25
Nov

Washington Apple Cocktail

Wanting something to tantalize the taste buds? These twists on the Washington Apple cocktail will do just the trick! I tend to think of this as an apple manhattan with a kick. the base recipe 2 oz Canadian Whiskey 1/2 sour apple liquer the possible additions 2 oz cran apple juice or 1 oz cranberry […]

21
Aug
mint leaves

Mint Simple Syrup

Trying to stay cool this summer? A minty simple syrup will definitely help! Plus, it’s versatile and can be used for cocktails, coffee, or tea, etc. ingredients a cup worth of loosely packed fresh mint leaves one cup of water half to one cup of white or brown sugar The amount of sugar you use […]

8
May
cardamom bitters

Spiced Cardamom Bitters

Up for making something flavorful at home? Try your hand at some bitters! In this case, let’s hone in on the cardamom spice. Let’s first start with the ingredients I used, but can be adjusted a bit to fit your liking. the spices – 3 ounces of hulled cardamom seeds, by weight – couple strands […]

13
Feb
spocktails

Opium Spocktails / Las Vegas

Spocktails? Spocktails. Ready for a fun time? If you ever find yourself in Vegas needing something to do (hard to imagine, I know), then do stop by the Cosmopolitan and see the show Opium. And while the show feels like a trip, enjoy one of the spocktails to help you enjoy the experience. I decided […]

31
Oct
Cold Brew Coffee

Cold Brew Coffee Simple Syrup

By some sort of luck, I met a bartender who also likes to experiment with the Old Fashioned and told me about adding simple syrup made with coffee. Coffee and whiskey can be a good match when done right, so of course I was naturally intrigued. That curiosity led to experimenting with different recipes for […]