After Dark feat. Dodge City Distillery

This past show season, we at Cocktails, 365 were honored to be chosen as the bar manager for a new venture in a historic western Kansas town. You see, we’re in Dodge City, Kansas with writers in Chicago and Toronto. But, Dodge City is still Cocktails, 365’s home. There’s a beautiful jewel of metropolitan culture in […]

Christmas Eve

December 24, 2011 (Day 270) — Christmas Eve Both of my brothers will be here tonight from the east coast. All of Jenn’s family is here. Say what you will about the modern state of Christmas, I’m still thankful that it brings together those I love and (unfortunately) don’t get to see that often anymore. […]

Turning Leaf Cider

September 20, 2011 (Day 175) — Turning Leaf Cider As the leaves start turning, so do our thoughts to the upcoming season. After some miserably hot days this summer, it will be nice to be a bit chilled. Get that same brisk fall air in your drink. So, it only seems fitting to honor the […]

Sweet September

September 9, 2011 (Day 164) — Sweet September One of my exes was obsessed for a long time with the Keanu Reeves/Charlize Theron vehicle “Sweet November.” No real point to that story, just thought I’d mention that that movies is where the name of this cocktail comes from. Sweet September 2 oz Burnett’s Whipped Cream Vodka 1 oz butterscotch schnapps (we […]


September 7, 2011 (Day 162) — Hot Fuzz Hot Fuzz. Awww yeaaaahhhhhh… Hot Fuzz 2 oz Burnett’s Whipped Cream Vodka 1.5 oz white rum (Bacardi) Dash of cinnamon schnapps Red hot candies Combine all the ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with crushed ice and shake well (at least 20 seconds). Strain into a chilled […]

Monk’s Coffee

December 26, 2010 (Day 330) — Monk’s Coffee Merry Day After Christmas, everyone! Here’s hoping you each had a wonderful time with family and friends, no matter what your creed may be.  While I got everything I could have really asked for for this Christmas, more than anything it was wonderful to sit down with […]

Candy Cane

December 24, 2010 (Day 328) — Candy Cane It’s Christmas Eve! Tonight, you will be visited by three spirits! If you’re anything like me (and let’s face it, if you’re reading the Website by a guy who creates a new drink a day, you probably are) then you don’t really have candy canes hanging from […]

Autumn Wind

November 7, 2010 (Day 281) — Autumn Wind 1 oz Jameson Irish whiskey 1 oz cinnamon schnapps 2 dashes Angostura bitters 3 oz good quality apple cider In a double rocks glass, add first three ingredients. Add ice. Pour apple cider over the the ice. Stir briefly to blend. Serve. Low key and delicious. The […]

Wolf’s Bite

October 26, 2010 (Day 269) — Wolf’s Bite Let’s create something original shall we? Something that will straight up whoop down and turn you into a monster. Make it a brief one. Wolf’s Bite 1 oz pepper vodka 2 oz Hot Damn Cinnamon Schnapps Fill a rocks glass with ice and pour your vodka and […]

Bottle Cap

October 15, 2010 (Day 258) — Bottle Cap So, I’m heading down the theater again tonight (this time to watch the show with my parents), so it will be a short update this evening. I’ve been eager to play round with root beer schnapps for quite a while now. I’m a fan of root beer, […]