Santa Cruz Daisy

Santa Cruz Daisy cocktail recipe: rum-based with hints of lime and cherry.

The Santa Cruz Daisy cocktail is rum-based with lime, soda and maraschino liqueur. It's a refreshing drink for summer - lightly fruity and sweet enough for most palates. This is one of those old-fashioned recipes that calls for splashes and dashes and "the juice of 1/2 lime". I don't know … [Read more...]

Jack’s Grand Ball

Jack's Grand Ball drink recipe featuring Jack Honey, Grand Marnier and Tia Maria.

The Jack's Grand Ball cocktail is a Mix That Drink original built around Jack Honey. To it, I added a touch of Tia Maria, Grand Marnier and a dash or two of Fee Brothers Aztec Chocolate Bitters. The result is something like an orange mocha with strong hints of honey. The Aztec Chocolate … [Read more...]

Limoncello Collins

The Limoncello Collins drink recipe, featuring limoncello, gin, lemon juice and club soda, is perfect for barbecues.

The Limoncello Collins is much like the Tom Collins, but with the addition of Limoncello, a lemon liqueur. That makes the lemon flavor considerably stronger than the gin. This is a great drink to make for a party, particularly a barbecue or pool party. You can whip up a pitcher in advance, … [Read more...]

Club Honey

Club Honey cocktail recipe featuring Jack Honey and club soda.

The Club Honey cocktail features Jack Honey and club soda. Very simple, but very tasty. Jack Honey is mildly sweet, with distinct honey notes. The club soda acts somewhat like a bitter, highlighting the sweetness with its contrast. It also stretches the drink out to make it last longer. Plus, … [Read more...]

Jack Honey & Grapefruit

Jack Honey & Grapefruit drink recipe featuring Jack Honey and grapefruit juice.

The Jack Honey & Grapefruit cocktail is just what it sounds like. Two ingredients, one sweet and one tangy, blend together to perfection. Ideally, use fresh squeezed grapefruit juice. One section of one grapefruit should give you plenty for one cocktail. Honey is the perfect … [Read more...]

July Julep

July Julep drink recipe with Jack Daniel's Honey, lemon, ginger and mint.

The July Julep is a twist on the Mint Julep. This one features Jack Daniel's Honey along with a touch of mint, ginger and lemon. It's a well-balanced combination of sweet, spicy and sour, rounded out with the traditional smoke and corn notes associated with Jack Daniel's whiskey. The mint … [Read more...]

Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey {Product Review}

Review and tasting of Jack Daniels Tennessee Honey.

Jack Daniel's Tennessee Honey is described on the label as a "finely crafted honey liqueur blended with Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey." It's a light amber, 70 proof spirit - strong, but not as strong as regular Jack Daniel's. I was recently sent a bottle of it to review. As always, whether I pay … [Read more...]

Misty Mint

Misty Mint cocktail recipe with creme de menthe and rum.

The Misty Mint cocktail is ridiculously easy to make. It's a twist on a recipe I found in a book once, which was even simpler: just creme de menthe over ice. But for some, that's an overwhelming concentration of mint flavor. So I came up with this, as a refreshing yet still simple cocktail. … [Read more...]

Long Black Russian

Long Black Russian drink recipe with Kahlua, vodka and cola.

The Long Black Russian cocktail is a simple but delicious twist on the Black Russian. To the traditional Kahlua and vodka, you add several ounces of cola to stretch it out. Imagine a cola with mocha flavoring added to it, and you've got an idea what this tastes like. This drink works best … [Read more...]

Sex in the Driveway

The Sex in the Driveway cocktail recipe is a blue variation on Sex on the Beach.

The Sex in the Driveway cocktail is a variation on the Sex on the Beach recipe. The main difference is the stunning blue color and the loss of cranberry juice. It's very much a blend of peach, orange and lemon-lime. This drink is definitely on the sweeter side, but the Sprite adds a nice … [Read more...]