For today’s cocktail, we’re going to dig back into our archives to revisit one of our favorite fancy summer drinks. About two years ago, we talked about the French Gimlet, a play on the traditional Gimlet that was starting to find its way back into popularity after being relegated to the dusty back shelves of […]
It’s summer time! That means it’s time for visits to America’s Favorite Drive-In (TM) Strawberry Limeade 2 oz Russian Standard Gold 1 oz Rose’s Lime Cordial 3 strawberries Soda water to top 1 strawberry for garnish Muddle the strawberries in the bottom of a rocks glass with the lime cordial. Fill the glass with ice, […]
Sonic, for my foreign readers, is one of the best fast food chains in the United States. Mainly because of its drink list. You have an almost unending number of flavors and mixtures to choose from (over 160,000 according to Sonic). In fact, their choices are so large, they even put a major marketing campaign around it. Not only that, for a long time the Dodge City Sonic (hometown sonic of Cocktails, 365) had the unique honor of being the busiest Sonic in the world. I’m not sure if we still hold that title, but hey, we’re eager for accolades out in this area of the United States.
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 […]
December 13, 2011 (Day 259) — Purely Delicious Creme de menthe, you cagey wench. You’re the menthol cigarette of the booze world. I’m not really sure what that means, other than to say that the use of creme de menthe can either make or completely destroy a cocktail. It’s all in how it’s used and […]
April 24, 2011 (Day 27) — Bloody Harpoon Happy Easter, everyone! It’s a family tradition that Easter means new books for everyone. My parents were voracious readers, and passed that along to my brothers and I. Now I’ve passed it along to my family. In honor of the day of books, let’s celebrate… oh… let’s […]
November 19, 2010 (Day 293) — John’s Gremlin It’s Friday everyone! That means you’re long workweek, making the world a better place for friends, family and strangers is wrapping up. Or, if you’re some of my friends with non-standard schedules, you’re just getting ready to start your work week and kick copious amounts of ass! […]