The Peaty Pera – A Scotch Whisky Cocktail

The Peaty Pera - A Scotch Whisky Cocktail

A Scotch, pear and Amaro cocktail!     Winter is the time for hearty drinks full of flavor, so 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 nice boozy punch, so when the weather turns cold,Read more

The Woodsman – An Applejack and Maple Cocktail

The Woodsman - An Apple Brandy and Ginger Cocktail

Perfectly compromised of fall flavors, this 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 while enjoying a good book and a roaring fire. While a good hot toddy or a classic Tom and Jerry areRead more

Maple Old Fashioned – A Bourbon Cocktail

Maple Old Fashioned

This 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!     The Old Fashioned might be the most famous and original American cocktail, and since Thanksgiving was originally an American holiday we figured serving an Old Fashioned wouldRead more

Polyjuice Potion – A Vodka Cocktail

Polyjuice Potion - a Vodka Punch

A fun adult twist on the Harry Potter 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 of PolyjuiceRead more

The T&T Sour

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 when a cocktail made primarily from Angostura Bitters hit the cocktail competition circuit. Normally cocktails use just a dash or two worth ofRead more

Rio Rose Cocktail

Bourbon, grapefruit and 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. OnRead more

Pumpkin Harvest Cocktail

A perfect fall pumpkin 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 combines and grain trucksRead more

Fired Peach Old Fashioned

A Spicy twist on the classic cocktail.     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 sweetness that combines with the mellow caramelRead 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 blood orange juice and bourbon!     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 can be usedRead 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