Summer Gin Cocktails

Fruity gin cocktails in glasses

Summer Gin Cocktails to cool off with in this heat!       I don’t know if I enjoy a drink more than one with gin in it, for the summer! It’s such a great alcohol and can be mixed with so many other flavors to make these summer gin cocktails! Hope you enjoy themRead more

Whiskey Cocktails for Summer

A great collection of whiskey cocktails for a refreshing happy hour this summer!       What better way to celebrate warm weather this summer than with some whiskey cocktails? We are sharing some of our own whiskey drinks, as well as some other blogger’s whiskey recipes! These will be the perfect way to coolRead 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

Blackberry and Tangerine Vodka Tonic

Blackberry Tangerine Vodka Tonic Cocktail

A blackberry and tangerine ice ball makes this fabulous vodka tonic special!       As the weather has started to get warmer, our tastes in cocktails have trended towards lighter spirits like gin and vodka. We also love the spring berries that have come into season. They are perfect for lending some wonderful colorRead more

Two Fresh Fruit Sorbets – Blackberry Violet Lavender and Watermelon Boysenberry

A great cold treat for a hot summer night in these 2 fresh fruit sorbet.     We have been having one of those summers where even the nights are hot and we have really been really into frozen treats. Of course, we have had some deliciously creamy treats and some adult popsicles, but weRead more

Brandy and Blackberry Lavender Shrub – A Brandy Cocktail

Brandy and Blackberry Lavender Shrub Cocktail

A Blackberry Lavender shrub with brandy makes for a great cocktail!     Summer is the season for shrub based cocktails, and we have definitely been in a mood for tart fruity cocktails, and our Brandy and Blackberry Lavender Shrub cocktail certainly fits the bill! We love using shrubs to add a rich tart flavorRead more

Cocktail Crostini – Cocktail Party Finger Foods

A great party can’t start without a great spread of food! We love a great charcuterie and finger foods! See what we made with this crostini!     What Goes Great With A Cocktail? When you post as many great cocktails as we do, we often find ourselves being asked when we are going toRead 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 days thanRead more

Blackberry Sage Kentucky Mule – A Bourbon Cocktail

A twist on the classic, the flavors are fresh and clean in this blackberry and bourbon Moscow Mule!     The Moscow Mule is one of those classic cocktails that is super refreshing, very tasty and easy to make. Originally concocted back in 1946 as a way to help market the struggling Smirnoff vodka andRead more

Hittin’ the Sauce – A Vodka Cocktail

A spicy vodka cocktail, this hot sauce cocktail can pack a punch!     With winter setting in on us, we can look forward to some great deals on fresh citrus that help brighten the cold nights ahead. With a bunch of fresh limes teasing us on the counter and a frosty night with friendsRead more