ORIGINAL — Lady Antebellum


April 20, 2011 (Day 24) — Lady Antebellum Okay, I’m going to cop. I’m not a country fan. I only have a passing knowledge that there’s such a band with that name. However, I dig the name, so… there you go… We continue on in to Hump Day with a bit of an original creation […]

Man o’ War


April 19, 2011 (Day 23) — Man o’ War According to the interwebs, Man o’ War is considered one of the greatest Thoroughbred racehorses  ever. According to Wikipedia, during his career just after World War I, he won 20 of 21 races and $249,465 in purses. Meanwhile, the Porteguese Man o’ War is one of […]

Kentucky Swampwater


April 18, 2011 (Day 22) — Kentucky Swampwater This week we’re focusing on bourbon. Now, this is a bit of a delicate matter for me. Whiskey was the first liquor that I was ever really introduced to. I learned the ropes with whiskey, specifically bourbon. I tend to like the higher quality bourbons (Bulleit, Woodford […]

The Gotham


April 17, 2011 (Day 21) — Gotham The Gotham is one of New York City’s most well-known comedy clubs, featuring big names on the stand up comedy scene such as Jerry Seinfeld, Dave Chappelle, and Larry David. For the final drink in the New Amsterdam Gin week, we decided to take the classic gin and […]

Sapphire Alpine


April 18, 2011 (Day 20) — Sapphire Alpine Last night we focused a drier, more bitter iteration of the classic martini. The Sapphire Alpine heads to the sweeter side, using orange-flavored blue curacao and peach schnapps in place of the traditional vermouth.  After a six hour day out in the sun fixing our flower beds […]

Cardinale


April 15, 2011 (Day 19) — Cardinale Tonight Jenn and I are making some veal scallopini in a mushroom cream sauce with some chocolate gelato for dessert. It only seems to make sense that we’d have a matching cocktail to go with the delicious meal. Tonight we’re featuring the Cardinale, a classic Italian cocktail using […]

Yale


April 14, 2011 (Day 18) — Yale So tonight we’re not in New York. We’re still staying in New England however.  Tonight, we’re going to Yale. Some facts from yale.edu: Undergraduate students* 5,242 Graduate and professional students* 6,318 International students* 1,910 Faculty* 3,695 Staff* 9,267 International scholars* 1,970 Living alumni 167,350 Library holdings 12.7 million […]

Union Square


April 13, 2011 (Day 17) — Union Square Another New York City-themed cocktail? Well, considering we’re working with New Amsterdam all week (our featured best-buy-booze of the week), it only makes sense that we’re going to see a lot of NYC landmarks. This week you poor bastards have been subject to my armchair historian tendencies. […]

We’re on Tumblr Too!


Why? Why not. cocktails365.tumblr.com It’s kinda like this site, only not nearly as in depth. Kind of a… Cocktails, 365 Lite if you will. Photos, links, etc. http://www.cocktails365.net is the meat. cocktails365.tumblr.com is the taters.

ORIGINAL — Bowling Green


April 12, 20110 (Day 16) — Bowling Green Ahhh, Bowling Green Park. From Wikipedia: Bowling Green is a small public park in Lower Manhattan at the foot of Broadway next to the site of the original Dutch fort of New Amsterdam. Built in 1733, originally including a bowling green, it is the oldest public park […]