Maple Old Fashioned – A Bourbon Cocktail

Maple Old Fashioned

This Maple Old Fashioned Cocktail recipe is perfect for the fall, or all winter long! A sweet version of the classic, with some nutty and baked flavors, too, for this Maple Cocktail!     The Old Fashioned might be the most famous and original American cocktail. Likewise Thanksgiving was originally an American holiday so weRead more

The Lucky Lucano Cocktail – Italian Amaro

The Lucky Lucano - A Bourbon and Amaro Cocktail

An Italian Amaro Cocktail, very herbal and light.     We recently had an evening to catch up with some friends and were sitting on the deck enjoying cocktails! We were trying to figure out how to make one of these evening happen in a far away location like Napa, when one of our friendsRead more

Cold Brew Bourbon Cocktail – Coffee Cocktail

Cold Brew Coffee and Bourbon together? Yes, please! This cold brew cocktail is very refreshing!     With summer coming, we need a way to get our caffeine fix with out having a hot cup of coffee. So, we have been drinking a lot of cold brew coffee. Sur La Table Cold Brew Coffee MakerRead more

The T and T Sour – Amaro Cocktails

These Amaro cocktails hit the spot!     Back in 2009, one of the strangest cocktails to ever cross the bar rail made bartenders and cocktail nerd alike raise their eyebrows. it was a cocktail made primarily from Angostura Bitters and it hit the cocktail competition circuit. Normally cocktails use just a dash or twoRead more

Rye Old Fashioned No Churn Ice Cream – Alcoholic Ice Cream

Alcoholic ice cream based on a classic Old Fashioned Cocktail!     Homemade ice cream is one of our favorite things to make in the summer. Both of us have memories from our childhood of the Breville Smart Scoop Ice Cream Compressor droning away and the sound of the ice cubes and rock salt crunchingRead more

The Normandy Flower – A Calvados Cocktail

An interesting combo of flavors, we encourage you to try this Calvados cocktail!     Certain ingredients invoke a seasonal feel, and while they may be perfect for that season, exploring other ways to use a flavor outside of its seasonal time is a great way to try new things. One of these ingredients isRead 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 daysRead more

Irish Sour – A Whiskey Cocktail

Perfect for St. Patrick’s Day, or anytime, this Irish Sour is one of our great Irish whiskey cocktails!     When Saint Patrick’s Day rolls around everyone wants to be Irish for a day! Our Facebook feeds and Instagram accounts are filled with green clad folks and equally green drinks. While the occasional green drinkRead more

The Garnet – Blueberry Martini

Orange, pomegranate and blueberries combine to make this beautiful Blueberry martini.     Like the sparkling gem that is this cocktail’s namesake, this drink is sure to add a bit of sparkle to your night! The Garnet combines fresh blueberries, pomegranate and citrus to make a cocktail that is elegantly simple and beautiful. We wereRead more