Where the Sea Meets the Sky – A Tequila Cocktail

Where The Sea Meets the Sky - A Blue Nectrar Tequila Cocktail

One of the cool perks of being a cocktail blogger is getting the chance to try out lots of other spirits than the old familiar sorts that we are all familiar with from our days drinking in college. One spirit that we both had some fun if questionable experiences with is tequila. Back in college,Read more

The Bean & Barley – A Stout and Whiskey Cocktail With Lucky Bucket and Cut Spike

The Bean and Barley - A Whiskey and Coffee Stout Cocktail with Lucky Bucket and Cut Spike

One thing we love about writing about food and drink is the opportunity to explore the culture of a city or region, which really can bring some great insight into a place. Whenever we travel, we always try to eat at a local place or visit local breweries or distilleries. With that philosophy in mind,Read more

The Monk’s Muse A Gin & Chartreuse Cocktail

The Monk's Muse A Gin & Chartreuse Cocktail

We recently rediscovered our bottle of Chartreuse after having a drink on a recent date night that prominently featured Chartreuse. After having just one sip, the bottle we had somehow misplaced into the back of our liquor cabinet popped into our head after tasting the very distinctive flavor and we have been a little obsessedRead more

The Smoked Cherry – A Bourbon & Brandy Cocktail

The Smoked Cherry - a Bourbon and Brandy 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 to make cocktails for a while after seeing one used at our favorite bar to make a smoked cocktail. This smoked cocktail is one that weRead more

The Champs Elysees – A Calvados Brandy Cocktail

Champs Elysee -A_Calvados Brandy Cocktail

We love exploring classic cocktail books and revisiting classic cocktails, so this week we head back to one of our favorite books, Harry Craddock’s Savoy Cocktail book, which might be the definitive collection of Pre-Prohibition era cocktails. One cocktail that caught our eye was the Champs Elysees, a classic French cocktail that just exudes elegance.Read more

The Peaty Pera – A Scotch Whisky Cocktail

The Peaty Pera - A Scotch Whisky 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, we turn to scotch cocktails! The Peaty PeraRead more

The Woodsman – An Applejack and Maple Cocktail

The Woodsman - An Apple Brandy and Ginger Cocktail

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 are delicious hot cocktails in the winter, we still enjoy some chilled sippers that can bring a warm glowRead more

Gift Guide for the Cocktail Enthusiast

Christmas Old Fashioned - A Rye Cocktail with Cranberry Syrup

With the holidays approaching, its time to start hunting out gifts for the cocktail enthusiast in your life, so we put our heads together and came up with some things that we think the cocktail lover in your life might enjoy. Some of these are basics, while some will help you take your cocktail gameRead more

Maple Old Fashioned – A Bourbon Cocktail

Maple Old Fashioned

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 would be a great cocktail to serve on Thanksgiving. When we sit down to plan our Thanksgiving meal, one thing we always have to plan for is a goodRead more