Bone Crusher

Bone Crusher cocktail recipe - Gin, Vodka, Triple Sec, Rum, Grenadine, Lime, Sour Mix, Champagne

The Bone Crusher cocktail combines three white liquors with champagne, grenadine, triple sec and lime. Don't bother breaking out your best champagne - any good, drinkable one (and possibly some nearly undrinkable ones) will work in this cocktail, with all the other ingredients adding to the … [Read more...]

Flamingo Cocktail

Flamingo Cocktail recipe - Apricot Brandy, Gin, Lime, Grenadine

The Flamingo Cocktail is a reddish pink drink that cries out for an umbrella and any other kitschy cocktail accessories you have on hand. It tastes like citrus and berry with an underlying sweetness. This is one of those rare drinks that makes good use of apricot brandy's cloying sweetness. … [Read more...]

Broken Down Golf Cart

Broken Down Golf Cart drink recipe - Midori, Amaretto & Lime Juice

The Broken Down Golf Cart is a shooter cocktail that's very light on the alcohol. Even with the lime juice cutting the sweetness of the Midori and amaretto, this is still a pretty sweet drink. The first thing I taste is the melon from the Midori, which is quickly followed by both sharp notes from … [Read more...]

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...]