Tag Archives: adult beverages

Brandy Cocktails

Use decent brandy for this drink. There aren’t enough other ingredients to mask swill. Brandy Cocktail 1 1/2 ounces brandy 2 dashes orange or Angostura bitters 1/2 tsp simple syrup strip of lemon peel Mix first three ingredients in a … Continue reading

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Corpse Reviver #2

This drink isn’t nearly as scary as its name. Actually, it’s only scary good. Boo! Have a Happy Halloween everyone. Corpse Reviver No. 2 1 oz gin 1 oz Cointreau (we used triple sec and survived) 1 oz Lillet Blanc … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Latte Cocktail

Pumpkin lattes are great, but they lack booze. Let’s dispense with the caffeine instead. Pumpkin Latte Cocktail 2 ounces vanilla vodka 3 tbsp pumpkin puree 1/2 to 3/4 oz coffee liqueur 1/2 tbsp maple syrup, plus extra for rim about … Continue reading

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Tequila Old Fashioneds

While we never tire of margaritas, we do enjoy other tequila and mezcal cocktails. This one is a strong one. Eat an extra taco or two. Tequila Old Fashioneds 1 1/2 ounces Reposado tequila 1/2 ounce Mezcal 1 tsp simple … Continue reading

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Apple Fizzies

We’re still on an apple kick, but we’re cheating a bit this week. We saw apple soda at the grocery and thought it’d make a nice basis for a fun adult beverage. We’d had a drink with pecan soda at … Continue reading

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Watermelon Cilantro Margaritas

Greg pulled the garden, save the remaining tomato plants, over the weekend. There were still three watermelon on the vine, so we had one last summery drink. Watermelon Cilantro Margaritas 3 cups cubed watermelon 1 cup tequila 1/4 triple sec … Continue reading

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Apple Crush

It’s officially fall and to us that means lots of apples and lots of cider. It also means we break out our October glass and fancy autumn placemats. Hot Cider with a honey of a kick Sparkling Ciders Mulled Cider … Continue reading

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Strawberry Mezcaritas

Fresh or frozen strawberries work great in this drink, but remember to cut back on the ice if you’re using frozen berries. If you don’t have Mezcal, use tequila but it will not have the same smokey kick. There’s nothing … Continue reading

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Thyme for Limoncello

We saw this lovely cocktail over at Annashortcakes and decided immediately that we had to make it. Fresh herbs, gin and limoncello sounded like a winning combo to us and it didn’t disappoint. (We made two small changes, letting the … Continue reading

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Blackberry Gin and Tonics

We blinked and blackberry season was over. We loved having a cooler spring, but apparently the fruit crops didn’t. This drink was inspired by one we’ve had on our cocktail board on Pinterest for some time. The original from Spoon … Continue reading

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