With Tax Day upon us, we thought we’d keep it simple this week. Real easy. Just a shot and a beer. It’s a classic, for sure, designed to ease the pain of writing that check to Uncle Sam. Simply choose your spirit of choice (vodka, tequila, whiskey, fernet, Jägermiester or any of the many, many choices out there) and pair with your favorite beer. In bar lingo, they call this a “beer back.” Not sure … Read more
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Almost no drink welcomes warm weather the way a good mojito does. It’s simple and refreshing! I mixed up some basil mojitos. An easy way to change up your cocktail is to substitute ingredients. By using basil instead of mint, we found a whole new drinking experience without much work.
Try it out with basil or any of your favorite herbs! You can learn more about substitutions and creating new cocktail recipes in our book, … Read more
This week’s drink just reminds us of summer. Created by the folks at Purfect Purée, this cocktail is made special by it’s base of “El Corazon, a combination of pomegranate, pasion fruit and blood orange.” Add some premium añejo tequila, calvados, Campari and wow—it is simply yum all around!… Read more
After all those green drinks, lets go red. The ladies at My Bueno Cookbook created this scary cocktail filled with fruity goodness. No goats were harmed in the making of this drink.… Read more
We’re gearing up for St. Patrick’s Day, so green drinks are theme of the day. Moon Mountain created this light refreshing cocktail as a classy alternative to traditional green beer. This one is easy to make at home and has plenty of green to keep you from getting a pinch.… Read more
Mardi Gras is next week and here’s a refreshing and light cocktail to get you ready for what lies ahead! The Pimm’s Cup was created in London by James Pimm in the 1840s but was adopted (and adapted) by the city of New Orleans! Here’s the Napoleon House version, which is now a New Orleans classic.
Pimm’s No. 1 is a tea-colored liqueur made with gin. Its said that the traditional version is made with … Read more
Winter comes back with vengeance, luckily we got this recipe created by mixologist Daniel Hyatt of Alembic in San Francisco. Sure, there’s no Irish Whiskey, but the 100 proof Laird’s Applejack gives it a nice kick. The combo of Baileys & Lairds really makes this a twist on the classic Irish Coffee. And it’ll warm ya right up!
Courtesy of Baileys Irish Cream.… Read more
Created by mixologist Ryan Goodspeed of Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink in Miami, Florida, the Maker’s Heart is the perfect cocktail for your whiskey-drinking Valentine. This cocktail combines the spicy notes of Maker’s 46 with the sweetness of fresh berries and pomegranate juice. Throw is some vermouth and lemon juice and you’re all set. Not as traditional as a box of chocolates, but much more fun! More Valentine’s Day Cocktails.
Courtesy of Maker’s Mark.… Read more