Articles Tagged: Champagne

King Cake Martini

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The people at Absolut have been very busy sending some great original cocktails. To celebrate Mardi Gras, they sent us recipe created by two French Quarter bartenders. Created by Rachael Gray @ Storyville 125 Bourbon Street, New Orleans, LA. Courtesy of Absolut Vodka.… Read more

2007 – A Drinker’s Look Back

As we close the bar on 2007, I felt it appropriate to take a look back. Sure everyone does these lists, but it is fun to look at the year that was. I I figure, hey! why not?

So with out further ado, here are some of my favorites from 2007.


– Gin, The New Vodka?
– Super Bowl Cocktails
– Top 10 US Party Cities

– Suck & Blow
– Presidential … Read more

Del Posto’s Blood Orange Bellini

New York City’s Michelin-starred restaurant, Del Posto (owned by Mario Batali, Joe Bastianich and Lidia Bastianich), has put a new twist on an old favorite this holiday season with Del Posto’s Blood Orange Bellini. In keeping with its use of seasonal ingredients, Del Posto’s Blood Orange Bellini incorporates the sweet and tangy crimson fruit which originated in the southwest region of Italy.

Spruce up a traditional glass of champagne this New Year’s or enjoy with … Read more

Champagne Christmas Punch

We always say the holidays are made from punch. From the book Hot Toddies: Mulled Wine, Buttered Rum, Spiced Cider, and Other Soul-Warming Winter Drinks.… Read more

Mother’s Day Cocktails

Stir up a delicious treat for your Mom this Mother’s Day. Our friends at Pernod Ricard whipped up a few recipes as a fun alternative to stalwart of the Mother’s Day Brunch – the Mimosa, not that I have anything against the classic combination of Champagne & Orange Juice.

Mama’s Malibu Martini

1 part Malibu Rum
1 part Kahlúa
1 part icy cold milk

Shake well and serve up in a martini glass. Garnish with … Read more

Dark Chocolate Raspberry Kisses

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Hershey’s is now making Dark Chocolate Raspberry Kisses. YUM! I haven’t tried them yet, Nicole Weston at Slashfood says they can be a bit harsh all by themselves, but make a great accompanyment to other treats, such as our Chocolate Raspberry Martini and Champage Cocktails.

Dark Chocolate Raspberry Kisses

Photo by Nicole Weston.… Read more

Champagne Cocktails

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New Years Eve is just a few short days away, so get that bubbly chilled and ready to toast 2007. Champagne is great straight, but mixing it up can really help out the not-so-good stuff. Making champagne cocktails also is great for leftover bubbly. Apparently, sugar will help revive the bubbles in flat champagne. The original champagne cocktail is made with a sugar cube soaked with angostura bitters. The recipe has changed little since it’s … Read more

This Week's Drink – Pointsettia

Happy Hanukkah! Keeping in the holiday spirit, this week we feature a classic holiday cocktail. A refreshing combination of Cranberry, Champagne and Cointreau, Poitsettia’s are perfect for any holiday party.

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PS – We tried to find a Hanukkah cocktail to no avail. If you know of any good one’s send ‘em our way.… Read more

Black Velvet

This week’s drink comes to use from the nice people at Guinness. This drink adds a bit of holiday sophistication to perfection that is a freshly poured Guinness. Adding champagne gives this Irish classic just a hint of fruity sweetness. Truly a fine way to toast the holiday season. Brilliant!

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This Week’s Drink – Red Cicada

This week’s drink is an fun combo of vodka, champagne and everyone’s new friend, pomegranate juice. Thanks, Kris!

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