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 

How To Calculate The ABV Of Homemade Cocktails

How To Calculate The ABV Of Homemade Cocktails

Mixology is getting to be more and more popular with the home bartender these days, no doubt due to the recent quarantine. With people stuck at home, many have decided to teach themselves something new. From learning a language to starting a blog, learning something 

Hurricane Cody

Hurricane Cody

Is it a bit pretentious to name a cocktail after myself? Possibly, after all it isn’t like I invented the Ramos Gin Fizz. That being said I’ll have to toot my own horn a bit with my variation of the Hurricane cocktail. Now the regular 

Kir Royale

Kir Royale

Ahh the Kir Royale. As many people who have been to France will tell you, this is one of the most popular apertifs, especially in Paris. It is quite simple, being only two ingredients, and commonly served in a champagne flute. In fact, it’s basically 

Blue Sidecar

Blue Sidecar

The sidecar is a classic cocktail that has been around since the early 20th century. It appears in multiple cocktail and bartending books, with more riffs than anyone can count. Just like a martini, the proportions are completely different depending on who is making it.