Tag: cranberry juice

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:  Festive Mule

Drink of the Day: Festive Mule

April 4, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

Happy Monday, one and all! As you know, the grandfather of vodka cocktails – The Moscow Mule, has had quite the resurgence these last few years.  At the bar I am currently working at, we are so much into this frenzy that we keep running out of copper mugs to pour new drinks into.  I […]

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Drink of the Day:  Black Widow

Drink of the Day: Black Widow

October 21, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

To keep with our promise of giving you some Halloween party ideas, here is one I am sure will become the talk of the gathering. Another enticing concoction from my colleague, Crissa Vallen, the name of the drink says it all.  A fruity blend of grape, raspberry and cranberry, this cocktail will go down scary […]

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Drink of the Day:  Witches Brew

Drink of the Day: Witches Brew

October 19, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

We are only a couple weeks away from one of my favorite holidays – Halloween.  So, to get in the spirit, for the next couple weeks, I will be introducing some scary good cocktails you can easily put together for your friends. I will start off by introducing to you a very talented bartender I […]

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Drink of the Day:  Wild Thing

Drink of the Day: Wild Thing

September 8, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Happy Tuesday!  Hope all of you enjoyed the long weekend.  Now, we have a short work week in store for us, which makes that three days of rest seem that much more pleasant.  The grind of the week is already starting without a Monday.  Can’t ask for much more than that. I am going to […]

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Drink of the Day:  Jungle Juice

Drink of the Day: Jungle Juice

September 1, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Welcome to September, ladies and gentlemen.  Wow, this summer went quick.  The kids are back in school and we will be enjoying our last summer holiday this coming weekend.  I have a cocktail for you that you can add to your dance card this coming weekend.  And you will have a couple days prior to […]

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Drink of the Day:  Sonic Blaster

Drink of the Day: Sonic Blaster

July 30, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Here’s a cocktail that is about as “tiki” as they come.  A true tropical beverage that can be enjoyed any time of the year, but is probably a little more appreciated during the hot days we have been experiencing of late.  I know I will be cooling down with one of these myself a little later […]

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Drink of the Day:  The Robert Frost

Drink of the Day: The Robert Frost

May 10, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Here is a cocktail that is one of the many signature drinks you would find at the Dead Poet located in New York City.  A very smooth and sweet, yet very potent beverage that hides the flavor of liquor very well.  A nice mix of various fruit flavors helps in this regard. The vanilla vodka base […]

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Drink of the Day:  Tainted Kool Aid

Drink of the Day: Tainted Kool Aid

April 24, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

We have finally made it to Friday!  Hope everyone is getting their plans lined up for some fun activities with some family and friends. Here’s one I introduced on here a couple years ago that will make a perfect intro into the weekend.  A sweet and nutty combination which, when all said and done, has […]

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Drink of the Day:  Robin’s Nest

Drink of the Day: Robin’s Nest

April 6, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

We have just had the last major holiday until Independence Day, and we are now in full swing with Spring.  In the next week or so, we will begin seeing the buds on the trees blossom into leaves and the flowers start to sprout out from their winter slumber.  Yes!  No more sub-zero temperatures and […]

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