Giffard Banane du Brésil Review

I still remember the first time I came across Giffard Banane du Bresil. I had it in the Bananarac which is a great rift on the classic Sazerac offered at Nitecap. After sampling a bit of it on its own I was immediately hooked. Ever since, I had been on the search for this nectar… Continue reading Giffard Banane du Brésil Review

3 Boozy Hot Chocolate Drinks for Cold Winter Nights

Snow is rolling in across the Northeast and some places are expecting to receive up to a foot or more of snow. After a long morning of shoveling your going to need something to warm you up. Or maybe you plan to watch the snow fall as you cuddle up with a loved one. Either… Continue reading 3 Boozy Hot Chocolate Drinks for Cold Winter Nights

PaQui Silver Tequila Review

Pacqui is produced in small batches in the town of Tequila in Mexico. In the Aztec tongue paQui means “to be happy” and indeed drinking this small batch tequila is a pleasant experience. On the nose the sweet and sugary agave aromas waft up to your nose. This is quickly followed by fruity aromas with… Continue reading PaQui Silver Tequila Review

Jamie Boudreau’s Cherry Fizz

This cocktail was created by Jamie Boudreau, of Canon in Seattle, who’s work I really admire. For more great cocktails check out his show, Raising the Bar on the Small Screen Network. The following recipe is an adaptation of the original which can be found here on the Imbibe Magazine website. The only difference being… Continue reading Jamie Boudreau’s Cherry Fizz

Sweet Tea Sour

Sweet tea is a Southern institution. In the South it is more plentiful then water, however this was not always the case. In the late 1800’s and early 1900’s sweet tea was a luxury. Sweet tea was a way to demonstrate ones status and decadence. There were several reasons for this. During this time period,… Continue reading Sweet Tea Sour

Seven Years Flip

This drink comes to us from the blog boozeinprettycups which is run by 2 Australian bartenders, Bill and Dee. This recipe was a collaboration between the two of them for a competition. It was originally named the Seven Year Stone Fruit Flip but despite being a mouthful was never officially renamed. Instead it just became… Continue reading Seven Years Flip

The World’s Best Eggnog Recipe

I love eggnog! In fact who doesn’t love it. The word eggnog has murky origins. Some say that it comes from the word “noggin” which was a wooden cup used to serve alcohol. Others believe that its a contraction of the words “egg” and “grog”, which was a term used in Colonial America for that… Continue reading The World’s Best Eggnog Recipe