Articles Tagged: sparkling

Loft Lavender Cello Product Release

Like lavender? Like limoncello? Try Loft Lavender Cello, one of the organic liqueurs by Loft. You won’t be disappointed.

Simply put: It smells good. It tastes good.

It has the soft, sweet taste of limoncello with the light floral flavor and scent of lavender. Sweetened with agave nectar, it has a full sweetness that isn’t too sticky tasting and rolls over the tongue pleasantly.

Mixing with lime is a natural for recipes, and it would … Read more

The Bubbly Apricot

Apricot is one of my favorite summer fruits, and what better way to enjoy it than in a champagne cocktail!

You can adapt this recipe to use any of your favorite fruits … or any of your favorite liqueurs, for that matter.

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Açai Blackberry Cooler

After a Mixology Monday hiatus following Tales of the Cocktail, we are back on track for August. Felicia’s Speakeasy is hosting the event this month. The theme? Vodka is Your Friend. Yes, it is.

I decided to make this from a few ingredients I picked up in New Orleans. I settled on 360 Organic vodka, açai blackberry syrup and ginger ale for bite. I’m calling it the Açai Blackberry Cooler.

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Summer Gin Punch

Nothing like a cool cocktail to help you chill out during the summer heat.

This fruity and refreshing cocktail, created by Beefeater London Dry Gin, is a great way to celebrate the season. Cheers! 

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Yaegaki Nigori Sake Review

Sake is a light, refreshing, low-calorie drink that is good as more than just a chaser for your spicy tuna roll.

Yaegaki Nigori sake is affordable ($12 a bottle) and accessible (you don’t have to know a lot about sake to enjoy it).

It is a sweet sake, served cold. The sweet lychee fruit nose is appealing, as is the cloudy appearance and very light carbonation.

The flavor is not sticky sweet. It’s more like … Read more

Beefeater 24 Gin Review

Beefeater 24 is the London gin company’s fresh take on premium gin—and I like it.

It’s a smooth gin that is slightly sweeter and richer than its dry gin counterpart.

Beefeater 24 gets its name from the 24 hours it steeps in botanicals including Spanish grapefruit and Seville orange peel, bitter almond, orris root, green tea and Japanese Sencha tea.

The tea and citrus influence is very subtle but pleasing.

It’s not a flavored gin, … Read more

Acai Grapefruit Cooler

Memorial Day, the official kickoff of Summer is upon us and that means tall, cool cocktails that are meant to be sipped slowly. i created this concoction of Veev Acai Liqueur, grapefruit juice and a spash of sparkling water. It’s kinda like a antioxidant-filled Greyhound. It’s a DOTW original!

 

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Ginger Rogers

I love cocktails where fresh fruit and a muddler meet at the bottom of a glass and Jason Lara’s Ginger Rogers cocktail could be a new love. Originally served at Social Hollywood in Los Angeles, Lara’s cocktail mixes Campari with muddled strawberries and clementine oranges making for a light, colorful Summertime treat. Courtesy of Campari.

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Crown Royal Derby Drinks

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Crown Royal participates in Derby Weekend by sponsoring the Crown Royal American Turf Stakes since 1995. The race, a 1�-mile race for three-year-old horses, runs just prior to the Kentucky Oaks at Churchill Downs.

Crown Royal created these race-inspired drinks, the Crown of Roses and the Royal Stretch, to celebrate the spirit of the sport. The Crown of Roses� deep color is inspired by the garland of roses presented in victory circleto … Read more

Cool-as-a-Cucumber Cocktail

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It’s hot right now here in the Bay Area, so I created this cool and refreshing spring cocktail to beat the heat.

Cucumber, cilantro and lime combine to give this drink a mild flavor that makes it great for barbecues, pool parties … or just chilling out.

I have been seeing more bars offer cucumber cocktails, and I say it’s about time! You may even want to muddle some cucumbers into the drink. This would … Read more

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