Brandied Chocolate Manhattan – A Whiskey Cocktail

A chocolate version of a classic Manhattan recipe with our brandied cherries.       We always are fans of the classics and the folks over at Cut Spike Distillery mentioned on Twitter that they were obsessing about Manhattans. They wanted another recipe to try, and of course it prompted us to finish up ourRead more

Root Beer Whiskey Fudge Brownies – Alcoholic Brownies

Alcoholic brownies. Do I need to say more? Yep, Whiskey.     One of Mrs. Nom’s favorite childhood treats was a chocolate root beer float, so adding a bit of an adult twist to that combination only made sense when we had a bottle of Uncle Bob’s Root Beer Whiskey come into our possession, especiallyRead more

Tropical Strawberry Chiller – Vodka Cocktail

Strawberry Tropical Chiller - vodka, coconut milk, frozen, bitters, strawberries

An icy summer treat, with summer flavors that we made into an adult beverage, this strawberry cocktail is perfect!     We tend to try to make cocktails featuring ingredients that are in season. While cruising the aisles of the grocery store looking for inspiration, we found a nice batch of fresh strawberries which areRead more

Fired Peach Old Fashioned – A Whiskey Cocktail

A Spicy twist on the classic whiskey cocktail with this Peach Old Fashioned.     This drink is is a twist on one of the most popular classic cocktails, the Old Fashioned, by adding grilled peaches and a spicy kick from Crazy Gringa’s Datil Pepper Hot Sauce. The grilled peach gives a fresh summery sweetnessRead more

Old Fashioned Panna Cotta Dessert Cocktail – A Whiskey Dessert

An easy boozy dessert, this one hits all the flavors of the classic Old Fashioned cocktail, but in Panna Cotta form.     We always talk about how bitters are a valuable ingredient in making cocktails, but they can also be used to add flavors to food as well.  Wanting to use our newly madeRead more

The Rambler – A Bramble Cocktail

Rambler Cocktail in a rocks glass with oranges and blackberries, whiskey bottle in background

A tart and sweet combo of whiskey blackberry, this is a very refreshing twist on the Bramble Cocktail.     We love the combination of blackberries and bourbon, and when a surplus of blackberries from a brunch found their way into our possession, it was only a matter of time before they ended up inRead more

Ginger Clementine Old Fashioned – A Rye Cocktail

Ginger Clementine Old Fashioned Cocktail in a rocks glass with candied ginger, cherries and clementines on a wooden board

These great old fashioned ingredients are perfect for any time of the year, but this Ginger Old Fashioned is fabulous in the fall and winter! A great combination of flavors, it is a twist on the classic cocktail!     The Old Fashioned has been one of the most popular cocktails in the recent craftRead more

Fresh Tangerine Juice and Basil – A Bourbon Cocktail

A great combo of citrus and herb, this Tangerine Juice cocktail hits the spot with tangerine and basil!     We recently made a batch of basil infused simple syrup after having a bunch of leftover basil after a night of Italian cooking. We love using herb infused syrups to layer in flavor and sweetness,Read more

The Scofflaw – A Rye Cocktail

The Scofflaw Cocktail

A classic cocktail, this Scofflaw is a great sipper!     One of the coolest things about our cocktail hobby is the chance to explore classic cocktails and learn about the history of some of these classic drinks.  One such drink is the whiskey based cocktail, The Scofflaw, a drink born in Paris in theRead more

The Bourbon Sweetheart – A Whiskey Cocktail

Pink cocktail in highball glass, black/white straw

The perfect Valentine’s Day cocktail to share with your love! A combo of bourbon and strawberries, cheers!     With Valentine’s Day coming up, this cocktail is sure to be perfect for the bourbon lover in your life. Since Valentine’s Day is all about spoiling your love, why not make them a cocktail that isRead more