The Old Fashioned Cuba Libre is the result of a tawdry little affair between a classic Cuba Libre and a much younger mid-century Old Fashioned. Like all good affairs, this one has some nice muddling, a little rum, and a touch of Mexican Coke thrown in for good times.
The strawberry habanero margarita is a sweet-spicy take on a traditional margarita made with strawberries, habaneros, and agave nectar. This margarita recipe utilizes agave to highlight the fresh, clean flavors of the tequila.
When you think of tequila cocktails, one thing comes to mind – the margarita. Despite how well-known the margarita is, its history is a mysterious thing. Who invented it? Why? And most importantly, how do you make a margarita that tastes great?
The Blood Orange Aperol Collins is a light, refreshing take on a classic Tom Collins cocktail that uses Solerno blood orange liqueur and Aperol to create a unique combination of flavors. This is a great summer cocktail.
The Cuba Libre is a bright, delicious island drink with a great origin story that more than likely was completely made up, but still hasn’t been enough to get the Cuba Libre out from under the shadows of its simple-minded cousin the Rum and Coke.
A Blood Orange Negroni is a unique way to feature blood oranges when they are in season. The bitter sweetness of the fresh squeezed blood orange juice is the perfect accruement to the bitter floral notes in a Negroni.
The Boulevardier Cocktail is one of those classic cocktails that everyone should drink on a regular basis. A combination of rye whiskey, Campari, and sweet vermouth the Boulevardier is what you’d get if a Negroni and a Manhattan had a baby cocktail.
The Perfect Manhattan cocktail gets its name from the equal amounts of sweet and dry vermouth in it. It’s also no surprise that a drink recipe named after Manhattan would have a variation that calls itself perfect.