Category: destinations

Cruise Ship Cocktails

It’s a tricky thing, choosing cocktails on a cruise ship. Do you go with the signature Drink of the Day or pick one from the menu—a list that is bloated

Floridita Daiquiri

This week we finish up our short Caribbean series with a two-for-one daiquiri post. Officially, we are featuring the Floridita Daiquiri for our Drink of the Week, but a variation

Floridita Cocktail

When cold weather dominates the land, it’s hard not to think about places you might rather be—instead of digging out from the latest snow storm. Why not bring home a

Vieux Carré

The Vieux Carré was first created in 1938 by Walter Bergeron, head bartender at the Hotel Monteleone which, in addition to housing the unusual rotating Carousel Bar, is considered the

Ambassadorship

Just last week, we received word from Bill Samuels, Jr., President of Maker’s Mark Distillery that our barrel has been moved to it’s new resting place in the warehouse for

Ouzo Cocktail: The Circean

Some years back we took a trip to Greece with family. Like every other tourist, we became wrapped up in local traditions and enjoyed every opportunity to drink ouzo, a

Templeton Rye, The Good Stuff

It’s Whiskey It may seem like a broad category with all of the different styles made throughout the world, but once you understand the basic steps of production, whiskey isn’t

Bittercube, The New Bitters in Town

A few weeks ago we had an opportunity to zip over to the Wine Thief where Bittercube, the award-winnng mixology duo Ira Koplowitz and Nick Kosevich, were presenting their new

Basil Oil Garnish

Yesterday, a family member mentioned they were searching for other ways to use basil in a cocktail. The first thought was to do a search on Summit Sips to see

Sazerac

Next week marks the beginning of Tales of the Cocktail, an annual event held in New Orleans to celebrate our truly American invention. But it’s more than that. Tales has