Articles Tagged: craft cocktails

MOtinez

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Don’t want to grow a itchy stash to celebrate Movember? Drink a MOtinez, created by Aviation Gin’s Ryan Magarian, and then click over to the Movember website and get involved!

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Manhattan Cocktail Classic Recap

post iconFriday night kicked off the soiree with the Opening Gala, an event that takes over the entire New York Public Library and is attended by thousands of people. Literally, at the Gala, hundreds of classic and innovative cocktails are served. …Read More

Peanut Manhattan

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This drink was inspired from my adoration of Orgeat Syrup, and I had an ah-hah moment when I thought…why not try nut infused spirits or liqueurs.

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The New North Beach

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This week’s drink was is an original creation of mixologist Ben Smith of 15 Romolo in San Francisco. In his words:

“It’s kind of a play off a Trinidad Sour. Which is 2 oz Angostura bitters and 1 oz lemon. The New North Beach is a contemporary version with hints of vanilla from the carpano and light notes of cinnamon and spice from the amaro balanced with the acid of lemon, all rounded out by

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Monsieur Hayden

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In honor of one of spring’s most anticipated romantic comedies, Think Like A Man, Basil Hayden’s teamed up with top Austin mixologist, Rob Pate, to create Basil Hayden’s Monsieur Hayden. The cocktail is inspired by the Boulevardier, a classic bourbon cocktali that’s been enjoyed by men around the world for almost 100 years! Monsieur Hayden combines ingredients like Campari, citrusy Cocchi Americano aperitif and ginger juice with spicy Basil Hayden’s to create a bold bourbon … Read more

Preserved Bliss

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This is made with a homemade strawberry jam(preserve) paired with gin, seedless muddled cucumber and fresh lemon juice. I paired the Strawberry Jam and cucumber together to highlight how much versatility cucumber (one of my favorite vegetables in my cocktails) really has.

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Flip Flop Punch

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Ingredients:
2 oz Chamomile infused Flor de Caña 4-year old
4 sugar cubes
3 oz club soda
1 oz lemon juice
1.5 oz grapefruit juice

Directions:
Dissolve the sugar cubes in 1 oz. of club soda (this generally involves muddling to help process). Muddle the cloves with the sugar cubes. After the sugar cubes and cloves are muddled/dissolved, add the rest of the ingredients one at a time and stir as added. Add ice once … Read more

Goodnight Moon Punch

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Ingredients:
2 oz Flor de Caña 7-year Grand Reserve
4 sugar cubes
3 oz club soda
2 whole cloves
1 pinch of fresh grated nutmeg
1 oz lemon juice
2 oz Fuji apple juice
2 dashes of Peychaud bitters

    Directions:
    Dissolve the sugar cubes in 1 oz. of club soda (this generally involves muddling to help process). Muddle the cloves with the sugar cubes. After the sugar cubes and cloves are muddled/dissolved, add the rest … Read more