25 Cocktails for Easter

Cocktails for Easter brunch, some to please everyone!     A great selection of spring cocktails for Easter brunch or springtime get together! There are flavors and tastes to appeal to all, from floral and light to chocolate with heavier flavors, they will all look great on your Easter table or for an Easter cocktailRead more

Blood Orange Gin Sour Cocktail

Two rocks glasses filled with a blood orange gin sour topped with white foam and a dried blood orange slice sits on a wooden bar top.

Want a great Valentine’s Day Cocktail? Try our Blood Orange Gin Sour!     When it comes to cocktails we are always fans of the classics! And, there aren’t many more classic cocktails than a sour. A combination of spirit, sugar and citrus, sours are a great way to showcase fresh citrus!     TryRead more

Pine Old Fashioned – A Whiskey Cocktail

A close up shot of a Pine Old Fashioned Cocktail in a crystal rocks glass on a wooden bar top.

A Pine Old Fashioned perfect for the winter season!     This Pine Old Fashioned is another in a group of twists on classic cocktails. We love a good Old Fashioned, which is one of the simplest cocktails, made with sugar, whiskey and bitters. That simplicity makes them perfect for changing to easily fit theRead more

Professor’s Poisoned Apple – Scotch Cocktail

With fall coming in with full force, we know you will be looking for cocktails for parties! Here’s a Scotch Halloween Cocktail to get you started!     When the weather starts to turn cool and the leaves start to turn beautiful colors around our neck of the woods, that means apples! When it getsRead more

Fall in Paradise – A Pineapple and Rum Cocktail

Fresh pineapple and candied cherries garnish the Fall in Paradise cocktail, a tiki cocktail full or great flavors!

A pineapple tiki cocktail to warm you up in the chilly weather!       When most people think of a tropical or tiki cocktail, they usually are thinking of sipping a drink by a pool on a warm summer’s day, but if you are like us and live in a spot where winter willRead more

Blackberry Sazerac and a visit to St. George Distilling

A blackberry sazerac cocktail featuring St George Spirits Absinthe Verde sits ready to drink.

Check out our visit to a Bay Area Distillery on our latest trip! We also developed a blackberry sazerac cocktail featuring the products!       Have you ever smelled a room filled with perfectly ripe pears? Luckily we have and it is amazing, especially when that room happens to also hold a craft distillery! Read more

Tropical Rum Punch – A Rum Cocktail

A tropical Rum Punch cocktail makes a great drink!

Need a pick me up for these cold winter days? We have the tropical rum punch cocktail for you, then!       Around the holidays our schedule always seems to be one big crazy tangle of activities, from holiday concerts for the kids, hanging decorations and shopping for gifts, but somehow we manage toRead more

Earl Grey Manhattan and a Visit to Anchor Distilling

An Earl Grey Manhattan cocktail

 A Tour of Anchor Distilling in San Francisco and a Rye Whiskey cocktail! See our great experience, and creation of an Earl Grey Manhattan!       A lot of folks collect things like a t-shirt or a magnet from the places they travel, but what do we come home with? Bottles of delightful spiritsRead more

The Japanese Sidecar A iichiko Silhouette Shochu Cocktail

The Japanese Sidecar with iichicko Silhouette shochu

Using a Japanese Barley Liquor for this Shochu cocktail, we made a twist on the classic sidecar!       One of the coolest parts about developing and writing about cocktails and spirits is when we discover a spirit that was totally unknown to us. Sometimes we find new spirits when we travel (does anyoneRead more

Apricot and Honey Bourbon Sour Cocktail

Apricot Honey Bourbon Sour Cocktail

This is a great sweet tart combo of a cocktail in this honey bourbon sour. Cheers!       When people think of stone fruit in the summer, people typically think of peaches, plums and nectarines, but there is one fruit that makes its summery entrance to the culinary stage in a brief but deliciousRead more