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 […]

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 […]

3
Oct
pumpkin spiced whiskey

Pumpkin Spiced Whiskey / Cocktail Recipe

As I’m sure you’re aware, pumpkin season has already arrived. Definitely good enough reason for me to experiment with a seasonal cocktail! Initially thought a Pumpkin Spiced Old Fashioned would be great, but the result reminds me of a mix between the Old Fashioned and a Manhattan. So thus, it’s simply a Pumpkin Spiced Whiskey. […]

9
Jan
death in the afternoon

Death In The Afternoon

Death in the Afternoon: definitely a drink suited for the afternoon when you just need to take some time off. This is a drink I decided to make over the New Year break since a certain bubbly drink was definitely in the house over the long weekend anyway. Death In The Afternoon Recipe one jigger […]

12
Jan
Iced Cold Brew Coffee

Cold Brew Coffee Recipe

A lot of this website is about whiskey and cocktails, but I also have a love for good coffee. So I would like to take a moment to write up on the cold brew method. Not only can cold brew coffee be enjoyed as your morning cup o’ joe, but can also be used in […]

28
Dec
espresso martini

Espresso Martini & Irish Espresso

When it comes to coffee and liquor, there are some cool ways to combine these two habits. From the simple Irish coffee to the espresso martini, with plenty of experiments in between. I’ve been enjoying making espresso again after my husband and I received an espresso maker as an amazing wedding gift this month. Good […]

27
Sep
taco tuesday

Taco Tuesday Cocktails

Kick Up Your Taco Tuesday When you’re looking for a good cocktail to go along with your tacos, there’s more than just the go to good choice of margaritas. Go ahead and try one of these four recipes tonight. Tequila Old Fashioned What You Need 1 tsp. agave nectar 2 slices blood orange, plus peel […]