Wild Blueberry Gin Smash

Wild Blueberry Gin Smash

Wild Blueberry Gin Smash   This wild blueberry gin smash is Brent’s answer to the question we get every day.     “What’s your favorite cocktail you’ve made so far?”   While it’s not my absolute favorite, this wild blueberry inspired cocktail is way up there on my list as well right alongside the maple…

lemon drop martini

Lemon Drop Martini

Lemon Drop Martini   Let me be clear – I love a traditional martini.  Specifically, I love a dirty martini.  The lemon drop martini is a serious departure from the origins of the classic cocktail.  However, it’s amazing in its own right.   This martini variation is perfectly balanced between tart and sweet and proves…

Bailey's White Russian

Baileys White Russian

Baileys White Russian   My love affair with Bailey’s is well documented in my life (and soon to be on this blog) so when the opportunity arose to craft a cocktail using my favorite Irish cream, I was excited.  This Baileys White Russian makes use of Baileys over the cream and freshly brewed espresso over…

Orange Whip Cocktail

Orange Whip Cocktail

Orange Whip   Growing up, orange creamsicles were my absolute favorite treat!  You remember them, right?  It was an orange popsicle with vanilla ice cream in the center.  If you’ve never had one…put down your phone, head to the nearest convenience store, and get one.  So when we heard about the Orange Whip cocktail, I…

Maple Whiskey Sour

Maple Whiskey Sour

Whiskey Maple Sour   We’re not mixologists.  In fact, aside from one shift as a shooter-girl, neither of us has ever even worked in a bar.  However, we’re on a mission to become the hosts that always mix up the best cocktails!  And, with a recipe like this maple whiskey sour in our arsenal, we’re…

essential bar tools

10 Essential Bar Tools

10 Essential Bar Tools If you’ve ever been to a high-end cocktail bar you’ve seen the magic happen.  I’m always mesmerized by the mixologists shaking, stirring, mixing & tossing ingredients around with a seemingly encyclopedic recipe and ingredient knowledge.   It’s also fun to watch them use an endless array of bar tools to craft something…