Banana Russian

September 4, 2011 (Day 159) — Banana Russian White Russians — the preferred cocktail of the Dude. Black Russians — the same kind of drink, sans the cream. Banana Russian — tonight’s drink. Banana Russian 1.5 oz Absolut Vanilia Vodka .5 oz creme de banana Combine the ingredients in a rocks glass filled with crushed […]

Soho Martini

September 3, 2011 (Day 158) — Soho Martini Ruby, Ruby, Ruby, Ruby Soho. Soho Martini 2 oz vodka 1 oz Absolut Vanilia Vodka .5 oz Orange Curacao liqueur 1 dash orange Combine the ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake well and then strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Delicious and vanilla with […]

Kentucky Cream II

September 2, 2011 (Day 157) — Kentucky Cream Okay, we’re taking a slight detour from those super-heavy, cream-laden drinks of the past several nights. This is going to be a bit sweet for some of you “manly-only” kind of imbibers. But, it’s not nearly as foofy as some of these recent ones. And you could […]

Imaptient Virgin II

September 1, 2011 (Day 156) — Impatient Virgin II Jenn’s been craving some heavier dessert cocktails lately, so naturally they will come to the front of the cocktail blog — at least for a little bit! I’ve always enjoyed the name of this cocktail, if only because it implies barely-simmering sexual frustration. It was also […]

Absolut Vanilia Alexander

August 31, 2011 (Day 155) — Absolut Alexander We’re taking it down a notch tonight. *starts playing horrible Jack Johnson covers* Absolut Vanilia Alexander 1 oz Absolut Vanilia Vodka 1 oz creme de cacao 1 oz cream Shaved chocolate for garnish Combine the ingredients except the shaved chocolate in a cocktail shaker filled with crushed […]

Fuzzy Screwdriver

August 30, 2011 (Day 154) — Fuzzy Screwdriver End of the week. We just have to wait until the end of the week before we finally get some cooler temps. And after the hottest summer in the history of Dodge City, it will be nice to actually be able to leave the house without feeling […]


August 29, 2011 (Day 153) — Dreamsicle I’m on the road today, tonight’s update will be a quick one. This is one of the first cocktails I ever mixed — nice, basic, but tasty. It’s a good way to dip your toe into the cocktail arena. Dreamsicle 2 oz Absolut Vanilia Orange juice to top […]

Featured Best Buy Booze: Absolut Vanilia

August 29, 2011 — Absolut Vanilia Oh, Absolut, you with your crazy spellings and innovative marketing campaigns. There’s a soft spot in my heart for Absolut Vanilia. It was one of the very first liquors I ever learned to mix with. In fact, the first cocktail I ever mixed for Jenn ( who would eventually […]