Riff on a Salty Dog. That’s either an entirely perfect name for this cocktail or merely a lazy moniker. After all, half the fun of a terrific cocktail is a terrific name.
Blueberries Bourbon Black Tea Cocktail, served in a long tall glass with ice, don't you just love summer?
Lemon-gin martini is a pitcher drink with all the sophistication of a handmade craft cocktail.
Kombu Seaweed Martini, mildly salty, subtly sweet, tastes just like the ocean, whaddaya think?
Green Cacao: A Selvarey cacao rum cocktail with Cynar, Chartreuse and a whiff of peat-smudged smoke.
The Dewey D. Cocktail is a riff on a classic Manhattan with the nutty sophistication that comes from sherry.
A Mule is a cocktail made of a base spirit, citrus & ginger beer. The most famous is a Moscow Mule & it features vodka. This Glasgow Mule is made with Scotch.
Fennel Fizz Cocktail: Fennel has a natural “fizz” that makes the tongue tingle.
Backroom Mob is a bourbon cocktail from a Sunset Strip nightclub known as State Social House.
Spiced Winter Punch with Bourbon and Pears
Foaming Fairy is what you'd call an old fashioned cocktail because it contains 2 ingredients that were once common, but fell out of favor.
The Red Hook, rye, maraschino liquor, sweet vermouth with a bitter edge
Pisco Smash, Peruvian spirit with fresh, grape flavor, enhanced with Riesling and fresh grapes
Prime Thyme, Savory Cocktail for the Emmy Awards
Little Tybee Latitude - Gin. Grapefruit. Basil. from Tybee Island, Georgia
Ginger, maple syrup and vodka make this cocktail an unexpected twist on a traditional sour.
Costa Rican Guaro Sour. That's why they are tourists and we are travelers...
The Atomic Cocktail and Las Vegas
Passion Fruit Mojito, delicious tropical twist on an old an Havana favorite
Hot Time in Mexico City: This mezcal and jalapeno cocktail is both cool and hot. It reflects the spirit of city after which it is named.
If traditional Lemon Drop is just too sweet for you try Bitter Lemon Drop, with yuzu juice
Tartufo looks light & refreshing but it's a Savory Cocktail with a dark earthy secret.
Cold weather calls for hot drinks. A traditional Hot Toddy is great, but I made something more modern with an old fashioned spirit, genever.
Elegance is the Sidecar Cocktail
Simple Homemade Grenadine
Dark and Stormy- A Halloween Rum Ghost Story
Old Forester bourbon, Fernet Branca, Demerara, Curio Classico bitters, smoke, Vya dry vermouth, lemon. Smokey, subtlety sweet, a little bitter.
Cucumber Gimlet with Mint
Thai Basil Infused Passionfruit Collins, an exotic vodka cocktail with the punch of Thai basil and the sweetness of lilikoi, aka passionfruit.
Peach & Rosemary Sparkler: More Than A Mimosa, Better Than a Bellini
Mango Rum Cooler and a holiday tribute to Fred Waring and his miraculous blender.
Mint Julep: To muddle or not to muddle, that is the question.
The Negroni: Mixological history has proven time & again, nearly all of the world’s greatest cocktails have only two or three ingredients.
Pomegranate Blinker with Pama Liqueur
Rye whiskey, grapefruit juice and pomegranate liqueur. Quite the sophisticated little tippler.
The Hot Toddy is an aromatic cool weather cocktail that's not just for ski lodges and bad colds. So warm your winter with one.
My New Years Resolution: No matter how fat I get I won't drink light beer.
Port of Call: Ruby port and aged gold rum are the stars here, but a touch of sour and a bit of palm sugar make this cocktail downright exotic.
How about liqueur stained sugar cubes as a super festive New Years Eve trick for colorful Champagne Cocktails?
With the essence of vanilla vodka and pumpkin puree, this cocktail is a bit creamy, a bit spicy and just potent enough.
The Americano: I love the lure of cocktail lore.
The key to a perfect Daiquiri is the deft balance of sweet rum and sour lime. Sounds easy, but it takes some practice.
A Sazerac cocktail is the definitive drink of New Orleans. It may actually be the very first beverage to coin the term "cocktail" too.
Guaro is the traditional liquor of Costa Rica. This simple cocktail marries it with lime in a Guaro Sour.
Guaro is a traditional Costa Rican sugarcane liquor. I used it here to replace vodka for a tropical tasting Bloody Mary.