This fruity, herbal gin cocktail combines the flavors of ripe raspberries and fragrant basil blossoms for a summery twist on the popular Gin Basil Smash cocktail. As we move into July, we’re reaching peak raspberry season here in the northeast. Berries are ripe and abundant, …READ MORE
Absinthe is a spirit with a storied past. Although banned in the United States for nearly 100 years, its reputation as the hallucination-inducing “green fairy” is somewhat unfounded. It’s more likely that famous absinthe-imbibing creatives like Pablo Picasso and Edgar Allen Poe were just realllllllly …READ MORE
This post is sponsored by Bimini Gin. Learn more about this unique gin from Maine here! This Strawberry Watermelon Gin Cooler is everything we love about summer cocktails: a little sweet, a little sour, and oh so refreshing! Made with the vibrant, citrusy Bimini Gin, …READ MORE
I first created this cocktail in 2018, and it’s still a favorite fruity gin recipe for summer! My original post didn’t include a detailed recipe for the strawberry basil syrup, so today I’m revisiting this silky smooth cocktail and updating both the recipe and the photos. If you like fresh fruit and herb flavor pairings, this gin cocktail is one to shake up this spring/summer!
Happy Mardi Gras! If you’re searching for something classic to mix up today, try one of these delicious New Orleans-born cocktails. Sazerac The enduring mix of rye whiskey, simple syrup, Peychaud’s bitters and an absinthe rinse was created by Peychaud himself at the Sazerac Coffee …READ MORE