The Monk’s Muse – Gin and Chartreuse Cocktail

The Monk's Muse A Gin & Chartreuse Cocktail

Another favorite combination of gin and chartreuse in this 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 into our headRead 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 Champs Elysees – A Calvados Brandy Cocktail

Champs Elysee -A_Calvados Brandy Cocktail

A great classic Calvados and green chartreuse cocktail, of French origin.       We love exploring classic cocktail books and revisiting classic cocktails. This week we head back to one of our favorite books, Harry Craddock’s Savoy Cocktail. It might be the definitive collection of Pre-Prohibition era cocktails. One cocktail that caught our eyeRead more

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

The Earl of Orange – A Bourbon Cocktail

Earl-of-Orange-a-Bourbon-cocktail

Citrus season is the best season, and we highlight that with this Earl Grey cocktail!       December is one of our favorite times of the year as cocktail bloggers, because it officially is the start of citrus season! Fresh citrus starts appearing in stores and finding its way into our cocktails. With aRead more

Gift Guide for the Cocktail Enthusiast

Christmas Old Fashioned - rye whiskey, cranberry simple syrup and bitters

Some great gifts for cocktail lovers, ideas for the cocktail enthusiast in your life!     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 lifeRead 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

The Autumn Pear – A Bourbon Cocktail

The Autumn Pear A Bourbon Cocktail

A great fall hard pear cider cocktail with so many popular fall flavors!     We have a good friend who has a number of pear trees in their back yard. They are left over from an old orchard that used to be on the land where their house was built. Every fall we getRead 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