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

A Mexican Mint Julep – A Mezcal Cocktail

The Mexican Mint Julep is a mezcal cocktail served in a rocks glass and topped with jalepeno and fresh mint.

In the spirit of both Cinco de Mayo and the Kentucky Derby, here is a Mexican mint julep cocktail to celebrate them together!     So what do you do when two celebrations fall on the same day? In the spring there aren’t a whole lot of holidays or events that call for big celebrations,Read more

The Recap – A Port Wine Cocktail

Two Recap Cocktails, made with Bin 27 Port Wine, amaro, mint and lemon sits in front of holiday decor, a gold double jigger and a bottle of port wine.

Check out this fabulous Port wine cocktail to close out the year, and celebrate the new one coming!       With the new year fast approaching, we find ourselves looking forward to celebrating what the future might bring, but we also want to remember the past that made us who we are today! TakingRead 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

Mint Simple Syrup

Mint Simple Syrup

A fresh, herbal mint simple syrup that has so many uses!       One of the most common questions we get asked as cocktail bloggers is how to make various flavored simple syrups. Simple syrup can be an integral part of a cocktail, by adding sweetness and flavor to make the drink just right. SuchRead 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, which is somewhat of a departure from our typical drinks, but with the hot weather we have been having recently, serving anything frozen and frostyRead more

Blueberry Pineapple Mojito – A Rum Cocktail

Blueberry-Pineapple-Mojito - A-Rum-Cocktail

A fruity blueberry pineapple mojito perfect for hot weather! Blueberry and pineapple, mint and rum!       With warm weather finally making its appearance here in Omaha, that means it is almost pool season, and in our house that means we have to have some sort of tasty beverage to refresh ourselves with whileRead more

Watermelon Bourbon Cooler – A Bourbon Cocktail

Watermelon Bourbon Cooler - A Bourbon Cocktail with Tropicana Premium Juices

A refreshing combination of watermelon bourbon perfect for summer porch sipping!       We have been having a quite the odd spring this year, with hot weather in the early spring, then cold and rainy weather that has made spring seem rather fleeting the past few weeks. We have been really looking forward toRead more

The Spring is Here – A Gin and Snap Pea Cocktail

The Spring is Here - A Gin and Snap Pea Cocktail

A beautiful spring touch to this cocktail is the snap pea simple syrup in this 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 makeRead more

25 Cocktails to Celebrate Spring!

Raspberry Gimlet Cocktail - gin, lime juice, raspberries and simple syrup in a coupe

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 thanRead more