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

The Royal Raspberry – A Raspberry Manhattan Cocktail

Royal Raspberry - A Raspberry Manhattan Cocktail

Red vermouth and Raspberry Manhattan cocktail!     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, this just makesRead more

The Cranberry Sweet and Sour with Smirnoff Sourced Cranberry Apple Vodka

The Cranberry Sweet and Sour

A fantastic fall sweet and sour cocktail with the flavors of apple and cranberry!     With October being right around the corner, like trips to apple orchards and pumpkin patches competing for time on our calendar! We definitely are feeling that fall is in the air. While we were looking at the calendars weRead more

Thyme to Shine – A Moonshine Cocktail

A moonshine and herbal cocktail! This combination of moonshine cocktail 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

The T and T Sour – A Bourbon and Amaro Cocktail

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. it was a cocktail made primarily from Angostura Bitters and it hit the cocktail competition circuit. Normally cocktails use just a dash orRead more

Booze and Chill: Rye Old Fashioned No Churn Ice Cream

Boozy ice cream based on a classic Old Fashioned Cocktail!     Homemade ice cream is one of our favorite things to make in the summer. Both of us have memories from our childhood of the Breville Smart Scoop Ice Cream Compressor droning away and the sound of the ice cubes and rock salt crunchingRead more

The Ward Eight – A Whiskey Cocktail

A whiskey forward classic cocktail, the Ward Eight!     While sitting around watching the news and all of the political craziness that comes with an election year, we decided that we needed a drink to help make sense of it it all. While it is fun to come up with original cocktails, every nowRead more

25 Cocktails to Celebrate Spring!

Raspberry Gimlet Cocktail - gin, lime juice, raspberries and simple syrup in a coupe

Some great spring cocktails to celebrate the warming weather!       Those first warm days of spring always feel so wonderful, the warm sun, twittering birds and spring plants bursting into flower makes you want to sit outside and just enjoy shaking off the winter doldrums. What better way to celebrate these glorious daysRead more

Irish Sour – A Whiskey Cocktail

Perfect for St. Patrick’s Day, or anytime, this Irish Sour a great whiskey cocktail!     When Saint Patrick’s Day rolls around everyone wants to be Irish for a day! Our Facebook feeds and Instagram accounts are filled with green clad folks and equally green drinks. While the occasional green drink can be fun (likeRead more

The French Tart – A Gin Cocktail

We used a unique gin in this cocktail, but any gin and grapefruit juice will do!     We occasionally run across recipes that immediately pique our interest, many times from some of our fellow food bloggers. Usually we end up putting these interesting recipes on our list of things to make! This is usuallyRead more