Green Fairy

Green Fairy Drink Recipe - Absinthe, Water, Lemon, Egg White, Angostura Bitters

The Green Fairy cocktail is a very old classic, probably one of the oldest cocktails in the world. It's so named because its main ingredient, absinthe, is green. But the drink itself is actually not green, as you can see in the photo. The original recipe probably predates shakers, so it … [Read more...]

Sour Apple Pie

Sour Apple Pie Drink Recipe - Sour Apple Schnapps, Hot Damn Cinnamon Schnapps

The Sour Apple Pie shooter cocktail is so simple, but so tasty. It blends sour apple and cinnamon schnapps together, and the taste really is reminiscent of apple pie. I'm not generally a big schnapps fan, but DeKuyper gets these two right - more flavor, less cloying sweetness. The Sour Apple … [Read more...]

Spooky Juice

Spooky Juice drink recipe - Vodka, Blue Curacao, Grenadine, Orange Juice

The Spooky Juice cocktail is a murky green cocktail that tastes mainly like orange with just a hint of berry. It's obviously great for Halloween, but there's no reason to save it for that occasion. The flavor of this one is simple and easy to like. It's the visual effect that makes it … [Read more...]

Blackberry Mint Martini

Blackberry Mint Martini recipe: Ten Cane Rum, blackberries, mint, lime

The Blackberry Mint Martini isn't anywhere close to a real martini, since it features rum as its only alcohol. The blackberry and mint flavors are infused into it, and a touch of lime juice and simple syrup are the only mixers. Rum is so often mixed with tropical fruits, so this drink makes … [Read more...]

Hot buttered rum

Hot Buttered Rum recipe: dark rum, butter, cinnamon, lemon

Have you heard the news? Turns out butter is good for you! Okay, it's still high in calories, but it's not clogging your arteries, it's healthier than some of the ingredients in butter substitutes, and if you get grass-fed butter (which is so tasty) it has Vitamin K, which is good for you in many … [Read more...]

Candy Corn Moonshine

Candy Corn Moonshine infusion

I've had a lot of requests to do a Candy Corn Vodka infusion, similar to Skittles Vodka. People love it for Halloween and fall tailgating. But since I also get a lot of questions about doing infusions with other liquors I decided to give moonshine a try. Specifically, Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine … [Read more...]

Luscious Lou

Luscious Lou drink recipe - Orange Vodka, Cointreau, Orange Juice, Cranberry Juice, Club Soda

The Luscious Lou cocktail is as pretty as it is tasty. Instead of shaking it, you pour the ingredients right into the glass so they mix before your eyes, or the eyes of your guests. The cranberry juice settles as a layer under the orange juice, so it looks a bit like a Tequila Sunrise. This … [Read more...]

Mojito Diablo

Mojito Diablo drink recipe - Tequila, Creme de Cassis, Lime, Mint, 7-Up, Brown Sugar

The Mojito Diablo mixes tequila with creme de cassis, mint, lime, brown sugar and 7-Up. The resulting taste is a mint-lime-berry fusion with an underlying richness from the brown sugar. This drink is a great alternative to the traditional Mojito. The mint and lime of a Mojito can be a sharp … [Read more...]

Beny Moré Cocktail

Beny More Cocktail recipe - Ginger Vodka, Cointreau, Lemon, Hibiscus Flower Syrup

The Beny Moré Cocktail  was created at Calle Dão restaurant in New York to celebrate National Vodka Day on October 4 and to honor Beny Moré, one of the greatest Cuban popular singers of all time. This cocktail is smooth and easy to love, even though it's complex. The flavors here are ginger, … [Read more...]

Ginger Dog

Ginger Dog drink recipe - Vodka, Powell & Mahoney Ginger, Grapefruit Juice

The Ginger Dog features the flavors of vodka, ginger and grapefruit, which is a most refreshing combination. For the ginger, it uses Powell & Mahoney's natural, handcrafted ginger mixer. This is a great cocktail for those who prefer their drinks less sweet. The spice of the ginger and the … [Read more...]