Sangria Blanca – Summer Punch Recipe

Sangria Blanca with berries and citrus

A beautiful white sangria punch, perfect for summer sipping!     Since the days have been getting warmer this spring, and we had a plethora of fruit, we decided to make some sangria. Sangria is a typical drink from Spain, consisting of wine, fruit, a sweetener and sometimes some brandy or a liqueur. The beautyRead more

Raspberry Gimlet – A Gin and Raspberry Cocktail

A twist on the classic, this raspberry gimlet is perfect for summer! The sweet raspberries play well with the bite of the lime! Cheers!     This drink takes the refreshing classic gin cocktail, the Gimlet, and adds fresh raspberries to bring a hint of fruity sweetness that makes it taste a bit like aRead more

Pimm’s Cup Recipe – How to Make a Pimm’s Cup Cocktail

Pimm's Cup Cocktail in highballs with lemons and limes. Pimm's bottle and plant in background

A classic British drink, the Pimm’s Cup Cocktail is a perfect spring and summer tipple!     You might have noticed that we are obsessed with gin. Had anyone told us this 4 years ago before we really became focused on cocktails we would have laughed at you. As we discussed in our post onRead more

Blood Orange Sidecar – Blood Orange Cocktail

Blood orange sidecars in vintage cocktail coupe and garnished with blood orange wheels.

A fabulous winter version of the classic sidecar, with blood orange juice, this Blood Orange Cocktail is perfect!     In the world of cocktails, there are nearly an infinitive variety of cocktails that are offered up to drinkers, but there are some cocktails that are considered great as a foundation for building on. OneRead more

Fresh Squeezed Moscow Mule – A Vodka Cocktail

Fresh Squeezed Moscow Mule - orange juice, ginger beer, vodka, lime juice

Moscow Mule variations are always a good choice of cocktail that uses some of the fantastic oranges that are in season right now to add a sunny brightness to this orange Moscow Mule.     We started out by squeezing the juice of a whole orange into a mixing glass. Pour the orange juice thruRead more

The Effervescent Redhead

We received a number of great bottles for Christmas, so of course just like our kids, we were really excited to play with our new toys.  One of the bottles we received was Ginger Liqueur, which has a nice spicy and sweet bite with a great ginger aroma that would be perfect in a niceRead more

The Two Holiday Mules We Tried Out For You!

The Moscow Mule is a popular classic cocktail that is a simple, refreshing and very delicious cocktail that both of us have fallen in love with.  It is an all purpose cocktail, pairing with lots of foods and is one of the cocktails we make year round. A nice combination of vodka, lime and gingerRead more

The Lumière – A Chartreuse Cocktail

The Lumiere Cocktail - a combination of gin, green chartreuse and St Germain Elderflower liqueur #cocktail #cocktails #gin

A great drink that we have fallen in love with, the Lumiere Cocktail. A classic combination.     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 ofRead more

The Last Word Cocktail

The Last Word Cocktail in a tall coupe glass with a jigger and bottles of gin, green chartreuse and maraschino liqueur.

 Nice and boozy, this classic cocktail, The Last Word, makes the most of the flavors of Chartreuse and Luxardo! Cheers!     Recently we bought a bottle of Chartreuse, a herbal liqueur distilled by Carthusian Monks of France that contains 130 herbs plants and flowers.  I had been seeing a number of amazing looking andRead more