RECIPE: Reduced Lunch

2.5 oz vodka 1.5 oz Hot Monkey pepper vodka 2 oz Godiva chocolate liqueur 1 oz half & half 1 tbsp Mexican chocolate syrup Combine all ingredients in shaker with ice.  Shake until cold and combined (and a wee bit frothy) and strain into a martini glass or milk bottle. For Mexican chocolate syrup, weContinue reading “RECIPE: Reduced Lunch”

RECIPE: Guinness Ice Cream

So this isn’t exactly our recipe–it’s one we received ages ago from someone Nick only talked to briefly online, and it was likely a third-party hand-off at that point as well. But since it was recently National Ice Cream Day, we figured a dark, boozy ice cream recipe was better shared with the world ratherContinue reading “RECIPE: Guinness Ice Cream”

RECIPE: The Stone Fence

2 oz white rum 12 oz hard cider Dash of cardamom bitters Squeeze of lemon juice Combine all ingredients in a 16-20 oz glass with ice.  Garnish with fresh mint. Drink like the Founding Fathers. You can substitute brandy or whiskey for this drink.  Cait likes it with rye, but the rum is super refreshing. Continue reading “RECIPE: The Stone Fence”

RECIPE: Electric Mayhem

2 oz Crater Lake Candied Ginger vodka 1/2 oz triple sec 1 oz freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 oz simple syrup Rim glass with Electric Dust powder.  Combine liquid ingredients in a shaker with ice and shake until chilled.  Garnish with butterfly pea blossom tea ice cube(s). Don’t have access to ginger vodka? Sub inContinue reading “RECIPE: Electric Mayhem”

RECIPE: Boozy Dole Whip Pops

4 cups fresh pineapple chunks 1 cup canned pineapple chunks (with the juice!) 1 can of coconut milk (approx. 14 fl. oz.) 1/2 cup Malibu Rum Combine and blend all ingredients until smoothie consistency.  Pour into silicon popsicle molds and chill in freezer until solid. (We did overnight.) We used Ozera 10-Cavity Popsicle Molds, butContinue reading “RECIPE: Boozy Dole Whip Pops”

RECIPE: Kanaka Death Orgy

2 oz chai tea infused Pendleton Whiskey 1.5 oz white rum (we used Havana Club) 1 oz Coco Reál coconut cream 4 oz pineapple juice juice of half a lime 1 oz amraetto (we like Disaronno) .5 oz spiced dark rum (we used Kraken) Shake all ingredients, except dark spiced rum,  with ice until combinedContinue reading “RECIPE: Kanaka Death Orgy”

RECIPE: Spanky’s Szechuan Sazerac

Sazerac is a classic cocktail that’s been around for a very long time – we did our best to interpret the drink with authenticity. .5 oz absinthe 1.5 oz Rye Whiskey 1.5 oz Cognac .5 oz Szechuan pepper simple syrup (recipe below) 3 dashes Peychaud’s bitters Rinse a chilled rocks glass with absinthe and discardContinue reading “RECIPE: Spanky’s Szechuan Sazerac”

RECIPE: West Hollywood Blonde

2 oz Crater Lake Sweet Ginger Vodka 1 oz white rum 1.5 oz chilled hibiscus tea (we used Tazo Passion) 1.5 oz charred pineapple purée Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice.  Shake until slightly frothy and strain into a martini glass.  Garnish with pineapple.  (We also used some Coconut Lime finishing salt fromContinue reading “RECIPE: West Hollywood Blonde”

RECIPE: Tubthumper

1 oz. whiskey 1 oz. vodka 12 oz. can of lager 12 oz. can of hard cider You drink the whiskey drink. You drink the vodka drink. You drink the lager drink. You drink the cider drink. Sing the songs that remind you of the good times. Sing the songs that remind you of theContinue reading “RECIPE: Tubthumper”