Four Sour Beers To Try This Fall

Before my first sip of a sour beer, I usually ordered wine or a cocktail. I considered myself one of those people who just didn't like beer. The taste of hops was adverse to my palette, but it's often found in a lot of beers as a stabilizing agent and it lends a...

How Do You Take Your Coffee?

  “I have measured out my life with coffee spoons.” — T.S. Eliot Every morning, before digging into my to-do list, I head downstairs and start making my first cup of coffee (keyword: first). It took me a while to be able to consistently make a cup of coffee just...

Homemade Allspice Dram

This is one of those projects that sounds kinda tricky, but I am not about complicated recipes and this one is actually really simple. Plus, it's something that can hang out on your bar cart for a while. You'll need: 1 small jar (0.9 oz) whole allspice berries 1...

Apple Cider Ginger Cocktail

Every year around late September an insatiable thirst sets in for sweet apple cider. It only comes once a year so I give myself full permission to indulge. Now aside from the standard hot apple cider drink, I like to experiment just a tad in concocting the perfect...

Spiced Cranberry & Bourbon Fizz

  I love this time of year. The holidays have always felt magical to me. Whenever I think of Thanksgiving I immediately think of cranberry. My favorite Thanksgiving food is those canned cranberry slices, which I know is pretty odd. It's probably the only dish on...

Switchel Cider Ginger Fizz

Nothing says autumn quite like apple cider! While in New Hampshire for work last week we stopped at a liquor store and I came across this Switchel Cider Vodka made by Boggy Meadow Farm and I knew I had to try it. Sounds so delicious, right!? Boggy Meadow is a dairy...

Sunday Brunch Companions

Sundays are by far my favorite day of the week and the best way to end any weekend is with a delicious and spirited brunch! Below are three cocktails that make for the perfect brunch companion. Cheers! Strawberry & Lemon Gin Fizz Grapefruit & Ginger Mimosa...

On the Table: Gin and Juice

Give me a cocktail with fresh citrus and I'm guaranteed to love it. And there's not much better than a little gin and juice. Here's an easy cocktail to mix after a long day at work! 1 oz Gin 1 oz Simple Syrup 1 oz Lime Juice Top with club soda Mint garnish

Almond & Cinnamon Creamer

Creamer is one of those things you'll always find on my fridge. About 8 months ago I made the switch from milk based creamer to nut based creamer, be it coconut, almond, or soy. Not only does it have less calories and sugar but it's easier on my stomach and doesn't...

Strawberry & Lemon Gin Fizz

It has finally warmed up in Philadelphia. The cherry blossoms have started to bloom and I can finally take off my winter coat.  I've been craving citrus lately and this Strawberry & Lemon Gin Fizz is super easy to make, so why not make two?! You'll Need: 1 sugar...