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...]

Crispy Crunch

Crispy Crunch drink recipe - Kahlua, Metaxa, Creme de Cacao, Frangelico

The Crispy Crunch shooter cocktail gets its name from a brand of chocolate and peanut bar made by Candbury. Because the candy isn't available in the US and I've never had it, I can only assume the drink is supposed to taste like it. But this isn't your typical candy drink. This drink is … [Read more...]

Bone Crusher

Bone Crusher drink 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 drink 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...]