Articles Tagged: DIY Cocktails

DIY Cocktail Kits – Holiday Gift Idea

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Gift baskets can be a fun way to give the gift of cocktails this holiday season. The idea is simple: Pick a cocktail your recipient will love, then get the ingredients and package them in a gift box or basket … along with copy of DIY Cocktails, of course.

Cultured Spirit

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I think that yogurt in cocktails is a wonderful marriage. It goes together very well during the summer season and is one of my favorite combinations. The sweetness of aged rum and fresh pineapple gives this Cultured Spirit very interesting layers.… Read more

Highlights from Tales of the Cocktail 2012

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This past week marked the 10th installment of New Orleans mixology orgy, Tales of the Cocktail. It is by far the largest celebration of cocktail culture in the country. Tales (as it called by ‘vets’) is a who’s who of bartenders, journalists and brands. It is a wonderland for up and coming barterers and enthusiasts.

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.… Read more

The Fine Art of Mixing Drinks – Literary Monday

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The Fine Art of Mixing Drinks is a modern classic. First published in 1948, it is probably more popular today that it was when the book was initially released.

Literary Monday – Seasonal Cocktail Companion

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Whether you have mastered the DIY cocktail and are looking for your next challenge or you are looking for that unique homemade gift for the hard-to-buy-for person on your holiday list, this book will keep you busy and entertained for months!

DIY Vanilla Vodka

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Vanilla vodka is one of the tastiest and most versatile infusions you can make. Not only is it a way to put a twist on a common drink, it’s super easy!

Tales of the Cocktail – Vancouver

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Tales of the Cocktail is going on the road to Vancouver BC. Drink of the Week will be heading up the coast to experience Tales North and sign a few copies of our book DIY Cocktails

Nazca

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Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, so why not make some rose petal syrup? It’s pretty easy and, well girls like roses. Who wouldn’t impressed with this rosey pisco cocktail from the folks at Pisco Portón.

Ingredients:
2 parts Pisco Portón
1.25 parts limoncello
1 parts rose syrup
2 parts lychee juice
Top off with sparkling water

Directions:
Combine all ingredients and fill with sparkling water. Garnish with an edible rose petal.

To make … Read more

DOTW Giveaway!

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What better way to show that we care about our readers cocktail creating fun than to give you guys a copy of our book DIY Cocktails?

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