Tag: vodka

The Strawberry Barb

With so many spirits and liqueurs to try, it’s easy to forget about flavored vodka. After all, most of what you can buy can be easily replicated at home. If

Cinquecento

We like vodka at Summit Sips. We really do. But over the years it hasn’t shared as much of the lime light on these pages as other spirits. There are

Using Salt In Cocktails

If life on earth started in the sea, it might explain why most of us consider food “unseasoned” without a little salt. It’s one of our five (six) primary tastes

Pumpkin Spiced Cocktail

A few weeks ago, I received an email from a reader seeking ideas for a pumpkin cocktail. Kim Reynick, a friend of my brother’s who lives in San Francisco, was

Vesper

This week I want to keep it short and sweet. The Vesper, or as some call it, the Vesper Lynd, is a drink named after a Bond girl. In fact,

Make Rhubarb-Infused Vodka

Last year I infused some vodka with rhubarb and it turned out so good that it was gone too quickly. In fact, I believe this was the fastest we went

Kentucky Wrap Up: Rain Vodka

I thought I would post a final wrap up regarding my recent trip to Kentucky. I know everyone out there has been clicking “refresh” waiting for the next posts, so

St-Germain

This week, I am doing something a little different. I will give you the recipe for a cocktail to enjoy, but St-Germain isn’t the name, it’s an ingredient.¬†Although it has

Homemade Cranberry Liqueur, Part 1

Well, it’s that time of the year when apples start to replace the tomatoes at farmer’s market. Last weekend, a vendor was selling bags of fresh cranberries, so I decided

Make Red Currant Infused Vodka

A couple of weeks ago, while strolling through the local grocery store a few blocks away, I decided to take a quick look at the fresh berries. Nestled between some

A Moscow Mule with Grapefruit?

Some of you who watch the reality cooking competition show called Top Chef may have been enjoying this season which takes place in Las Vegas. Yesterday’s Elimination Challenge pitted the