Summer

Strawberry Daiquiri

Strawberry daiquiriOn hot summer days we have to thank Cuban bartenders for creating such thirst quenching cocktails, like the Mojito and the Daiquiri. Both… [Continue]

Peach Blow

Digging up old cocktails—or in this case fizz recipes—has led me to this interestingly named drink called the Peach Blow. The article is from the May 2nd, 1909 edition of the Philadelphia Inquirer. A reader asked for the recipe of the Peach Blow and the Lilac Fizz. The newspaper was happy to oblige. Over 100 years later, and right in the middle of peach season, I'm… [Continue]

Pimm’s Cup

Pimms CupIn the northern hemisphere the hot day's of summer are quickly approaching. With global warming giving the planet a fever, we need to stop creating greenhouse gases, but until that happens, a nice refreshing summer cocktail might help. One such cocktail is the Pimm's Cup; a… [Continue]

Pina Colada

by Caroline O'Neil

Pina coladaVoila...the Pina Colada. I really thought that Darcy's blog needed a bit of a girlie flare so I've taken over once again. First of all, I would like to say that I am shocked that Darcy has not reviewed this drink before. The Pina Colada is… [Continue]

Goombay Smash

When you think about the Caribbean, you envision warm beaches, cool breezes and rum. With its increased popularity around the world, rum drinks are being exported from the tropics, and just not the pina colada. There are a number of great rum based drinks, including the Mojito, Rum Punch and the Pain Killer.… [Continue]

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