Tag: orgeat

Scorpion Bowl

Virtual Happy Hour is a thing. You should try it. We have always said that the best drinks are often the ones you make at home, but you do miss

Chestnut Cup

Whether you enjoyed a Margarita on Cinco de Mayo or a Mint Julep for Derby Day, the first weekend in May has plenty of reasons to celebrate craft cocktails. Classics are always

St. Stephen’s Sour

We’re all about refreshing summer drinks these days—the easier to make them the better. Most of the time that means tall, simple cocktails without many ingredients. Warmer weather usually pushes us toward refreshing

Figgy Pudding

Over four years ago we had the pleasure enjoying a few drinks at the Strip Club, a wonderful little steak joint in St. Paul, Minnesota. In addition to serving its

Beachbum

We’ve been enjoying Mai Tai cocktails with homemade orgeat syrup all summer long. As good as they are, sometimes you need a change of pace. Not wanting to stray too

Peruvian Summer Smash

When it comes to refreshing drinks for summer, it’s hard to beat the smash cocktail. If you haven’t had the opportunity to try one, or you have yet to stumble

Pink Panther

Sometimes, it’s all about the lady in your life. That statement means different things to different people, of course, but let’s face it: not everyone wants to drink the latest

Eastern Sour

This Drink of the Week week is actually three drinks in one. The Eastern Sour is the first of a small family of sour cocktails invented by none other than

Fog Cutter

Last weekend we got hit with our first snow in the Twin Cities, and although we previously mentioned how the colder, darker months inspire spiritous cocktails, this time the shoveling

Japanese

We are hoping that some of you decided to make orgeat syrup a while back when we posted the recipe and featured the Mai Tai as the Drink of the

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

Buying Spirits on a Budget. Rum?

These days, not many people can justify spending $100 on a bottle of wine, and for most of us, even $20 is enough to feel pretty uncomfortable. The same goes