Buffalo Trace 2020

As leaves start to change, the breeze gets a little cooler, vintners and distillers begin preparing for their time to shine. It’s time for the Fall releases of wine and spirits. One of the most anticipated Whiskey releases comes from Buffalo Trace Distillery.  The Antique Collection was introduced two decadesContinue Reading

Ingredients: 1.5 oz. Proper No. 12 .5  oz. Aperol .5  oz. fresh Lemon juice .25 oz.  Simple syrup 3 Bar Spoon Macerated Strawberries (See recipe below) Garnish: Basil Sprig Macerated Strawberries Ingredients: 1 pint strawberries 3 large basil leaves, Chiffonade 1 pint of sugar Directions: Cut Strawberries into small pieces.Continue Reading

Arguably the most popular New Orleans cocktail on Bourbon Street is the Hurricane. The first recipes for the Hurricane cocktail was published right after the repeal of prohibition in 1933. In the mid-1940’s, Pat O’Brien’s made the hurricane lamp glass shape red-colored cocktail famous. During that time, liquor such asContinue Reading


Who was the original Margarita that inspired the classic cocktail? A Celebrity, Showgirl or Socialite? There are at least 10 stories purporting to be the true origin of this sweet, sour, salty party in a glass. Not surprisingly, many center around a mysterious, seductive woman as the inspiration. The 1992Continue Reading

Cocktail Recipe

INGREDIENTS 6oz Stoli Blueberry 2oz Pineapple Juice Splash of Sour Mix Raspberry Drizzle DIRECTIONS  Add Stoli Blueberry, Pineapple and Sour to shaker with ice. Shake and strain into a chilled martini. Top off with pineapple and Raspberry Drizzle!   Recipe Courtesy of Table 7 American Bistro 214 Jericho Turnpike New HydeContinue Reading

Ingredients: 1.5 oz Maria Gaetana Agnesi Brandy .25 oz Simple Syrup 6 oz Club Soda 1 lemon slice 1 cherry a few mint leaves   Instructions: Muddle fruit in a rocks glass. Add simple syrup, mint and brandy. Fill with club soda.   Flavor Profile: Sweet, crisp oak, cool yellowContinue Reading

1.5 oz The Countess Walewska Vodka 0.5 oz Crème de Cassis 0.5 oz Grapefruit Juice 0.5 oz Lemon Juice .25- 0.5 oz Simple Syrup   Instructions: Add vodka, crème de cassis, simple syrup and fruit juices to a mixing pint and shake with an iced tin. Strain into a MartiniContinue Reading

Ingredients: 1.5 oz Ada Lovelace Gin 0.5 oz Lemon Juice .25 oz Lavender Simple Syrup 4-6 oz Club Soda 1 rose petal to garnish 1 lemon slice Instructions: In a pint glass, add gin, lemon juice, and lavender syrup place an iced tin over the top of the pint glassContinue Reading