Tag: Cocktails

The Ginger Cuba Libre


There’s something to be said about the fast, easy, and highly refreshing two-ingredient cocktail. You know them by name… Jack and Ginger. Seven and Seven. Gin and Tonic. Vodka and Orange Juice. Dark and Stormy. Whisky and Soda. And so many more! Take a couple ounces of booze, […]

Cocktail Review – Cinco de Laphroaig


Hola, mi Amigos! Today is Cinco de Mayo. Up until five minutes ago, I was convinced that Cinco de Mayo was the Mexican equivalent of the Fourth of July, i.e. Mexican Independence Day, but after a quick Google search, I learned that I was wrong. Mexican Independence Day […]

Cocktail Fail – The Wedding Slinger


A couple of weeks ago, we received two sample bottles of Crabbie’s Alcoholic Ginger Beer. Since I already reviewed this grown-up soda, I decided that I’d try it in a cocktail. The obvious cocktail choice would have been a Dark’N’Stormy or a Moscow Mule, but I decided to […]

Tippling Tuesday Cocktail Recipes


As Limpd has noted in numerous posts, I occasionally like to dabble in a bit of cocktail making, and as you can see in the above photo, I’ve managed to accumulate a few cocktail making tools and tinctures. Although it’s kind of a pain to play bartender on a regular […]

To Cocktail, or Not to Cocktail


My boy G-LO is a big fan of the cocktail, and on those rare occasions when he’s motivated enough to don his bartender’s cap, he’ll expend a great deal of effort to throw together a respectable and representable version of whatever cocktail he’s been inspired to make. I […]