Mountain Pine Gin and Tonic – A Gin Cocktail

Mountain Pine Gin and Tonic

A fantastic twist on the classic, this Gin & Tonic is perfect for winter with the pine flavor!     A few years ago we took a summer trip up to the Rocky Mountains of Colorado where we visited the little town of Silver Plume. It was here we got the chance to check outRead more

The Monk’s Muse A Gin & Chartreuse Cocktail

The Monk's Muse A Gin & Chartreuse Cocktail

Another favorite combination of gin and chartreuse in this cocktail!     We recently rediscovered our bottle of Chartreuse after having a drink on a recent date night that prominently featured Chartreuse. After having just one sip, the bottle we had somehow misplaced into the back of our liquor cabinet popped into our head afterRead more

Maple Old Fashioned – A Bourbon Cocktail

Maple Old Fashioned

This Old Fashioned Cocktail is perfect for the fall, or all winter long! A sweet version of the classic, with some nutty and baked flavors, too!     The Old Fashioned might be the most famous and original American cocktail, and since Thanksgiving was originally an American holiday we figured serving an Old Fashioned wouldRead more

The French Tart – A Gin Cocktail

We used a unique gin in this cocktail, but any gin will do!   We occasionally run across recipes that immediately pique our interest, many times from some of our fellow food bloggers. Usually we end up putting these interesting recipes on our list of things to make, but usually we don’t have the ingredientsRead more

The Whiskey Lush – A Whiskey Cocktail

A perfect whiskey cocktail for the fall! Cheers!     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 the tropical sweetness of pineapple with theRead more

DRAM Apothecary – Silver Plume, Colorado

Just a few hundred feet from thousands of cars and trucks speeding  on their way along the Interstate is the quiet ghost town of Silver Plume, Colorado.  This historic mining town once was the home to the earliest and most successful silver mines in Colorado, a bustling and lively town full of saloons and shopsRead more