Gabbie’s Punch (Non-Alcoholic)

Gabbie's Punch recipe: Tropical fruit juice, ginger ale, lemonade

Gabbie's Punch is a simple recipe you can whip up anytime you're entertaining without alcohol, or want to offer non-drinking guests something delicious to enjoy. The flavors here are citrus and spice, with just enough sweetness to bring it all together. This recipe was developed by an … [Read more...]

Mockmosa (Non-Alcoholic)

Mockmosa drink recipe: orange juice, dry sparkling white grape juice, mint

The Mockmosa is a delicious alcohol-free substitute for the traditional Mimosa. You can serve it alongside Mimosas so that guests have a choice, or it can be your tipple when you want to socialize with drinkers but not drink yourself. Your first thought for making a non-alcoholic Mimosa might … [Read more...]

Soft Love

Soft Love Cocktail recipe - Creme de Banames, Cherry Vodka, Whipping Cream, Grenadine

The Soft Love cocktail has the somewhat unusual distinction of being served in a cordial glass. It's not much bigger than a shot, and it's not very strong. And the flavors are all banana and berry - kind of like a Strawberry-Banana Starburst, but with more berry and, obviously, the alcohol … [Read more...]

Wild Sacramento

Wild Sacramento Drink Recipe - Vodka, Tequila, Triple Sec, Gin, Sour Mix, Bitters, Lemon Juice

The Wild Sacramento is one of those cocktails that's based on three liquors, some liqueurs and a touch of juice. It's on the strong side, and doesn't try to hide that fact. This drink is all about lemon and orange. If you use Hendrick's gin and a silver tequila, those notes will be even … [Read more...]

Avalanche Cocktail

Avalanche Cocktail recipe - Crown Royal, Kahlua, Cream

The Avalanche Cocktail is basically a White Russian with Crown Royal instead of vodka. That of course adds notes of caramel to the flavors of sweetened coffee and cream. Opinions on Crown Royal tend to be sharply divided, but it's smooth and works well as a mixer. In this drink, you can't … [Read more...]

Hpnotiq Breeze

Hpnotiq Breeze drink recipe - Hpnotiq, Malibu Rum, Pineapple Juice

The Hpnotiq Breeze is a - you guessed it - Hpnotiq-based cocktail. It also features coconut rum and pineapple juice to add to the tropical fruit flavors in the liqueur. The pineapple comes through strongly, along with the coconut and some citrus notes. This is a great poolside drink, or for … [Read more...]

Red Frog

Red Frog drink recipe - Chambord, Crown Royal, Amaretto, Cranberry Juice

I'm guessing the Red Frog is so named because it's reddish and, um, Chambord is French. That's all I'm gonna say on that. The drink itself is a tasty mix of sweet raspberry, tart cranberry, sweet almond and smooth caramel notes from the Crown Royal. Overall, this is a sweet cocktail but not a … [Read more...]

Caramel Appletini

Caramel Appletini drink recipe - Gin, Jolly Ranchers Vodka or Rum, Salted Caramel Vodka or Rum

Reader William Froment sent me this wonderful recipe he created with two of our popular infusions: Jolly Ranchers Vodka (or rum) and Salted Caramel Vodka (or rum). William prefers rum, and yes, vodka and rum are pretty much interchangeable in these infusions. Just make sure the rum or vodka you … [Read more...]