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 enjoy themRead 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 to coolRead more

Holiday Berry Sparkler – A Holiday Cocktail

The Holiday Berry Sparkler Cocktail features Smirnoff Ice Original and Smirnoff Ice Strawberry, apple cider, cranberry simple syrup and and triple sec to make a delightfully delicious holiday party drink!

A sparkling holiday berry cocktail perfect for parties featuring Strawberry Smirnoff Ice!       This sparkling holiday cocktail is perfect for the upcoming season of parties and events! We loved the flavor combination of tart and sweet in this drink, and the addition of some homemade cranberry simple syrup to make it even moreRead more

Tomato Water Bloody Mary – A Vodka Cocktail

Tomato Water Bloody Mary Cocktails

A twist on the classic Bloody Mary, this is a lighter version tomato water Bloody Mary cocktail!       Let’s talk for a second about that classic brunch cocktail that helps chase away hangovers and in some cases comes with a full meal in the glass, the Bloody Mary! A favorite of weekend breakfasts,Read more

The Japanese Sidecar A iichiko Silhouette Shochu Cocktail

The Japanese Sidecar with iichicko Silhouette shochu

Using a Japanese Barley Liquor for this Shochu cocktail, we made a twist on the classic sidecar!       One of the coolest parts about developing and writing about cocktails and spirits is when we discover a spirit that was totally unknown to us. Sometimes we find new spirits when we travel (does anyoneRead more

Apricot and Honey Bourbon Sour Cocktail

Apricot Honey Bourbon Sour Cocktail

This is a great sweet tart combo of a cocktail in this honey bourbon sour. Cheers!       When people think of stone fruit in the summer, people typically think of peaches, plums and nectarines, but there is one fruit that makes its summery entrance to the culinary stage in a brief but deliciousRead more

Lavender Lemon Gin and Tonic Granita Cocktail

Lavender Lemon Gin and Tonic Granita Cocktail

A delicious combo of frozen dessert and refreshing cocktail all in one in this Gin and Tonic Granita, plus it changes color!       Every spring we plant an entire herb garden with one thing in mind, making cocktails! Our little garden has all kinds of aromatic herbs that we use to make syrupsRead more

Blueberry Mint Sorbet Sparkling Rosé Float

Blueberry Mint Sorbet Rose Float

 A refreshing sorbet and rosé float wine dessert and cocktail all in one!       This summer we have totally been into all sorts of frozen drinks and desserts. They are somewhat of a departure from our typical drinks, but with the hot weather, serving anything frozen and frosty is going to be delicious!Read more

Raspberry Peach Ramos Gin Fizz – A Gin Cocktail

Raspberry Peach Ramos Gin Fizz

A fruity version of the classic Ramos Gin Fizz!       In the world of craft cocktails there is one cocktail that literally is a workout in a glass, one that requires a little cardio along with the ingredients! It’s a classic invented way back in 1880’s New Orleans. The Ramos Gin Fizz isRead more

Mountain Pine Gin and Tonic – A Gin Cocktail

Mountain Pine Gin and Tonic

A fantastic twist on the classic, this Pine Gin and 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 toRead more