Homemade Banana Liqueur

A bottle full of homemade banana liqueur sits on a wooden bar top next to a small shot glass with banana liqueur in it while tiki mugs sit alongside.

So we made some homemade Banana Liqueur!     What would you do with 80 pounds of bananas? This was a situation that we found ourselves in, when we had a friend drop off two 40 pound cases of bananas! Well one can only make so many loaves of banana bread! With us being enterprisingRead more

National Bloody Mary Day with Mamont Vodka

A pair of rocks glasses and a glass pitcher filled with a Bloody Mary cocktails sits on a wooden bar top with a bottle of Mamont Vodka alongside to celebrate National Bloody Mary Day.

National Bloody Mary Day is January 1! Make sure to celebrate with this spicy bloody mary recipe!     So with January 1st being the start of a new year, people are making lots of new resolutions to make the next year better! One resolution we think we will be making (and actually keeping!) willRead more

Honey Bourbon and Pear Cider Cocktail

A wine gass sits on a wooden bar top along side a bottle of Barenjager Honey and Bourbon.

This Honey Bourbon and Pear Cider cocktail combines great winter flavors like pine, pear and grapefruit. These flavors go great with the honey of Barenjager Honey and Bourbon!           Pin It HERE!       For those of us that live in areas where winter spreads its icy chill, winter canRead more

Pine Old Fashioned – A Whiskey Cocktail

A close up shot of a Pine Old Fashioned Cocktail in a crystal rocks glass on a wooden bar top.

A Pine Old Fashioned perfect for the winter season!     This Pine Old Fashioned is another in a group of twists on classic cocktails. We love a good Old Fashioned, which is one of the simplest cocktails, made with sugar, whiskey and bitters. That simplicity makes them perfect for changing to easily fit theRead more

Vampire Cynar Negroni

The Vampire Cynar Negroni combines Reposado Dry Gin, Cynar, and strawberry infused Campari to make this cocktail, perfect for a Halloween party, especially when served with a dry ice chip to make a rolling fog from the cocktail!

A spooky twist on the classic Negroni cocktail! This Cynar Negroni is flavorful and made perfect for Halloween with Dry Ice!     Being folks that write about cocktails, we love the time around Halloween! Not only does it mean fall has arrived with all its fun flavors, but it also is a great excuseRead more

Coconut Rum Painkiller – A Rum Cocktail

Coconut Rum Painkillers are a great rum, orange juice and pineapple Tiki Cocktail that is perfect for beating the heat!

What’s better than a twist on a classic tiki cocktail than adding MORE coconut as in this Coconut Rum Painkiller?     When summer rolls around and the warm evenings makes you feel like you are on a tropical island, you definitely need a cocktail that fully embraces the tropical vibe! What better way thanRead more

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 enjoyRead more

A Mexican Mint Julep – A Mezcal Cocktail

The Mexican Mint Julep is a mezcal cocktail served in a rocks glass and topped with jalepeno and fresh mint.

In the spirit of both Cinco de Mayo and the Kentucky Derby, here is a Mexican mint julep cocktail to celebrate them together!     So what do you do when two celebrations fall on the same day? In the spring there aren’t a whole lot of holidays or events that call for big celebrations,Read 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 toRead more

Carrot Ginger Mimosa – An Easter Cocktail

Two Carrot Ginger Mimosas in Rolf Glass Gatsby Cocktail Flutes and spring flowers and easter eggs

A perfect cocktail for an Easter brunch! This carrot ginger mimosa cocktail will be great for celebrating the holiday!       One request we always are asked about in the spring is if we have a cocktail that would be good for Easter. An Easter Cocktail has to be something a little unique, right?Read more