The Spring is Here – A Gin and Snap Pea Cocktail

The Spring is Here - A Gin and Snap Pea Cocktail

There is a glorious time during spring where the sweet spring snap peas make their way to the farmer’s market stands and with spring peas popping up on the stands, we make a point to buy a bunch to be used in all kinds of dishes. We love going to the first few farmer’s markets afterRead more

The Monk’s Muse A Gin & Chartreuse Cocktail

The Monk's Muse A Gin & Chartreuse 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 after tasting the very distinctive flavor and we have been a little obsessedRead more

The Champs Elysees – A Calvados Brandy Cocktail

Champs Elysee -A_Calvados Brandy Cocktail

We love exploring classic cocktail books and revisiting classic cocktails, so this week we head back to one of our favorite books, Harry Craddock’s Savoy Cocktail book, which might be the definitive collection of Pre-Prohibition era cocktails. One cocktail that caught our eye was the Champs Elysees, a classic French cocktail that just exudes elegance.Read more

The Lumière

While attending the recent Grand Opening of Spirit World I purchased a bottle of St. Germain, a French elderflower liqueur that I have always had mixed in cocktails as a complementary spirit to add a bit of sweetness to a cocktail. I hadn’t run across any cocktails that used St. Germain as the base spirit,Read more