Whiskey

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

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

Remember the Maine

Remember the Maine

This classic rye cocktail with subtle cherry and absinthe is like the Manhattan’s sophisticated cousin (or maybe the Sazerac’s cool little sister?) If you enjoy spirit-forward whiskey cocktails, this is one to add to the top of your to do list! You may also like …READ MORE

Golden Hour Sour

Golden Hour Sour

This post is sponsored by Augustum liqueur. All opinions and content are my own. You can read more about the Augustum story here. Yesterday I shared my Orchard Mai Tai made with my newly acquired Augustum liqueur, and today I’m back with another brand new …READ MORE

5 Classic New Orleans Cocktails for Mardi Gras

5 Classic New Orleans Cocktails for Mardi Gras

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

Vieux Carré

Vieux Carré

The Vieux Carré is a classic New Orleans cocktail. Pronounced “voo car-ray”, the Cocktail’s name means “old square” and refers to the original name of the French Quarter. A Vieux Carré is a spirit-forward blend of rye whiskey, cognac, Bénédictine, sweet vermouth, and bitters. The …READ MORE