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 daysRead more

Ring in the New Year with these 18 Celebratory Cocktails

We have a great collection of New Year’s cocktails here for you to celebrate the New Year in style! Cheers to the new year!         Pin It HERE!       Pomegranate French 75. Recipe HERE.         Honey Tangerine Whiskey Sour. Recipe HERE.         Raspberry Prosecco.Read more

Blueberry Cucumber Gimlet – A Gin Cocktail

A fruity version of the gimlet that makes a beautifully colored cocktail. Check out this Blueberry Cucumber Gimlet.     The gimlet is one of those drinks that we turn to when we are in the mood for something tart. Full of fresh squeezed lime and gin, the gimlet is a classic in its baseRead more

St. Pisco Smash – A Pisco Cocktail

This Pisco cocktail is a lovely fruity and gingery combination!     This drink was inspired by a cocktail we had on a trip out to California last summer where we had this fantastic drink made with fresh blackberries and pisco. We had stopped for lunch at a spot in San Fransisco where this drinkRead more

Kentucky Derby – Mint Julep Cocktail

Mint Julep for the Kentucky Derby with bourbon, mint simple syrup and ice

Need the classic Kentucky Derby cocktail? Here you go with this classic Mint Julep recipe!       In honor of the Kentucky Derby race, we celebrated by making our own Mint Juleps! The Mint Julep was first prescribed in 1784 for stomach issues, and in 1803 was described in a book in London as,Read more

The English Affair

This cocktail is a spin on Brett Elser’s  London’s First Love Affair, which was the winning entry for the Southern region of the Broker’s Gin Bowler’s Cup cocktail contest.  Since I didn’t have all the ingredients on hand (oregat syrup) I decided to change things up a bit and modify the recipe.   Refreshingly sweet withRead more

Honey Blackberry Shrub Cocktail – A Bourbon Drink

Honey Blackberry Whiskey Shrub Cocktail with clear ice. Blackberries and mint garnish.

A summery Honey Blackberry Shrub Cocktail that is refreshing for hot weather!     The summery weather had made us spend lots of time outside by our pool! Obviously any cocktail we can make without taking away pool time is a win for us.  We looked for some good drinks to serve by the poolRead more