Honolulu 2

The Honolulu 2 is a bit of an “old-school” style cocktail, seemingly trying to cover up poor quality spirits.  Upon first seeing the recipe I thought…no, as I discovered is not a unique thought to just me.  Then I figured I might as well still give it a shot, but maybe in a small size…

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Champagne Cocktails

To celebrate Valentine’s Day, it was only fitting to pop a bottle of bubbly and have a glass or two.  After doing some searching around online, I discovered a few champagne cocktails and spurred from that, a few modifications! PS. These aren’t your typical ‘let’s just add fruit, fruit juice or sweet stuff to champagne’ kind…

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Martinez & Boker’s Bitters

In the latest adventure of ‘bitter’ discovery, I decided to reference the bitters book I’ve been hooked on, and see what recommendations they had to offer on Boker’s bitters. The first recipe that caught my eye was the Martinez, a transposed gin martini with a dash of spunk.  Boker’s bitters carry an interesting and intense complexity…

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Old Rye Gal

So… I stumbled upon this Old Rye Gal cocktail after having a mad craving for some Rye whiskey as a nice night cap.. and it ended up being a great mix between a mint julep and a Manhattan with a bit of kick!  It smells like a Manhattan.. strong on the rye to the nose,…

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