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Bourbon Cocktails were a hit.

4 Brilliant Bourbon Cocktails

Here are four brilliant bourbon cocktails I chose to mix, shake and serve at Vine & Table’s recent event hosting the north-side launch of the Indianapolis chapter of Bourbon Women. You might want to set your sights on one or …

Mai Tai Tiki Drink

february is tiki month! (part 1)

Betcha didn’t know that February is Tiki month. It does seem a little strange to be thinking about Tiki drinks and Luaus in February, but maybe that’s just what we need to help get us over the hump and into …

La Pasion Margarita

add “pasión” to your valentine’s day

This time of year I always try and come up with a new and creative cocktail for Valentine’s Day. This year I managed to come up with a few. The first, La Pasión Margarita, may not be your traditional Valentine …


moscow mule

Moscow Mule was the libation that propelled vodka into popularity in 1940s America. Angostura Bitters or Fee Brothers’ Whiskey Barrel-Aged Bitters are sometimes added; and substituting Jägermeister in the place of Vodka will produce a Jäger Mule, also popularly known …


ginger “beer-y” good

Brewed ginger beer originated in England in the mid-18th century and became popular in Britain, the United States and Canada, reaching a peak of popularity in the early 20th century. The original recipe requires only ginger, sugar, water, lemon juice …


mojito – the classic and two killer variations

CLASSIC Mojito The combination of sweetness, refreshing citrus and mint flavors are intended to complement the potent kick of the rum, and have made this highball a popular summer drink.


summery rum cocktails

You can’t spell summer without r-u-m! And there’s nothing more satisfying than kicking back and enjoying a classic Daiquiri on a hot summer day. The Daiquiri is the result of implementing the classic cocktail formulaic ratio. One of Sour, Two …

whisky sour

summer cocktails – classics evolve

When thinking of classic summer cocktails, two come to mind right away: The Whiskey Sour and the Tom Collins.  Maybe you can’t remember the last time you had one of these, especially made from scratch, but now’s the time to …