The Classics

Fun Mai Tai Cocktails To Make at Home

Fun Mai Tai Cocktails To Make at Home

On June 30, World Mai Tai Day is here! The Mai Tai is one of the most famous tiki cocktail of all. Invented by Vic Bergeron of Trader Vic’s fame in 1944, the Mai Tai has been re-invented by some of the best bartenders in…

10 Great Bourbon Cocktails To Make at Home

10 Great Bourbon Cocktails To Make at Home

How better to spend a cold night than to make one of these classic and contemporary Bourbon cocktails. Just a few facts about Bourbon before we get down to cocktail making: Bourbon must be made with at least 51% percent corn, Bourbon must be aged…

10 Easy Gin Cocktails To Try at Home

10 Easy Gin Cocktails To Try at Home

Most of us have a bottle of gin lying about the house, I am sure. If you are ever thinking about what to do with that very bottle, I’ve created a list of a 10 easy gin recipes to try at home, from the most…

How to Make the Woodford Reserve Mint Julep

How to Make the Woodford Reserve Mint Julep

And they’re off!  If you are hearing those words, you are definitely sipping a Mint Julep, the drink of choice at the Kentucky Derby. A classic Bourbon Cocktail and so easy with its combination of mint, sugar and Woodford Reserve Bourbon. Just make sure you…

How to Make the Gin Gimlet

How to Make the Gin Gimlet

The best tasting cure for scurvy there is! Rose’s Lime Cordial was invented for sailors to add to their daily gin allowance. Although there was no more scurvy on the high seas, the sailors developed a penchant for this lime-gin combo and so did the…

How to make Seagram’s Seven and Seven

How to make Seagram’s Seven and Seven

We know if a cocktail had endured decades, there must be something great about it. That’s our cocktail recipe today – the Seven and Seven or 7 & 7 – a whiskey highball that has lingered on since the 1970’s.  So easy with just two…

How to Make the Whisky & Ginger Highball

How to Make the Whisky & Ginger Highball

A Whiskey highball with Ginger Ale is always a pleaser! So easy with just two ingredients: Irish Whiskey and Ginger Ale. That’s it! You’ll need the following equipment: Bar Spoon Jigger High Ball Glass For UK measurements, please use my handy Cocktail Measurements converter! If…

How to Make the Bellini

How to Make the Bellini

This Bellini recipe comes straight from where it was invented – Harry’s Bar in Venice. Its gorgeous color makes it unmissable and it’s so easy to make, if you have the correct ingredients! The Bellini itself, a simple combination of white peach puree and Prosecco,…