Drink Blog of the Day Archive

February 28, 2014
Wine should be a wonderful voyage of constant enjoyment and learning. After all, wine is poetry in a bottle. Learn more about Wine Flaws and How to Avoid a Bad Wine.
February 27, 2014
Usually I'm sort of a margarita purist,I usually don't even salt my glass. Once in a while, though, I get a craving for something a little different and with almost 10 pounds of clementines staring at me, it was pretty much fate.
February 26, 2014
This hot chocolate mix recipe is a simple, dairy-free deal made with sugar, Dutch cocoa powder, ground bittersweet chocolate and ground Earl Grey tea.
February 25, 2014
The Penicillin at least went to the same school as the Sazerac, even if they’re not quite real brothers. Both drinks bring the best out of the spirits involved, using sugar and an aromatizing agent to both bookend and smooth the edges.
February 24, 2014
My recent addiction has been a blood orange and chili combo. I got something similar at Whole Foods and I've been on a quest to recreate it ever since. It's sweet with a little kick at the end, I can't get enough of the combo.
February 23, 2014
Orangey with a touch of bitter. Herbal enough between the thyme and vermouth that it constantly plays with the mind as the flavors unfold on the tongue.
February 22, 2014
Ho`oilo (pronounced huh-OH-ee-low) is the Hawaiian word for winter. Winter is a thrilling time to be a Tiki fan, because it’s when citrus is at it’s freshest.So to celebrate the joy we feel during citrus season we decided to create a punch for the occasion.
February 21, 2014
I wanted to not only create a drink that was breakfast friendly and decidedly lacking in orange juice as a component, but also a perfect snapshot of my favorite time of year. I think this version nicely captures all of the flavors of pumpkin pie.
February 20, 2014
The first time I made Orange Julius for my little guy, he said it tastes like orange sunshine. I wanted to name the recipe this but thought it may confuse people, but it was still adorable!
February 19, 2014
To the city that left us eternally enchanted, we raise the Conti & Royal this Mardi Gras season. This very approachable, but spirit-forward concoction begins with a full two teaspoons of Peychaud’s Bitters.
February 18, 2014
It’s simple, refreshing, and lovely. It’s blood orange and bourbon…what’s not to like?
February 17, 2014
The smell is intoxicating. The addition of the orange gives it a nice citrus zing.
February 16, 2014
After drinking a few Cafe Royals, I knew that coffee and Chartreuse went well to together, so I decided to do some experimenting and came up with a delightful concoction I call The Morning After.
February 15, 2014
one of my simplest cocktail creations
February 14, 2014
I think you’ll like the blood orange against the basil and the margarita meets French kiss cocktail combination.
February 13, 2014
Some frozen strawberries, some soda, some ice, some mint leaves, some strawberries and your punch is ready.
February 12, 2014
I love champagne. More accurately, I love bubbles. I have neither the discerning palate nor plump wallet to be picky concerning the region of my grapes. It just sounds fancier to say champagne cocktail though, no?
February 11, 2014
I think everyone’s a sucker for mojitos, especially when there’s fresh fruit thrown in them!
February 10, 2014
I used to drink spiked coffee with a splash of Bailey's on celebratory occasions. It's good, but this is so much better.
February 9, 2014
Here's a nice cocktail recommendation, my own Yellowbird of Sunshine, which mixes vodka with lemon juice and Maraschino liqueur, and tastes absolutely delicious.
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.

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