect!     In the world of cocktails, there are nearly an infinitive variety of cocktails that are offered up to drinkers, but there are some cocktails that are considered great as a foundation for building on. OneRead more

Rosemary’s Blush – Grapefruit Gin Cocktail

Top shot of gin and grapefruit cocktail with gin bottle

A beautiful gin and grapefruit cocktail with a dash of salt!     With all the beautiful citrus available right now, we keep having to find new ways to use it.  Luckily the drinks that we end up with have some beautiful rich pink colors, which look as amazing as they taste. Hopefully you willRead more

The Bourbon Sweetheart – A Whiskey Cocktail

The perfect Valentine’s Day cocktail to share with your love! A combo of bourbon and strawberries, cheers!     With Valentine’s Day coming up, this cocktail is sure to be perfect for the bourbon lover in your life. Since Valentine’s Day is all about spoiling your love, why not make them a cocktail that isRead more

The Red Hound Cranberry Cocktail

The Red Hound Cocktail made with cranberry, fresh grapefruit, elderflower liqueur and vodka, in a rocks glass and garnished with cranberries and straws, on a wooden table.

The Red Hound is a twist on a classic vodka cranberry cocktail! Read below for the history, cheers!     This cocktail is an update on the classic cocktail called the Greyhound, which was reputed to have been concocted by the famous American bartender Harry Craddock in the 1920s and was mentioned in his SavoyRead more

Fresh Squeezed Moscow Mule – A Vodka Cocktail

Fresh Squeezed Moscow Mule - orange juice, ginger beer, vodka, lime juice

Moscow Mule variations are always a good choice of cocktail that uses some of the fantastic oranges that are in season right now to add a sunny brightness to this orange Moscow Mule.     We started out by squeezing the juice of a whole orange into a mixing glass. Pour the orange juice thruRead more

The Blood and Bourbon – Blood Orange Cocktail

Blood and Bourbon, made with fresh squeezed Blood Orange Juice, Bourbon, Simple syrup and a dash of lemon. Finished with aromatic bitters. Glass by Joy Jolt.

A great combination of juice of blood orange bourbon cocktail!     One of the best things about winter is the abundance of fantastic citrus that fills the stores. The bright fresh fruits bring a much needed burst of sunny warmth to the chill of winter! Plus, they make for some wonderful ingredients that canRead 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

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