One Shade of Grey


Yeah, we went with a lazy 50 Shades of Grey pun. Sorry. No one ever said we weren’t lazy here at Cocktails, 365. Ambitious, sure. Lazy, even more so. This cocktail takes a bit of time and the right amount of balance, so be sure you’re paying attention to quantities while mixing, and not just […]

Colonial


May 9, 2013 (Day 1) – Colonial As mentioned in the post before this one, we are taking the time to explore deep into the history of classic cocktails and to take a look at how these roots have grown into the multi-billion dollar business we know today. This idea has marinated in our minds […]

Southern Belle


January 23, 2011 (Day 300) — Southern Belle Southern Belles. 2 oz Dickel Cascade Hollow Tennessee Whisky 10 oz pineapple juice .5 oz Hiram Walker Caramel Apple Splash grenadine 2 oz orange juice Combine all the ingredients in a highball glass filled with crushed ice. Stir well and then serve. Cheers! — Mark

Haymarket


December 5, 2011 (Day 251) — Haymarket Today is Repeal Day. On this day in 1933, the United States government finally decided that Prohibition, what some had called the “Nobel Experiment” was a failure. The streets were paved with marinated olives and ran clear with gin. Finally, you were able to drink legally again, not […]

ORIGINAL — Kentucky Harvest


October 21, 2011 (Day 206) — Kentucky Harvest After last night’s foray into the creepy and offensive, we’ve decided to take a step back and honor those out there pulling pumpkins out of the field in time for Halloween celebrations! Now, we’ve been hanging on to a bottle of Hiram Walker Pumpkin Spice liqueur for […]

Tropical Whipt’


September 5, 2011 (Day 160) — Tropical Whipt’ As we mentioned in the review, we’re going to start easing in to some more autumnal cocktails. This will start the slow conversion over tonight. Tropical Whipt’ 2 oz Burnett’s Whipped Cream Vodka 1 oz coconut rum 2 oz pineapple juice Combine the ingredients in a rocks […]

Firestone


July 21, 2011 (Day 115) — Firestone A take off on the classic Amaretto Stone Sour. Firestone 2 oz Fireball Cinnamon Whisky 2 oz sweet and sour mix 2 oz orange juice Combine the ingredients in a rocks glass filled with crushed ice. Cheers! — Mark

The Bohemian


July 12, 2011 (Day 106) — The Bohemian Bohemianism is somewhat of a… shall we say… an unconventional lifestyle, “often in the company of like-minded people, with few permanent ties, involving musical, artistic or literary pursuits. In this context, Bohemians are wanderers, adventurers, or vagabonds.” The famous Beat poet Allen Ginsberg is often considered an […]

Amaretto Paradise


July 9, 2011 (Day 103) — Amaretto Paradise Tonight we’re running down into a summer evening. Dead wind, oppressive heat, and no water. Might want to keep this on hand. Although it is a bit heavy, there’s just enough lightness to break your sweat. Amaretto Paradise .75 oz amaretto. .75 oz Malibu Coconut Rum Pineapple […]

Rising Sun


June 22, 2011 (Day 86) — Rising Sun There is a house in New Orleans/That’s called the Rising Sun/And it’s been the ruin/Of many a poor boy/And God, I know I’m one — The Eagles, Hotel California Here’s a drink that could make you forget about time itself. Rising Sun 1.5 oz brandy .5 oz […]