Blueberry Cucumber Moscow Mule – A Vodka Cocktail

One of our favorite summer cocktails, a Blueberry Cucumber Moscow Mule Cocktail – a great combo of fresh blueberries and cucumbers with vodka and ginger beer!     We have a whole bunch of spring birthdays, and with our family and friends never missing a chance to throw a shindig, we get tasked with bringingRead more

Hittin’ the Sauce – Spicy Cocktails

One of our favorites spicy cocktails, 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 nightRead more

The Whiskey Lush – Honey and Whiskey Cocktail Recipes

A perfect whiskey cocktail for the fall! Cheers to this honey and whiskey cocktail!     Cold winter nights can make a person yearn for warmer climes, and any drink that can evoke some images of warm exotic locations like tropical islands or the spice markets of the Mediterranean. This drink does both, combining theRead more

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

Orange Dreamsicle Cocktail

Like a liquid creamsicle popsicle, this is the adult version as an orange dreamsicle drink!     Here’s an adult twist on the classic Dreamsicle popsicle you remember as a kid. And, if you don’t remember that, well, you will still love this one!       This post contains affiliate links for products thatRead more

Blood Orange Sidecar – Blood Orange Cocktail

Blood orange sidecars in vintage cocktail coupe and garnished with blood orange wheels.

A fabulous winter version of the classic sidecar, with blood orange juice, this Blood Orange Cocktail is perfect!     In the world of cocktails, there are nearly an infinitive variety of cocktails that are offered up to drinkers, but there are some cocktails that are considered great as a foundation for building on. OneRead more

The Red Hound Cranberry Cocktail

The Red Hound Cocktail made with cranberry, fresh grapefruit, elderflower liqueur and vodka, in a rocks glass and garnished with cranberries and straws, on a wooden table.

The Red Hound is a twist on a classic vodka cranberry cocktail! Read below for the history, cheers!     This cocktail is an update on the classic cocktail called the Greyhound, which was reputed to have been concocted by the famous American bartender Harry Craddock in the 1920s and was mentioned in his SavoyRead more

The Effervescent Redhead

We received a number of great bottles for Christmas, so of course just like our kids, we were really excited to play with our new toys.  One of the bottles we received was Ginger Liqueur, which has a nice spicy and sweet bite with a great ginger aroma that would be perfect in a niceRead more

Apple Manhattan – Apple Cider Cocktail

Apple Cider Manhattan - A whiskey Cocktail

Apple Cider is one of our favorite parts of fall, and it is great combined in this twist on the classic cocktail! We love Manhattan cocktail variations like this Apple Manhattan!     Every year we take a trip down to Nebraska City to one of of our local orchards where we meet the grandparentsRead 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