On The Rocks Premium Cocktails: The Old Fashioned

More and more companies are now making it easier for people to have a cocktail at home without having the experience of a bartender. On The Rocks Premium Cocktails is one of those companies and I off course purchased their Old Fashioned. For the last couple days we’ve had 90+ degree weather. If you ask…

Wild Turkey Rare Breed Rye Barrel Proof

Now here’s a rye bourbon that is affordable, tastes great and doesn’t disappoint. Rare Breed Rye is bottled at 56.1% abv. It has a msrp of $60 and we purchased our bottle at $55.99. Nose: caramel, vanilla and toffee  Palate: vanilla, cinnamon, pepper and light honey sweetness  Finish: smooth, wood and sweetness Personally I really…

Michter’s 10 Year Rye Whiskey

This whiskey is not only one of their most limited produced products but it also took a three year hiatus. It was their then Master Distiller Willie Pratt who gave the go ahead in 2014 to re-release this whiskey and how grateful are we for this decision. The whiskey is bottled at 46.4% abv and…

Amador Whiskey Co. Double Barrel

This past Christmas my fiancé gave me the gift of Flaviar. He got me a year’s membership and the Amador Whiskey Co. Double Barrel was the bottle I chose for my first quarterly selection along with Japanese whisky samples. Amador Whiskey Co. is located in California and they partner with distillers to created limited edition…

Cranberry Cocktail inspired by Bog to Table Dinner

This past week we attended a bog to table dinner, which was absolutely amazing. This inspired me to create a quick, easy and low in sugar cranberry cocktail that you could too make at home. Ingredients 3 oz of Vodka (we used chilled Belvedere) 1.5 oz of Cranberry concentrate (we used R.W. Knudsen) Splash of…

Drumshanbo Gunpowder Irish Gin

Gin, but not just any gin, Irish gin. And, if you’ve not heard of Drumshanbo Gunpowder Irish Gin before, then you should. We discovered this little gem right before the New Year when our friend Matt mentioned it and immediately we were off to find it. The Shed Distillery is located in Drumshanbo, Co. Leitrim,…

Sour Vodka Cocktail

After a recent grocery shop I realized I had limited space in the freezer and needed to make room. One of the things that had to go, the vodka we kept there. The minute I said this to my boyfriend he took it as a challenge to drink it. I took it as a challenge…

Go to Summer Cocktail!

When it’s hot outside, whisky is not something most people gravitate towards during the summer, I included. So, I wanted to share my favorite, three ingredient, summer cocktail. It’s our go to cocktail whenever we visit my brother and sister-in-law down in Rhode Island. Here is what you’ll need, Vodka, Spiked Seltzer and Juice. Before…

Woody’s Bourbon Cream

Alright, so today we aren’t talking whisky, but rather a new drinking obsession of mine, Woody’s Bourbon Cream. If you’ve never heard of it, but you love Bailey’s, you’ll need to give this brand a try. Produced by the Ohio based company Apollo Beverages, Woody’s Bourbon Cream comes in four flavors: Original Bourbon Cream, Honey…

Updated Coquito Recipe – Puerto Rican Eggnog

About two years ago I posted my first coquito recipe on this blog and now I have an updated recipe for you that is definitely better than the first one. For those that don’t know what coquito is, it is a Puerto Rican Christmas drink that is traditional served during the holidays. I was born…

Recipe: Adult Spicy Hot Chocolate

December is just around the corner and as it’s truly starting get cold outside I wanted to share a delicious hot chocolate recipe I made for my boyfriend and I. The recipe is called adult hot chocolate because it contains alcohol, and although it doesn’t contain any whisky, I think it’s still good enough for…

Coquito – Puerto Rican Eggnog

Merry Christmas and best wishes on whatever holiday you celebrate. Being the holidays today I am going to write a special blog post about a Puerto Rican Christmas drink that is traditional served during the holidays. As some of you may know, I was born in Puerto Rico and my mom absolutely loves coquito, so…