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  • Empress Elderflower Spanish Gin & Tonic

    Spanish Gin & Tonics I have always had a deep love for Spanish Gin & Tonics. Who can resist a big frosty glasses full of crisp gin and bitter-sweet tonic topped with botanicals and…

    October 11, 2019
  • Vineyard Crush Cocktail

    It’s harvest season! Plump grapes are being turned from ruby red juice into liquid gold: wine! And in some cases, that juice is produced into silky brandy. This cocktail features fresh grapes muddled along…

    October 8, 2019
  • Caramelized Banana Coconut Bamboo Cocktail

    BAMBOO COCKTAIL Hidden for decades in the pages of turn of the century cocktail books, the Bamboo cocktail lay forgotten like so many quintessential drinks of it’s day. Lacking a heartier spirit, the split-base…

    September 13, 2019
  • Lemongrass Piña Colada with Kikori Whiskey

    To make this whiskey lemongrass Piña Colada, I used Kikori whiskey. This is not your typical Japanese whiskey! Made from rice and aged in 3 types of barrels, it’s perfect for mixing into cocktails…

    August 22, 2019
  • Rosé Breakfast Bramble

    This week is rosé cocktail week! To celebrate the launch of my new book Celebrate Rosé, I had Drinkstagramers and cocktail mavens whip up their favorite cocktails using rosé. Some had never used rosé…

    July 7, 2019
  • Roasted Strawberry Rose Negroni

    Negroni Week is upon us! Are you ready?? Kicking it off with a new Negroni variation: Roasted Strawberry Rose Negroni! Strawberries go so well in a Negroni. The botanical gin, bitter citrus Campari, and…

    June 24, 2019
  • Vanilla Blackberry Brandy Highball

    HIGHBALLS Highballs are a thing of beauty! Simple, bubbly and refreshing. Built in the glass, no shaking or straining required, it’s an easy drink to mix up for parties picnics, or after a long…

    May 11, 2019
  • Kumquat Makrut Lime Spanish Gin & Tonic

    I have always been in love with Spanish Gin & Tonics! You can add an array of vibrant ingredients into your glass that add a subtle flavor that infuses as your drink. Plus, they…

    April 9, 2019
  • Hibiscus Rose Tea

    Hibiscus is one of my favorite tea ingredients. Not only does it have a vibrant fuscia color, but it a  Hibiscus flowers have a tongue tying tartness you wouldn’t expect from a flower. There…

    March 8, 2019