WhistlePig Orange Fashioned

Spring finally sprang here in Boston with an amazingly warm weekend and here I am trying to grow whiskey bottles in my flower box. One can only dream! I’ve never seen this WhistlePig ready-made Orange Fashioned, which is a new take on an Old Fashioned, until a week ago. This is a pre-batched, barrel-aged cocktail…

Elijah Craig Old Fashioned Cocktail Syrup

Now here’s a non-alcoholic Elijah Craig product I came across by chance. This little bottle which cost me just around $4, is simply a syrup to make an Old Fashion with. Unlike ready-made cocktails, you need to have a whiskey to use this one with. The bottle indicates it was specifically to highlight the notes…

Bulleit Old Fashioned Cocktail

Now here’s a bottle that’s hard to miss if you’re perusing your local liquor store shelves. It screams to pick me up and with the warmer temps just around the corner, who doesn’t want a ready-made cocktail. Using their own whiskey, Bulleit now offers two ready-made cocktails. This Old Fashion and a Manhattan Cocktail (in…

X by Glenmorangie

f someone were to ask me if they could use my scotches for cocktail mixing I’d really have to think about. Some scotches are simply not made for cocktails which is probably why Glenmorangie partnered with bartenders to create X. It’s a single malt scotch whisky made for cocktail mixing. I mean.. how fabulous is…

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…

Pumpkin Apple Cider Sangria

Happy first day of Fall! To celebrate I have a delicious Pumpkin Apple Cider Sangria. Pumpkin Apple Cider Sangria Ingredients: 1 Fuji Apple 1 Granny Smith Apple  2 cinnamon sticks  1 tsp pumpkin spice  10 drops of liquid Stevia  2 cups dry hard apple cider (I used Scarecrow from Far From the Tree)  1 cup…

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…

2-Ingredient Whisky Cocktail

Today we are definitely going to feel the heat, it will be a hot, hazy and humid day with temps in the high 90s. Yikes! New Englander’s everywhere will be complaining because, it’s what we do. We complain in the winters that it’s too cold and snowy and then, we complain in the summer that…

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…