Cocktails

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 (except for the gin) are common in a home bar, but by […]

French 75

French 75

The French 75 is a classic cocktail that consists of Gin, Champagne, and Lemon Juice. It’s origins are debated, but most people agree it was invented sometime in the late 19th-early 20th century. The cocktails first published appearance was in the mixology book, Harry’s ABC […]

Skip The Quarantini – 9 Tasty Cocktails For Your Corona Virus Quarantine

Skip The Quarantini – 9 Tasty Cocktails For Your Corona Virus Quarantine

Are you stuck at home due to this novel Coronavirus quarantine? Well, what better way to spend your isolation than improving a skill! As someone who spends most of their day either at home or traveling I’ve learned to spend my free time (almost all […]

Hanky Panky Cocktail

Hanky Panky Cocktail

The hanky panky is another old fashioned cocktail created by Ada Coleman back when she was the head bartender at The American Bar at the Savoy in London. Considered one of the best mixologists in the world, she invented this cocktail for Sir Charles Hawtrey. […]

Love In The Time Of Corona Virus Cocktail | The Topical Drink Of Choice

Love In The Time Of Corona Virus Cocktail | The Topical Drink Of Choice

So there’s quite a few people who said I should not make a corona virus cocktail, mainly because it was insensitive. But then I got to thinking, can cocktails have offensive names? Sure, just look at the most popular of the lot, The Irish Car […]

Blood And Snow Cocktail: A Blood And Sand Variation

Blood And Snow Cocktail: A Blood And Sand Variation

Classic cocktails seem to go in and out of favor all the time. In fact, I would harbour a guess that the majority of classic cocktails are only offered at select bars that specialize in them. Take for example the blood and sand cocktail. I […]

Petruchio Cocktail

Petruchio Cocktail

The Petruchio cocktail is a modern creation by Jamie Boudreau, one of the top mixologists working today. Despite it’s name, it is actually an American cocktail coming from the bar Vessel in Seattle, Washington. Then again the creator is Canadian so I guess you could […]

Kumquat Bourbon Sour

Kumquat Bourbon Sour

One of my favorite things to do when traveling to new countries is to bring back a bottle of their signature alcohol. My favorite Greek island is Corfu (don’t @ me…I’ve seen plenty of other islands) and they are known for their kumquat liquor. You […]

Ukrainian Mulled Wine

Ukrainian Mulled Wine

One of the best things about winter in Europe is the Christmas markets. There’s nothing like putting on your parka and heading down to the Christmas market for a sausage and a cup of hot mulled wine. Unfortunately, if it is not winter, or you […]

J.A. Baczewski Vodka Soda

J.A. Baczewski Vodka Soda

Whenever I fly through Warsaw airport, I’m lucky that the LOT lounge carries my favorite vodka. This Baczewski vodka soda is my go to mixed drink while waiting for my next flight. In fact, the above picture is taken in the LOT inter-Schengen lounge. While […]