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!

These sparkling holiday drinks are 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 – Shochu Cocktails

The Japanese Sidecar with iichicko Silhouette shochu

Using a Japanese Barley Liquor for these Shochu cocktails, 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

Lavender Lemon Gin and Tonic Granita Recipe

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 recipe, 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 makeRead more

Blueberry Mint Sorbet Sparkling Rosé Wine Float

Blueberry Mint Sorbet Rose Float

 A refreshing sorbet and rosé wine float 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

The Cherry Blossom – with Cherry Liqueur

The Cherry Blossom Cocktail - A Sake and Gin Cocktail

Perfect for celebrating the spring Cherry Blossom festival, this spring cherry liqueur cocktail is sure to please!       Living in a state that definitely has a winter season, we always are looking forward to the arrival of spring, the warm days letting us get back outside and enjoy the sunny days. Here inRead more

The Bean and Barley – Stout Cocktail

The Bean and Barley - A Whiskey and Coffee Stout Cocktail with Lucky Bucket and Cut Spike

We worked with a local distillery here in Omaha to develop this cocktail! This Whiskey and Stout Cocktail combines two loves!       One thing we love about writing about food and drink is the opportunity to explore the culture of a city or region. This can really can bring some great insight intoRead more