Wanted to try a margarita tonight that would be a bit different. Jasvir suggested a mango margarita since we happen to have mango juice in the house. For mine I had to give it a bit of a kick of spice and flash of color.
So this post got published before I could really do a write up on the recipe so the original post just said, “Description – A nice refreshing sipper.”
Tonight I wanted to try another bourbon cocktail that was more on the simple side.
We had this peach ginger cocktail syrup we wanted to use and decided to take inspiration from one posted by bonappetit called the hound dog cocktail.
Trying a variation on a hot toddy to warm up after shoveling. I got the idea for this from an article on Quartzy, A TURMERIC HOT TODDY IS A MELLOW MID-WINTER COCKTAIL TO SIP AND SAVOR, that suggested turmeric in a hot toddy and I liked the idea of using black tea instead of just…
I saw a recipe for a Southern Comfort Cocktail that sounded interesting but I didn’t have any Southern Comfort in the house so I swapped it for bourbon. It certainly had a bit of a punch and could have done with a longer shake but it was quite tasty.
For tonight’s cocktail hour cocktail I decided to get creative and make something new based on the description of a cocktail I saw in the menu the other day at 22 Bowens called The Second Circle.
Tonight’s cocktail hour cocktail is a Scottish Guard, or maybe a Kentucky Guard…. I used bourbon instead of the scotch that was called for in the recipe I based mine on. Interestingly enough, there is apparently another similar cocktail called the Ward Eight which is a whiskey based variation from Boston but that also has…
Bittermilk made tonight’s cocktail, a smoked honey whiskey sour, super easy. They have many different mixes and , so far, all the ones we have tried have been quite tasty.
For tonight I decided to try an autumn Manhattan. A nice tweak on the traditional Manhattan.