Cocktails

Japanese Silver Fizz

Japanese Silver Fizz

I’m always impressed with how much intensity the Japanese put into their craft. Whether it is woodworking, sushi-making, or bartending, they show so much respect to their craft and I respect that. I’ve been to the country probably a dozen times, and one of my […]

Butterfly Margarita

Butterfly Margarita

Yes, it’s another cocktail that uses butterfly pea flowers. Two weeks ago I posted how to perfectly make butterfly pea flower tea, and since then there has been about 7 different recipes on the site with this unique and trendy ingredient. This butterfly margarita is […]

Bee’s Knees

Bee’s Knees

The Bee’s Knees is a classic prohibition-era cocktail that has to be one of my absolute favorites. It is a little sweet, a little sour, and has a great muted complexity for such a simple drink. The drink name comes from the popular old timey […]

Lady Des Vœux

Lady Des Vœux

The Lady Des Vœux is a Hong Kong inspired cocktail with a gin base. In fact, it has London Dry Gin, Lemon Juice, Lychee Syrup, and Rose Wine. It is a light and refreshing cocktail perfect for garden parties, or just enjoying on your balcony […]

Butterfly Sour

Butterfly Sour

This Butterfly Sour is a variation of a standard Boston sour (which in turn is a variation of a whiskey sour). In this cocktail I use bourbon, creme de butterfly, lemon juice, and an egg white. Of course the mauve color comes from the color […]

Color Changing Alcohol With Butterfly Pea Flowers

Color Changing Alcohol With Butterfly Pea Flowers

While it may seem a bit kitschy, or intentionally trendy, color changing alcohol is a great way to step up your cocktail game. The trick? Using butterfly pea flowers as the natural dye. These flowers are traditionally used to make Butterfly Pea Flower Tea in […]

Creme de Butterfly (Butterfly Pea Flower Liqueur)

Creme de Butterfly (Butterfly Pea Flower Liqueur)

Well yesterday I posted how to make butterfly pea flower infused vodka, but truth be told the whole reason I made that was so that I can make this butterfly pea flower liqueur, Creme de Butterfly. I love the natural color that the flowers bring, […]

Butterfly Pea Flower Infused Vodka

Butterfly Pea Flower Infused Vodka

This is just a standard recipe for butterfly pea flower infused vodka that is necessary for a few of my future recipes. It doesn’t really need a recipe on it’s own, but I do plan on making a series out of butterfly pea flower recipes, […]

Blueberry Citrus Smash

Blueberry Citrus Smash

Making smash cocktails is a great way to get rid of fruit that is just on the edge of turning. Hey, can’t be wasting fruits now when you can just put them in a cocktail. This blueberry citrus smash uses blueberries, lime, and blood orange. […]

Redberry Vodka Lemonade

Redberry Vodka Lemonade

I know it’s still basically winter, and here where I live the temperatures are in the negatives, however I did fell like making a summer-y drink anyways. I had a little bit of redberry vodka left over (my most recent recipe using it is my […]