The Pink Lady

It’s National Pink Day! The first signs of spring start to stir, inspiration is in the air. Almost-blooming trees and birds twittering have me thinking pink! Rising temperatures, spring parties are best enjoyed with pretty pink drinks! And when I think pink, I think silly drinks for silly girls’ nights! Ladies, meet the Pink Lady! […]

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The Penicillin

Are you a survivor of the tyranny of vodka cocktails? Have you been affected by the “tequila epidemic”? If so, Penicillin is the remedy. I don’t know how the name came up, but with ingredients like two kinds of Scotch, honey and ginger, the cocktail sounds more like something you’d call “Granma’s cough medicine.” The […]

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The Rob Roy

There are few drinks that taste better than a fortifying and warming rye cocktail on a blustery March evening. Yes, I mean the Manhattan. But what if the Manhattan is out because nobody can make one properly (too little vermouth, not enough bitters)? Here comes the Rob Roy, a drink we’ve heard, but don’t know […]

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THE SEX ON THE BEACH

“Bartender, I would like to have sex on the beach please”. Who says this? This might lead to some of the most awkward conversations you may have with a bartender… This being said, the drink is ok for anyone with a sweet tooth. The only real problem with this cocktail is the name. If I’m […]

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The Kitty Killer

Do you have a cat? If you do have one of these obnoxious creatures around, you’ve certainly sat and watched your cat slowly, determinedly push something off a table and onto the floor. Cats have a well-known tendency to do everything from lying on top of your laptop every time you want to get work […]

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The Godfather

Oops, I did it again, didn’t I? Want a cocktail reminiscent of a time of cigar smoking and fedoras, smoke crammed lounges with a blues singing singer and gangsters sitting at close by tables? The Godfather cocktail epitomizes elegance and as such it has never gone totally out of fashion, but it’s taking part in […]

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The Grasshopper

Booze, meet ice cream! Here’s a cocktail that definitely belongs to the “too sweet” or “guilty pleasure” category of cocktails: a glorified milkshake that substitutes ice cream for regular cream. However, if you ask many cocktail aficionados about the Grasshopper, they’re likely to get nostalgic. It’s an old classic that’s very simple. Mint and chocolate […]

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