Sloe Gin Grapefruit

Sloe Gin Grapefruit

The Sloe Gin Grapefruit is a cocktail of my own invention (I think) that came about after I bought a bottle of sloe gin. I wrote another post about the Sloe Gin Fizz with instructions on how to make your own at home, but there 

Sloe Gin Fizz

Sloe Gin Fizz

Sometimes you see a bottle of something in the market and think…well I’ve never tried that before. I know, British people everywhere just gasped. The Sloe Gin Fizz is not a proper fizz, nor is it made with gin. It is made with Sloe Liqueur, 

Grapefruit Sour

Grapefruit Sour

The grapefruit sour is a refreshingly tart drink that’s clearly part of the “sour” family. These drinks are those that implement heavy citrus flavors, or other acidic notes in building a tart cocktail. This grapefruit sour uses…grapefruit as it’s main citrus sour component. I did 

Basil Cocktail

Basil Cocktail

Basil in a cocktail? What is this world coming to. Hear me out though, it may not be normal, but it definitely makes for a unique cocktail that people aren’t soon to forget. The combination of Basil, Citrus, and Tropical flavors make this Basil cocktail 

Cable Car

Cable Car

The Cable Car is a fairly new cocktail on the scene, having been created in 1996 by Tony Abou-Ganim. It is a slight variation of The Sidecar, mainly changing out the Brandy for Spiced Rum. The best part about this drink, in my opinion, is 

Malbaroni

Malbaroni

Malbaroni is a custom cocktail created at my favorite bar where I live. It is perfect on a warm summers afternoon relaxing with friends. While it has a lot of ingredients, it could be a special parties cocktail as that make a night all the 

Parisian Fizz

Parisian Fizz

Champagne cocktails were wildly popular in the 1920’s and have recently been making quite the comeback. Parisian Fizz is part of the “fizz” family of cocktails, mainly those involving champagne.In truth, I feel good champagne is put to waste in cocktail form, so there is 

Absinthe Zelda Sour

Absinthe Zelda Sour

Absinthe is gaining quite a bit of popularity in the cocktail scene these days and this cocktail is a great use of the spirit. With plenty of ingredients this is not a drink for parties of 100 people, but for small get togethers where you 

The Boulevardier

The Boulevardier

The Boulevardier is a classic American cocktail from the 1920’s consisting of Bourbon, Campari, and Sweet Vermouth. With only three ingredients, and an orange peel garnish, this cocktail is perfect for large gatherings as it doesn’t require a large bar inventory or any particular bar