Tag: tequila

Albert Park Swizzle

Every few years the first weekend in May brings a conjunction of two events—the Kentucky Derby and Cinco de Mayo. On some occasions the two events coincide on the same

Elder Rose

Yesterday, we had a bit of fun with our post like we did last year. Today we set aside the pranks to feature two St. Paul destinations related to an

Rurita

Not long ago we made some great rhubarb-infused vodka. What we never shared was that in addition to the vodka, we also infused some gin—we figured that while the rhubarb

What’s in a name?

You could slap a name on any unique combination of ingredients and call it an original cocktail, but if you create something from scratch that you want people to remember,

Red Pepper Daisy

It’s Cinco de Mayo, the holiday that celebrates Mexican heritage and commemorates the battle of Puebla, Mexico in 1862. It’s hard not to think about the Margarita on this day,

Bee’s Knees

As any regular reader will attest, we are fans of classic cocktails. It would be hard to write these posts if that were not the case, since even contemporary combinations

21st Century

Last year around this time we started the Drink of the Week, a journey through classic and contemporary cocktail recipes. The 52 cocktails chosen, along with many that were posted

El Diablo

Continuing our series of scary Halloween cocktails, we have the El Diablo, our Drink of the Week. We can’t get into a lot of history for this drink, because, frankly,

The Riff

With The Fourth of July weekend coming, we could have found some cockail to evoke US patriotism, or perhaps one that includes the colors of the flag. Instead, we decided

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

Infusion confusion? Not at all!

One of the easiest and most rewarding techniques to personalize your liquor cabinet is to do an infusion. Unless you have been living in a dry county for the past