Archive of ‘Fall Cocktails’ category

A Halloween Cocktail! The QUInutButter Cup with QUI Tequila

I love this time of year: crisp, clear, sunshine-y days, the fiery yellow and gold leaves underfoot, and, because…HALLOWEEN(!), we can finally allow ourselves to indulge in obscene amounts of candy. Peanut butter cups have always been one of my all-time favorites. When you’re a kid and you hit a house with full size peanut […]

Chipotle Cherry Bourbon Smash

The ‘Smash’ is in effect a Julep on a small plan.” – Harry Craddock, The Savoy Cocktail Book, 1930 What is a smash? It sounds fun! According to cocktail lore, it is essentially a julep. Sooo…spirit, sugar, water, mint and ice. A smash usually uses fresh, seasonal fruit. Muddled or…smashed, as it were! Some smashes have other herbs […]

A Halloween Cocktail: The Devil’s Bet

Halloween is just around the corner, you guys! We’re now in the final countdown. Are you ready? Are you surrounded by expertly carved jack-o-lanterns? Have you been celebrating all week in sexy hazmat suits? (please, no) Are you looking for a delicious Halloween cocktail that doesn’t involve candy corn? (please, yes!) This cocktail, The Devil’s Bet, is […]

Indian Summer Gimlet & Giveaway!

I talk about the weather a lot on this blog. And it really does make sense, because I like to create (and drink) cocktails according to the seasons. So, I’m not just rambling on about nonsense, people. But also, I’m a New Yorker…and that’s what we do. We live in a place of extremes. We’re constantly […]

New York Distilling Tasting & Dorothy Parker Gin

Resumé BY DOROTHY PARKER Razors pain you; Rivers are damp; Acids stain you; And drugs cause cramp. Guns aren’t lawful; Nooses give; Gas smells awful; You might as well live. Kick off your Halloween weekend tonight at Atlantic Cellars, 6-9pm with some excellent gin, dark wit and a blood orange cocktail! We’ll be tasting two very different […]

StillTheOne Spirits Tasting & The Mohegan Harvest Cocktail

Tomorrow night at Atlantic Cellars from 6-9pm  I’ll be joining Albert Savarese from StillTheOne Distillery for a spirits and cocktail tasting. I had the opportunity to try their Comb Vodka and Comb 9 Gin – both made from pure honey, at a cocktail event when they were first launching and I’ve been a fan of this Port […]

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