Mastiha Spritz (Μαστίχα Χίου)

Mastiha Spritz (Μαστίχα Χίου)

If you are missing out on your annual Greek summer vacation because of the quarantine, this Mastiha Spritz will bring you back to the islands, at least mentally. If you’ve never heard of Mastiha before it would not surprise me. The liqueur is only produced 

Monte Cassino

Monte Cassino

The Monte Cassino is a cocktail invented by yours truly and named after the famous invasion of Rome in WWII. Of course, with that information you can assume that it has both American and Italian ingredients. The cocktail itself is not extremely strong, coming in 

Espresso Martini

Espresso Martini

The Espresso Martini is one of my favorite cocktails of all time, and I’m sure many people would agree. While not even close to being a true martini, the cocktail exudes class and elegance, with a rich coffee aroma and clean tasting spirits. The most 

Dragon’s Horde

Dragon’s Horde

Recently I’ve been trying to create my own cocktails, as well as re-making the classics. Some are hit or miss, so luckily you don’t have to see all the stuff that isn’t deemed ‘good enough’. Luckily I think some of my creations are quite good, 

The Godfather

The Godfather

So I truthfully don’t consider this drink a cocktail, as there are only two ingredients. Technically it’s a mixed drink, although the fact that both of the liquids are alcohol can be mistaken for a cocktail. Actually, I could totally be wrong…call it whatever you 

Amaretto Sour

Amaretto Sour

An Amaretto Sour is a popular type of sour cocktail which uses amaretto (of course). This almond flavored liqueur used to be made from bitter almonds, hence the name, but some producers make it with the pits of stonefruit. Either way, I see it as 

5 Cocktails With Butterfly Pea Flowers

5 Cocktails With Butterfly Pea Flowers

About a month ago I decided to buy a pack of butterfly pea flowers. I’ve always liked drinking the tea when I would visit Thailand, and knew about the color changing properties. However I had never used them for anything other than tea. I decided 

The Pelagic Cocktail

The Pelagic Cocktail

Very rarely do I toot my own horn as much as I’m about to do with this cocktail. I truly believe it to be one of the best things I’ve ever made, and everyone I’ve made it for (including a well respected mixologist) agrees. It 

Hanging Lantern

Hanging Lantern

One of the ways I find new drinks to add to the blog is by inviting a friend over and letting them tell me what they want. My home bar is usually fully stocked so I can pretty much make anything. Yesterday a friend wanted 

Yellow Bird

Yellow Bird

Two days ago I posted the Paloma, and yesterday I posted The Jungle Bird. The Yellow Bird is another fantastic bird named rum cocktail that makes use of a not so popular tiki ingredient: Galliano. This Italian herbal liqueur is primarily flavored by anise and