As the weather turns warmer it’s about time to be thinking of drinks with a more tropical and summer slant.
We’re continuing to mix with the Brugal rum this week, which is a unique little piece of Dominican goodness – an extra dry white rum that hits all the right notes of rum, but takes on an almost whiskey like quality. Today’s cocktail is simple; a play off the classic Dark n’ Stormy traditionally made […]
Having made two different cocktails with the Zacapa so far, we decided it was about time to create something a little more simple. You see, having drank the Zacapa neat, there are some excellent notes and complexities in the rum’s flavor. While the other mixed drinks have been good, our biggest complaint is that the […]
January 2, 2012 (Day 279) — Storm Clouds Today’s drink is a slightly altered Dark n’ Stormy; one of our favorite summer drinks to make. The coconut flavor of the black rum gives it some more complex notes, making it an excellent sipping drink. Storm Clouds 3 oz Malibu Black Rum 1 oz lime cordial […]
May 31, 2011 (Day 64) — Mule Kick While Cocktails, 365 was in Lawrence, Kansas this past week, we had the pleasure of tasting the Moscow Mule at Bird Dog Bar near campus. While we’ve always been fond of Moscow Mules, the bartenders at Bird Dog served up the perfectally balanced mule. So naturally after […]
November 2, 2010 (Day 276) — Mamie Taylor I’m slowly starting to discover that there really are some great scotch-based cocktails out there. Now, I will fully admit they are few and far between, as scotch is (as I’ve mentioned countless times before) a drink best savored in and of itself. So, I figured I’d […]