Articles Tagged: THIS WEEK’S DRINK

Peanutty Buddy

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Calling all peanut butter lovers! This is the perfect cocktail for you…

Ingredients:
1 1/2 oz Frangelico Hazelnut Liqueur
3 oz cold milk
1 oz. crème de cacao
1/2 oz smooth peanut butter
3 oz lemon lime soda

Directions:
Add all items into a shaker and shake well, strain over ice in a Collins glass. Add the soda, and serve.

Courtesy of Frangelico Hazelnut Liqueur.… Read more

Winter Spice Sangria

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Fresh for the New Year, Sandemam’s created this fragrant winter sangria. Great for a playoff party, for the non beer set. If you can’t find clemetines, it’s OK to substitute fresh oranges.

Winter Spice Sangria

Ingredients:
1 bottle of Sandeman Founders Reserve Porto
4 oz cinnamon Schnapps
3 clementines, quartered
6 oz cranberries
18 oz sparkling clementine juice or soda
6 oz cranberry juice
4 cinnamon sticks
Ground allspice to taste

Directions: 
Combine Sandeman Founders … Read more

Aberdeen Flip

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This Week’s Drink was created by Max Warner, Chivas brand ambassador and head mixologist. Warner cut his bartending chops at London’s famed Savoy Hotel, so he know his stuff. His Aberdeen Flip is a wonderfully rich cocktail with hints of spice and fruit that will warm any holiday gathering.

Ingredients:
60ml / 2oz Chivas 18
30ml / 1oz Oloroso Sherry
1 Whole Egg
¼ oz Spiced Syrup
Dash Chocolate Bitters
Tsp Blackberry Jam
Grated Nutmeg… Read more

Ginger Bubbly

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It’s time for Champagne! Add a little ginger kick to your sparkling wine to celebrate the holidays. This sparkler is festive yet simple, so it’s perfect for Christmas and New Year’s.

Happy Holidays from Drink of the Week!

Ingredients:
1/2 oz ginger syrup*
4 to 6 oz sparkling wine

Directions:
Pour ginger syrup in the bottom of a Champagne flute or coupe, the top off with sparkling wine to taste.

Ginger Syrup*

Ingredients:
1/2 cup … Read more

Tom & Jerry

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Gather around the Christmas tree with a mug of something warm and boozy! The Tom & Jerry is a classic hot cocktail that’s just right for the holidays.

You can leave out the booze for the kids and those who don’t drink alcohol, and it will still taste fantastic. This recipe isn’t difficult, but it does take a little extra attention. The flavor is much nicer than you’d get from a Tom & Jerry flavoring … Read more

Merry Maker

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Just for the Holidays, a twist on the classic Manhattan. Perfect for a Holiday Gathering!

Ingredients:
2 parts Maker’s 46
1 part dry vermouth
½ part amaro
Dash of maraschino liqueur
Dash of orange bitters
Orange twist for garnish

Directions:
Stir all ingredients with ice. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and garnish.

Courtesy Maker’s Mark Bourbon.… Read more

Berry Cobbler

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We went to a very berry event last night hosted by Driscoll Berries. It was an interesting evening of cooking lessons and food photography all centered around blackberries. During the course of the evening, I sat next to one of the folks from Driscoll and learned a ton about berries. I had never really thought of it before but berries, like grapes, are “terroir” based and reflect the impact of their surroundings. It totally makes … Read more

Pomegranate Smash

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November is Pomegranate Month, wait how’d they get a whole month! Anyways, we do love pomegranates and Bourbon, who doesn’t? To satisfy our need to combine these two ingredients, the folks at Maker’s Mark came up with this tasty twist on the classic Whiskey Smash.

Pomegranate Smash

Ingredients:
2 parts Maker’s 46
1 part Pomegranate Juice
1/2 part honey
1/2 part fresh squeezed lemon juice
Garnish with pomegranate seeds
 
Directions:
Add all ingredients to a … Read more

Marga-Regis!

post iconOn November 18th, raise a glass to the longest running broadcaster, Regis Philbin …Read More

Archangel

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This drink comes to us from our friend Daniel A. Godinez of Rosewood Cocktail Development Consulting and Pasta Moon, Half Moon Bay CA. With the Bourbon, pear and apple, it’s perfect for Fall!

Ingredients:
4 slices Bosc Pear
2 oz Angel’s Envy Bourbon
1/4 oz simple syrup
1/2 oz unfiltered apple cider
1/4 oz Sonoma Walnut Liqueur
1 splash Old Fashioned Bitters
1 splash fresh lemon juice

Directions:
Muddle the Bosc pear and add remaining … Read more