Tag: bitters

Drink of the Day:  Seelbach Cocktail

Drink of the Day: Seelbach Cocktail

April 2, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

A good Saturday morning to one and all!  Now that we have all of the false stories and childish plots put to rest for another year and we have survived the day of the fool, I have an interesting and well balanced beverage; perfect for those who like to try something unique.  For those who like […]

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Drink of the Day:  Bourbon Crusta

Drink of the Day: Bourbon Crusta

September 25, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Hope you all are enjoying your work week.  We are near the end of this one, with the weekend in clear view.  I’ve decided to give you a little bit of education with your drink today. This is not a cocktail I am introducing you to today.  I am introducing a “crusta”.  Believe it or […]

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Drink of the Day:  Vicious Sid

Drink of the Day: Vicious Sid

September 2, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

With a short week ahead, I felt it safe to introduce this one today.  However, you may want to wait until it gets closer to the weekend before trying it.  A nice a well-rounded beverage that is a perfect cocktail hour drink,  one that will be sure to satisfy for those who like a nice […]

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Drink of the Day:  Seelbach Cocktail

Drink of the Day: Seelbach Cocktail

July 23, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Nothing like a champagne cocktail for hump day.  Here’s one for all you bourbon lovers out there who want a little more with their favorite spirit.  The bubbly gives you a little boost, but you may want to take your time drinking it.  This is having three drinks in one.  The carbonation will accelerate the […]

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The Cactus Bite is June 12th Drink of the Day!!

The Cactus Bite is June 12th Drink of the Day!!

June 12, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Here’s a cocktail that gives you another opportunity to pull the Drambuie off the shelf other than using it in the Rusty Nail cocktail.  The Cactus Bite is an interesting combination of ingredients that fits nicely into an old fashioned glass, never staying off course from having the main ingredient, tequila, being the main focus.  Just […]

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The Palmer Cocktail is May 13th Drink of the Day!!

The Palmer Cocktail is May 13th Drink of the Day!!

May 13, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Here is a cocktail that defines simple.  In fact, one has to wonder why someone would take the time to name a cocktail that is so simple.  Well, let’s see…..we have the Cape Codder, which is nothing but vodka and cranberry, the Greyhound which is vodka and grapefruit; add a little salt on the rim […]

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The Chicago Cocktail is May 12th Drink of the Day!!

The Chicago Cocktail is May 12th Drink of the Day!!

May 12, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

The first time that this cocktail was shown in print was in restaurant critic John Drury’s guide, “Dining in Chicago” published in 1931, where he mentions it as being served in some of the finer bars in Europe and the United States.  He never mentions if it was actually first concocted in Chicago, but because […]

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The Delmonico Cocktail is September 7th Drink of the Day!!

The Delmonico Cocktail is September 7th Drink of the Day!!

September 7, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Though there are many imitations out there today, there was only one original Delmonico’s.  Opened as a full service, ala-carte restaurant, in 1837 at 2 South William Street in New York City, it would be considered one of the most elite restaurants of its kind.  It would stay at this address until 1917, then moved […]

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The Devil’s Cocktail is May 5th Drink of the Day!!

The Devil’s Cocktail is May 5th Drink of the Day!!

May 5, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Some people believe that Sunday is God’s day and that alcohol should not be consumed.  Being part of an Irish-Catholic upbringing, the thought process on this kind of throws me, somewhat.  If alcohol is consumed responsibly, it is a way for people to relax and bring their guard down to better socialize with others.  In […]

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The Carolina Cocktail is November 21st Drink of the Day!!

The Carolina Cocktail is November 21st Drink of the Day!!

November 21, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

North Carolina would become part of the original thirteen states on this date in 1789, when it became the 12th state of the United States.  To celebrate this, how about a drink that shares it’s name. The Carolina Cocktail is an interesting cream cocktail that has egg whites as part of its recipe.  The egg […]

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