ITALIAN SOLDIER

2 oz. Bourbon Barrel Aged Zinfandel (@1000storieswines)1/2 oz. Amaro1/2 oz. Lime Juice1/2 oz. Simple Syrup3 Dashes Orange Bitters (@scrappysbitters)Soda Water—Shake together ingredients except soda water. Strain into highball over ice. Top with soda water and garnish with orange trimmings—This is a delicious recipe that caught my eye when it was posted by @barrelageddad a while back and … More ITALIAN SOLDIER

ANTIQUE PANDA

2 1/2 oz. Dry Sake1/4 oz. Pandan Syrup3 Dashes Orange Bitters—Place lemon peel and sake in glass and muddle. Add syrup and Bitters and stir with ice. Strain into rocks glass over ice and garnish with lemon peel—If you’re a fan of old-fashioned style recipes, but maybe in the mood for something a little lighter … More ANTIQUE PANDA

FLAMINGO CLUB

2 oz. Gin @beefeatergin 243/4 oz. Basil Syrup1 1/2 oz. Watermelon Juice1/2 oz. Lemon JuiceClub Soda—Shake together all ingredients except club soda with ice and fine strain into glass over ice. Top with club soda, garnish with basil and watermelon chunks.—Summer is almost coming to an end already, so here is a delicious and refreshing sip to … More FLAMINGO CLUB

SUMMER CAMP

1 oz. Vodka @paumauivodka1 1/2 oz. Sauvignon Blanc1/2 oz. Amaro3/4 oz. Lemon Juice3-4 Muddled Strawberries—Muddle strawberries in shaker. Add in other ingredients and shake with ice. Double strain into coupe glass. Serve up and garnish with strawberry and pineapple fronds.—Here is a little recreation of a drink I had recently at a beachfront Italian restaurant in … More SUMMER CAMP

CLIFFSIDE MANOR

Now before I get to the recipe for this delicious number, just wanted to share a little message that’s something I’ve been thinking a lot about. You’ll probably notice the above picture is a very different style from what I have been doing recently with the illuminated white backgrounds. I wanted to try something different, … More CLIFFSIDE MANOR

SUMMER AF MULE

2 oz. Midsummer Solstice Gin @hendricksgin1 oz. Sweet Strawberry Puree (A blend of strawberries and honey water)Juice of Half a LimeGinger Beer @fevertreemixers—Build in copper mug. Add gin, puree, and lime juice to mug and stir with ice. Top with ginger beer. Garnish with strawberry fan and lime wheel/twist—With summer still in full swing, I wanted to … More SUMMER AF MULE

FRESH AND TWISTED

1 1/2 oz Rhum Agricole @rhumclement1 oz Lime Juice1/2 oz Simple Syrup1/4 oz. Hibiscus Syrup2 Dashes Cardamom Bitters @scrappysbittersEgg White—Shake together all ingredients except egg white for a few seconds. Strain and discard ice, add egg white and dry shake for ~30 seconds. Pour into cocktail glass. Garnish with lime peel and flowers—I was stoked when Marc … More FRESH AND TWISTED

BITTERSWEET SYMPHONY

1 oz. Tequila @onewithlifetequila1 oz. Bitter Bianco @luxardousa1 oz. Maraschino Liqueur @luxardousa1/2 oz. Lime Juice1/4 oz. Simple Syrup—Shake together all with ice. Strain into glass, serve up, garnish with lime peel and cherry—I’m hitting a double whammy with today’s post because: 1) It’s my actual entry for this month’s @homebarawards, the last one was kind of an after thought. … More BITTERSWEET SYMPHONY

ROSE GARDEN

1 oz. Mezcal1/2 oz. Simple SyrupJuice of Half a Grapefruit2 Rosemary Sprigs3 – 4oz. Rosè @stellarosa—Add Mezcal and 2 large rosemary sprigs to shaker and muddle. Add syrup and squeeze juice from half grapefruit. Shake with ice. Strain into wine glass over ice and top with rosè. Garnish rosemary sprig and grapefruit twist.—I saw a bunch … More ROSE GARDEN