The classic Mai Tai is one of the most beautifully simple, yet complex-tasting tiki cocktails. Sadly, like many a classic cocktail, the Mai Tai has been re-invented over the decades as a cheap, fruity punch that bears little resemblance to the original.
Whether it’s an evening out with friends, a date night, or just relaxing at home after a long week, sipping on a cocktail or casual mixed drink is how many of us like to unwind. But what if you’re trying to watch your carbohydrates, calories, or alcohol consumption in general? If you’re trying to make some healthier choices, drink less sugar, or stick to a diet like keto or low carb, you’re in the right place!
The White Russian is a decadent dessert drink made with three simple ingredients: vodka, coffee liqueur, and heavy cream.
The Collins is a refreshing, effervescent classic cocktail that’s made with liquor (most commonly gin or bourbon), lemon juice, simple syrup, and sparkling water. This simple drink can be thought of as spiked sparkling lemonade, and it works incredibly well with literally every spirit.
The Gin and Tonic is a quintessential summer cocktail. At its simplest, this classic drink requires just two components. But choose high quality ingredients and finish with some thoughtful garnishing and you can make this simple gin cocktail truly extraordinary. Often regarded as just a warm weather drink, with a few tweaks, this refreshing G&T transitions easily to fall and winter happy hours.
The Manhattan is a classic cocktail made with whiskey, vermouth, and bitters. This simple, spirit-forward tipple showcases the flavors of the whiskey much like a Martini highlights gin.