Classic Cocktails

Gin Basil Smash

Gin Basil Smash

The Gin Basil Smash is a modern classic cocktail that’s refreshing, delicious, and so easy to make at home! This simple gin cocktail uses just four ingredients, and you can find them at the store any time of year. The bright and herbaceous flavors of …READ MORE

Cobra’s Fang (Classic Tiki Cocktail)

Cobra’s Fang (Classic Tiki Cocktail)

The Cobra’s Fang is a classic tiki cocktail made with rum, citrus, syrups, and dashes of bitters and absinthe. Invented by the father of tiki, Don Beach, the Cobra’s Fang is a fun classic that uses two tiki-specific ingredients: Fassionola and falernum Fassionola is a …READ MORE

Naked and Famous – Mezcal and Yellow Chartreuse Cocktail

Naked and Famous – Mezcal and Yellow Chartreuse Cocktail

With a striking orange hue and a name like Naked and Famous, this beloved modern cocktail is a real head turner! Made with smoky mezcal, fresh lime juice, and two popular liqueurs, the Naked and Famous is both easy to make and easy to enjoy. …READ MORE

Calvados Jack Rose

Calvados Jack Rose

The Jack Rose is a classic cocktail made with applejack or apple brandy, grenadine, and citrus. Like many classic cocktails, the exact ingredients and ratio of those ingredients is debatable, so I’m sharing my preferred recipe, historic specs, and tips to make it your own! …READ MORE

Salty Dog

Salty Dog

The Salty Dog is a classic cocktail made with gin, grapefruit juice, and a salted rim. This refreshing cocktail is perfect for a hot summer afternoon when you’re looking for something quick and easy. Disclosure: This post may contain Amazon affiliate links. This means that …READ MORE

Brandy Alexander

Brandy Alexander

The Brandy Alexander is a creamy classic dessert cocktail that blends brandy (or cognac) with crème de cacao, cream, and a garnish of freshly grated nutmeg. If you love chocolate or creamy drinks, the Brandy Alexander is for you!  Like most cocktails, it’s origins are …READ MORE