The Rambler’s Ruby – A Tiki Cocktail

Close up of a pair of tiki glasses filled with The Rambler's Ruby, a tiki cocktail garnished with brandied cherries and a bruleed grapefruit.

A fabulous Tiki Cocktail, that takes away the winter doldrums!     When you hear the word Tiki, you typically think of being served a sweet rum soaked cocktail full of fruit (and we love those!) but as more folks explore the world of Tiki, all kinds of drinks are being created using more thanRead more

Rosemary Grapefruit Moscow Mule

Rosemary Grapefruit Moscow Mule - A Vodka Cocktail

A Tart and Herbal version of a Moscow Mule!     A crisp refreshing Moscow Mule is delightful drink, a pleasing combination of sweet, tart and fizzy, which is why Moscow Mules are some of our favorite cocktails. We are always looking for new variations to make, and with rosemary from our garden and someRead more

Where the Sea Meets the Sky – A Tequila Cocktail

Where The Sea Meets the Sky - A Blue Nectrar Tequila Cocktail

A great, light tequila cocktail, perfect for anytime of the year!     One of the cool perks of being a cocktail blogger is getting the chance to try out lots of other spirits than the old familiar sorts that we are all familiar with from our days drinking in college. One spirit that weRead more

The Pink Pear – A Gin and Grapefruit Cocktail

The Pink Pear - A Gin and Grapefruit cocktail

A great combination of winter flavors, this cocktail hits the spot!     As you might have noticed, we kind of are obsessed with cocktails, reading about them, writing about them, creating them and more importantly getting to drink them and share the experiences with you our readers! Its always nice to get some recognitionRead more

Grapefruit Smoked Salt London Mule – A Gin Cocktail

Grapefruit Smoked Salt London Mule

Check out this great twist on the classic London Mule – we smoked some salt for the rim, and added some great citrus!       With the long dark nights of winter upon us, we are always looking for ways to bring a splash of sunshine into our lives. One way we love toRead more

The Rosada – A Tequila Cocktail

A great combo of tequila, rosemary simple syrup and grapefruit!     Tequlia is of the spirits that we have a real love and hate relationship, because a lot of the experiences with tequila were those we had back in our college days when we were drinking cheap tequila in badly mixed cocktails or shots.Read more

25 Cocktails to Celebrate Spring!

A tart tipple sure to quench your thirst!

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 than toRead more

Irish Sour – A Whiskey Cocktail

Perfect for St. Patrick’s Day, or anytime, this is a great whiskey cocktail!     When Saint Patrick’s day rolls around everyone wants to be Irish for a day! Our Facebook feeds and Instagram accounts are filled with green clad folks and equally green drinks. While the occasional green drink can be fun (like ourRead 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