When you strain the cocktail into a Tom Collins glass, it’s just a cocktail. When you add the soda, it fizzes to the top and becomes THE cocktail.
Here’s a hot tip: if you’re hosting a holiday party with fancy libations this season, keep it simple with a crock-pot cocktail.
I wanted to learn a tiki recipe from the best, so I reached out to Blair Reynolds, owner of Portland’s famous tiki bar, Hale Pele.
Working in the Canadian Rockies this summer forced me to replace my love of bar hopping with hiking. The views were great but you know I missed my cocktails! So when my four-month contract ended, I visited Vancouver and made it my mission to try out the best bars in the city. I set my… Read More »
“If Necessity Is the Mother of Invention Then Curiosity Is the Father” –Rupal Bhadu Without necessity and curiosity, sangria just wouldn’t be a thing. It all starts with having a bottle of wine (in my case, Cupcake Vineyards Chardonnay). Then you take a look at what else you can throw in there. Scanning the liquor… Read More »
I’ll admit, sometimes I try out new cocktail recipes and they completely flop. My earnest attempts turn into mouth puckering mistakes that I drink anyway and then subject my friends to (sorry guys). It sounds pretentious but cocktails really do involve a fine balance and getting the recipe right can take some trial and error.… Read More »