Concord Negroni Flip – A Gin and Campari Cocktail

A new take on the classic negroni cocktail. the Concord Negroni Flip uses concord grape syrup, cream, gin, Campari and sweet vermouth to make a real summer sipper.

A grape twist on the classic, with this grape Negroni!     Every June there is a world wide celebration of one of the classic cocktails, the negroni. Started by Imbibe Magazine in 2013, Negroni Week has spread all over the globe as a way to celebrate the Negroni and give back to charities.  Read more

Ginger Cherry Smash – A Gin Cocktail

Ginger Cherry Smash Cocktail in a highball with a lime and cherries

A great combo cocktail of ginger cherry, mixed with gin! This cherry gin cocktail is perfect for spring!     With two boys playing sports and the two of us being active in lots of organizations, our weekends can get rather hectic, especially for our boys who sometimes need a little treat in the afternoonRead more

The French Tart – A Gin Cocktail

We used a unique gin in this cocktail, but any gin and grapefruit juice will do!     We occasionally run across recipes that immediately pique our interest, many times from some of our fellow food bloggers. Usually we end up putting these interesting recipes on our list of things to make! This is usuallyRead more

The Superlative Juvenile – A Gin Cocktail

Superlative Juvenile Cocktail

A refreshing light cocktail, perfect for sipping, is this gin and pomegranate combination!!     In an earlier post, I talked about how my exposure to some of the incredible craft cocktails at places like The Boiler Room and J.Coco’s inspired me to want to learn more about the art of the cocktail.  About thisRead more

Pomegranate French 75 – A Gin and Champagne Cocktail

A bubbly sweet and tart cocktail with champagne, lemon juice and gin, a twist on the classic French 75!     The French 75 cocktail was created during World War I at the famous New York Bar in Paris. The combination of gin and champagne was said to have such a kick that it feltRead more

Cranberry Orange Shrub Cocktail

Shrubs are usually in summer cocktails, but we loved this flavor combination for the holidays in this shrub cocktail!     The holidays bring lots of great seasonal flavors, one of the best being the fresh tart flavor of cranberries. Lots of classic Thanksgiving and Christmas dishes use cranberries, but probably the most famous cranberryRead more

Rosemary’s Pear – A Gin Cocktail

A wonderful holiday gin pear and rosemary cocktail full of ginger flavors!     When celebrating the holidays, there flavors like cranberry, orange, cinnamon, and mint that always seem to pop up in holiday drinks. We wanted to break out of the mold of the ordinary and we think the Rosemary’s Pear might just becomeRead more

25 Cocktails to Toast Autumn

Cocktails to celebrate the falling leaves of autumn, these autumn cocktails will hit the spot!       If you need some ideas for cocktails this fall – how about 25 of them? We have all different kinds to offer you! There are so many autumnal flavors listed here – cranberry, apple, orange, pumpkin, vanilla,Read more

Blueberry Cucumber Gimlet – A Gin Cocktail

A fruity version of the gimlet that makes a beautifully colored cocktail. Check out this Blueberry Cucumber Gimlet.     The gimlet is one of those drinks that we turn to when we are in the mood for something tart. Full of fresh squeezed lime and gin, the gimlet is a classic in its baseRead more

Rhubarb Sour – A Gin Cocktail

Rhubarb Sour Cocktail in a coupe

A perfect summer cocktail, the Rhubarb Sour Cocktail!     With the dog days of summer approaching, we harvested the last tender stalks of our rhubarb plant. We decided that we would use some of the stalks to make up a rhubarb simple syrup that would be a nice sweet and tart option for ourRead more