The Champagne Cocktail

The Champagne Cocktail

Glitz and Glamour: It’s been called many things, but to me the Champagne Cocktail is the ultimate gilded age cocktail. It makes me think of the roaring 20’s, with glitzy balls and towers of champagne, shimmering chandeliers, and of course, the Great...
Pimm’s Cup

Pimm’s Cup

There are 2 cocktails that I know of that are closely associated with major sporting events. The mint julep is forever tied to the Kentucky Derby, and this week’s cocktail, The Pimm’s Cup is forever tied to Wimbledon. Unlike the Mint Julep, the Pimm’s cup is a...
Vieux Carré

Vieux Carré

If you like to drink Manhattans, (and let’s be honest, you should –  it’s a delicious cocktail!), you should also try the Vieux Carré. Essentially a Manhattan that has had all of it’s ingredients split, the Vieux carré is both smooth but also very nuanced with...
Sazerac

Sazerac

The Sazerac is one of the oldest classic cocktails around. Spirit forward, beautifully aromatic and layered, this cocktail is like Mr. Toads wild ride for your taste buds. First you smell the lemon oil and absinthe, then taste what is essentially a Peychaud’s...
How to Name a Cocktail

How to Name a Cocktail

For me, it’s one of the hardest parts of creating a new cocktail recipe: figuring out a name! Here are some tips and inspiration to help you think of the perfect name.

French 75

French 75

Named after a French WW1 75mm field gun, the French 75 is a delicate looking cocktail that definitely packs a punch!

Moscow Mule

Moscow Mule

The Moscow Mule is a fantastic “gateway drink” for getting into craft cocktails. Easy to make, beautiful presentation and delicious… You can’t go wrong with a Moscow Mule. The history of the Moscow Mule is one of my favorite stories in the cocktail...