Bahama Mama Cocktail

Bahama Mama Cocktail

It may be the middle of winter, but that isn’t going to stop me drinking lots of summery Tiki cocktails. The Bahama Mama is just such a delightfully fruity and refreshing drink, that can sure pack a wallop due to the rum. Many recipes I 

The Black Latvian Cocktail

The Black Latvian Cocktail

The Black Latvian cocktail is a drink made from a base of Riga Black Balsam Blackcurrant. This cocktail is not too sweet, not too bitter, but overall quite strong. The alcohols in here are common in a home bar, and by slowly stocking up on 

Lucciola – A Craft Vecchio Amaro del Capo Cocktail

Lucciola – A Craft Vecchio Amaro del Capo Cocktail

I’m a big fan of buying random bottles of alcohol I see at the store, which is probably why I have so many bottles I have never even opened. I bought a bottle of Vecchio Amaro del Capo and it’s been chilling in my freezer 

The Original Paper Plane Cocktail

The Original Paper Plane Cocktail

It’s rare that a recently invented cocktail takes the world by storm (ok, exaggeration) and makes it into the annals of cocktail legend (ok, more exaggeration). However if there was any modern cocktail to show as an example it would be this, the Paper Plane. 

El Diablo Cocktail

El Diablo Cocktail

The first time I tried the El Diablo cocktail was not in Mexico, or USA, or really anywhere you would expect. It was at a small restaurant in western Ukraine, and after one sip I decided it was something I wanted to add to my 

Cafe au Lait Flip

Cafe au Lait Flip

The cafe au lait flip is a coffee oriented cocktail that is part of the flip category of cocktails. While I do call it “cafe au lait” that could be a bit of a misnomer as there isn’t actually any coffee+milk ingredients. In fact, the 

Zombie Cocktail

Zombie Cocktail

The Zombie cocktail is one of the most famous tiki cocktails around and like many popular cocktails it has a storied history. Said to be created by Donn the Beachcomber at this namesake bar in the 1940’s, the drink was reportedly so strong patrons were 

Strawberry Clover Club

Strawberry Clover Club

The clover club has to be one of my all time favorite cocktails, and for good reason. It is a pre-prohibition classic cocktail that has stood the test of time. In fact, it continuously makes cocktail best of lists, owing to the perfect balance of 

How To Make Rose Syrup

How To Make Rose Syrup

If you’ve eaten middle eastern desserts before, chances are you’ve eaten rose syrup. A popular dressing for pastries, rose syrup is super simple to make, and much better than buying fake rose fragrance from the market. Now, for these instructions to make rose syrup you 

Pornstar Martini (Passionfruit Martini)

Pornstar Martini (Passionfruit Martini)

The pornstar martini, also known as the passionfruit martini, or passion star martini, is one of the most popular cocktails in the world. According to the well respected Difford’s Guide, it has been their number one viewed cocktail for the past 5 years. One of