Tag: coffee

Drink of the Day:  Twiisted Irish Coffee

Drink of the Day: Twiisted Irish Coffee

April 5, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

As we see more and more craft bars opening, showing off their knowledge of cocktails from long ago, I sit in amazement when these craftsmen ridicule and belittle those who have changed a recipe from its original.  Though I do believe it is fascinating to see how cocktails were made back in the 1800s, I […]

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Drink of the Day:  Twiisted Irish Coffee

Drink of the Day: Twiisted Irish Coffee

October 7, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

The change from warm to cold temperatures are very obvious here in the Midwest.  Our pools close for the upcoming season, we winterize our cars for the brutal weather ahead, a new football season gets underway, etc.  I also know because I am asked to put together some coffee cocktails for the winter menu. Here […]

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Drink of the Day:  Keoke Coffee

Drink of the Day: Keoke Coffee

September 26, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Now that we are getting into the cooler temperatures, I want to share my favorite coffee drink of all time:  the Keoke Coffee.  The slight bite of brandy to warm you from the inside out, along with the sweetness of Kahlua and Creme de Cacao gives you a well-rounded treat to enjoy on those cool […]

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Drink of the Day:  Abbey Road Coffee

Drink of the Day: Abbey Road Coffee

September 24, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Mmmm, coffee sounds refreshing on a cool and autumn evening.  Adding a little life to it sounds even better. The cocktail I am introducing today can be made two ways:  First, in the video, I add equal parts of Amaretto, Kahlua, and Chambord in the Irish coffee mug, then pour in the coffee.  Or, the […]

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Drink of the Day:  Abbey Road Coffee

Drink of the Day: Abbey Road Coffee

January 6, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

If you have been waiting for this earlier, I apologize.  I woke up to about three inches of snow on the car and cold temperatures.  As much as I like to do these blogs first thing in the morning, I had some duties to take care of as a dad and husband.  Now that I […]

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Drink of the Day:  Monk’s Coffee

Drink of the Day: Monk’s Coffee

December 26, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

For some of us, Christmas Day was just the beginning of a week’s worth of holiday cheer.  With the New Year just a week away, bartenders like myself have been busy doing the holiday thing for the last few weeks now.  We are now in the final stretch.  Honestly, I am looking forward to a nice relaxing […]

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Drink of the Day:  Keoke Coffee

Drink of the Day: Keoke Coffee

November 7, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

It’s Friday!  Time to get into the weekend mode.  This time of year, this calls for one of my favorite cocktails of all time, the Keoke Coffee.  This will surely keep you nice and comfortably warm during the cold season. If you watch the video, you will see how far we have come in the […]

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The Keoke Coffee is June 18th Drink of the Day!!

The Keoke Coffee is June 18th Drink of the Day!!

June 18, 2013 | By | 1 Comment

I was wanting to relax and take in the day last night when getting off a long double shift at work.  I wanted something that would not only be refreshing and bold, but also something that could put an exclamation point on the day itself.   I didn’t want a summertime drink.  I wanted one that […]

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Abbey Road Coffee is January 20th Drink of the Day!

Abbey Road Coffee is January 20th Drink of the Day!

January 20, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

On this day, one of the biggest events in Rock-n-Roll history in the US took place. Beatles Mania started with the release of the “Meet The Beatles” LP. It would only take six weeks for it to hit the top of the charts! To recognize this accomplishment, I would like to introduce you to a […]

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The Percolator Cocktail is December 26th Drink of the Day!!

The Percolator Cocktail is December 26th Drink of the Day!!

December 26, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

James Nason of Franklin, Mass. was the first person to obtain a patent for a coffee percolator, on this day in 1865.  I don’t know about all of you – but I don’t know what I’d do without my coffee maker in the morning.  Let’s just say that I would probably be involved in many […]

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