Tag: winter cocktail

Good Tidings Cocktail

Good Tidings Cocktail

To be clear, it’s still cranberry season, at least it is to me. I first read about a Good Tidings cocktail in Esquire.  I’m not sure where that magazine has been all my life (although apparently the answer is: on my husband’s nightstand). Esquire regularly […]

Vanilla Rum White Russian

Vanilla Rum White Russian

Chances are you’ve heard of a White Russian, a rich creamy cocktail made with vodka, coffee liqueur and cream served over ice. This beloved cocktail was created in late 1940’s by Gustave Tops, a Belgian barman who also created the White Russian’s sister cocktail a […]

Honey Hot Toddy For Winter

Honey Hot Toddy For Winter

If you’ve never had a Hot Toddy on a cold winter night, you must. Known as a “hot whisky” in Scotland, it can mixed any number of ways.  But typically, it is served as one is (according to Wikipedia) “retiring” for the night. Love that. In […]

El Diablo Cocktail

El Diablo Cocktail

I read about this drink awhile ago and it left a lasting impression.  I used to be scared of tequila. Chalk it up to a bad experience at a young age. Older, I now find tequila fascinating. Its versatility amazes me. And if you haven’t […]

The Perfect Bloody Mary

The Perfect Bloody Mary

There are many occasions when a Bloody Mary is the perfect beverage: Sunday brunch, family gatherings, a long cross-country flight, and during lunch while skiing on a cold winter day.  I have always loved a good Bloody Mary, I think mainly because they are salty–and […]

The Federation Is A Serious And Incredibly Memorable Drink

The Federation Is A Serious And Incredibly Memorable Drink

Smooth and refined deliciousness. The Sazerac, credited as being one of the first true cocktails, is a New Orleans take on a traditional rye cocktail. The Federation puts a further spin on the Sazerac.  The combination of Anejo tequila instead of rye mixed with creme […]