Drink Blog of the Day Archive
February 8, 2014
A winter red wine sangria with pomegranates and oranges, as well some cranberries, a cinnamon stick and a heavy splash of brandy.
February 7, 2014
Sometimes you just have got to have a sweet treat. This single serving hot cocoa is quick, easy, and takes a BIG bite out of that sweet tooth.
February 6, 2014
Friends, this cocktail is so good – dangerously good! It’ll warm your soul and heart so you can embrace the new year with full force.
February 5, 2014
nothing can compare to the delicious smell of hot apple cider simmering away on the stove.
February 4, 2014
Seriously though, this was a mighty tasty sangria. I like that it’s not sickeningly sweet, and the fresh mint really adds a herbal zing to please the palate.
February 3, 2014
This simple pairing of pure pomegranate juice, Cointreau (or orange liqueur), sweetened lime juice and champagne is lightly sweet, refreshing and festive.
February 2, 2014
German Pinot Noir did extremely well last week in a 4-vintage blind tasting against wines from Burgundy, California and Willamette Valley.
February 1, 2014
A local favorite: the Earl Gray latte, a.k.a. London Fog. Enjoy this easy recipe – trust us, it’s one you’re going to want to bookmark.
January 31, 2014
Vibrant and full of flavour, with notes of lemon sherbert that are followed by a slightly more bitter note of fresh lemon juice and herbs sweetened with honey.
January 30, 2014
Last night, I decided to make this super yummy cocktail in a dainty martini glass with tons on cinnamon on top.
January 29, 2014
This little gem comes from one of my many trips to Texas. And this little puppy has kicked off many a tequila-filled nights while there.
January 28, 2014
This hot cranberry cocktail is a great hot drink that’s nice enough to serve to guests but easy enough to just treat yourself to on a cold day.
January 27, 2014
This time of the year with the temperatures dropping and the festive/vacation mood lingering on all I feel like doing is cuddle up on my couch with a cup of this Hot Chocolate and watch movies.
January 26, 2014
The Negroni’s spritzy cousin, the Sbagliato subs prosecco in for gin, creating a buoyantly bitter Italian aperitivo drink.
January 25, 2014
In the past few years, the winning drinks from cocktail competitions have tended to be those that are simpler to make. Judges are often looking for drinks that are easy to replicate
January 24, 2014
French 75. This is my favorite way to drink gin. I prefer it poured over ice; the cocktail stays colder longer, making it crisp and refreshing.
January 23, 2014
Simple and delicious the Rob Roy came to life well before prohibition took hold of America in 1920 at the Waldorf Astoria.
January 22, 2014
I started thinking about a variation on a Pink Gin (Gin chilled with quite a few dashes of Angostura Bitters added) and decided to try a version with mezcal.
January 21, 2014
Beets are a vitamin and mineral powerhouse. It’s truly one of the best elixirs for your body, and it tastes great too.
January 20, 2014
I typically pair lychees with green tea in the summertime, but mixing it with oolong during the colder months is a season-appropriate and welcome change.
January 19, 2014
Very good and creamy without being heavy. Interesting usage of milk rather then cream, but I think it works. It’s a good winter drink.
January 18, 2014
The fresh citrus flavors from the lemon and tonic paired with the toffee, caramel, and vanilla flavors from the bourbon over crushed ice is pretty hard to beat
January 17, 2014
I will kick off my weekend with the Basil Smash. Jörg Meyer of Le Lion invented this drink a few years ago here in Hamburg. Since then the Basil Smash has become majorly popular around the world.
January 16, 2014
Nearly everyone, including me, who tasted this tea was suddenly scrounging through their purse or asking a stranger for a pen and paper to jot down the recipe. It’s that good. And there’s more than just the lavender, chamomile, and peppermint
January 15, 2014
Loaded with potassium for hydration and carbohydrates for regeneration, it’ll help you out, big time. I should mention that this smoothie is also great for hangovers.
January 14, 2014
Every Martini is always unique which is what it so special, even with the same ingredients and maker, and with the variants on the garnish, gin, vermouth etc, the permutations are endless.
January 13, 2014
This lovely concoction is inspired from a cocktail I had in Queens, New York this year. It was so yummy, I made everyone in my party have a sip. And then they all ordered one. Of course, I had to make a variation to enjoy in the leisure of my own house. It has now become a family favorite.
January 12, 2014
Warm, spicy, mulled wine… or “Glühwein”. The best part is- this drink is a great way to use up a half-used open bottle of red wine that’s past its prime. Just throw it on the stove and spice that baby up!
January 11, 2014
While there’s not a single malt to be found in this list, we have to give the marketing folks and mixologists who supplied us with these spicy recipes due credit: some of these are pretty tasty.
January 10, 2014
Godfather is a drink that can be found on the official list of cocktails IBA (International Bartenders Association). According to some it was the favorite drink of the American actor Marlon Brando, who played the title role in the popular movie “The Godfather.”