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

Ingredients .25 oz Triple Sec .25 – 0.5 oz Maria Gaetana Agnesi Brandy 6-8 oz Coppola Diamond Collection Merlot 1-2 oz Fruit Juice Instructions In a GOVINO stemless wine glass or Pinot Noir wine glass, add brandy, triple sec and fruit juice to glass. Add ice and fresh fruit. FillContinue Reading

Astoria Lemonade

Ingredients: 4-6 cups prepared Lemonade 1/3 cup citrus vodka (you can substitute regular flavor) 1 pint blackberries (or your favorite berry), frozen 3 sprigs fresh mint 1 750ml bottle Astoria Prosecco D.O.C., chilled 1. Stir lemonade and vodka to a gallon size pitcher. Add blackberries and mint. Add the Prosecco.Continue Reading

Cucumber Stiletto

Ingredients: 1.5oz Ketel One Citron .75oz St. Germain .75oz Lime .75 Simple Syrup 2oz Slice Cucumber 6 Mint Leaves Muddle Mint and Cucumber with lime juice and simple syrup, add citron vodka and St. Germain. Shake and strain into Martini Glass. Garnish with slice of cucumber. Courtesy of STK LA

What Would Elvis Do? Frozen Cocktail

W.W.E.D? (What Would Elvis Do?) Courtesy of The Neapolitan of Las Vegas at The Cosmopolitan If you love Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, then you will adore this frozen concoction from The Neapolitan. This  king-sized chocolate shake is the most decadent and addicting adult frozen cocktail we found. Ingredients: 2  scoopsContinue Reading

Cherry Lemonade

Cherry Lemonade 2 oz. Cherry Simple Syrup (see recipe below) 4 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice 2 oz. Limoncello 1 oz. Luxardo Cherry Liquor Combine all ingredients. Stir, pour over ice. Garnish with Lemon Wedge and brandied cherry. Cherry Simple Syrup ½ lbs. pitted cherries (Approximately 24 cherries) 1 cup sugarContinue Reading

Aviation Cocktail

The Aviation cocktail a turn of the century classic cocktail was created by Hugo Ensslin, head bartender at the Hotel Wallick in New York. The gin based recipe was first published in Ensslin’s 1916 Recipes for Mixed Drinks. Ensslin’s recipe called for 1½ oz. El Bart gin, ¾ oz. lemonContinue Reading