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

Bourbon Bacon Jam Recipe

Bacon Bourbon Jam, need I say more?!     Every now and then you run across one of those foods that sticks in your brain because it made such an impression on you.  We recently had a meal where this was served as a spread on a charcuterie plate with slices of toasted artisan bread.Read more

The Bourbon Barrel Cocktail

Smoked Bourbon Cocktails have such an interesting flavor, as does this Bourbon Barrel.     Recently we went out to a great cocktail place here in Omaha called The Berry & Rye where we had a fantastic drink called the Trinidad Smoke, a fantastic rum cocktail that is smoked with tobacco smoke in a smallRead more

Celebrate Repeal Day 2014

Around our house, we are big fans of cocktails so the anniversary of the repeal of Prohibition on December 5, 1933 is a day to celebrate.  With Repeal Day falling on a Friday this year, we decided to have ourselves a nice celebration with a couple of classic Prohibition era cocktails. The first one weRead more

Bobby’s Burger Palace – Las Vegas

Our visit to Bobby’s Burger Palace in Las Vegas!     On our recent trip to Vegas, we had a free afternoon which lead us to wander along the strip.  All the walking made us work up an appetite and having late evening dinner reservations, we decided to drop in and sample a “snack” atRead more

Honey Blackberry Shrub Cocktail – A Bourbon Drink

Honey Blackberry Whiskey Shrub Cocktail with clear ice. Blackberries and mint garnish.

A summery Honey Blackberry Shrub Cocktail that is refreshing for hot weather!     The summery weather had made us spend lots of time outside by our pool! Obviously any cocktail we can make without taking away pool time is a win for us.  We looked for some good drinks to serve by the poolRead more