The Peaty Pera – A Scotch Whisky Cocktail

The Peaty Pera - A Scotch Whisky Cocktail

A Scotch, pear and Amaro cocktail! This Scotch Whisky Cocktail is great for winter.     Winter is the time for hearty drinks full of flavor, and we are always thinking about ways we can make cocktails with big bold flavors. Scotch is a spirit that definitely packs a big bold flavor and a niceRead more

The Woodsman – An Applejack and Maple Cocktail

The Woodsman - An Apple Brandy and Ginger Cocktail

Perfectly compromised of fall flavors, this apple brandy and maple cocktail is perfect for sipping on those cool autumn nights.       During the long winter evenings we like to find cocktails that are good for sipping on. Especially while enjoying a good book and a roaring fire. While a good hot toddy orRead more

Maple Old Fashioned – A Bourbon Cocktail

Maple Old Fashioned

This Maple Old Fashioned Cocktail is perfect for the fall, or all winter long! A sweet version of the classic, with some nutty and baked flavors, too, for this Maple Cocktail!     The Old Fashioned might be the most famous and original American cocktail. Likewise Thanksgiving was originally an American holiday so we figuredRead more

Polyjuice Potion – A Harry Potter Vodka Cocktail

Polyjuice Potion - a Vodka Punch

A fun adult twist on the Harry Potter Polyjuice potion!     We have been on a bit of a Halloween kick this week, so why not keep the party rolling and share another fun party drink, our take on another famous magical drink from the Harry Potter books, Polyjuice Potion. While our version ofRead more

The T and T Sour – A Bourbon and Amaro Cocktail

An Amaro cocktail that hits 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 orRead more

Rio Rose Cocktail – A Bourbon Cocktail

Rio Rose Cocktail

Bourbon and grapefruit with rosemary? Is there a better combo?     One of the best parts about the cold snowy days of February is the amazing deals you can get on great citrus. We always find ourselves walking out with produce bags stuffed with fresh citrus destined to be used in some fresh cocktails.Read more

Pumpkin Harvest – A Bourbon Cocktail

A perfect fall pumpkin and bourbon cocktail!       Living in Nebraska gives us a unique opportunity to experience harvest time as our state is still quite closely connected with the farms where the produce comes from.  Even living in Omaha, we see fields being harvested on the edge of town, the big combinesRead more

Fired Peach Old Fashioned – A Whiskey Cocktail

A Spicy twist on the classic whiskey cocktail with this Peach Old Fashioned.     This drink is is a twist on one of the most popular classic cocktails, the Old Fashioned, by adding grilled peaches and a spicy kick from Crazy Gringa’s Datil Pepper Hot Sauce. The grilled peach gives a fresh summery sweetnessRead more

The Blood and Bourbon – A Blood Orange and Bourbon 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 and 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, and make for some wonderful ingredients that canRead more

The Pineapple Express Punch

The Pineapple Express Punch is named after the yearly weather phenomenon that tends to occur around the holidays out on the west coast with storms coming across the Pacific from Hawaii bringing the rainy season and cool weather.  This year, the Pineapple Express has wrecked havoc on California with heavy rain and nearly hurricane forceRead more