After Dinner Cocktail

Be aware – this drink does swing quite a bit sweeter.

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, […]

A Taste of Winter

November 2, 2011 (Day 218) — A Taste of Winter Snow hit tonight. It hit hard and in waves. But this is November in Kansas. That means that it will all be melted by tomorrow. Truthfully, this evening was nothing but A Taste of Winter 2 oz Burnett’s Citrus Vodka 1 oz cherry brandy 1 […]

Neo Fashioned

October 22, 2011 (Day 207) — Neo Fashioned The Old Fashioned embodies how simple mixology can be some of the most complex and yield some of the best tasting cocktails out there. However, the cocktail does also show how there are many people out there who simply just don’t like strong, powerful drinks. Or rather, […]


October 18, 2011 (Day 203) — Bowler Bowlers are cool. This is a slight variation on the classic Manhattan, one of our favorite drinks of all-times. It keeps the same simplicity, with the same tasty power. Bowler 2 oz Buffalo Trace Kentucky Straight Bourbon .25 oz cherry brandy 3 dashes Angostura bitters Maraschino cherry for […]


August 16, 2011 (Day 141) — Elixer We’re going to get a little bit heavier than last night. This is a take off on the classic champagne cocktail with bitters and sugar. Elixer 1 oz cherry brandy 1 oz 03 Orange Liqueur 1 sugar cube Angostura bitters Dry sparkling wine Place the sugar cube in […]

Stirrup Cup

June 26, 2011 (Day 90) — Stirrup Cup “It occurs to us that in a day when the motorcars have outstripped horseflesh, ‘runningboard’ cocktail would be a more suitable name for this delectable parting cup. The above recipe compounds a farewell drink potent enough to make you fancy yourself on a horse, feet in stirrups […]

Nuvo Singapore Sling

January 21, 2011 (Day 356) —  Nuvo Singapore Sling Holy crap. Ten more days. Only 10 more days and I’ve achieved (one) of the goals I set forth to myself a year ago — to make and drink a unique cocktail each day, every day, for an entire year. That’s a crapload of cocktails, in […]

Vampire’s Kiss

October 27, 2010 (Day 270) — Vampire’s Kiss It’s Hump Day! It’s all down here until Halloween parties this Friday, Saturday and Sunday! So far we’re going strong with Halloween drinks, so let’s keep this train a rollin’, keep the train a-rollin’. What’s a Halloween drink if not pretty, and featuring the popular colors of […]


July 12, 2010 (Day 163) — Rendezvous A meeting. A meeting. A chance encounter. A tirst. A fling. A… Rendezvous 3 oz gin 1.5 oz cherry brandy .5 oz Campari .5 oz Luxardo maraschino liqueur Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker, shake, then strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with a fresh cherry. A […]