Classic Cocktails

Whiskey Smash

Whiskey Smash

The Whiskey Smash is a refreshing vintage cocktail commonly made with bourbon, lemon, mint, and sugar. This casual variation on the Mint Julep adds citrus and other seasonal fruit for an easy warm weather cocktail. What is a Smash? If you search for a Whiskey …READ MORE

White Russian

White Russian

The White Russian is a decadent dessert drink made with three simple ingredients: vodka, coffee liqueur, and heavy cream. The history of the cocktail The White Russian was first mixed some time during the 1950s, but its popularity skyrocketed in the 1990s after the movie …READ MORE

Gold Rush

Gold Rush

The Gold Rush is a modern whiskey cocktail made with bourbon, lemon juice, and honey. The Gold Rush is basically a Whiskey Sour made with honey syrup instead of simple syrup (and without foam or bitters). You could also think of it as a Bees …READ MORE

The Classic Gimlet

The Classic Gimlet

The Gimlet is an easy classic cocktail made with gin and lime juice. There are a lot of variations, so we’ll cover the traditional recipe with lime cordial and an equally simple modern take made with fresh lime juice and simple syrup. Find this recipe …READ MORE

Clover Club

Clover Club

The Clover Club is a classic gin cocktail that’s as delicious as it is beautiful. Made with a blend of gin, raspberry syrup, dry vermouth, lemon juice, and a rich egg white foam, the Clover Club is a fruity yet complex cocktail that just about …READ MORE

Southside

Southside

The Southside is a classic cocktail that has many interpretations. Made with gin, citrus juice, simple syrup, and fresh mint, it doesn’t sound particularly complicated, yet no one can seem to agree how it’s made! The history behind the cocktail In my pursuit of understanding …READ MORE