Tag: mixed drink

Drink of the Day:  Baja Blues

Drink of the Day: Baja Blues

April 12, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

I had the honor and privilege of coming up with the first signature cocktails for what has become one of my favorite hang-outs in Akron, Ohio: Jilly’s Music Room.  The cocktail that I am sharing with you today is one that is still on the menu.  The recipe has changed somewhat, as many other cocktails […]

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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:  Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Drink of the Day: Pineapple Upside Down Cake

November 24, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Not only is Thanksgiving this Thursday, but so is International Cake Day!  Since people will be concentrating more on their love for family and a nice hearty bird, I felt I would throw a little passion to this secondary and much forgotten day this year. I have the perfect, easy-to-prepare cocktail for the festivities.  If […]

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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:  The Liquefied Ghost

Drink of the Day: The Liquefied Ghost

October 20, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

To keep with the seasonal drinks, here is another cocktail brought to us by Crissa Vallen, a colleague of mine at Twiisted.  She has come up with six Halloween-themed treats and I am going to share each one of them with you as we venture through the week. This cocktail is our best seller to […]

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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: Spruce Cocktail

Drink of the Day: Spruce Cocktail

October 15, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Woke up this morning and felt the winter breeze for the first time this season.  Had to actually put on my winter coat to take out the trash for the first time.  Yes, it is very early in the morning and the temperature will be rising to a more tolerable level later today.  But, the […]

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Drink of the Day:  Pearl Necklace

Drink of the Day: Pearl Necklace

October 14, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

When the chill begins to hit us and the signs of autumn are in full swing, it’s nice to have a creamy cocktail to get you in the comfy state of mind when your day is about to come to conclusion.  Here’s a tasty vodka based one that brings a touch of chocolate with it […]

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Drink of the Day:  Waterfall Cocktail

Drink of the Day: Waterfall Cocktail

October 13, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Here’s a fruity and refreshing whisky cocktail for you that will put you in the right mood.  A perfect, colorful, drink that fits in well with the changing of the leaves.  The hue of this cocktail itself is nice for this time of year, matching Mother Nature’s beauty with all the majestic colors you see […]

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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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