Articles Tagged: vanilla bean

Grilled Pineapple Crush

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In this recipe created by Marshall Altier, double up the use of your grill this summer by adding fresh pineapple. There’s no need to brush the pineapple with oil as the natural sugars in the fruit will caramelize on their own, bringing a sweet, smoky flavor to this summertime drink.… Read more

DIY Apple-Vanilla Bourbon

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It’s Fall, dammit! Time to get cozy with some autumnal booze.

The great thing about this simple apple-vanilla bourbon is that it’s so flexible: You can drink it alone, in a Manhattan or in a new creation of your own. (To learn how to design your own recipes, check out our book: DIY Cocktails.)

Granny Smith apples give a bright, pie-like flavor to the infusion. You can use any kind of apple, but sweeter apples … Read more

Bloody Sunday

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This Halloween Basil Hayden’s teamed up with Daniel Hyatt, one of San Francisco’s top mixologists, to create the ultimate Halloween treat. Daniel’s Bloody Sunday combines zesty orange juice, the floral aromas of crème de violette, and Basil Hayden’s Bourbon to create an enchanting cocktail that is bursting with flavor.

Ingredients:
1 1/2 parts Basil Hayden’s Bourbon
1/2 part orange juice
1/2 part grenadine
1 dash Peychaud’s Bitters
1 barspoon of Crème de Violette
1/2 vanilla … Read more

Kahlúa White Leprechaun

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Courtesy of Kahlúa.… Read more

How to Make Cherry Bitters

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If you love a good Manhattan like we do, make your next one with your own homemade bitters.

With only a dash or two, bitters add complexity and balance to your cocktail.

This simple recipe is made with everyday ingredients you can find at the grocery store. Just a pinch of each ingredient goes a long way, so you can make larger batches and bottle them as gifts.

Ingredients

1 vanilla bean, split lengthwise
¼ … Read more

Shira-la-la-la-az

Courtesy of Jacob’s Creek Winery.… Read more