Tag: creme de menthe

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:  Dirty Girl Scout

Drink of the Day: Dirty Girl Scout

December 2, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

This coming Friday is National Cookie Day!  To get a nice jump on this event, I wanted to share one of my favorite cream cocktails with you. If you enjoy Thin Mint Cookies from our favorite little cooking sellers, you will enjoy this adult beverage.  I did not name this or even come up with […]

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Drink of the Day:  Santa’s Helper

Drink of the Day: Santa’s Helper

December 1, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

I am asked to come up with a monthly cocktail special, at the bar I work at, that best fits that time of year.  With the holiday season in full gear, I couldn’t think of a better cocktail to add to this illustrious list. Santa is getting ready for the yearly run and sometimes a […]

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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:  After Dinner Delight

Drink of the Day: After Dinner Delight

August 4, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Have you ever had a day where you couldn’t get relaxed enough after a long day at work?  You just kept on thinking about all the things you had to do; contemplating what direction you wanted to go with certain deadlines at work, etc.  All of us have had those moments where it seemed you […]

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Drink of the Day:  Tequila Mockingbird

Drink of the Day: Tequila Mockingbird

July 22, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Happy Hump Day!  We are finally on the downswing for the week.  Here’s a simple cocktail with a great name to assist you on a smooth voyage the rest of the way there. If nothing else, you will get a kick out of the name of this beverage.  A unique combination of mint, tequila, and […]

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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:  Emerald Isle Cocktail

Drink of the Day: Emerald Isle Cocktail

March 12, 2015 | By | 1 Comment

A good Thursday to you. We are getting ever closer to the big day next week.  Today’s cocktail, with it’s color, will leave no doubt what you’re celebrating.  This is something you may want to have as a nightcap. If you are into minty cocktails and a fan of gin, this will surely satisfy.  The […]

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Drink of the Day:  Gentleman’s Cocktail

Drink of the Day: Gentleman’s Cocktail

January 3, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Nothing warms your insides more on a cold winter’s day than a good bourbon whiskey.  However, there are times that the whiskey alone isn’t going to do the trick.  If you are feeling like doing more than that, here is a nice and minty mixed beverage, perfect to get you in a warm and cozy […]

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Drink of the Day:  Jade Cocktail

Drink of the Day: Jade Cocktail

November 19, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Happy Hump Day! Here I am in the Midwest, where we are getting our first taste of what’s in store for us for these next few months.  Mother nature sure knows how to slap you hard across the face this time of year.  Luckily, we will be back up to the seasonal temperatures by the […]

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