Tag: pineapple

Copita de Mezcal

A copita is just a little cup, and mezcal, as you might already know, is agave spirit—like tequila. It comes from the blue agave, a long-leafed desert succulent similar in

Grilled Pineapple Southside

We have long been fans of the Southside cocktail, not that we always think to make it. It’s one of those great summer drinks we like to make for guests

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

Jungle Bird

Last week we visited Hale Pele to kickoff a nice Tiki weekend. While the summer sun continues to shine, we thought we’d post the recipe for another cocktail we had there called

Hotel Nacional Special

Last weekend, we met some friends at Marvel Bar in Minneapolis where Pip Hanson holds court, overseeing a fantastic collection of classic cocktails and contemporary masterpieces. We had some time to kill

Painkiller

We don’t post enough tropical Tiki rum drinks on Summit Sips. It’s not intentional—it just works out that way. With winter behind us now and the magnolias in bloom, we

Algonquin

Named for the Algonquin Hotel on 42nd street in New York, this cocktail gained popularity after Prohibition as the hotel became known for the regular lunch gathering of Alexander Woollcott,

Riviera, two ways

Sometimes I feature classics, sometimes a riff, and once in a while it’s an exotic Tiki. There’s not really a pattern to the Drinks Of The Week here at Summit

Chartreuse Swizzle

A good friend of mine has been reading a collection of short stories by PG Wodehouse about a character named Bertie Wooster and his valet, Jeeves. He came across a

Summit Sips Punch

Those of you who live in the Twin Cities might already know that this Sunday is Grand Old Day, the largest one-day festival in the midwest that takes place every

Pomegranates and How to Make Grenadine

This time of the year, at least in Minnesota, you start to see fresh pomegranates in the produce section of supermarkets. When I spotted boxes of them at Costco the