Spiced Bourbon & Beer Maple Martini

We love this festive, zesty cocktail from the Food Network. It’s the perfect combination of sweet and spicy! Ingredients 1 cup chilled bourbon 1/4 cup chilled dark beer like Negro Modelo 1/4 cup chilled pure maple syrup Ice cubes 1 whole nutmeg 4 small dried red chiles, such as japones, rinsed and patted dry Directions Combine the bourbon, beer and […]

Moxie’s Common-Cold Cure-All

* Adults Only (unless you get alcohol-free echinacea extract) Have that feeling that you’re coming down with something?  Bon Appetit, published this potion, originally made at the no-longer-open, Moxie Rx in Portland Oregon.  The combo...

‘Tis the Season: 25+ Festive Holiday Cocktails

Also: Check Out 35+ Fabulous Gifts…That Give Back  Here are a few of our staff’s favorite cocktails to get you feeling festive! 1. Moscow Mule or Dark & Stormy 2. Figtini 3. Herbal-Infused Champagne 4. Champagne Pomegranate Punch 5. Spiced Bourbon & Beer Maple Martini 6. Cranberry Mojito 7. Slow-Cooked Mulled Cider 8. Hot Buttered Rum 9. Expresso Martini   10. Dairy-Free Pumpkin Eggnog 11. Sidecar […]

A Drunken Pear

Now I’m not one to typically pick up a pear and chomp, but when they are sliced in salads or better yet in a cocktail, I’m more than willing to participate in their consumption.  Pears have no cholesterol, sodium or saturated fat.  In addition, they are high in fiber, Vitamin C and potassium.   So […]

A Muddled “New” Old-Fashioned

 Here’s an upgrade to the old-fashioned classic cocktail, with thanks to Bill Heck’s recipe (Bon Appetit). I substituted granulated sugar for the cubes… turned out equally as tasty. SIZE: makes 1 INGREDIENTS:  2 sugar cubes (or 1 1/2-2 teaspoons granulated sugar) 4 dashes of Angostura bitters 1 lemon wheel 1 lime wheel 1 orange wheel 1 […]

Poshtail

Turkey? Check. Cranberry Sauce? Check. Dessert?  Check.  And the cocktail?  Check. Happy Happy Thanksgiving!  You are so welcome!

A Lemon Cassistini

If you are somewhat of a Cosmo girl, I think you’ll love this twist on a vodka martini. See Our Staff’s 25+ Favorite Festive Cocktails. SIZE: 2 servings INGREDIENTS: 3/4 cup vodka 4 tsps fresh lemon juice 2 tsp sugar 1/2 tsp grated lemon peel 1 tbsp creme de cassis Ice cubes Lemon peel twists […]

Spice-Infused Vodka Cocktail

Ever made your own infused vodka?  Here’s a spiced-up version to try from Mixologist, Jason Robey from Tito’s website. Ingredients: 2 oz tomato water ice cube 3 good dashes of celery bitters 2 oz Tito’s Handmade Vodka, infused 1 bar spoon of pickle brine Directions:  To make your infusion, combine 1 cucumber, coriander, cardamom, white and […]

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