Minted Mule

Minted Mule drink recipe - Blue Nectar Silver Tequila, Lime Juice, Ginger Beer, Mezcal, Mint Leaves

The Minted Mule was created by Pete Vasconcellos of The Penrose, New York City. If you love your Moscow Mules, this is one you really need to try. It features silver tequila, ginger beer, lime and Mezcal. So in addition to that wonderful ginger flavor, you get hints of smoky and citrus notes and the … [Read more...]

Blackberry Blue Nectar Bramble

Blackberry Blue Nectar Bramble drink recipe - Blue Nectar Reposado Tequila, Lemon, Blackberry Liqueur

National Tequila Day is July 24th, and the folks at Blue Nectar Tequila sent me this recipe to celebrate. The Blackberry Bramble is traditionally made with gin or bourbon, but they've re-imagined it with Blue Nectar's Reposado tequila, which has a smooth, light oak character that's wonderful all on … [Read more...]

Caffeini Martini

Caffeini Martini recipe - Butterscotch Schnapps, Kahlua, Chocolate Liqueur, Espresso, Milk

The Caffeini Martini sounds a lot like the Espresso Martini, but aside from the espresso, it's actually pretty different. It blends Kahlua with chocolate and butterscotch liqueur, then adds some milk for creaminess. This makes it a rich, sweetened coffee drink with a kick. Because all the … [Read more...]

Elderflower Martini

Elderflower Martini recipe - St. Germain's, Bombay Sapphire Gin, Dry Vermouth, Lime

The Elderflower Martini takes your standard martini recipe and adds touches of St. Germain's elderflower liqueur and lime. The citrus and herb notes of the traditional martini are rounded out by the full-bodied light sweetness of the elderflower. This is a drink to enjoy while relaxing, even … [Read more...]

Espresso Martini

Espresso Martini recipe - Starbucks Coffee Liqueur, Stoli Vanil, Espresso

The Espresso Martini has two wonderful purposes in your life: to give you a jolt at the same time as it helps you unwind. That makes it kind of perfect to have right after a delicious but coma-inducing meal so you can wake up and enjoy the rest of your evening. Be aware that this drink … [Read more...]

Italian Amaretto Margarita

Italian Amaretto Margarita recipe - Amaretto, Limeade, Tequila, Orange Juice

The Italian Amaretto Margarita recipe is a blended margarita that's easiest to make in batches that serve four. It adds amaretto to the familiar margarita flavors of lime and orange, with a little sugar. The result is a combination of citrus and rich almond notes, which is heavenly. This is a … [Read more...]

Jubilee cocktail

Jubilee cocktail recipe - Tequila, Gin, Vodka, Blue Curacao, Lemon, Club Soda

The Jubilee cocktail features three white liquors, some blue curacao for color, lemon, sugar and club soda for the bubbles. It's a fun color, it has fun bubbles, and it tastes mainly like lemon and orange, so it's an easy drink to love. And that makes it a great drink for parties, especially … [Read more...]

Screaming Blue Viking

Screaming Blue Viking drink recipe - Yukon Jack, Rumple Minze, Blue Curacao

The Screaming Blue Viking is a strong drink that tastes most strongly like mint, with hints of honey and oak - and orange, if you use too much blue curacao. It's a chilled shot that's easy on the palate, which makes it a good choice for serving to guests. Since this recipe just calls for … [Read more...]