Tonight I wanted to have some fun and decided on tweaking a classic cocktail, The Japanese, with apple brandy and cranberry bitters that I am calling a Cran-Apple Japanese Cocktail.
This one was a bit of an experiment and I would probably cut the caramel syrup back to 1/4 oz if I made this again but I wanted to try something with caramel and apple. I also added another 1/2 ounce of Clyde Mays whiskey and stirred that in after my initial tasting which definitely…
I’m calling this a New Yorker in Pink. I was attempting I make a New Yorker Cocktail and ended up reading the grenadine at a Tablespoon where it should have been a teaspoon. I had to post this under #drinkyourmistakes in my Instagram feed. The next day I made a New Yorker as per the…
Glendalough Wild Botanical Gin is perfect with Fever-Tree’s Aromatic Tonic Water, a slice of lime, and a nice big cube of clear ice.
Sometimes a great cocktail is just a matter of pouring a quality spirit over a nice big, clear cube of ice.
I think I just liked the idea of a coffee flavored cocktail called aggravation. While the Aggravation has kahlua and heavy cream, neither of which we had in the house, I still liked the idea of a sweet coffee flavor with scotch.
After a nice dinner out, back at home we decided to make a nice dessert cocktail. Jasvir wanted to try something with the Buffalo Trace bourbon cream we have in our bar and maybe a coffee liqueur. After some googling, she found this recipe which we modified to come up with a coffeemilk cocktail.
Looking for a way to use our new cranberry liqueur we found a recipe from Cointreau’s website that looked promising. We swapped out the Cranberry Preserves for our Cranberry Liqueur and, I must say, I was quite pleased.
This one was adapted from the Black Walnut Old-Fashioned recipe we found in this book. The slight nutty aroma from the Dream Catcher added a very nice warmth and depth to the cocktail.
Trinidad Sour – This cocktail sounds quite strange but I assure you it is worth a try with a bold spicy / bitter flavor it is one you won’t soon forget.