Mixed Drinks with Whiskey

By on August 9, 2017 in Drinking, Whiskey with 0 Comments
Mixed Drinks with Whiskey

Whiskey would be one of the more main stream and well known spirits out there.  It is seen as a regal drink, something that is smooth and cultured.  We’ve already looked at the all you need to know bout whiskey.  Most aficionado’s of whiskey, tend to think whiskey is a one dimensional drink, they think […]

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It’s All A Whisky Business

By on August 4, 2017 in Drinking, Whiskey with 0 Comments
It’s All A Whisky Business

You can enjoy it neat, mixed or on the rocks, but be sure to give it the respect it deserves.  Nothing warms your palate quite like a single malt or brilliantly blended whisky It’s no coincidence that its popularity tends to spike during the colder months – A dram can be the perfect winter warmer […]

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Flying Scotsman Cocktail

By on August 1, 2017 in Uncategorized, Whiskey with 0 Comments
Flying Scotsman Cocktail

Put some ice cubes in a mixing glass and pour in: Ingredients ¾ measure scotch ¾ measure sweet vermouth ½ teaspoon sugar 1 dash Angostura bitters Method Stir and strain into a cocktail glass.

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Calvados Based Cocktails

By on July 29, 2017 in Calvados, Drinking with 0 Comments
Calvados Based Cocktails

As we’ve developed this website, as a go to resource for drink mixing.  We find plenty of different spirits that we try, one of them is Calvados.  Calvados (French pronunciation: ​[kal.va.dos]) is an apple brandy originally from the Normandy region in France. Apple orchards and brewers are mentioned as far back as the 8th century by Charlemagne. […]

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Hawaiian Brandy Cocktail

By on July 27, 2017 in Calvados, Cocktails with 0 Comments
Hawaiian Brandy Cocktail

Put some ice cubes in a cocktail shaker and add: Ingredients 1 measure of Calvados ½ measure pineapple 1 dash maraschino 1 dash lemon juice 1.2 teaspoon sugar Method Shake well and strain into a cocktail glass.

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Close Encounters Cocktail

By on July 25, 2017 in Brandy with 0 Comments
Close Encounters Cocktail

Put into an electric blender: Ingredients 2 tablespoons crushed ice 1 measure brandy ½ measure curacao 4 measures orange juice’4 strawberries 1 dash Angostura bitters Method Blend well and pour into a balloon glass. Decorate the rim of the glass with an orange slice and spear 2 strawberries on a cocktail stick.

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Churchill Cocktail

By on July 23, 2017 in Cocktails, Whiskey with 0 Comments
Churchill Cocktail

Pour into a cocktail shaker containing several ice cubes: Ingredients 1 measure scotch ½ measure sweet vermouth 1/3 measure Cointreau 2 teaspoons lemon juice Method Shake and strain into a cocktail glass

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Johnnie Walkie – Walk in Red or Walk in Black

By on July 19, 2017 in Drinking, Whiskey with 0 Comments
Johnnie Walkie – Walk in Red or Walk in Black

I remember growing up watching my dad, pour a Black Label Johnnie Walker over 3 ice cubes, and tell me that’s the way that Scotch should be drunk.  I remember thinking that I can’t wait to try it.  Well when I was old enough (18 years in Australia), I went for dad’s liquor cabinet and […]

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Carrol Cocktail

By on July 16, 2017 in Liqueur, Uncategorized with 0 Comments
Carrol Cocktail

Put some crushed ice in a mixing glass and add: Ingredients 1 measure cognac ½ measure sweet vermouth Method Stir well and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with either a cherry or cocktail onion.

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Carnival Cocktail

By on July 13, 2017 in Brandy with 0 Comments
Carnival Cocktail

Put some ice cubes in a cocktail shaker and pour in: Ingredients 1/3 measure cognac 1/5 measure apricot brandy 1/3 measure Lillet 1 dash kirsch 1 dash orange juice Method Shake and strain into a fancy glass. Decorate with a red and yellow flower if desired.

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