After Dinner Special

November 22, 2011 (Day 238) — After Dinner Special Now we’re going to kind of hunker down and focus on some cocktails that are simple, but tasty enough to be served at your Thanksgiving gathering this week (assuming you live in the US. For our Canadian readers, you already beat us to the punch). This […]

ORIGINAL — Tropical Scotsman

November 21, 2011 (Day 237) — Tropical Scotsman What happens when you do a Google image search for “Tropical Scotsman”? Total goddamned insanity, that’s what. And naturally, as per the rules of the Interwebs, once you take the safe search off, there will always be hardcore pornography on the first page of results. Because this […]

FEATURED BEST BUY BOOZE: Burnett’s Pineapple Vodka

November 21, 2011 — Burnett’s Pineapple Vodka Yes, we’re dipping into the Burnett’s catalogue again. I have a close friend that likes to give me shit about liking these so much, but truthfully if you’re looking for a line of flavored vodkas that ridiculously affordable and can make some great cocktails, you’ll want to make sure you […]

ORIGINAL — Bourbon Leaf

November 20, 2011 (Day 236) — Bourbon Leaf This is another simple coffee-based cocktail that you can do to gear yourself up for a long week ahead. It’s also a good one to finish the week out on. Bourbon Leaf 3 oz Fulton’s Pumpkin Pie Liqueur 2 oz bourbon Hot coffee to top Combine the […]

Smokey Robinson

November 19, 2011 (Day 235) — Smokey Robinson Some background on Smokey Robinson (from Wikipedia): William “Smokey” Robinson, Jr. (born February 19, 1940) is an American R&B singer-songwriter, record producer, and former record executive. Robinson is one of the primary figures associated with Motown, second only to the company’s founder, Berry Gordy. Robinson’s consistent commercial […]

ORIGINAL — Pumpkin Americano

November 18, 2011 (Day 234) — Pumpkin Americano Okay, so this is a bit of a misnomer, since an Americano is really nothing but espresso with some water to help temper the bitterness of the Italian coffee. However, this just seemed like a good name for it. Pumpkin Americano 3 oz Fulton’s Pumpkin Pie Cream […]

Apple Cobbler

November 17, 2011 (Day 233) — Apple Cobbler “But, Mark” I can hear you say “You were making cocktails with a pumpkin pie liqueur, how in the hellaciousness are you planning on making an apple-pie based pastry tasting cocktail.” Trust us. We’re doctors. Apple Cobbler 2 oz Fulton’s Harvest Pumpkin Pie Cream Liqueur .75 oz […]

ORIGINAL — Fallen Leaves

November 16, 2011 (Day 232) — Fallen Leaves Testing out a new liqueur without a large base of fans.. or even much of an online presence… or even much of any presence… is a bit of a double-edge sword. There isn’t a lot of inspiration to draw from to replicate “official” cocktails. By the same […]

Honey Pie

November 15, 2011 (Day 231) — Honey Pie The Beatles formed a pivotal role in my musical tastes and developments as a kid. My mom used to listen to Abby Road, Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band, and The White Album on a regular basis on vinyl. Now, I hear those songs and I realize […]

ORIGINAL — Consensus

November 14, 2011 (Day 230) — Consensus  In a rare bit of solidarity among the editorial leadership here at Cocktails, 365, we all agreed that the Fulton’s Harvest is hella delicious. That means that for once we can create some cocktails that can be shared among myself and Jenn. In celebration of the rare bit […]