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 […]

Valentine’s Cocktail

Need a modified blood and sand that completely skips the scotch and goes to cherry vodka? Check out this unique little beast. 2 oz Epic Cherry Vodka 1.5 oz brandy 2 oz fresh orange juice 1 dash grenadine


August 26, 2013 (Day 109) – Prestoman Another pre-Prohibition cocktail, the Prestoman utilizes those ever-popular spirits from the era – brandy and absinthe. Also much like the pre-Prohibition era, it’s full of booze. 4 oz brandy 1 oz Italian (sweet) vermouth 1 oz fresh orange juice 1 dash absinthe Combine the ingredients in a cocktail […]


August 18, 2013 (Day 101) – Hula-Hula We’re busting out How to Mix Drinks once more, in all its Spartan, bare-bones glory. 2 oz dry gin 1 oz curacao 1 oz fresh orange juice Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with crushed ice. Shake well and then strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with an […]

Orange Blossom Cocktail

May 21, 2013 (Day 12) – Orange Blossom Cocktail Today is our lovely executive editor’s birthday! As such we figured we’d dig deep back into a 1932 tome for some classic gin cocktails, seeing as gin is her favorite libation. This one comes from the 1932 cocktail book Shake ‘Em Up. Orange Blossom Cocktail 1.5 […]

Sunset Boulevard

As a general rule of thumb we try to create our own unique cocktails, or at least adjust from recipes we find in books and across the interwebs to better fit our own tastes. However, every once in a while we decide to go ahead and simply make a recipe straight from the liquor’s website. […]

Xante 365: Delice A L’orange

Good afternoon folks; glad to be back on the scene with Cocktails, 365. It’s been a long time since we’ve been on this site as a writer, but things have been busy in the DrinkxXx On Me world. Our newest endeavor is that we are working with a liqueur called Xanté. Xanté is a premium […]


March 21, 2012 (Day 358) — Sagebrush Sagebrush is one of those words that always evokes images of the Wild West. It’s seriously doubtful that this drink would have been able to be made on the further most outposts. It’s still delicious. 2 oz Pendleton Canadian Whisky .5 oz triple sec .5 oz orange juice […]

Ultimate Amaretto Stone Sour

February 24, 2012 (Day 332) — Ultimate Amaretto Stone Sour There are some things that overused in the modern lexicon. One of them happens to be “ultimate.” We stand by THIS ultimate, however. 2 oz Gozio Amaretto 2 oz vodka 2 oz sweet and sour mix 2 oz orange juice Combine all the ingredients in […]

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