Mocha-Berry Cocktail

Mocha Berry drink recipe with coffee, Chambord and cocoa powder.

The Mocha-Berry is just what it sounds like: coffee, chocolate and berry - in this case Chambord raspberry liqueur. It's also just as delicious as it sounds. Like some kind of wonderful, spiked frappacino. Some versions of this recipe call for the whipped cream. I say it's optional because … [Read more...]

Kahlua Hot Chocolate

Kahlua Hot Chocolate recipe: hot cocoa meets Kahlua.

The Kahlua Hot Chocolate is just what it sounds like: hot cocoa spiked with Kahlua. It's hardly even a recipe - you just make the cocoa however you like it, then pour in some Kahlua. This is an absolutely gorgeous drink recipe to enjoy anytime you're in the mood for hot chocolate. It makes a … [Read more...]

Haitian Gold

Hatian Gold drink recipe with Mandarine Napoleon, creme de bananes, rum, tequila, guava, orange, pineapple and strawberry.

The Haitian Gold cocktail has so much fruit juice, you could almost mistake it for a health drink. It's not, though. It's just a lovely fruity, fairly strong cocktail that's sweet enough to be a dessert drink. Enjoy a Haitian Gold anytime you're craving a fruity drink with a kick. It's great … [Read more...]

Embassy Cocktail

Embassy Cocktail recipe with brandy, Jamaican rum, Cointreau, lime and Angostura bitters

The Embassy Cocktail is an old classic that dates back to the 1930s and the Embassy Club in Hollywood. Like 1930s Hollywood, it has a certain sophisticated glamor. The taste strikes a great balance between sweet, bitter and sour. It's one of those fairly strong drinks that manages to go down very … [Read more...]

Amber Haze

Amber Haze drink recipe with Bicardi Big Apple Rum, grenadine and soda water.

The Amber Haze cocktail is light, easy-going and refreshing. The flavor is apple with just a touch of pomegranate. This gets combined with soda water for some carbonation. The alcohol content is on the weak side. This is a great choice for light drinkers, or anytime you want just enough … [Read more...]

Southern Comfort and Lime

The Southern Comfort and Lime cocktail is great for summer time.

Southern Comfort sips well all by itself. But as you may already know, you can liven up that mellow peach flavor with a squeeze of lime, and it's a wonderful accent. In fact, they make a version called Southern Comfort Lime, which is great. But you can also make this one with fresh squeezed … [Read more...]

Vodka and Apple Juice

The Vodka and Apple Juice cocktail is just what it sounds like.

Vodka is most famously paired with juices like orange or cranberry, but the lesser known combination of vodka with apple juice is also delicious. It's very simple - just those two ingredients are all you need. The Vodka and Apple Juice cocktail is great paired with salad or a fruit plate, or … [Read more...]

Safari Juice

Safari Juice drink recipe with Cointreau, Midori, orange juice and grenadine.

The Safari Juice cocktail is an extravaganza of fruity flavors - orange, melon and a dash of pomegranate. It's highly drinkable, has enough orange juice to pass for a breakfast drink (but on the strong side), and is really refreshing. This cocktail is ideal for hot days - the kind of days … [Read more...]

Round Robin

Round Robin cocktail recipe with absinthe, brandy and egg-white.

Cocktails that use raw egg white as an ingredient aren't very popular these days, due to concerns about eggs and salmonella. You can use egg substitute for a safe (pasteurized) alternative if you're worried. One way or another, many of these drinks are not to be missed. The Round Robin uses … [Read more...]

Milano Cocktail

Milano Cocktail recipe with dry gin, Galliano and lemon juice.

The Milano Cocktail is a fascinating mix of flavors. It features equal parts gin, Galliano and lemon juice. The juniper notes in gin are very well complemented by lemon, and Galliano mellows the sharp notes with its balance of vanilla and anise. It makes for a taste that may take a little … [Read more...]