Bourbon Ginger Lemonade

Bourbon and Ginger Lemonade – Cocktail Recipe

Bourbon and Lemonade Everyone loves a glass of fresh squeezed lemonade in the summer. Bourbon and lemonade is nearly irresistible. Add a little ginger to the mix and impress your guests this summer.  Lemonade is already well known as a refreshing summer beverage. The bright acidity of lemon juice stimulates the palate and quenches thirst…

Ginger Beer Recipe

Brewing Your Own Ginger Beer Recipe Thanks to the Moscow Mule, good Ginger Beer is suddenly in demand. For good reason too. It’s delicious. Unfortunately supplies of really good ginger beer seem to be erratic at best. It is a good idea to have your own ginger beer recipe. My favorite is Royal Jamaican. It just…

Twentieth Century Cocktail – Recipe

THE TWENTIETH CENTURY COCKTAIL Gin and Chocolate – A Surprising Pairing The Twentieth Century Cocktail still seems fresh even though we are a fifth of the way into the twenty first. This cocktail relies on the surprising combination of gin and chocolate. It first appeared in the Cafe Royale Bar Book in 1937. A century…

Mint Julep – Cocktail Recipe

Mint Julep “The zenith of man’s pleasure…the very dream of drinks.” The Mint Julep is designed for one thing. In the pre-air conditioning south it was the best way to cool off. A pile of crushed ice, bourbon and cooling mint served in a frosted silver cup. What better way to beat the heat? More…

Blackberry Recipe

Blackberry Shrub Recipe

Blackberry Shrub Recipe   Blackberry Shrub is a delicious and healthy way to enjoy great blackberry flavors year round. This blackberry shrub recipe features fresh blackberry, lime and thai basil. It is delicious and easy to make. What is a Shrub? If you are not familiar with shrubs you should get to know them, A…