Monthly Archives: December 2012

New Year’s Eve Party Planning!

We’ve shared a few helpful tips over on the BevMo! blog that will help you plan for a smooth and fun New Year’s Eve event. Read all about it here to learn about scheduling the start time, planning a cocktail menu, … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve Cocktail: Party Hardy

You want to make it to midnight but you’re afraid your energy (or age) may get the best of you. Don’t worry! The ever so popular original energy drink, AKA Gatorade, is here for the rescue. Serve up, neat, over … Continue reading

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New Years Eve Cocktails: Confetti Cocktail

We dipped the rim of the glass in thick vanilla simple syrup to make it sticky, then dipped the glass into a pile of colorful nonpareils. Here’s the drink recipe: Confetti Cocktail 2 ounces cotton candy vodka 1/2 ounce cranberry … Continue reading

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High West Distillery

Last week I interviewed David Perkins on the patio of a boutique hotel nestled in the Hollywood Hills. A heavy marine layer of clouds, the Southern Californian version of winter, largely obscured our view of Los Angeles. Had I been … Continue reading

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Basic Bar Bites: Chili on Christmas Eve

Growing up, our family tradition was to eat chili on Christmas Eve, chase it down with a box of See’s candies, and then dive full-throttle into present opening. Things haven’t changed too much. Now that I have my own family … Continue reading

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Spiked Christmas Coffee

I had the fire going, the heater blasting, and enough sweatshirts on to make me unrecognizable and I still couldn’t seem to get warm…until I had one of these happy spiked coffees. The inspiration came from the garnish. My philosophy is … Continue reading

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Delicious Drinks for that Sweet Tooth

We made a few drinks over on the BevMo! blog that will be as well-loved as any dessert you could serve and a lot easier to make. Find out how to create the White Chocolate Martini, Mudslide, and Caramel Apple … Continue reading

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The Best Holiday Drinks!

Half the fun of serving cocktails for the holidays is discovering new and unusual drinks to wow your guests with. Not that martinis and wine ever really get old, but there’s something fun about adding a little holiday cheer to … Continue reading

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Vintage Bar Sign Photography

Looking to add some wall decor to your home bar or woman cave? Here are some great photography finds from Etsy.com that capture bar signs from eras past. Find links to all of these on our Pinterest page! No related … Continue reading

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Om Organic Mixology

We generally feel good about drinking but when it comes to pouring a glass of Om we feel especially good, and it’s not just because of the taste. Om is a company that takes sustainability so seriously that it not … Continue reading

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This Girl’s Holiday Stocking Stuffer Gift Guide

We’ve put together a few gifts that will round out what you’ve already purchased and guarantee that no one spends the rest of Christmas Day pouting. Gotta get the awkwardness out of the way and just remind you that the … Continue reading

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Apple Pie in a Cocktail

We are loving the seasonal taste of Travis Hasse’s Apple Pie Liqueur. We’ve put it in hot tea, over vanilla ice cream, and mixed it with vodka. This recipe uses bourbon and makes a fantastic cocktail. If you’ve never tried … Continue reading

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Gift Ideas for Real Women

The holidays are just around the corner! Snag one of these “Real Women” Tshirts for your BFF before our stock runs out! No related posts.

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PBS Food’s Holiday Drinks

We are thrilled to be included in PBS Food’s Top Mixologist round up this holiday season. Read how to recreate the easy recipes for our Champagne Parfait and Spiced Cherry Martini for guests at your December parties. You’ll also enjoy … Continue reading

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Retro Barware

For those of you who have an eclectic sense of style, or who appreciate the charm and nostalgia of retro and vintage items, take a look at these fun barware finds from Etsy. Whether you’re drawn to intricate silkscreened pattern … Continue reading

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Festive Drinks for the Holidays

You may be baking lots of cookies this holiday season but that doesn’t mean you have to make cookie cutter drinks. Search around for those creative cocktails out there and surprise your friends with recipes they may never have seen … Continue reading

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Mixology 101: Basil Simple Syrup

I love adding basil simple syrup to cocktails and actually prefer it to muddling basil in a drink. The essence of the basil is still very strong but there’s no bite. And of course, with a mild preference for drinks … Continue reading

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