Presidential Margarita

Presidential Margarita recipe

The Presidential Margarita adds brandy to the usual tequila, Cointreau and lime juice mix. The result is a slightly sweeter and more full-bodied margarita. This drink is particularly nice after dinner or in the evening because it’s a fairly stiff drink, good for when you’re ready to kick back and relax. Recipe  1 1/2 ounces […]

Strawberry Fields Forever

Strawberry Fields Forever Cocktail Recipe

The Strawberry Fields Forever cocktail is mostly strawberry schnapps with a touch of brandy and then some soda water to add carbonation. The result tastes a lot of a strawberry soda. This drink is perfect when you’re in the mood for overwhelming strawberry flavor. It’s actually amazing served alongside plain cheesecake, and you have to […]

Lady Godiva

Lady Godiva Cocktail recipe

The Lady Godiva cocktail features the flavors of lightly sweetened citrus with various other notes playing in the background (it depends what brand of brandy you use). This is a great drink for a cold day because brandy can make you feel warm. That makes it just right for an evening with someone special, too. […]

Pistachio Cream

Pistachio Cream cocktail

Admit it – just the name of the Pistachio Cream drink makes you want to try it, right? If you enjoy pistachio ice cream, think of this as the adult version. This blended drink features pistachio liqueur, not a common cocktail ingredient. The dominant flavor is pistachio, but it’s really quite like amaretto, and I […]

Baltimore Bracer

Baltimore Bracer cocktail

The Baltimore Bracer cocktail is a beautiful drink that features a healthy dose of anisette. So much so that if you can’t stand the flavor of black licorice, you probably should just give this one a miss. But if you do like black licorice, that powerful note is balanced out by an equal amount of […]

Scrumptious Coffee

Scrumptious Coffee

The Scrumptious Coffee cocktail recipe is designed to serve 10-13 people, making it great for parties. It’s a warm coffee based cocktail. This recipe will keep you awake, so it’s best for early evening. The coffee is blended with rum and brandy, and infused with orange and cinnamon for flavor. It’s a simple comfort drink […]

Amaretto Shake

Closeup of creamy, thick light brown blended cocktail with chocolate shavings in champagne saucer

The Amaretto Shake is just what it sounds like: an almond-chocolate milk shake, grown-up style. It’s so smooth you might not notice the two ounces of brandy. Like any blended drink, this one is great for cooling off. It’s also a delicious dessert substitute because it’s got some texture to go with the sweetness. The […]


Cloudy golden cocktail in martini glass with lime wheel

The Cuban is a rum-based drink – naturally. In fact, there’s little else to it besides lime – no hyper-sweetened frou frou going on here. The top note in this drink is lime, followed by a hint of apricot. The only sweeteners are the “dashes” of apricot brandy and simple syrup, so we’re really just […]


Light reddish brown cloudy cocktail in tumbler with orange wedge

The Boomerang cocktail is definitely one to be sipped and enjoyed. It blends the flavors of citrus and peach with notes of oak, making it as interesting as it is tasty. This is a moderately strong drink that’s great for shaking off the day and kicking back for a relaxing evening at home. The orange […]