Went for a slight twist on the Ancho Reyes Old Fashioned posted previously. Swapped the orange bitters for cranberry because…. fall is coming…. The previous post of the Ancho Reyes Old Fashioned:
I wanted a nice fall cocktail for this afternoon and mulled cider sounded perfect. The only issue is that it is still warm enough to sit outside with a cool cocktail so I went with a cold version.
For this one, we used our favorite martini ratio of 3:1 for gin to vermouth but swapped the vermouth for a great local cranberry liquor, Craneberry, from GrandTen Distilling, in Massachusetts.
So my wife saw a post from the Bourbon Women Facebook Page with a recipe for a chocolate and peanut butter cocktail called Mama’s Secret Stash (see below) and I immediately wanted to make it. Unfortunately, the local liquor stores don’t stock peanut butter whiskey. I decided to get creative and work with what I…
This version of a hot toddy is a little British with the Ribena and a little American with the Copper & Kings brandy.
Not sure what prompted this one but it was another evening looking to try a different spin on a bourbon cocktail making use of what we had in the house. The idea of coffee with cinnamon and brown sugar just seemed to work for a fall cocktail.
A spiked homemade hot mulled cider was just what we needed to cap off the week. There is nothing like heating up some store-bought apple cider and adding your own cinnamon sticks, clove, and some orange slices to make the house smell like a comfy fall day. Adding some booze just makes it that much…
For tonight’s cocktail: THE SLOE GIN MARTINI
Decided it was time to try something new with our Pisco Porton that would go well with the hot weather we’ve been having. We started with a basic pisco sour recipe from Epicurious.
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.