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!
This post is sponsored by BarrelCharWood.com. All opinions are my own. Infusing spirits at home is one of the most rewarding ways to get creative in your home bar. With relatively little effort and without fancy equipment, you can personalize your liquors and create an infinite number of new flavor combinations. While botanical infusions like …
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 garnish is an important (and fun!) part of the cocktail making and drinking experience. From cutting citrus into beautiful wheels and wedges to skewering berries, cherries, and olives, you’ll learn how to master all of the basic cocktail garnishes in this guide.
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.
Sponsored by Tovolo from Spectrum Diversified Designs The single most important ingredient in any drink isn’t the expensive spirit or even that freshly squeezed citrus juice. It’s the ice. It doesn’t have to be perfectly clear or hand-cut, but you want the best quality ice possible in your craft cocktails. What is craft ice? Very …