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Hibiscus Honey Mint Julep

Get ready for derby parties with this hibiscus honey mint julep. Made with homemade hibiscus simple syrup, it is the perfect mint julep! I’m a sucker for a bourbon cocktail. When Maker’s Mark® asked me to partake in the inaugural Maker’s Mark® Bourbon blogger challenge I could not resist. A few years ago, I visited Louisville and my …

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Blarney Stone Cocktail – Whiskey Moscow Mule

Transform your Moscow Mule into a Blarney Stone cocktail just in time for St. Patrick’s Day! Use your favorite whiskey for a this fun drink. St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner and here in Chicago, people tend to make a weekend of it. The Chicago river gets dyed a neon green that reminds …

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Meyer Lemon Pomegranate Margarita

Celebrate National Margarita Day or Cinco de Mayo with a Meyer lemon pomegranate margarita.   Margaritas make me think of warm weather, more than any other drink. Also, it’s the only way I drink tequila now – I put away my tequila shots once I left college. I know I have been sharing a lot of cocktails with …

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She Sees Red – Bourbon Honey Cocktail

I was provided with a sample of Four Roses Single Barrel Bourbon to create this Bourbon Honey cocktail. It’s bright red color makes it perfect for Valentine’s Day! I don’t usually name the cocktails I share on here. I don’t like naming them, really, but today’s bourbon honey cocktail needs to be called something. I’ve decided …

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Coffee Tequila Cream Cocktail

This coffee tequila cream cocktail includes coffee flavored tequila, Irish cream and homemade cinnamon whipped cream!  I have been looking at a bottle of Patron XO Cafe the past few months. In case you are wondering, Patron XO Cafe is coffee flavored tequila. My bottle has been sitting on my home bar, looking all seductive. So …

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