For something with a bit more spice than a typical whiskey smash, I decided to bring some ginger syrup into the mix. The fresh lemon brightness is refreshing and with the ginger, it adds just a bit of warmth. This is a nice twist for a slightly cooler spring day.
Playing with bourbon and ginger flavors has me trying some different combinations based off of The Gold Rush cocktail from the Difford’s Guide website.
Boodles Proper Gin introduced Boodles Mulberry as the first first-ever mulberry gin in America and we just had to try it. We decided that for our first cocktail we would use it to make a Bourbon & Mulberry.
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.
We decided to continue to experiment with the Ancho Reyes liqueur I picked up Friday. When looking at Ancho Reyes website to get ideas and they have an old fashioned recipe posted. Well, we like old fashioneds…
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 was looking to try something different this week as decided to go with this Ancho Reyes chile liqueur upon recommendation from my local liquor store, Seaside Wine & Spirits.
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.
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…