10 Spooky Cocktails To Get Your Halloween Started

Bourbon Butterbeer Cocktail

Spooky Cocktails for Halloween parties? Yes, please!       I don’t know about you, but I love to have great spooky cocktails to fit the theme of Halloween! We asked some of our blogger friends to share some of their spookiest cocktails with us! Here are 10 of our favorites for you! Be sureRead more

The Shipwreck – a Rum and Lillet Cocktail

The Shipwreck - A Rum and Lillet Cocktail for National Rum Day 2017

A great rum and Lillet cocktail that is tiki-ish and so tasty! Check it out!       This summer we have totally fallen in love with rum cocktails thanks to some of the great rums that we have found, plus the opening of a really great Tiki bar in town. Rum is a spiritRead more

Blueberry Mint Sorbet Sparkling Rosé Float

Blueberry Mint Sorbet Rose Float

 A refreshing sorbet and rosé float wine dessert and cocktail all in one!       This summer we have totally been into all sorts of frozen drinks and desserts. They are somewhat of a departure from our typical drinks, but with the hot weather, serving anything frozen and frosty is going to be delicious!Read more

Watermelon Raspberry Frosé (Frozen Rosé)

Watermelon Raspberry Frosé-A Rosé cocktail

 A perfect chilled and frozen watermelon raspberry frosé cocktail with perfect summer flavors!       With the hot days of summer fully in effect, everyone looking for great ways to beat the heat. Why not turn to something fun, fruity and frozen? One of the big drink sensations sweeping the nation totally checks allRead more

The Smoked Cherry – A Bourbon and Brandy Cocktail

The Smoked Cherry - a Bourbon and Brandy cocktail

Check out our Smoked Cherry cocktail, using our fun smoking gun! A great combination of bourbon and brandy in this smoked cocktail!       This past Christmas, we got a new toy to add to our arsenal of kitchen tools, a smoking gun! We have been wanting to play with a smoking gun toRead more

The Champs Elysees – A Calvados Brandy 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

Tom and Jerry – A Brandy Cocktail

Tom-and-Jerry-brandy-cocktail

This is a family tradition cocktail, the Tom and Jerry, one that we have every year! Cheers!     Every year after the turkey and trimmings have been consumed and about the time everyone starts to get hungry for pie, someone will break out the mixer and the hot water and make up a bigRead more

Boozy Popsicles – Cherry Limeade and Vodka, Jasmine Lemonade and Gin

Jasmine Lemonade Gin Pop

Boozy Popsicles? Oh yes we did make icepops!     Everyone loves a good popsicle on a hot summer day, cool, sweet and tart and definitely refreshing. What might make a popsicle even better? How about a pair of popsicles with a little adult twist!? With the end of summer quickly approaching, we decided weRead more

Brandy and Blackberry Lavender Shrub – A Brandy Cocktail

Brandy and Blackberry Lavender Shrub Cocktail

A Blackberry Lavender shrub with brandy makes for a great cocktail!     Summer is the season for shrub based cocktails, and we have definitely been in a mood for tart fruity cocktails, and our Brandy and Blackberry Lavender Shrub cocktail certainly fits the bill! We love using shrubs to add a rich tart flavorRead more

The Blood and Sand – Classic Scotch Cocktail

A liquor forward scotch cocktail that is a classic!     Scotch is one of Mr. Nom’s favorite spirits, but it isn’t one of those that is found in a lot of cocktails. There is a big school of thought that using any scotch in a cocktail is sacrilege, as many drinkers think that aRead more