The Japanese Sidecar – Shochu Cocktails

The Japanese Sidecar with iichicko Silhouette shochu

Using a Japanese Barley Liquor for these Shochu cocktails, 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

Where the Sea Meets the Sky – Simple Tequila Drinks

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

Great, light simple tequila drinks, perfect for anytime of the year!       One of the cool perks of being a cocktail blogger is getting the chance to try out lots of other spirits than the old sorts that we are all familiar with from our days drinking in college. One spirit that weRead more

The Monk’s Muse – Egg White Cocktail

The Monk's Muse A Gin & Chartreuse Cocktail

Another favorite combination of gin and chartreuse in this egg white cocktail!       We recently rediscovered our bottle of Chartreuse after having a drink on a recent date night that prominently featured it. After having just one sip, the bottle we had somehow misplaced into the back of our liquor cabinet popped intoRead 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 Woodsman – Brandy Cocktail

The Woodsman - An Apple Brandy and Ginger Cocktail

Perfectly compromised of fall flavors, this maple and brandy 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 or aRead more

Maple Old Fashioned – A Bourbon Cocktail

Maple Old Fashioned

This Maple Old Fashioned Cocktail recipe 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 weRead more

The Royal Raspberry – Manhattan Cocktail Recipe

Royal Raspberry - A Raspberry Manhattan Cocktail

Red vermouth and Raspberry infused Manhattan cocktail recipe!     One cocktail that is always on the menu in our house is the venerable Manhattan. It’s a cocktail made with rye whiskey, vermouth and a dash of bitters. The small ingredient list may make this sound like a really simple cocktail, but in reality, thisRead more

Thyme to Shine – A Moonshine Cocktail

A moonshine and herbal cocktail! This combination of moonshine drink and the herbalness of a thyme cocktail marry well together!     When you hear the word moonshine, you tend to get visions of good ole boys up in the hills, right? They might be distilling their white lighting out of a homemade still. ThenRead more