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. […]

Submarino


December 04, 2011 (Day 250) — Submarino This is actually an adjusted version of a more traditional cocktail called the Submarino that uses blanco tequila and Mexican beer. This one is a bit sweeter, but also has a bit more of a powerful taste. Submarino 3 oz anejo tequila Yellow Tail Moscato to top Combine […]

Winter Fizzle


December 3, 2011 (Day 249)  — Winter Fizzle So, it was supposed to be snowing all day today. Strangely enough (not really) we haven’t seen one flake come down as of 11 a.m. It’s okay though. Just pretend that we’ve got some snow coming down and that this can be sipped while a winter wonderland […]

Poinsettia


November 30, 2011 (Day 246) — Poinsettia Something simple. Something kind. Something borrowed. Something blue. Okay, actually, this is red. Not blue. But hey. I finally had a reason to use that Tobias Fünke picture. Whilst out and about Christmas browsing, my wife was given a Poinsettia. This seems like as good a time as […]

ORIGINAL — Elixer


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 […]

New Year’s Promise


December 31, 2010 (Day 335) — New Year’s Promise Tonight is New Year’s Eve! Pull your loved one close and sip on this powerful, sweet and nicely balanced cocktail to welcome in 2011 (and the last month and couple days of Cocktails, 365 as well)! New Year’s Promise 2 oz Limoncello 1/4 oz orange liqueur […]

ORIGINAL — New Bounty


December 30, 2010 (Day 334) — New Bounty Only a few more days until the New Year! Another year full of promise, but also full of challenges. Fill your glass with this New Year’s Eve and drink in the tidings with great joy. New Bounty 2 sugar cubes Several dashes Angostura bitters 2 oz cranberry […]

Annex Theater Champagne Cocktail


December 29, 2010 (Day 333) — Annex Theater Champagne Cocktail Only a few more days until New Years Eve! Either if you’re hosting your own New Years party, or spending it out on the town, you’ll need a couple classy drinks up your sleeve to wow those you’re hanging out. Even if you’re spending a […]

ORIGINAL — Boxing Day


December 23, 2010 (Day 327) — Boxing Day I love Canadians. Their shows. Their accents. The fact that they allow gay marriage. They’re just all around my kind of people. The way they say “Eh” is pretty great too, eh? Their whiskey isn’t half bad either. Now, I know I risk distancing myself rom the […]

Sparkling Rum Runner


December 19, 2010 (Day 323) — Sparkling Rum Runner Let’s say, for sake of argument that you’re spending your holiday season down in Cozumel or somewhere else equally warm. That doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the festivities celebrated by those of us in the northern hemisphere freezing our asses off.  The Sparkling Rum Runner […]