I was mulling over different ideas for an end-of-year post and landed on this fun list while looking at the year’s site activity. This list is as democratic as they come; it’s basically the top cocktails determined by views. The biggest surprise? The sidecar at #1, glad to see. It was always Rachel’s favorite. It knocked the much-derided Appletini from the top spot—it’s #2 this year—, a spot it had held for several years. So … Read more
We were recently asked to taste two amazing whiskies head to head, Johnnie Walker Blue Label vs. Chivas Regal 18.Chivas Regal 18
Chivas Regal 18 includes over 20 of Scotland’s rarest single malt whiskies
Quite strong on the nose with a slight oakyness.
The color is a rich dark amber.
On the tongue Chivas 18 is smooth, fruity and warm with caramel accents. Every sip is smooth, velvety and wonderful.Johnnie Walker Blue Label… Read more
‘Tis the Season to Eat, Drink and Be Merry! These cocktails from SKYY Infusions do well for the “drink” part of the equation, leaving your guest all the more merry. We even have some suggestions for the “eat” part.Candy Cane Swirl
The Candy Cane Swirl is designed to add a simple, yet festive element to your larger holiday parties, utilizing familiar ingredients easily mixed in larger quantities.Ingredients
1 oz SKYY Infusions Raspberry
One way to make the holiday season merry is with a fantastic bowl of punch.
Not only is big bowl of Christmas punch is an easy way to serve a lot of guests, but it can also be a festive display that gets people in the holiday spirit.
Here are some punch recipes we think will make your holiday party a hit!
Spiced Tea Holiday Punch
Burroughs Festive Plum Punch
Earlier this week the folks at Campari held their Holiday Bitter Bash at Bourbon & Branch in San Francisco. It was night of Negronis and other tasty Campari cocktails. Upon entering the bar we were greeted by some of Santa’s Helpers with a bowlful this wonderful punch created by mixologist Jon Gasparini of Rye on the RoadCampari Nicaraguan Punch Ingredients
15 oz Campari
10 oz Flor de Caña 7 year
7 ½ oz Cinzano
There are thousands of apps for your iPhone, so it is no surprise that you can navigate the holidays with your iPhone as well. For this mission, I chose to focus solely on apps that can be had at my favorite price point, free. In exchange for viewing a few ads, these apps will leave more money in your pocket to spend on gifts and tips for your bartender.
After checking out many different apps … Read more
With December just a week or so away, I thought a little cocktail party food refresher was in order. I always have an issue with this, but when trying to decide how much food to get for your cocktail party – always err on the side of too much! You can always put it in the fridge or send extras home with friends. I always seem to have takers. When planning party food, this is … Read more
We at Drink of the Week wish all of you a Happy Thanksgiving! We are thankful for you readership and thankful that we make your day a little brighter.
The DOTW Team
As always, we like to share a few links that expand on how many Thanksgiving traditions got started. Of course, this is peppered with some fun Thanksgiving recipes.
Enjoy a potpourri of Thanksgiving links:
Mental Floss gives us a detailed look at