Posts Tagged ‘Gin’

12 Days of Cocktails: Day Two

I’m sorry, but everything about this looks SUPER dangerous. Santa will be fine but it is not going to end well for that shoeless lady in hot pants and her packages of death, slung casually over her shoulder with what looks to be strangle ribbons. Welp, as you might’ve guessed from yesterday’s drinky blog post, […]

Thanksgiving Countdown: Cranberry Gimlet

I hope that you’ve already made that SUPER easy cranberry syrup featured on the first day of the Thanksgiving Countdown. If not, do it now and then use the leftover cranberries for your sauce or relish for the big meal in a couple of days. Better yet, throw some leftover ginger in that sauce from […]

Grapefruit & Gin & Campari, Oh My…

I’ve had a thing for the grapefruit/gin/Campari combo for a while. And all spring I was making variations on this Collins type cocktail that I ended up serving at two events last week. The larger event’s version was made with vodka instead of gin and didn’t have basil. But out of three very different cocktail […]

Cocktail Crush, California Edition: Ventana Inn’s Basil Gimlet

I’m not going to lie. The moment captured above looks ALMOST as enchanting as the actual experience itself. No wonder I fell head over heels for this smooth operator. I mean, it didn’t hurt that I had some of my favorite ladies with me or that Big Sur, California is the definition of magic (seriously, […]

The First Day of Summer!

Today is the first official day of summer! And you know what that means. It’s officially summer cocktail time! The Negroni is really having a moment. This cocktail has been a cult favorite for some time but it is finally getting the attention it deserves and more people are starting to enjoy this classic. Equal […]

Cocktail Crush: Viva la Vida

♥  ♥  ♥  ♥  ♥ ♥  ♥  ♥  ♥  ♥ The picture doesn’t do this gorgeous cocktail justice. But trust me on this, you guys, I think I’ve found the ONE! At least for now. I’m crushing so hard on the Viva la Vida from Momofuku Ssäm Bar in NYC. Viva la Vida – gin, pulla chili, […]

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