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

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

Strawberry Rhubarb Daiquiri Float – A Rum Dessert Cocktail

Strawberry Rhubarb Daiquiri Float - A Rum Dessert

A great combination of dessert and cocktail in one, a frozen strawberry daiquiri float on top of vanilla ice cream!       As frequent readers of our blog know, we are kind of obsessed with making lots of classic craft cocktails. Every now and then it is fun to wander away from the classicsRead more

Where the Sea Meets the Sky – A Tequila Cocktail

Where The Sea Meets the Sky - A Blue Nectrar Tequila Cocktail

A great, light tequila cocktail, perfect for anytime of the year!       One of the cool perks of being a cocktail blogger is getting the chance to try out lots of other spirits than the old sorts that we are all familiar with from our days drinking in college. One spirit that weRead more

Strawberry Limeade Gin and Tonic

Strawberry Limeade Gin and Tonic Cocktail

A twist on the classic summer cooler, Strawberry Limeade, we made it boozy!       After a long cold winter here in Nebraska we start looking for some warm destination to escape off to! One place we have escaped off to for spring break has been to Las Vegas, where it definitely is warmer!Read more

The Bean and Barley – A Stout and Whiskey Cocktail With Lucky Bucket and Cut Spike

The Bean and Barley - A Whiskey and Coffee Stout Cocktail with Lucky Bucket and Cut Spike

We worked with a local distillery here in Omaha to develop this cocktail! This Whiskey and Stout Cocktail combines two loves!       One thing we love about writing about food and drink is the opportunity to explore the culture of a city or region. This can really can bring some great insight intoRead more

The Monk’s Muse – Gin and Chartreuse Cocktail

The Monk's Muse A Gin & Chartreuse Cocktail

Another favorite combination of gin and chartreuse in this cocktail!       We recently rediscovered our bottle of Chartreuse after having a drink on a recent date night that prominently featured it. After having just one sip, the bottle we had somehow misplaced into the back of our liquor cabinet popped into our headRead more

Sunrise Over Moscow Mule and Popsicle with Smirnoff Vodka

Sunrise Over Moscow Mule Ice Pops

Orange Moscow Mules and Moscow Mule vodka popsicles! An orange juice cocktail treat for all year long!       We are big fans of Moscow Mules, and with National Moscow Mule Day coming up on March 3rd, we figured what better way to celebrate than a Moscow Mule and and a Moscow Mule PopsicleRead more

The Smoked Cherry – A Bourbon and Brandy Cocktail

The Smoked Cherry - a Bourbon and Brandy cocktail

Check out our Smoked Cherry cocktail, using our fun smoking gun! A great combination of bourbon and brandy in this smoked cocktail!       This past Christmas, we got a new toy to add to our arsenal of kitchen tools, a smoking gun! We have been wanting to play with a smoking gun toRead more

The Champs Elysees – A Calvados Brandy Cocktail

Champs Elysee -A_Calvados Brandy Cocktail

A great classic Calvados and green chartreuse cocktail, of French origin.       We love exploring classic cocktail books and revisiting classic cocktails. This week we head back to one of our favorite books, Harry Craddock’s Savoy Cocktail. It might be the definitive collection of Pre-Prohibition era cocktails. One cocktail that caught our eyeRead more