Superman Cocktail

Superman Cocktail recipe - Gin, Vermouth, Mandarin Juice, Apricot Brandy, Grenadine

The Superman Cocktail features gin and dry vermouth with mandarin juice, apricot brandy and grenadine. If it wasn't called Superman, you might think it's perfect for a girl's night out. And, well, it is, among other things. This is a drink that's sweet and tart, with notes of cherry and … [Read more...]

Bermuda Highball

Bermuda Highball drink recipe - Brandy, Gin, Dry Vermouth, Club Soda

The Bermuda Highball blends brandy with gin and vermouth, and adds a couple of marrying ingredients to make the whole thing work. It tastes like a carbonated martini that's had some fruit and wood notes added to it. This is a great drink to try if you have never really enjoyed martinis but … [Read more...]

The Opium Cocktail

Opium Cocktail recipe from Calle Dao - Bourbon, Tamarind Syrup, Ruby Red, Lemon, Poppy Seed Tincture

The Opium is a bourbon-based cocktail created by Joy Daniel at Calle Dao, a Cuban-Chinese fusion restaurant that recently opened in New York City. It blends the bourbon with fresh-squeezed ruby red grapefruit juice, tamarind syrup, lemon juice and poppy seed for a surprisingly refreshing … [Read more...]

Royal Scandal

Royal Scandal drink recipe - Crown Royal, Southern Comfort, Amaretto, Pineapple, Sour Mix

The Royal Scandal is equal parts Crown Royal, Southern Comfort and amaretto with splashes of sour mix and pineapple juice. If you have issues with sour mix, just replace it with a splash of lemon juice. This is a sweet, nutty drink with woody notes coming from the whiskey and a little tang from … [Read more...]

Angel Highball

Angel Highball drink recipe - Southern Comfort, Orange Soda

The Angel Highball is one of those drinks that proves a cocktail doesn't need to be complicated. It's just Southern Comfort with orange soda - simple as anything, and all about the taste. The vibrancy of the orange soda gives a jolt to the mellowness of the peach liqueur. This is a great … [Read more...]

Moonshine Margarita

Moonshine Margarita recipe - Moonshine, Lime & Orange Juices, Granulated Sugar

The Moonshine Margarita uses Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine instead of tequila, so it's not exactly a true margarita. However, it has a similar taste to tequila, with a touch of sweetness and notes of corn. This drink makes an interesting change when you're wanting a margarita. It's a fun … [Read more...]

Windex cocktail

Windex Cocktail recipe - UV Blue Raspberry Vodka, Lemon-Lime soda, Vodka

The Windex cocktail looks a lot like the famous window cleaner, but the resemblance ends there. It tastes like raspberry and citrus: a fizzy, fruity combination. And it probably wouldn't clean your windows well. Like most blue cocktails, the Windex is just plain fun. The first thing to hit your … [Read more...]

Breakfast foods for dinner – great cocktail pairings!

I've put together another collection of recipe on - this time it's breakfast recipes that are great for dinner time. Breakfast foods tend to be hearty and substantial, which is just the right kind of meal to go with a cocktail. Feel free to suggest your favorite breakfast recipes in the … [Read more...]