Category Archives: Spirit Recipes
1.25 oz Tito’s Handmade Vodka
2 oz English cucumbers, peeled and sliced
3 sprigs of fresh mint
5 oz organic lemonade
Shake over ice, serve with a lemon wedge.…Read Entire Article...
1 oz. Deep Eddy Peach Vodka
1 oz. bourbon
½ oz. lemon juice
Top with club soda.…Read Entire Article...
It’s tequila time! Get a jump on spring by cranking up the heat, squeezing some limes and breaking out the margarita pitcher well before Cinco de Mayo. It will brighten the dregs of winter and put you in a festive state of mind – guaranteed. Give these tequilas a try:
Tres Agave Tequila Añejo
There’s plenty to enjoy …Read Entire Article...
Add juice and peel of one orange into a large pot. Add lemon peels, honey, cloves, cardamom pods, cinnamon sticks and nutmeg. Add 1 cup of wine into pot and boil down …Read Entire Article...
Shake with ice until very cold and frothy, then strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with 3 espresso beans for health, happiness and prosperity.Read Entire Article...
Woodford Reserve Bourbon Punch
1-1/2 oz Woodford Reserve Bourbon
2 oz lemonade
1 oz pomegranate juice
Shake all ingredients with ice and pour into a tall glass.
Garnish with a lemon twist.
1 part Monkey Shoulder Batch 27 Blended Malt Scotch Whisky
2 parts ginger beer or ale
Fill a highball glass with ice. Add …Read Entire Article...
By Fred Minnick
The official drink of the Kentucky Derby, the mint julep is a simple cocktail with a fascinating history.
We first read about the mint julep in the 1803 journal, Travels of Four Years and a Half in the United States of America; author John Davis called it “a dram of spirituous liquor that has …Read Entire Article...
1 750-ml bottle Riunite Lambrusco
1 lemon, sliced
1 orange, sliced
1 peach, sliced
1 ripe green apple, sliced
1/2 cup orange juice
1/4 cup brandy
1/4 cup triple sec (optional)
1 can lemon-lime soda
Combine the sliced fruit, brandy and triple sec in a pitcher. Add Riunite Lambrusco, orange juice and lemon-lime soda. Enjoy!…Read Entire Article...
1 oz Peligroso Silver Tequila
1/2 oz Peligroso Cinnamon Liqueur
1 oz grapefruit juice
1/2 oz lime juice
1/2 oz agave nectar
1 lime sliced
Shake liquid ingredients with ice. Strain into ice-filled rocks glass and garnish with lime slice.…Read Entire Article...
2 parts Y-town Vodka
1 part grapefruit juice
Splash of grenadine
Shake vodka and grapefruit juice with ice and strain into a chilled martini glass. Top with splash of grenadine.…Read Entire Article...
4 oz La Marca Prosecco
1 oz bourbon
3/4 oz sweet & sour mix
1/3 cup strawberries
Muddle the strawberries in an ounce of bourbon. Strain the liquid into your serving glass and add the sweet & sour mix. Pour in the La Marca Prosecco and garnish with a strawberry.…Read Entire Article...
Here’s how to make it at home: Peel eight lemons in long strips. Cut any white peel pith and discard. Throw the long, (likely curly) peels in a container and add vodka. Cover and let it steep for four days in room temperature. On the fourth day, pour simple syrup into the vodka-lemon peel infusion and let it …Read Entire Article...
2 oz vodka
4 oz JB’s Best Bloody Mary Mixer
Kosher salt (optional)
Rim cocktail glass with salt, if using. Combine vodka and Bloody Mary mix in a cocktail shaker and mix thoroughly. Pour over ice into glass. Garnish with celery and lime.
This is adapted from the Boulevardier recipe that originated …Read Entire Article...
Stir ingredients with ice in a cocktail shaker and pour into a Collins glass. Garnish with a lemon twist.
1-3/4 oz Bols Genever
2 tsp cane sugar
Half-fill a short drink glass with …Read Entire Article...
There are plenty of refreshing ways to knock back a little gin in the summer months. Here are a few favorites. You choose the proportions.
- Gin and grapefruit juice over ice, garnished with mint leaves.
- Gin with a bit of cassis, over ice, topped off with seltzer and a lime wedge
- Equal parts gin and Aperol (an Italian