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! […]Read more "The Pink Lady"
Even if sweet drinks aren’t usually your thing (they aren’t mine, for sure), everyone should try this iconic drink at least once. I still have a soft spot for the silly pun of this 80’s throwback. When it comes to cocktails, the classic Fuzzy Navel is one of the easiest drinks around — in more […]Read more "The Fuzzy Navel"
Blue is the new black. There’s something alluring about blue cocktails, they’re exciting and almost exotic, definitely tropical. The Blue Hawaii: a vacation in liquid form! Even if you can’t jet off to Honolulu, you can still enjoy a taste of tropical paradise with this blue drink. Mix up a round and let your imagination […]Read more "THE BLUE HAWAII"
“Do you like Harvey Wallbangers?” “Harvey who?” “Wallbangers, a friend of mine. I’ll introduce you later” Remember the surreal conversation between Gene Wilder (the blind guy) and Richard Prion (the deaf guy) in “See no evil, hear no evil”? Remember the Harvey Wallbanger? It was one of hippest drinks of the 70s. The cocktail was […]Read more "THE HARVEY WALLBANGER"
Does this pretty drink evoke an actual sunrise, or does it just look like a sunrise after pouring down a few? Either way, this mixture of colors with layers of orange juice and grenadine is delicious on a hot day. It’s not like the cocktail is going to make you think you are in the […]Read more "THE TEQUILA SUNRISE"
Mixing up the Greyhound is as quick as its name! Popular, easy to make, refreshing – it’s an ideal choice for a summertime brunch or any time at all. The beauty of this mixed drink with vodka and grapefruit juice is in its simplicity. The vodka adds very little flavor, so you are basically drinking […]Read more "THE GREYHOUND"
How simple can it get? Well, a combination of vodka and orange juice is about as simple as a cocktail gets. It’s refreshing, uncomplicated, universally available, the ideal choice if you don’t feel like whipping up a proper cocktail. And about the name, well it’s just orange juice and vodka, so probably it was nameless […]Read more "THE SCREWDRIVER"