Category: featured

Singapore Sling

A few weeks ago we featured the Blood and Sand cocktail after finally tracking down some Cherry Heering. We wondered if perhaps there were readers looking for additional ways to

Blood and Sand

You just don’t find many cocktails made with Scotch whisky. Perhaps it’s hard to produce combinations that work well together considering the prominent flavors that are typical of any good

Martinez

You may be wondering, Martinez? Don’t you mean Martini? Well, we mean both. You see, the origin of the Martini is somewhat fuzzy, but almost everyone agrees that the Martini

Mai Tai

This week we are featuring a cocktail that has been a long time coming and usually ranks as a favorite among cocktail enthusiasts. Actually, we posted the original recipe for

Southside

About this time of year we start longing for the Gin Basil Smash, but our basil is just barely getting started. Mint, on the other hand, gets established quickly, and

Negroni

At long last, we are finally posting the Negroni for the Drink of the Week. We are finding that there are just too many interesting twists on this classic that

Margarita

It’s Cinco de Mayo, the voluntary holiday when we celebrate Mexican heritage. Although it’s virtually ignored throughout most of Mexico, the 5th of May is significant to folks in Puebla

Sidecar

We had originally wanted to feature the Brandy Crusta for the Drink of the Week, but the key to that cocktail is getting a full peel of a lemon to

Caipirinha

It’s one thing to be able to make this drink, but it’s something else to be able to pronounce it! For those of you who don’t speak Portuguese, we are

Pisco Sour

Here we are with another exciting Drink Of The Week. It is exciting, right? This time it’s the Pisco Sour. Is it Peruvian? Is it Chilean? Who knows. It’s probably

Ramos Gin Fizz

Well, it’s Mardi Gras week, and although we just finished celebrating the Winter Carnival here in St. Paul, New Orleans is just getting started with their own annual festival. This

Daiquiri

It seems like every week when we mention a drink, we have to qualify it with the fact that this one is different than what you are used to. Take