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.
Today we are trying the Home is Canada cocktail from our Shaker & Spoon “Why Not Rye” box. It is a very interesting combination of rye whiskey cold brew coffee honey, lemon juice and peach pecan preserves.
Our second cocktail from our Shaker & Spoon box Rye Not Canada is Leather & Lace which we made with Crown Royal great way to explore new cocktails!
Our first box came from Shaker & Spoon the box is called Rye Not Canada and has the ingredients (minus the liquor and eggs) to make 4 servings each of 3 different cocktails all using the same liquor (canadian rye in this case).
For tonight I decided to try an autumn Manhattan. A nice tweak on the traditional Manhattan.
After my last attempt, which I titled A Caramel Experiment, I decided to tweak my recipe and make a new one for my wife. I am glad I gave it another shot ans was able to learn from my original experiment to come up with this sweet treat. The addition of the Clyde May’s Whiskey…
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.