New Years Eve

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December 31, 2011 (Day 277) — New Years Eve I know it’s much, much to early in the game. Oh, but I thought I’d ask you just the same. What are you doing New Years? New Years Eve. New Years Eve 2 oz Hpnotiq 2 oz vodka 1 oz orange juice Champagne to top Combine […]

New Blue Star

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December 30, 2011 (Day 276) — Blue Star Here’s another recipe that appeared on the Hpnotiq site, which we’ve adjusted a little bit for our own uses. We like doing that, in case you guys haven’t noticed. New Blue Star 3 oz Hpnotiq 1 oz gin 1 dash simple syrup Sparkling Pear Cider Combine the […]

Bubbles and Blizzard

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December 29, 2011 (Day 275) — Bubbles and Blizzard The Cocktails, 365 team is on the road the rest of this week, so these updates will be shorter and sweeter. Hello, Denver! We see you! Bubbles and Blizzard 2 oz Hpnotiq Champagne to top This is another recipe that appears on the Hpnotiq website. As […]

ORIGINAL — Resolution Revolution

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December 28, 2011 (Day 274) — Resolution Resolutions are a bit of a crock. It’s a way for people to feel better about making better life decisions without any real-life commitment to them. Here’s a little quiz — think back to what your resolution was for this year? I’m sure the majority of you probably […]

ORIGINAL — Antioxidant

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December 27, 2011 (Day 273) — Antioxidant When you hear about food these days, it seems like it’s all free-radicals-this and antioxidants-that. It’s enough to make you want to go ahead and just take up a pack-a-day habit and start hammering down cheap beer until cirrhosis and cancer decides to just go ahead and take […]

Snowflake

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December 26, 2011 (Day 272) — Snowflake This week we’re talking about the pastel-riffic liquor known as Hpnotiq. We’re still coming down from that post-Christmas high. Also known as Boxing Day. So you’re still catching up with family and friends, this is a great ice breaker that will be nice to sip over a nice […]

FEATURED BEST BUY BOOZE: Hpnotiq

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December 26, 2011 — Hpnotiq Last week we featured Goldschlager — the popular cinnamon schnapps with real gold flakes. It’s what we would consider a novelty liquor — while it certainly serves it’s purpose as a mixer (and a rather good one) it also has a “hook”. This week’s featured liquor doesn’t quite have the […]

Raspberry Cordial

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December 25, 2011 (Day 271) — Raspberry Cordial Merry Christmas! Get off the internet and spend some time with some loved ones. If you don’t have loved ones, get yourself a cat or a dog. They’re pretty great about that. At any rate, Merry Christmas from everyone here at Cocktails, 365. Enjoy this cordial-inspired cocktail. […]

Christmas Eve

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December 24, 2011 (Day 270) — Christmas Eve Both of my brothers will be here tonight from the east coast. All of Jenn’s family is here. Say what you will about the modern state of Christmas, I’m still thankful that it brings together those I love and (unfortunately) don’t get to see that often anymore. […]

Gold Digger

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December 23, 2011 (Day 269) — Gold Digger Rhyme this sentence — I ain’t sayin’ she’s a gold digga, but she ain’t messing with no broke… Is this a Christmas carol? Not really, but it is a very Christmassy flavored drink. Gold Digger 2 oz Goldschlager Cinnamon Schnapps 2 oz bourbon whiskey Combine ingredients in […]