Fall has arrived! While I generally a bit depressed by the arrival of the cold weather and the end of summer, the one thing that I look forward to is pumpkin season. Like Richard Cristy of the Howard Stern Show, I love all things pumpkin. According to the New Yorker, “pumpkin is the new black”. Needless to say, we were very excited when a bottle of Pinnacle Pumpkin Pie vodka arrived at our doorstep just in time for Halloween and Thanksgiving. My only request is that they ratchet up its pumpkintude. …Read More
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Just when you thought all the different brands had searched high and low for every fruit possible to flavor or infuse with vodka, the mad scientists behind these vodka companies have moved onto a newest trend: “shock vodka”. I like to call it shock vodka because it’s really about making you wonder: what can’t they capture in a bottle? …Read More
I absolutely loved the bottle upon seeing it. From the Art Deco building on the back to the palm tree, flamingo and rising sun on the front, the bottle sums up Miami. The Absolut Miami screams cool and fun. …Read More
1 1/4 parts Grey Goose Le Citron Flavored Vodka
1/2 part Green Chartreuse
2 one-inch pieces of fennel, diced
3 sage leaves
3/4 part agave nectar
1 part lemon juice
2 parts seltzer water
In a cocktail shaker, place the fennel, sage and agave nectar, muddle well. Add ice and the remaining ingredients and shake vigorously until the outside of the shaker is frosted and beaded with sweat. Strain into a glass filled … Read more
The latest infusion from Absolut, Berri Açai draws upon the characters of three of today’s most popular berry flavors: açai, blueberry and pomegranate.
Clear with the slightest tinge of purple. Very sweet aroma of bubblegum, fruit punch, overripe mixed berries and açai. Light bodied with strong taste of alcohol, overripe fruit and fruit punch. Light finish with little alcohol.
It is very good for sipping over ice with a touch of soda. Although a little … Read more
We recently received a bottle of Absolut Berri Açaí, their new flavored açaí, blueberry and pomegranate flavored vodka, and so I had to make some drinks. For this week’s drink, I combined the açaí with some Pama pomegranate liqueur and fresh lemon juice. What I got was a slightly sweet and refreshing cocktail loaded with anti-oxidants. Tasty and good for you.
If you crave the bite of ginger, you’ll love new Skyy Infusions Ginger. The ginger sits in the vodka for about two weeks, so it is nice and gingery. Not quite as sweet as a liqueur, cocktails made with Skyy Ginger are fresh and crisp.
Sky Infusions Ginger
(infused with ginger), 35% Alcohol, San Francisco, California
Appearance: Clear with slight orange tinge.
Nose: Aroma of candied ginger and fresh ginger with slight aroma of citrus … Read more
With the New Orleans Saints winning Super Bowl XLIV, this year’s Mardi Gras Celebration aims to be one of the best ever. If you can’t be in NOLA, we’ve got a whole host of New Orleans Classics and Mardi Gras themed cocktails. We’ll start with these new drinks from Skyy Infusions.
2 oz Skyy Infusions Grape
2 oz grapefruit juice
2 oz grape juice
½ oz club soda
Combine all ingredients … Read more
Happy Valentine’s Day!
The brands have been busy creating new cocktails you can share with your sweetie.
1 ½ oz X-Rated Fusion Liqueur
1 ½ oz Skyy Infusions Cherry
Splash of grenadine
Shake X-Rated and Skyy Infusions Cherry over ice. Strain into a martini glass. Slowly add a dash of Grenadine so that it sinks to the bottom.
Garnish with a cherry with a knotted stem.
1 ½ oz X-Rated Fusion … Read more
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