Category: CocktailRecipes

Black Manhattan: A Twist On a Classic

Cocktail

Classic Cocktail Twist: Manhattan The Black Manhattan is one of my new favourite drinks.  If you are a cocktail person, you are most likely familiar with a classic Manhattan.  If you are not a cocktail person a classic Manhattan is Rye, Sweet Vermouth &…

My Favourite Beer, Cocktails, Whiskey & Spirits of 2019

Top Bourbon Beer Cocktails

Now that 2019 is behind us, I though it would be fun to put together a list of some of the favourite drinks I enjoyed throughout the year. So here we go…some of the drinks I enjoyed most in 2019. Top 3 Cocktails of…

The Old Fashioned: Tinkering with a classic cocktail.

Lot 40 Rye Old Fashioned

The Original Cocktail The “old fashioned” is probably the most classic cocktail there is – and has always been one of my favourites.  There are a few reasons this drink has stood the test of time, and why I like it so much: Easy…

An absolute beauty! Maraschino Sour

Bourbon Sour Cocktail

Regular readers of the site, and fellow drinking buddies know I’ve been pretty big into sours lately.  I had bought some lemons over the holidays to serve up whiskey sours for our guests – and I had a few extras lying around. I have…

“The Chan Man”

Old Fashioned Cocktail

For “Old Fashioned Week” I decided I wanetd to try and create my own version of the classic drink.  I needed some inspiration…. I’ve always looked up to my older cousin. He is now a Canadian Diplomat and an all around amazing guy (even…

Bourbon-Amaretto Sour

Amaretto Bourbon Sour Cocktail

Bourbon Amaretto Sour Cocktail Made a couple of these tasty little treats over the weekend.  I have to admit, I prefer a straight whisky sour, as this one was a bit too sweet for my liking but the two ladies who tried them (my…

Negroni

Gin cocktail Negroni Campari

Classic Cocktail: Negroni I can’t believe I haven’t posted a Negroni yet.  I’ve definitely made plenty of these since I’ve been posting some drinks…I guess I Just kept assuming I had already posted one.  Oh well. Today I noticed I had a bottle of…