Your cocktail order reveals a lot about your personality, be it classic, adventurous, or boring; Be careful what you ask for.
Fruit-Based Spirits to Try this Season
Fruit based spirits like Strawberry or Raspberry liqueur are a great way to add flavor to drinks and cooking. They can be made from fruits that you might not normally think of, like apples or pears. The alcohol is infused with the flavors of the fruit, so they give your drink an interesting twist without adding too much sweetness.
Eternal Summer: Four Variations on the Classic Piña Colada
A Piña Colada is a delicious and refreshing beverage that has been enjoyed by people all over the world for decades. It's made with coconut cream, pineapple juice, and rum. The original recipe was created in 1954 by Ramon Marrero Jr., who was working as a bartender at the Caribe Hilton hotel. He wanted to combine his favorite ingredients of lime, pineapple, and shaved ice into one drink which he called "Pineapple Rum Punch." His head bartender came up with the name "Piña Colada" after adding Spanish words for Pineapple (piña) and Coconut (cole). Since then, there have been many variations on this classic cocktail, some more traditional than others.
Meet the Cocktail That Works With Many Spirits
The Negroni is a cocktail that can be made with many spirits. Whether you are thinking of using a nice fruit liqueur like a strawberry liqueur, or something a little bit stronger tasting. The classic Negroni is a mix of equal parts gin, sweet vermouth and Campari. This drink was created in the early 20th century by Count Camillo Negroni at Caffè Casoni (now called BarCafe' Giacosa). The bartender substituted the Americano's soda water for gin to make an even more refreshing concoction for his customer who had been looking for something new and improved upon on what he usually ordered.
What Are the Most Suitable After-Dinner Liqueurs Around?
When you have a meal, what do you drink at the end? This is a question that many people ask themselves when they sit down for dinner. The answer to this question will depend on where in the world you live and what culture your family subscribes to. In countries such as Russia or France, wine is often consumed after dinner with dessert. In Sweden, it's difficult to find someone who doesn't enjoy their drink of choice after dinner. For some cultures, beer is also an option while others may choose coffee or tea. However, there are certain drinks that are not specific only to one region of the world; after-dinner liqueurs! Whether it is a coffee flavored liqueur or a fruity tropical liqueur, there are many people who cannot do without one of these delicious tasting beverages after a nice dinner.
Best Cocktails to Make with A Fruit Liqueur
What is your favorite type of fruit? Is it pineapple, mango, or papaya? If you love tropical fruits, fruit liqueurs are a great way to add an extra layer of flavor and taste to your cocktails. In this article we will talk about the best drinks that can be made using a fruit liqueur. Fruit liqueurs offer exquisite tastes of tropical fruits like pineapple, mango, strawberry and more. They can also be used in different cocktails for a delightfully fruity taste that will make you feel like you are on an island somewhere far away from home!
The 7 Best Cozy Cocktails for Fall
Summertime was about keeping cool in the sticky heat by throwing back a few cold ones. Some are lucky enough to have year-round sunshine and warm weather, but others are already being hit with the crisp breeze and falling leaves. With the fall season among us, we’re resorting back to the fall basics: leggings, beanies and EVERYTHING pumpkin spice. For the next several months, many of us will be in hibernation, cozying up by the fireplace while drinking our favorite fall cocktails. From spiked pumpkin to pomegranate ginger and cranberry apple mimosas, these drinks are keeping us warm during the fall festivity.
Healthy Cocktail Tips to Keep your Waistline in Check This Year
With the new year settling in, millions of us are writing out our list of resolutions that we swear we'll stick to. And the top of everyone’s list? Eat better, exercise more. Many of us feel committed to eating less processed foods, going to the gym everyday and eliminating alcohol (dry January, anyone?). And as if eating better and gym-ing everyday wasn’t hard enough - ditching cocktails this January is a BIG ask.
Perfect Frozen Cocktails to Make at Home
The Ritz-Carlton Tokyo's 'Diamonds Is Forever Martini' is the world's most expensive cocktail. They claim this title with the $18,500 cocktail set with a one-carat diamond for a garnish. However, those of us who don't quite have that much spare change may wish for an easier way to get our cocktail fix.
To Kir, or Kir Royale?
Despite being the plebeian I am, I have been fortunate enough to have traveled well-beyond where I was born here in the United States of America. In fact, I can't actually remember the state where I was born. I was too young, and we moved when I was six months old due to my father being re-stationed. He was in the military.
Possibly the most riffed on classic - The Penicillin cocktail - is without a doubt in need of a modernist revival! A simple blend of scotch whisky, lemon juice, honey, and ginger syrup, once used for its perceived medicinal properties, has been twisted, turned, shaken, and stirred, to create a plethora of variations.
3 Summer cocktails to stand out
With hot weather coming soon, it's time to ditch the Hot Toddy's and look forward to refreshing drinks. Summer brings people together and there is no better way to gather with the loved ones than with some amazing drinks to enjoy in the garden.
How to Make a Boozy & Bougie Aperol Spritz.
We all know the classic Aperol Spritz. The traditional bitter red drink served in a wine glass and garnished with a lime. This is a guide to making a reimagined and enhanced boozier version that is just as refreshing if not more than it's traditional counter part.