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,…

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…

Women Who Whiskey – Boston Chapter

One of the scariest things to do, in my opinion, is to attend an event where no one knows your name. Walking into my first Women Who Whiskey event was terrifying. The room was full of women in conversation, they were laughing and having a good time. In a bit of a panic I began…

Bond200 Dinner Series featuring Ryan and Wood Distillery

Nestled in the heart of Boston, Bond Restaurant/Lounge has a very cool and stylish vibe. The restaurant itself is Located in the Langham Hotel and it is mainly known for it’s bar scene, however I feel that might be about to change. Two weeks ago, I had the wonderful opportunity to attend the very first…

Video Blog: Rittenhouse Straight Rye Whiskey and Cocktail drink

It’s the Monday before 4th of July and not only do I have a review for you on Rittenhouse Straight Rye whiskey but I also have a video blog featuring a cocktail drink I made with Rittenhouse that would be good for any BBQ. Rittehouse Rye is produced by Heaven Hills and produced in the…

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…

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…

Rob Roy Cocktail – Video Blog

If you’ve ever wondered what the difference is between a Rob Roy and a Manhattan it’s all in the liquor. A Rob Roy if made with a Scotch while a Manhattan is usually made with a Rye Whiskey. Very recently I discovered that Whisky Magazine had whisky cocktail recipes on their site (http://www.whiskymag.com/cocktails/). This is…

Non-Traditional Manhattan (Video blog)

Not too long ago I went to Trader Joe’s and realized that they actually make their own whisky. Who knew?? I off course wanted to try it to see how well they did. The bottle I got is blended, matured and bottled in Scotland for Trader Joe’s. They also have two other whiskies that are…