Sailor’s Delight

“Red sky at night, sailor’s delight. Red sky in morning, sailor’s warning.” – Proverb   It’s long been said that the manner of sky that tucks sailors into bed, as well what greets them in the morning, harkens to the weather they can expect to deal with during the day. Countless blogs, podcasts, books, and […]


May 27, 2013 (Day 18) – Planter’s This recipe appeared in How to Mix Drinks by Bill Edwards, published in 1936. 1.5 oz dark rum 1.5 oz fresh lemon juice 1.5 oz fresh orange juice Combine all the ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with crushed ice. Shake well – at least 30 seconds or […]


October 8, 2011 (Day 193) — Schwarzenegger Oh, Ahnohld. Hmmm…. probably not the best clip to show while talking about cocktails… Sorry about that. Scwartznegger 1.5 oz Gosling’s Black Seal Rum 1 oz Korbel brandy 2 oz Rose’s Lime Juice Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker, shake well and strain into a cocktail glass. Cheers! […]

Green Bermudan

October 7, 2011 (Day 192) — Green Bermudan We premier with the Depot Theater Production of “Twelve Angry Men” by Reginald Rose. There’s storm clouds on the horizon and a chill weekend to look forward to — let’s give one last fond look back at summer with this undeniably beach-like cocktail. Green Bermudan 1.5 oz […]


October 6, 2011 (Day 191) — Cannonball There are certain artists that mean certain things to certain people. If that’s not vague enough, let’s put it this way… You come home. You turn on the radio. THAT song comes on. The one that reminds of you them. All the good, and all the bad. Damien […]

Dark and Stormy No. 2

October 5, 2011 (Day 190) — Dark and Stormy No. 2 The Dark and Stormy is a classic cocktail using Gosling’s Black Seal Rum. It’s also incredibly basic, and we’ve covered on these pages before. This is a slight variation on that classic. Dark and Stormy No. 2 2 oz Gosling’s Black Seal Rum 1 […]

Fall Harvest

October 4, 2011 (Day 189) — Fall Harvest One of the best things about fall in Kansas is local cider. There’s an apple orchard in Kansas that makes some of the best apple cider around, which is then distributed across the state. It’s nice, cloudy, and incredibly crisp. It’s the perfect fit for fall cocktails […]

Rum Swizzle

October 3, 2011 (Day 188) — Rum Swizzle Summer decided to return with a vengeance. We almost topped 100 degrees today. In October. Bugger. Rum Swizzle 1 oz Gosling’s Black Seal Rum 1 oz gold rum 1.5 oz pineapple juice 1.5 oz orange juice .25 oz grenadine 1 dash Angostura bitters Combine ingredients in a […]

Featured Best Buy Booze — Gosling’s Black Seal Rum

October 3, 2011 — Gosling’s Black Seal Rum We’re fans of Black Seal Rum here at Cocktails, 365. It’s heady, sweet, and absolutely freaking delicious neat, on the rocks, or in a cocktail. Nose: Strong, moloasses color and scent. Very smooth, without an unpleasant alcohol whiff. Neat: Again, very smooth. Warms across the tongue. Strong, […]

Brandy Daisy

June 24, 2011 (Day 88) — Brandy Daisy It’s topping 100 degrees today around western Kansas, so we’re desperately going to need something just a little bit lighter than what we’ve been drinking. Let’s cool down this Friday evening with something a bit more tempered. Brandy Daisy 2 oz brandy 2 dashes dark rum 2-3 […]