Holiday Berry Sparkler – A Holiday Cocktail

The Holiday Berry Sparkler Cocktail features Smirnoff Ice Original and Smirnoff Ice Strawberry, apple cider, cranberry simple syrup and and triple sec to make a delightfully delicious holiday party drink!

These sparkling holiday drinks are perfect for parties featuring Strawberry Smirnoff Ice!       This sparkling holiday cocktail is perfect for the upcoming season of parties and events! We loved the flavor combination of tart and sweet in this drink, and the addition of some homemade cranberry simple syrup to make it even moreRead more

The Japanese Sidecar – Shochu Cocktails

The Japanese Sidecar with iichicko Silhouette shochu

Using a Japanese Barley Liquor for these Shochu cocktails, we made a twist on the classic sidecar!       One of the coolest parts about developing and writing about cocktails and spirits is when we discover a spirit that was totally unknown to us. Sometimes we find new spirits when we travel (does anyoneRead more

The Cherry Blossom – with Cherry Liqueur

The Cherry Blossom Cocktail - A Sake and Gin Cocktail

Perfect for celebrating the spring Cherry Blossom festival, this spring cherry liqueur cocktail is sure to please!       Living in a state that definitely has a winter season, we always are looking forward to the arrival of spring, the warm days letting us get back outside and enjoy the sunny days. Here inRead more

The Pink Pear – A Gin and Grapefruit Cocktail

The Pink Pear - A Gin and Grapefruit cocktail

A great combination of winter flavors, this grapefruit and gin cocktail hits the spot!     As you might have noticed, we kind of are obsessed with cocktails. This includes reading about them, writing about them, creating them and more importantly getting to drink them and share with you, our readers! Its always nice toRead more

Peach Cocktail – Peach and Basil Bourbon Shrub

Peach and Basil Shrub Cocktail

An herbal bourbon shrub peach cocktail.     With labor day coming and going, and the kids back in school, we officially can say its really fall! In our house, fall means a lot of great nights out by the fire pit and nights watching football. Anytime we get together with friends, we love toRead 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 Piña de Fuego – Tequila Drink Recipes

A Spicy tequila and pineapple cocktail! One of our best tequila drinks packs a punch!     When the calendar rolls around to the end of April, it never fails that our social media feed fills up with lots of pictures and recipes of margarita. These are to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. While we loveRead 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

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 gloriousRead more

Cranberry Orange Shrub Cocktail

Shrubs are usually in summer cocktails, but we loved this flavor combination for the holidays in this shrub cocktail!     The holidays bring lots of great seasonal flavors, one of the best being the fresh tart flavor of cranberries. Lots of classic Thanksgiving and Christmas dishes use cranberries, but probably the most famous cranberryRead more