The Cascade Cocktail is an extremely sweet cocktail that tastes like blackcurrant (or raisins) with hints of grape and spice. I find it too cloyingly sweet, so I added my own variation (Recipe #2) which waters those two ingredients down with gin.
The Riley cocktail features light rum with the flavors of orange, lemon, lime and a touch of berry. The dominant flavor is citrus, but the berry takes the tart edge off. This is a drink that’s lightly fruity, lightly sweet and lightly refreshing – not too much of anything. Nice and mild, but not lacking
Well, this is it – the Last Straw. Cocktail, that is. The, um, Last Straw cocktail. Yeah. This is one of those drinks that is so rich, and sweet, and deliciously high-calorie, that’s perfect for when you’ve had enough and you’re ready to just let everything slide. This drink is all sweet liqueurs and cream,
The Desiree cocktail is incredibly simple. It’s just five ounces of creme de cassis with an ounce of vodka (some recipes call for Stolichnaya specifically). Creme de cassis is a relatively low proof liqueur, which is why you can get away with such a big amount of it in one drink. Enjoy a Desiree anytime
Remember enjoying shaved ice as a kid? That slushy pile of ice with a flavored syrup poured over it was always such a treat. Now you can enjoy it in alcoholic form. The Pavlova Supreme cocktail recipe calls for you to simply pour the alcoholic ingredients over shaved ice in a wine glass. It’s simple,