Articles Tagged: sparkling

Cherry Sling Margarita

For the first Mixology Monday of 2009, we were challenged to use an ingredient that was new. At least new to us. Wondering what that could be I landed on a bottle of Agavero Licor De Tequila. A-64 proof tequila liqueur made from a blend of añejo and repasado tequilas, mellowed with essence of damiana flower.

I combined my Agavero with a Cherry Blossom Sling Margarita mix I picked up at Williams-Sonoma. I topped it … Read more

Inaugural Orange Punch

This punch recipe is inspired by the Orange Punch served at Andrew Jackson’s inauguration in 1829, according to Eric Felten of the Wall Street Journal.

It was quite a rowdy crowd, and servers brought out buckets of the punch to lure the revelers out of the White House and on to the lawn.

Serve this to your own Inauguration Day party crowd on Jan. 20.

Inaugural Orange Punch

3 parts fresh orange juice
1 part … Read more

Inaguration Cocktails

With the Presidential Inauguration right around the corner, what better way to celebrate this momentous occasion with some original American Cocktails. The folks at San Francisco’s own Skyy Vodka wanted to share this collection of infused vodka cocktails. They also remind us that Skyy is an All-American Spirit, it is crafted from the finest American grain, distilled and bottled in the USA.

As the United States welcomes their 44th President, toast your country and embrace … Read more

Dark and Stormy

Here’s a cocktail for the tumultuous winter nights ahead.… Read more

New Year’s Swanky Toast

Toast the New Year with this swanky cocktail from Sobieski. Cheers!… Read more

G5 New Year

Jett Vodka, infused with guarana, caffeine and ginseng, has the perfect cocktail to keep you going all night long. Premium Vodka, Limoncello, Grapefruit Juice and a splash of Prosecco, it is like a super charged lemon-drop, greyhound kinda thing. Yum!… Read more

Naughty Holiday Punches

Get a little naughty with these Holiday punches from the folks at X-Rated Fusion liqueur.

X-Rated Holiday Punch

Ingredients:
1 750 ml bottle (25 oz) X-Rated Fusion liqueur
2 bottles pink champagne, chilled
2 six-ounce cans cranberry juice concentrate
2 six-ounce cans pink lemonade concentrate
1 qt club soda, chilled
Ice cubes

Instructions:
In large punch bowl, combine cranberry juice concentrate, lemonade concentrate, X-Rated Fusion liqueur, club soda and champagne. Add ice cubes. Serve immediately. … Read more

Sparkling Rye Cocktail

This champagne cocktail is inspired by ri(1) rye whiskey, which I used in this recipe. It has a light flavor without being too sweet or too weak, which is the downfall of some champagne cocktails.… Read more

Chocolate Velvet

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The geniuses at the Food Network came up with this simple but intriguing beer cocktail. The recipe calls for a chocolate stout. I’d recommend one by Rogue Ales or Wells & Young’s Brewing Company. Photo courtesy of Food Network.… Read more

Sleepy Hollow Fizz

Created by Brian Miller of New York hotspot Death & Co this creepy cocktail is made with Flor de Caña rum, a new premium rum from Nicaragua which has recently become available in the U.S. Courtesy of Flor de Caña.… Read more

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