This special cocktail comes from Hawthorne Lane Restaurant in San Francisco, California. Besides being green (always a plus) this drink really refreshes. It may just become a staple.
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I’m often asked how to make glow-in-the-dark cocktails. This can’t really be done but you can make blacklight-reactive drinks and use glow in the dark accessories for some neat effects. Tonic water is made from quinine. This bitter-tasting soda-like water is made from the bark of the cinchona tree found in the Andes mountains. It was originally used to treat malaria. It helps to reduce fevers and leg cramps as well. The neat thing is … Read more
September 16th is the day in 1810 when Mexico declared independence from Spain. It is cause for great celebration in town squares all over Mexico. To help you celebrate at home, Kahlúa created some creative new cocktails. Kahlúa is a Mexican original, having been created in the Yucatan in 1936.
Delicioso: Kahlúa and Red Bull
Mayan Passion: Kahlúa, tequila and passion fruit Juice
Yucatan Sling: A twist on the classic
Tequila is, of course, the … Read more
It’s hot out, so we thought we’d share this refreshing, zesty cocktails from sponsor Caravella Limoncello. This cocktail is light, not heavy on the alcohol and full of lemony flavor.
1 ounce Caravella
½ ounce vodka
Mix Caravella and vodka in a rocks glass over ice. Top with tonic water.
Courtesy of Caravella Limoncello.
I just got my hands on a bottle of the newest flavor from Kahlúa, Mocha. How did they not think of this until now?
What have we been missing? Chocolatey goodness combined with the rich coffee flavor of Kahlúa, that’s what. The chocolate flavor overwhelms the nose (in a good way) when taking in the liqueur with very of the bitterness of the alcohol.
The chocolate once again comes through strong upon tasting with just … Read more
It’s convention season! That special time that occurs every 4 years, where the nation’s political parties get together and confirm their nominees for President.
To celebrate, the ever-patriotic folks at SKYY Vodka & Cabo Wabo Tequila, created two cocktails for the occasion and rest of the election season. One red and one blue. No mixing!
2 oz SKYY Infusions Citrus
1 oz blue curaçao
½ squeezed lime
3 oz Sprite or 7 … Read more
The word cordial comes from the Latin word for “Heart” and was used to describe it. It also came to mean a strong medicine or drink. These days it also refers to liqueurs and, in many places, cordial is synonymous with liqueur. In other areas, fruit-flavored liqueurs are referred to as cordials, while those flavored with herbs remain liqueurs.
It’s Labor Day weekend. Wow! This summer flew by. Having spent the better part of August in the hospital may have something to do with it. Luckily, here in San Francisco, summer begins on Labor Day! To help celebrate my getting back on my feet and this hot SF weekend, the folks at Caravella Limoncello—yes, they are a sponsor—have sent us a slew of cool cocktails. I choose this tall, easy party cooler to kick … Read more
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