Tag: gin

Gin + Grapefruit Cocktail

Gin + Grapefruit Cocktail

Sometimes you just need something that’s uncomplicated. This is that. But don’t get me wrong, there is no sacrifice to flavor just because it’s simple. This gin + grapefruit cocktail is simple and straightforward in method, but vibrant and memorable in taste. Absent of any soda, 

Honey Mango Gin And Tonic

Honey Mango Gin And Tonic

Like clothing, spirits can be trendy. Right now, gin is in. So while I enjoy a traditional gin and tonic, I also appreciate something a bit more playful and fruity in the warmer months. Meet my honey mango gin and tonic, this simple beauty is 

Golden Berry Gin And Tonic

Golden Berry Gin And Tonic

Ever have a golden berry? My guess is it’s unlikely. For those unfamiliar, golden berries are also known as Inca berry, Peruvian ground cherry, poha berry, goldenberry, husk cherry and cape gooseberry.  Golden berries are small, bright, orange-colored fruits closely related to the tomatillo. Like 

Gin Rickey With Raspberry Essence

Gin Rickey With Raspberry Essence

This is a Gin Rickey, and I’m calling it my “Fall transition cocktail“. Even if you have not tried one, a Gin Rickey (also known as a Lime Rickey) is a classic drink. Simple and refreshing, a traditional “Rickey” is simply gin (or bourbon), mixed with 

Horned Melon Tom Collins

Horned Melon Tom Collins

A horned melon is not your typical looking fruit. Also called a kiwano melon, African horned cucumber, jelly melon, hedged gourde, melano and blowfish fruit, the horned melon is native to Southern Africa and grows mainly in dry semi-arid places such as the Kalahari Desert. This fruit was later introduced to other areas of Africa, 

A Blood Orange Greyhound Cocktail

A Blood Orange Greyhound Cocktail

A Greyhound is a cocktail consisting of grapefruit juice and either gin or vodka; it is traditionally served over ice.  “Greyhound” is also the nickname given to my husband by a friend in law school due to his tall, thin physique.  Although the two are