Alabama Slammer

The Alabama Slammer blends Southern Comfort, amaretto, sloe gin and orange juice.

The Alabama Slammer has been around since the 70s, and there are a few minor variations on it. The most common version blends Southern Comfort with amaretto, sloe gin and orange juice. It's a delicious fruity cocktail. In this recipe, the amaretto's cherry notes are emphasized. This is one of … [Read more...]

Toasted Almond Cocktail

Toasted Almond drink recipe with Kahlua, amaretto and cream.

The Toasted Almond Cocktail is a drink you can make quickly and easily, and it's such a sweet little treat. You can make it the way bartenders do, which is to shake it and strain it into a glass. But at home, most people opt to just pour the ingredients in a glass with ice (or without, if you're … [Read more...]

Nutcracker Cocktail

Nutcracker cocktail recipe: Kahlua, amaretto, Grand Marnier, Bailey's

There are a lot of very different drinks out there called "Nutcracker cocktail", and I'm pretty sure it's one of those cases where people invent a cocktail and pick a name without checking to see if it's already in use (c'mon, people, we have a thing called search engines now). One thing all … [Read more...]

Amaretto Colada

Amaretto Colada drink recipe: rum, amaretto, coconut cream, pineapple juice, Angostura bitters

The Amaretto Colada is basically a Piña Colada with the addition of almond liqueur. This adds a rich, sweet, nutty flavor to the traditional pineapple and coconut. Beyond that, there's really no comparison between the two drinks. The pineapple and coconut flavors are present in both, but the … [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...]

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...]

Royal Scandal

Royal Scandal drink recipe - Crown Royal, Southern Comfort, Amaretto, Pineapple, Sour Mix

The Royal Scandal is equal parts Crown Royal, Southern Comfort and amaretto with splashes of sour mix and pineapple juice. If you have issues with sour mix, just replace it with a splash of lemon juice. This is a sweet, nutty drink with woody notes coming from the whiskey and a little tang from … [Read more...]

Italian Apple Martini

Italian Apple Martini recipe - Amaretto, Sour Apple Pucker, Vanilla Vodka, Lime, Cranberry

The Italian Apple Martini is a delicious combination of almond and fruit flavors. It features amaretto, Sour Apple Pucker, vanilla vodka, lime and cranberry juice. The amaretto and vanilla balance the tart fruit ingredients so you get a flavor that starts out sour but quickly mellows … [Read more...]

Italian Amaretto Margarita

Italian Amaretto Margarita recipe - Amaretto, Limeade, Tequila, Orange Juice

The Italian Amaretto Margarita recipe is a blended margarita that's easiest to make in batches that serve four. It adds amaretto to the familiar margarita flavors of lime and orange, with a little sugar. The result is a combination of citrus and rich almond notes, which is heavenly. This is a … [Read more...]

Cactus Bowl

Cactus Bowl drink recipe: Spiced Rum, Amaretto, Rum, Pineapple, Lime

The Cactus Bowl cocktail blends pineapple and lime juices with light rum, spiced rum and amaretto. The result is a flavor that's tart, sweet, spicy and nutty. This is a pretty fascinating drink. You can sit there with each sip trying to figure out all the notes, or you can just enjoy the … [Read more...]

Ultimate Eggnog Martini

Ultimate Eggnog Martini recipe - Eggnog, Three Olives Vanilla Vodka, Amaretto, Caramel Syrup, Brown Sugar, Cinnamon

The Ultimate Eggnog Martini may be the answer if you're needing something a little stronger than eggnog alone. This drink takes eggnog to the next level with the addition of vanilla vodka and amaretto for a rich, sweet, delicious treat. Recipe 2 1/2 ounces eggnog 1 ounce  Three Olives … [Read more...]

Amaretto Stone Sour

Amaretto Stone Sour drink recipe - Amaretto, Sour Mix, Orange Juice

The Amaretto Stone Sour cocktail mixes amaretto with sweet and sour and orange juice. The result is sweet, nutty and tart, with the citrus dominating and the sweet nuttiness coming in a close second. This is a great drink to enjoy on a date or a quiet evening. It's got some sweetness and … [Read more...]