cocktails

Your cocktail order reveals a lot about your personality, be it classic, adventurous, or boring; Be careful what you ask for.

Best Christmas Vodka Cocktails
People dress up and decorate their houses for Christmas, but one of the best parts of the holiday is dressing up your cocktails! This is the time to serve creative, themed drinks and enjoy them to you...
Heather Wilkinsa year ago
Prohibition: The Lipstick Cocktail
What cocktail is two parts champagne, one part gin, one part orange juice, a dash of grapefruit, and a trickle of cherry brandy? Why it is none other than a cocktail invented by the New York socialist...
Sherry Campbella year ago
Delicious Winter Cocktails to Keep You Warm This Season
Who doesn't love to have a great drink, fireside, to distract you from the cold weather outside? To complete your winter night-in, create one of these cocktails that are sure to have you feeling all w...
The Health Trend’s Impact on Cocktails
Over the past year, the health trend has been taking hold of various aspects of modern culture. The health trend is in no way a bad thing. With many people getting more frequent exercise and eating we...
George Nekilana year ago
Easy Ways to Make Cheap Liquor Taste Better
Most of us own cheap liquors in our house that haven't been touched yet, because we don't exactly know if they're any good. Whether you own cheap whisky, rum, tequila, or red wine, know that they won'...
The North Shore’s Best Mai Tai
You haven’t heard from me because a month ago I was in Hawaii, and ever snce then, I’ve been thinking about nothing but Hawaii. While I was in Hawaii — Oahu and Maui, to be precise — we saw the sights...
Joey Kendricka year ago
Jazz & Drinks - The Rite of Spring
My first two drink pairings were for Miles Davis albums from 1959 (Kind of Blue) and 1960 (Sketches of Spain). A lot of important jazz happened in the mid-20th century, and there will be plenty more d...
Skunk Uzekia year ago
Best Ready to Drink Cocktails
I love to drink, but lord, am I a lazy drinker. Unless it's really a special occasion, I don't want to muddle mint for mojitos, nor do I want to stock up my bar with bitters for that one special marti...
Joey Kendricka year ago
Jazz & Drinks
The only thing I love more than a good cocktail is a good jazz record. Come to think of it, the two aren't all that different! They both deserve to be savored. They're simultaneously temporal and infi...
Jessica Herringa year ago
Tips for Buying Premixed Cocktails
Premixed cocktails come in handy when you're having a large get-together or just want to unwind because the drink is already made; you just need to pour it in a glass and sometimes can add a garnish o...
Lynne Shumakera year ago
Best Ready to Drink Skinny Cocktails
Skinny cocktails are infamous for being low-calorie alcoholic drinks. These drinks are naturally sweetened and are healthier than typical ready to drink cocktails. A regular bottle of grey-goose vodka...
How to Get Creative with Tea
In my previous entry, I sang the praises of The Garden’s Secret, a unique cocktail found exclusively at Chicago’s The Duck Inn. To recap, The Garden’s Secret is made from a rare Swedish tea and a blen...
Edward Andersona year ago
Refresh Yourself with a Chocolate Mojito
During the summer, it is always fun to sit outside with friends and enjoy some cocktails. Most of my friends love wine and will have a glass or 5 of that, but I am difficult. It's not that I don't lik...
David Lashera year ago
Signature Cocktail List
Summer is in full swing and there's no better time to enjoy some unique cocktails. As the days get longer and the nights get shorter, sit back and enjoy these delightful drinks. Cocktails are a popula...
Low Calorie Vodka Cocktail Recipes
Nothing quite helps kick off a night out like a nice cocktail, does it? And, nothing quite works as a better cocktail base than vodka, does it? Bartenders can tell you that vodka is considered to be a...
Lynne Shumakera year ago
Low Calorie Cocktails to Order at the Bar
Losing weight can be difficult, especially when so many of our society's social gatherings revolve around eating and drinking. I rarely hang out with my friends without going somewhere to get food or ...
David Lashera year ago
Pokémon-Inspired Cocktails
If you love Pokémon and are over 21, you've come to the right place; a list of cocktails for your pleasure that have just the right amount of nostalgia. What's more fun than taking a childhood pastime...
The Best Cocktail at Chicago’s Duck Inn
The Duck Inn is a fairly new yet celebrated spot on Chicago’s Near South Side. The restaurant features a menu with a heavy local focus, and the backyard patio is an unexpected delight. They also have ...