ORIGINAL — KellyBronze


January 12, 2012 (Day 289) — KellyBronze If my Google-Fu serves me correctly, the KellyBronze is a type of turkey from Scotland. So, naturally, this is a combination of scotch whiskies with the Wild Turkey 81. Blasphemy for some, but we stand by our controversial decision. KellyBronze 1.5 oz Wild Turkey 81 1 oz Bruichladdich […]

Turkey Toddy


January 11, 2011 (Day 288) — Turkey Toddy Let the crappy word play continue! Huzzah! Callooh! Callay! I chortled in my joy. Today is National Hot Toddy Day! And it all came about just in time, as we went from a 60+ day at the Cocktails, 365 HQ yesterday to below freezing today. Perfect timing […]

Frozen Turkey


January 10, 2011 (Day 287) — Frozen Turkey You’re tired of us harping on shots. However, we do like to occasionally throw a bone to our shot-imbibing readers every once in a while. Frozen Turkey 1 oz Wild Turkey 81 1 oz Goldschlager Cinnamon Schnapps Combine both liquors in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake well […]

Cherry Gobbler


January 9, 2012 (Day 286) — Cherry Gobbler The temptation with a liquor like Wild Turkey is to make a lot of puns. Now, I inherited my affection for puns from my father. I’m pretty sure it’s a hereditary trait, seeings as I share the same affliction with my brothers. We’ve determined it’s not an airborne contagion, […]

FEATURED BEST BUY BOOZE: Wild Turkey 81


January 9, 2012 — Wild Turkey 81 I had a pretty interesting conversation with some friends a while back about how some liquors (and brewers) seem to be trying to reach too far outside their own particular areas. By doing so, more often than not my friends argued, companies begin to muddy the brand. That’s […]

Kismet


January 6, 2011 (Day 283) — Kismet Kismet is a couple of different things, really. By definition, kismet is destiny. It’s also a Broadway show. It’s Arabic in origin, with heavily implications that kismet is the allocation of one’s lot in life. Kismet 2 oz Malibu Black 3 oz pineapple juice 1 oz orange liqueur […]

ORIGINAL – Dark ‘n Windy


January 5, 2012 (Day 282) — Dark ‘n Windy We’ve already touched upon the ability of Malibu Black’s ability to adjust for the popular Dark ‘n Stormy cocktail. This one is just a bit different, however, as we’re upping the alcohol content and changing the flavor majorly. Dark ‘n Windy 1.5 oz Malibu Black Champagne […]

Coconut Rum Swizzle


January 4, 2012 (Day 281) — Coconut Rum Swizzle We’re going to go ahead and up the complexity a bit for today’s cocktail. You’ll need a nice long list of ingredients for this one. This is based of the classic rum swizzle, which is sure to be found in any number of books and websites […]

ORIGINAL — Malibu Brewery


January 3, 2012 (Day 280) — Malibu Brewery Occasionally we’ve talked about the mystical world of “Beertails.” Beertails, you see, are cocktails that feature beer as the main ingredients. Now, this is much harder than it sounds, as beer is such a complex type of drink that to able to find the proper ingredients to […]

ORIGINAL — Storm Clouds


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 […]