Hemingway Daiquiri

Hemingway Daiquiri

Perhaps one of my favorite authors (probably for his short straight-to-the-point prose) Ernest Hemingway is as much known for his literary works as it larger than life personality. A fan of drinking and fighting, it only makes sense he has a drink named after himself. 

Blue Hawaii

Blue Hawaii

If you’re thinking, “Hey that’s green not blue!” you wouldn’t be the first. In fact the Blue Hawaii is a completely separate cocktail than the Blue Hawaiian, which is blue. This cocktail was created by Harry Yee, the bartender of the Hilton Hawaiian Village in 

The Louverture, And Inventing A New Tiki Cocktail

The Louverture, And Inventing A New Tiki Cocktail

I never really had a high opinion of tiki cocktails, relegating them to the echelon of ‘girly drinks’ or watered down sugar alcohol. Little did I know how mistaken I was. Yes, my massive ego has allowed me to admit I was wrong. So, after 

How To Make Earl Grey Cocktail Syrup

How To Make Earl Grey Cocktail Syrup

This earl grey cocktail syrup was something I originally had to make for the drink Treaty of Paris. Most cocktail syrups these days aren’t sold in stores, just because they are getting more and more creative. Thankfully most of them are not that difficult to 

Treaty Of Paris

Treaty Of Paris

The Treaty of Paris is a cocktail I’ve been wanting to make for a couple years now, and I finally have gotten around to it. This cocktail was invented by Griffen Lawler, the assistant manager of Cafe on the Green, at The Four Seasons Dallas. 

Butterfly Fizz

Butterfly Fizz

Here we go again…another cocktail using Creme de Butterfly, a liqueur of my own creation from the Butterfly Pea Flower. While a month ago I started with how to make the perfect tea, I’ve been focusing on cocktails for the majority of my recipes into 

Felix Felicis

Felix Felicis

Felix Felicis is a shot cocktail named after the famous Harry Potter potion. I decided to do it as a shot cocktail since the potion was supposed to be extremely rare and valuable. For this shot I decided to go strong and fruity with some 

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