Blackberry Sazerac and a visit to St. George Distilling

A blackberry sazerac cocktail featuring St George Spirits Absinthe Verde sits ready to drink.

Check out our visit to a Bay Area Distillery on our latest trip!   Have you ever smelled a room filled with perfectly ripe pears? Luckily we have and it is amazing, especially when that room happens to also hold a craft distillery!  Regular readers know we recently were out in California on a littleRead more

Aronia Sour

The Aronia Sour two ways, one with egg one without

An interesting flavor Aronia berries, we loved trying them out!     We love working with locally grown and produced products to develop our cocktails, so when Whole Foods Market approached us to develop a summer cocktail promotion for their cafe featuring locally grown produce and products from their store, we jumped at the chance.Read more

The Boulevardier – A Rye Whiskey Cocktail

The Boulivardier - A Rye Whiskey cocktail combining Campari, sweet vermouth and Rye Whiskey

A perfect classic cocktail, check out the Boulevardier!   Last week we posted a cocktail for Negroni Week called the Concord Negroni Flip, which was our twist on the classic cocktail the Negroni. Our next cocktail is another variation of the venerable Negroni, but this time a classic variation from 1927 Paris, France. Originally creditedRead more

Booze and Chill: Rye Old Fashioned No Churn Ice Cream

Boozy ice cream based on a classic Old Fashioned Cocktail!   Homemade ice cream is one of our favorite things to make in the summer, and both of us have memories from our childhood of the ice cream machine droning away and the sound of the ice cubes and rock salt crunching and rubbing alongRead more

Christmas Old Fashioned

Christmas Old Fashioned - A Rye Cocktail with Cranberry Syrup

We love a good Old Fashioned cocktail, and this one is perfect for the holidays! Cranberry Simple Syrup, Rye and bitters are a great combo!   We love a great Old Fashioned, but it is nice to occasionally mix it up with some seasonal additions. With Christmas coming up, we decided to embrace the YuletideRead more

20 Cocktails to get your Christmas party started!

The following 20 recipes will get you in the mood at your upcoming Christmas party! Lots of different flavors and choices! You will have a tough choice to pick just one! A big thanks to all of our fellow bloggers for all the great ideas! Cheers!

25 Cocktails to Toast Autumn

Cocktails to celebrate the falling leaves of autumn!   If you need some ideas for cocktails this fall – how about 25 of them? We have all different kinds to offer you! There are so many autumnal flavors listed here – cranberry, apple, orange, pumpkin, vanilla, cinnamon……yum!) These are great for autumn, but these willRead more

The Red Beet Rye Cocktail – A Whiskey Cocktail

An interesting mix of flavors, this red beet shrub and rye makes for a great drink!   With the weather getting warmer, the season for the classic way to beat the heat, the shrub. Shrubs are a combination of sugar, fruit and vinegar that historically has been a way to preserve fruit and as aRead more

Fired Peach Old Fashioned

A Spicy twist on the classic cocktail.   This drink is is a twist on one of the most popular classic cocktails, the Old Fashioned, by adding grilled peaches and a spicy kick from Crazy Gringa’s Datil Pepper Hot Sauce. The grilled peach gives a fresh summery sweetness that combines with the mellow caramel andRead more