Peaches n’ Tea


Flavored liqueurs are so ubiquitous at this point that it’s no longer really news when a new concoction comes rolling out of the major player distilleries. Malibu is among the most prolific, with over 14 different flavor versions of their famous coconut rum. One of their newest, introduced earlier this year, is the Peaches n’ Cream.  It […]

Grand Herbologist


Late spring and summer means that fresh herbs are creeping back into our daily cocktails. When picking herbs for your cocktail of choice, don’t limit yourself to the standards, however. Sure, you can pick up some sweet basil and make one damn fine basil-gin concoction. In fact, the gin-bail smash using “standard” gin is STILL this […]

Zodiac Vodka Part Two (Cocktails): Naranja


While in high school I took two years of French. In college, I took three years of Spanish. And yet, as a twenty-something I speak jack shit aside from English. Maybe some Yiddish. And I’m really not even speaking English all that well to begin with. As such, when I should be able to wow bystanders with […]

Mandarine Napoleon Part Two (Cocktails): Seven Heavenly Virtues


It really is the Seven Deadly Sins that get all the good press. I mean, who isn’t thrilled to indulge in wrath, greed, sloth, pride, lust, envy, and gluttony. Especially all in one weekend. That is if you’re doing it right. We here at Cocktails, 365 are particularly fond of gluttony and lust. Unfortunately you can’t often get those […]

Key Lime Manhattan


July 16, 2011 (Day 110) — Key Lime Manhattan This one is easier to put together than the Key Lime Martini we made in the past. Key Lime Manhattan 2 oz Phillips Union Vanilla Whiskey 1 oz Rose’s lime juice 1 oz half-and-half Combine the ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with ice, shake well […]

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 […]

Tropical Heat


March 8, 2010 (Day 37) — Tropical Heat When Jenn and I got married almost two years ago (wow… already) during our honeymoon, we usually ended up finishing up our night at the hotel‘s bar. Now, that may sound kind of well… loserish. But trust me when I say the Driftwood Room was a far […]

Frozen Daiquiri


March 4, 2010 (Day 33) — Frozen Daiquiri Froofy! Froofy! Froofy froofy froofy! Daiquiri? Froofy! 2 oz light rum 1 tablespoon triple sec 1/2 a lime Dash simple syrup 1 cup crushed ice Put into blender. Put on high until that bastard’s nice and slushy. Pour into fancy glass. Froofy! How is it? Meh. Froofy. […]