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…

2014 Holiday Gift Guide – Bourbon/Whiskey and Whisky

Time is flying by and if you are like me, I am certain you are trying to think of ideas for those last-minute holiday gifts you may still need to buy. Well, I am here to help! Looking through all the 119 posts I’ve posted since I first started blogging I’ve come up with a…

Finding Ardbog

I know it’s been nearly 4 weeks since my last post. I took a little hiatus from writing but am back and wanted to share with everyone an absolutely amazing find I stumbled across during the 4th of July weekend. I first wrote about Ardbog by Ardbeg back in November of last year http://wp.me/p3Zt2k-1t. Although…

Twenty Boat – Spice Rum

No it’s not a mistake, this whisky blogger is actually going to write about rum today. This isn’t just any rum, I was born in Puerto Rico and this island girl not only loves her rum but I also know good rum. For me to write about rum not coming from the Caribbean because it…

Whisky-a-LoLo (Auchentoshan) Video Blog

Spring may be three days away but winter just simply doesn’t want to go away and I feel like I’ve just had about enough of it. If you live in a state that has seen this brutal winter, then you understand. No better way to pretend it’s nice and warm outside than, enjoying a nice…