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 

Kaffir Lime Colada

Kaffir Lime Colada

This Kaffir Lime Colada is a South East Asian twist on the classic Puerto Rican Pina Colada. Did you know the Pina Colada originated in Puerto Rico because I had no idea. That is, until I started looking at the variety of Pina Colada recipes 

Sex On Komodo Dragon

Sex On Komodo Dragon

Everyone seems to know the cocktail, Sex On The Beach, but as I’m currently in Labuan Bajo spending time seeing the amazing “Dragons”, I’ve found a bar that makes a drink called Sex On Komodo Dragon. This cocktail is a twist on the original, which 

Consolation Followed Yearning Cocktail

Consolation Followed Yearning Cocktail

One of the most popular bars, and a particular favorite of mine, in Lviv is called Mazaha. Named after one of the residents of the city, Leopold von Sacher-Masoch (the founder of masochism) the bar has a masochism theme. Complete with whips and chains, you 

Pink Spritz

Pink Spritz

I’m a huge fan of gin, so whenever I see a gin I haven’t tried before, I tend to give it a shot. Recently a bar I was at was having a promotion on Gordon’s Pink Gin and they had a few signature cocktails on