Articles Tagged: Liqueurs

Warm Wishes

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I had the pleasure of attending a wonderful holiday event last week at a quaint speakeasy-style bar called The Basement Tavern at Victoria in San Monica, California. April Gallegos, the Marker’s Mark Distillery Diplomat for Southern California, conducted a tasting of unaged to overaged bourbon and shared some history and background on the brand. Have you ever wondered what the “SIV”, the star and the circle mean on a Mark’s Mark label? I learned that … Read more

Hot Buttered Brugal

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Ingredients:
2 oz Brugal Añejo Rum
1 teaspoon of honey
½ teaspoon of butter
4 oz hot apple cider
½ oz Allspice dram by St. Elizabeth 

Directions:
Place boiling water into Irish coffee mug or goblet to heat glass while preparing drink and cover the open of glass to really keep hot.  In mixing glass add rum, honey, butter, cider and allspice dram.  Stir vigorously then pour into heated mug, grate fresh cinnamon on top … Read more

Creme Yvette Review

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In honor of January 17, the day that Prohibition went into effect, we thought that we would review an old timey liqueur that was recently revived. Creme Yvette was originally conceived by the Sheffield Company of Connecticut in the 1800’s and purchased by Charles Jacquin et Cie in the 1930’s. I wish I could tell you more about the Sheffield Company but there wasn’t much out there and given the timing of the sale to … Read more

Take Me Out To The Moneyball-game

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Ingredients:
1 oz Frangelico
2 oz Wild Turkey 101
1 oz Amaretto
.25 oz squeezed lemon juice
1 pinch salt
4 oz soda water
Handful of Cracker Jack, finely crushed

Directions:
Rub half a lemon around the rim of a glass and place into crushed Cracker Jack to coat the rim. Combine Wild Turkey, Frangelico, Amaretto, lemon juice and salt in a shaker. Mix and strain into a glass with rocks and top with soda … Read more

Bridesmaid Sidecar

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Ingredients:
2 oz Camus VS Elegance Cognac 
1 oz sweet & sour mix
1 oz Grand Marnier 

Directions:
Combine all in a shaker with ice; strain into a small rocks glass with salted rim. Garnish with a lime wedge.

Courtesy of Camus VS Elegance Cognac.… Read more

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

Amor Caliente

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Ingredients:
1.5 oz Revolucion Blanco
.5 oz Luxardo Amaretto
.5 oz orange juice
.5 oz honey

Directions:
Build ingredients in glass of your choice — we like an Irish coffee mug.  Add 2.5 oz. of very hot water from the kettle.  Stir.  Add “horsesneck” long orange peel studded with dried cloves. 

Courtesy of Tequila Revolucion.Read more

Spiced Toddy Revolucion

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1.5 oz Revolucion Reposado
.25 oz Allspice Dram
.5 oz maple syrup
.5 oz orange juice

Directions:
Build ingredients in glass of your choice. Add 3 oz. of very hot water from the kettle. Stir.  Garnish with an orange peel under a floating star of anise.

Courtesy of Tequila Revolucion. … Read more

Hanukkah Gelt Martini

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Here’s one we created back a few years — worthy of a repost!

Michael, my bro, was searching for a good Hanukkah drink. Unhappy with what he found, he created this shiny treat instead.

We first posted this a few years ago, but we should enjoy it every year!

So, he say “Spin your dreidels, eat some latkes, and have some Hanukkah Gelt, a Hannukkah Gelt Martini that is”.
This DOTW original will keep those … Read more

Baileys Peppermint Cream

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Ingredients:
2 oz Baileys with a Hint of Mint Chocolate
4 oz hot chocolate
Fresh whipped cream
Candy cane
Mint leaf

Directions:
Crush candy cane with the back of a spoon. Combine hot chocolate and Baileys by pouring into a coffee mug. Top with a dollop of whipped cream and sprinkle crushed candy cane on top. Garnish with mint leaf.

Courtesy of Baileys Irish Cream.… Read more

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