GOLD RUSH COCKTAIL Recipe

Gold Rush Cocktail Recipe

On paper, the Gold Rush is a very simple drink. Composed of Bourbon Whiskey, honey syrup and fresh lemon juice, it’s essentially a with honey in place of sugar (or a bourbon-spiked take on the Bee’s Knees, if you prefer). But that whiskey-honey combination transforms the cocktail’s flavor and mouthfeel, making the Gold Rush a […]


CUCUMBER SAKE-TINI COCKTAIL Recipe

Cucumber Sake-Tini Cocktail Recipe

The Cucumber Sake-Tini cocktail tastes subtle and dry. It seems that cucumber and Sake are made for each other. The cocktail was created in 2004 by Lisa Ball in London, England. INGREDIENTS 45 ml/ 1 ½ oz. Sake 45 ml/ 1 ½ oz. Vodka 7,5 ml/ ¼ oz. sugar syrup 4 cm/ 1 ½ inch […]


How to make the 2 Black Eyes Cocktail

2 Black Eyes Cocktail Recipe

The 2 Black Eyes cocktail is my first cocktail recipe with Moonshine. Moonshine nowadays is another name for an unaged Whiskey, sometimes also called silver Whiskey or white lightnin’. So here’s my simple Moonshine recipe for the fighter in all of us. Make sure you make 2 of these. Otherwise, you’ll just have one black […]


THE INFLUENCE COCKTAIL Recipe

The Influence Cocktail Recipe

The Influence is a simple Old Fashioned that leans towards the bitter side as opposed to the more traditional sweet. This recipe specifies the bitters in drops, so unless you store your bitters in droppers, try 1-2 shakes for each type of bitters. You can always add more if needed. INGREDIENTS 1 bottle Underberg Bitters […]


SALTY BIRD COCKTAIL Recipe

The Salty Bird Cocktail Recipe

The Salty Bird hardly suggests a sweet fruity drink but the name perfectly befits this bittersweet rum-laced pineapple cocktail. INGREDIENTS 45 ml/ 1 ½ oz. light Rum 22,5 ml/ ¾ oz. Campari Italian bitter liqueur 45 ml/ 1 ½ oz. pineapple juice 15 ml/ ½ oz. freshly squeezed lime juice 7,5 ml/ ¼ oz. sugar […]


AFFINITY COCKTAIL Recipe

Affinity Cocktail Recipe

The Affinity cocktail was was fashionable in the 1920s. Thhe Affinity cocktail first appears in “The New York Sun“ on Monday 28th October 1907. INGREDIENTS 30 ml/ 1 oz. dry Vermouth 30 ml/ 1 oz. red (sweet) Vermouth 60 ml/ 2 oz. Scotch Whisky 2 dashes of Angostura bitters METHOD Pour all ingredients into a […]


ALASKA COCKTAIL Recipe

Alaska Cocktail Recipe

The Alaska cocktail is first mentioned in Jacques Straub’s 1914 book “Drinks”. At the time, this described a drink made from Old Tom Gin, Yellow Chartreuse and Orange Bitters. An Alaska cocktail is a twist on a classic martini cocktail. That’s why it’s often colloquially referred to as the “Alaska Martini”. Like many cocktails of […]


DON ALBERTO COCKTAIL Recipe

Don Alberto Cocktail Recipe

The Don Alberto cocktail is another great recipe with Pisco alongside the famous Pisco Sour. So it’s definitely time I dig up another good Pisco recipe. And that’s good! It’s quite sweet with both Triple sec. and Grenadine, so even those who don’t like stronger drinks should give this one a shot. INGREDIENTS 45 ml/ […]


WIMBLEDON MARTINI COCKTAIL Recipe

Wimbledon Martini Cocktail Recipe

The Wimbledon Martini cocktail was created in London sometime during the 1990s when every cocktail served in a V-shaped glass was called a Martini. It takes some time getting through the fine strainer, but when you do it’s simply strawberries and cream with the faintest hint of alcohol. Wimbledon is all about strawberries and cream. […]