Tag: bourbon

Drink of the Day:  Autumn Leaves

Drink of the Day: Autumn Leaves

April 7, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

When putting together cocktails, I try to still highlight the flavor of the main spirit, yet give it more character by adding ingredients that will not only enhance the overall experience, but will also add to the overall drink by sharing its own flavors and aromas.  Again, balance is important when creating drinks.   A […]

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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 29, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Happy National Coffee Day, everyone! That being said, you are probably wondering why I am not introducing a coffee drink to recognize this holiday.  Well, honestly, I have already given you two coffee cocktails this past week:  The Abbey Road and Keoke Coffee.  These two cocktails would work great for an after-dinner treat, and you […]

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Drink of the Day:  Stiletto

Drink of the Day: Stiletto

September 28, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

I love the taste of a good bourbon.  Especially over a ice and with a twist.  The twist tends to round out the aroma and flavor of this fine American spirit.  But, sometimes I need to change it up a bit; not to hide too much of the flavor of my favorite liquor, but to […]

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Drink of the Day:  The Bourbon Fashionable

Drink of the Day: The Bourbon Fashionable

July 27, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

A good Monday morning to one and all!  Time to hit the week on the right note with a little twist on an old classic; one I’m sure you will enjoy if you are a bourbon lover. This is a spin on the Old Fashioned.  Usually made with sugar, and muddled with bitters, orange and […]

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Drink of the Day:  Bull and Bear Cocktail

Drink of the Day: Bull and Bear Cocktail

May 17, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

The New York Stock Exchange is the measure of the financial state of our country.  Security trading between brokers dates back to this date in 1792 under a Buttonwood tree in front of 68 Wall Street.  Twenty-four traders and merchants signed the Buttonwood Agreement.  This group would grow and eventually would write up their constitution […]

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Drink of the Day:  Mint Julep

Drink of the Day: Mint Julep

May 2, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

In what is called the “The Greatest Two Minutes in Sports”, the Kentucky Derby will be running its 141st race; the longest running horse race and the first leg of the sport’s Triple Crown.  Today, I am introducing a cocktail that has been a tradition to this event since 1938….officially. It is said in race […]

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Drink of the Day:  Imperial Fizz

Drink of the Day: Imperial Fizz

April 2, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Today’s cocktail shows why it doesn’t hurt to share the stage with another liquor.  In this case, rum and bourbon are introduced, and you will be surprised on how well they tend to compliment one another to give you a nice finished product.  The sweetness of both really come out well.  Their flavors tend to […]

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Drink of the Day:  Gentleman’s Cocktail

Drink of the Day: Gentleman’s Cocktail

March 29, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Hope your Sunday is getting off to a good start. If it isn’t here’s a nice bourbon cocktail I think you will find fitting for a relaxing day. The combination of creme de Menthe and brandy do well to compliment the bourbon, bringing out the inner flavors of the spirit due to calming down the […]

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Drink of the Day:  Bourbon Rose

Drink of the Day: Bourbon Rose

March 6, 2015 | By | 1 Comment

Friday is finally here!  Time to enjoy the reason why you work so hard, and that is to appreciate the relaxation that comes for most of you on the weekend.  I have a very simple cocktail for you to try.  If you like bourbon, this will satisfy your tastes. The Bourbon Rose is an easy […]

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