Have you ever wondered how they make that delicious creme of coconut used in a Pina Colada? Here is the reverse-engineered recipe.
Possibly the most recognizable Caribbean cocktail, and for good reason, the Pina Colada combines rum, coconut and pineapple—what’s not to like?
With all the rum reviewing going on, I decided it was time to stop and take a cocktail break. I’m still on this rum kick so a cocktail made with a good rum might hit the spot. Since my last rum review was on Pusser’s Navy Rum, the obvious cocktail choice was a Painkiller. The Painkiller is one of those branded cocktails that wasn’t created by the company originally, but by Daphne Henderson who operated […]
What is a simple, pleasing, fruity cocktail? The Sex on the Beach fits that description. This is a simple, but effective, cocktail that seems to please the masses. This drink has many variations, but for the most part, the variations are related. When properly made, the Sex on the Beach is a decent drink (i.e. way better than a Screwdriver), and few bartenders actually screw it up, so it is generally consistent from bar to […]
Almost every bartender has had a request for a French Martini. What strikes me odd about this cocktails is that there doesn’t seem to be a lot of French in this cocktail. But then again so many cocktails suffer from this problem. The part that makes this cocktail French is the Chambord raspberry liqueur. The vodka and pineapple juice are not that French, but they do combine nicely in this cocktail, in a martini fashion. […]