Margarita Day is finally here, and I for one am pretty excited. I know we all fill our margarita void with the weekly Margarita Monday, but today both National Margarita Day and Margarita Monday collide like an interstellar alignment of the planets, creating a margarita celebration on steroids. You’d be silly not to have a drink.
Today I’m sharing a cocktail that’s sure to get you through the tail-end of winter: The Grapefruit Hot Toddy. A Hot Toddy is ideal in this frigid weather, as it serves the same role as a nice cup of hot tea but with the added warming effects of alcohol. With most Hot Toddies the primary […]
Not everyone is lucky enough to be able to go on vacation for Valentine’s Day. Thankfully, with ingredients that you can find easily in your local store and a little imagination, you and your partner will be able to romanticize about that Hawaiian vacation for as long as you like. Every element of this drink […]
Super Bowl 50 is this Sunday, and what better way to celebrate than with one of these festive Margaritas. When the big day comes about and you’ve invited all your friends over to watch the game, let them show which team they’re rooting for by mixing Carolina Panthers Blue and Denver Orange Margaritas; that way there […]
Just because there’s snow on the ground doesn’t mean you have to opt for hot beverages during the winter months. It may come as a surprise, but daiquiris can make the perfect winter cocktails, especially on those frigidly cold nights. Daiquiris are relatively simple to make, and can be customized to pair with the weather, and better yet, […]
Mixing gin with various juices is not exactly a 20th century invention; I imagine it’s been happening since gin was first distilled in the early 17th century.
Over the past year the Negroni has taken on a life of its own. Renowned for its strong, bitter flavor profile, the classic cocktail has become incredibly popular, partly because it’s many-a bartenders’ first choice at the end of a long shift. Although most would say the drink is perfect the way it is, I’ve taken the liberty of […]
The major winter holidays are over, yet we still have a few months of the season ahead. So it’s time we start to think about some winter-y cocktails to help us through the coldest months of the year. Today I am sharing a vodka-based libation that contains my favorite winter fruit: pomegranate. Pomegranates are generally tart on the […]
New Years Eve is tomorrow, which means it’s time to pop the cork and treat ourselves to one of the most festive cocktails around: the Champagne cocktail. Champagne is among my favorite things to indulge in during the holidays, and while I can definitely enjoy it on its own, I really love it when it’s used as […]