Chris hunkers down in wintery weather with a brief discussion on seasonal produce - Blood Oranges - and a cocktail: the Jacknife Sour.
Bacon Manhattan at the Bristol + Tang Cube Mimosa at HBTV + Banana Split 7 Inch at the Publican + Bedford Falls Punch at the Violet Hour = UrbanDaddy's Roundup of Chicago Cocktails!
Closeup with the Rosangel Tequila (SO SO yummy) ~ what's even more inspiring is looking up close at the pattern they use on everything... so many details pop out...
"On the principle that if at first you don’t succeed, cry, cry again."
Chalkboard beer tap handles
Tiare makes gomme syrup over at The Mountain of Crushed Ice!
Hand cast porcelain rose stem swizzle stix by Laura Walls Taylor!
The Wall Street Journal describes how the sibling rivalry between the Cooper Brothers led to creation of two of today's hottest liqueurs, St. Germain and Domaine de Canton.
The Elements of Islay is a series of three whiskeys from Speciality Drinks Ltd. Beside the whiskey content from Ardbeg, Caol Ila, and Laphroaig it is the labels and bottles that make the series stand out.
Sometimes a customer wants a specific ingredient in their cocktail, like fire..?
Bahama Mama cocktail - full of RUM love
Everything you ever wanted to know about this cocktail essential.
Doug rounds out Tiki Month at the Pegu Blog with the most tiki preparation of a Tiki drink he can come up with. Behold the Puka Punch!
Chikotan Charcoal Stirrers- "Think of Chikotan as the ultimate swizzle stick. This high quality Japanese Bamboo charcoal stirrer is perfect for stirring and purifying drinks and cocktails."
Robert Simonson, writing in the pages of Imbibe magazine, examines the curious official cocktail of Wisconsin, the Brandy Old Fashioned.
B.O.T. (Blood Orange Tini) with a beautiful spring garnish!
My first punch drink, Toccata, was built around the flavors of orgeat and falernum.
In late winter I pluck a few intoxicatingly fragrant plum blossoms and float them in sake. Heaven.
A Mountain of Crushed Ice investigates Bob`s intriguing bitters and whips up a Rooibos Iced Tea Cachaca Cocktail..
Whiskey cures all, as proved by a bourbon toddy.
Orgeat: What it is, and what to do with it—like this little drink, the Marlin.
Tangerine Margarita with fresh juice and Mandarine Margarita with Mandarine Napoleon - pure temptation!
The Bon Vivant names her bartenders "employees of the month", and shares one of their creations: The "Grey Goose Vodka Margarita"
Kaiser Penguin claims that making falernum is easy, and he's willing to give away a year's worth of falernum to prove it.
From the purely practical to the frivolously fun, Nora M. at The Kitchn shows off her collection of home bar gear
Two at the Most presents the Campari Dolce, combining the taste of gin, Campari, and honey mix.
"Dinner"s Coral Gables Cocktail
Veranda-tini ~ a mixture of limeade, a ginger-infused liqueur called Domaine de Canton, vodka and loads of mint—with a fresh gardenia garnish ~ from Veranda
"Baked" makes ginger beer!
My Adventures in Food makes a delicious looking Tangerine Caipirinha!
Beautiful picture of an Old San Juan from "Dinner" ~ and a recipe for Orange BItters too...
Ever thought of red wine and Coca Cola?
You've chased tequila with it. What exactly is sangrita?
Alcademics experiments with the 1800 Tequila Essential Artists sneaker maker.
Two at the Most creates the taste of a desert childhood by adding prickly pear cactus fruit to a margarita in the Sonora Sour.
New Bard's Beer Packaging by Minneapolis Ad Agency Hunt Adkins ~ really fun website too!
A Mountain of Crushed Ice ends this tiki month with a flaming Polynesian paralyzis..
Paystyle gives Mary a makeover...not that she needed one.
Neon Living's Wine Stand ~ while we think it feels a bit 90's for some reason, still intriguing to look at
Cholives are chocolate truffles that make a unique and chic drink accessory - think dessert martinis or Baileys on the rocks. Shaped like an olive, they can actually be skewered and served in a drink.
The Pegu Blog takes the dangerous step of trying to determine who really invented the Mai Tai.
The Bon Vivant's Companion learns a lot from a simple Gimlet.
Russian Quaalude Cocktail on Science of Drink Blog. Sweet and creamy liquid drug :)
Dr. Bamboo lists some things he's learned during his second year of boozeblogging.
It might have a whole egg, but the Los Angeles Cocktail deserves a wider audience.