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. […]

30
Aug
old fashioned cocktail

Whiskey at the Gallery Bar (DTLA)

While exploring downtown Los Angeles, you can find the Gallery Bar tucked away inside the historical Millennium Biltmore Hotel. Built in 1923, this hotel can be seen as the backdrop in various TV shows and movies. The architecture alongside the interior design definitely keeps the roaring 20’s alive and well. In this instance, I tried […]

2
Jul
Sazerac at the Napa Rose

Sazerac At The Napa Rose (Disneyland)

As someone who also enjoys the likes of absinthe in addition to whisk/e/y, the sazerac is a pretty rad classic cocktail. It’s a drink I don’t see on the menu too often, so I like to enjoy one when the opportunity arises. And this version at the Napa Rose surely delivered! For those who are […]

12
Jan
Egg Nog Cocktail

Kilted Nog at The Scotchery / Egg Nog Cocktail

The holidays may have passed, but a seasonal menu is something which I believe doesn’t have to be restricted to a time of year. Thus is true when it comes to cocktail recipes which include eggnog. This review in particular is for the Kilted Nog cocktail. ingredients: Monkey Shoulder Scotch Egg Nog Spiced Syrup Cinnamon […]

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 […]

10
Aug
whiskey varieties

Whiskey Varieties: Rye, Bourbon, and More

Whiskey is a go to with good reason, and for more than just in the Old Fashioned. When it comes to whiskey varieties, it helps to know what tastes optimal for cocktails. Differences between whiskey variations relies mostly on the type of grain used in the mash. While there’s plenty of variations of whiskey on […]