Mage’s Fire

Mage's Fire drink recipe - Vodka, Cinnamon Schnapps, Blue Curacao

The Mage's Fire can be blended on demand as a drink, but it's designed to be mixed together in a vodka bottle and poured like a straight drink, served as shots. It gets its name from the spooky light blue color it turns, and somebody who's watched a few too many fantasy movies. This drink is … [Read more...]

Caramel Martini

Caramel Martini recipe - Frangelico, Vanilla Royale, Buttershots Liqueur, Caramel Syrup

The Caramel Martini is definitely a taste experience. Like most candy-tinis, it's all alcohol. But there's not a hint of gin or vodka anywhere near this recipe. You get hazelnut, an almost buttery vanilla flavor and butterscotch, all mixed up into a wonderful caramel flavor. You can … [Read more...]


Kermit drink recipe: Bicardi, Pisang Ambon, Blue Curacao, Banana Liqueur

The Kermit Cocktail is so named because it's green, like the Muppet. But there the resemblance ends. The predominant flavor is banana, with a nice orange tang from the blue curacao. If you're wondering why the Kermit cocktail features two banana liqueurs (Pisang Ambon is a specific banana … [Read more...]

Oh My God

Oh My God cocktail recipe: sour apple schnapps, Southern Comfort, pineapple juice

The Oh My God cocktail is so named because that's what one might tend to say after tasting it. It's a pretty wonderful flavor, blending pineapple, peach and apple together. Like a particularly wonderful fruit salad, in liquid form with a kick. The pineapple juice makes Oh My God a sweet … [Read more...]


Undertaker drink recipe: Chilled Espresso, Vanilla Vodka, Kahlua, Creme de Cacao

The Undertaker cocktail tastes like a mildly sweetened and flavored espresso served cold. The caffeine from the espresso can keep you from recognizing the alcohol, making this one of those stealth drinks that sneak up on you. Enjoy an Undertaker whenever you want a cold coffee drink with a … [Read more...]

Marshmallow Vodka Infusion

A Marshmallow Vodka Infused Martini with a maraschino cherry

Based on the success of my Jolly Rancher Vodka experiment last month, I decided to try something involving a soft candy for a change: marshmallows. There aren't many marshmallow liqueurs out there, after all, and a successful marshmallow infused vodka would be just that. With it, you could do … [Read more...]

Satan’s Whiskers

Satan's Whiskers drink recipe: Vermouth, Gin, Grand Marnier, Triple Sec, Orange Juice

You hate vermouth. You especially hate sweet vermouth. That's okay, it's just one of those flavors people either love or hate. I mention this because the Satan's Whiskers cocktail boasts two ounces of the stuff, in dry and sweet forms. That said, this cocktail surprises some vermouth haters, … [Read more...]

Crystal Cranberry

Crystal Cranberry drink recipe - Vodka, Crown Royal, Amaretto, Gin, Orange, Cranberry, Grenadine

The Crystal Cranberry is very smooth and drinkable - a nice choice for light drinkers who aren't really used to the taste of alcohol. But it also suits experienced drinkers. It's tasty without being full of sweet liqueurs or simple sugar. This cocktail is one of those drinks that comes with … [Read more...]

Irish Car Bomb

Irish Car Bomb drink recipe: Guinness, Bailey's, Jameson

The Irish Car Bomb is a beer-based cocktail, similar to a boilermaker. The "Irish" part of the name comes from the fact that the drink features Irish cream and Irish whiskey. The "Car Bomb" part references the many car bombings that took place during the Troubles, which is an offensive reference to … [Read more...]


Sazerac cocktail recipe: absinthe, Peychaud bitters, rye and a sugar cube

The Sazerac cocktail goes back a long way. It originated in New Orleans and was named for a brand of cognac that was originally the whiskey ingredient. The ingredients have changed over the years, but the preparation style has always involved muddling a sugar cube, which is just kind of a cool thing … [Read more...]