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Drink of the Day:  Lemon Drop Shooter

Drink of the Day: Lemon Drop Shooter

July 10, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Happy Friday, everyone!  The weekend is finally here.  It’s time to get out of work mode and more into the mood for rest and relaxation. To kick off the weekend, here is a classic shooter that most of you have heard of and think you may have had at a bar.  The problem is that […]

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Drink of the Day:  Blueberry Lemonade

Drink of the Day: Blueberry Lemonade

July 9, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Nothing beats the cool breeze coming into the room in the morning, as rain plays its harmonic beat outside.  There is no imitation for that.  The aroma of the blooms are enhanced as they welcome their early nourishment, and the birds singing as the rain subsides lets us know that they will be enjoying their […]

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Drink of the Day:  Planter’s Punch

Drink of the Day: Planter’s Punch

July 8, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

I am very excited to get started again, after my six week absence, introducing cocktails for your imbibing pleasure!  What better way than to kick it off with an old island classic that never goes out of style – The Planter’s Punch.  Let’s get down to it, shall we? We are now in the hot […]

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Drink of the Day starts back up again tomorrow!!!

Drink of the Day starts back up again tomorrow!!!

July 7, 2015 | By | 1 Comment

For those of you who have been perusing the site for some cocktail ideas, I want to say thank you for keeping the interest.  I have been gone for six weeks and for me it has seemed like an eternity.  I really miss writing up the blog the first thing every morning while sipping on […]

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This Bittersweet Voyage is at its end.

This Bittersweet Voyage is at its end.

May 26, 2015 | By | 4 Comments

I appreciate all who have followed me these past few years.  I hope that I have educated you enough for you to realize that there really are no rules when it comes to making cocktails; only that you want to blend in flavors that will most stimulate your palate.  Someone asked me once what my […]

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Drink of the Day:  The Green Mile

Drink of the Day: The Green Mile

May 26, 2015 | By | 1 Comment

Since Memorial Day weekend is the kick-off to the summer, I felt this would be the perfect day to introduce this cocktail. Nothing says summertime more than a fruity rum beverage.   The color will entice, the flavor will keep you coming back.  It’s melon green hue, along with the flavor of the tropics is […]

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Drink of the Day:  Creamsickle

Drink of the Day: Creamsickle

May 24, 2015 | By | 2 Comments

We are in the heart of this weekend’s festivities and many of you are celebrating this Memorial Day Weekend, which is known as the kick-off to summer, with cookouts and time with family and friends.  For all you who are hosting these gatherings, one knows that it is best to keep your wits, so you […]

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Drink of the Day:  Zabao Cocktail

Drink of the Day: Zabao Cocktail

May 23, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Let’s open this long weekend out right with a cocktail that has a very interesting combination of ingredients. Many people look at dry vermouth and only see something that gets in the way of the other ingredients behind the bar.  Even gin martini drinkers tend to shun away from this ingredients when making this cocktail. […]

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Drink of the Day:  Bye Bye New York

Drink of the Day: Bye Bye New York

May 21, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Good Thursday morning!  This is a salute to my favorite talk show host, who I had the pleasure of watching during my many years tending bar.  It will be hard to imagine that he will no longer be on the air. David Letterman had his last show last night.  In his honor, I would like […]

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Drink of the Day:  Gin Aloha

Drink of the Day: Gin Aloha

May 20, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Good morning and happy Hump Day!  We have reached mid-week and are getting ever closer to the weekend. Some cocktails are meant to be enjoyed during a beautiful summer day, and this would be one of them.  Gin and triple sec share the stage in this beverage, with pineapple juice and orange bitters playing an […]

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