Tart Cherry Old Fashioned
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by Lisa Bonacci
2M ago
This simple stirred Tart Cherry Old Fashion riffs off of the original old fashioned with sharp tangy cherry flavor. It’s gorgeous simplicity means that few other ingredients are needed to complete this perfectly balanced cocktail. It’s ideal for a relaxing evening with a good book or catching up with friends. As an added bonus, the prep time is minimal thanks to tart cherry juice and simple syrup. ​   Ingredients: 2 oz. Bourbon 1 dash Angostura Bitters 1 oz. Luxardo Cherry Juice ½ oz. Simple Syrup Large Ice Cube or Sphere Tools You’ll Need: Mixing Glass Barspoon Ji ..read more
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Creamy Coconut Mojito
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by Lisa Bonacci
2M ago
Minty, creamy, and just a bit effervescent, this coconut mojito is perfectly balanced. While a traditional mojito is made with mint, lime, rum, sugar, and sparkling water, this cocktail recipe adds coconut milk for a smoother texture and tropical taste! Or just remove the alcohol and you have a refreshing mocktail!   Ingredients: 5 Mint leaves 1.5 oz. Simple Syrup 1 Lime 2 oz. White rum 2 oz. Coconut milk Sparkling water Tools You’ll Need: Shaking Tins Muddler Jigger Hawthorne Strainer Preparation Steps: In a shaking tin, muddle the mint leaves, sugar ..read more
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Boozy Thyme Lemonade
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by Lisa Bonacci
2M ago
This Boozy Thyme Lemonade is a refreshing, easy sipper with a citrus forward flavor. This cocktail recipe is a perfect combination of bubbles, citrus, and zest — reminiscent of a warm afternoon in the sun. Subtly sparkly and slightly sour, this cocktail is well rounded with the help of the herbaceous thyme, which holds its own without being too bold. If you’re short on time, you can muddle the thyme and add simple syrup to taste.   Ingredients: 2 oz. Gin ½ oz. Thyme Syrup 1 oz. Water 1 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice San Pellegrino Limonata Lemon Slice (to garnish) Thyme Springs (to garnish ..read more
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Spicy Cucumber Jalapeño Margarita
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by Lisa Bonacci
2M ago
For those looking to add some heat to a refreshing cucumber margarita, this will be your new favorite go-to and all you need to get ready for the warmer days ahead! Freshly muddled cucumber and jalapeño make up the main flavors of this cocktail but the profile of a traditional margarita comes through too, thanks to a good splash of tequila and squeeze of lime.   Ingredients: 2 oz. Tequila Blanco 2 oz. Fresh Orange Juice ½ oz. Simple Syrup ½ oz. Fresh Lime Juice 2 Jalapeño Slices 1 Cucumber Slice Tools You’ll Need: Shaking Tins Muddler Jigger Hawthorne Strainer ..read more
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Boozy Mint Iced Tea Lemonade
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by Lisa Bonacci
2M ago
A simple cocktail that, at its core, is a simple adult version of the Arnold Palmer: the classic half lemonade, half iced tea refresher. This version of the classic cocktail incorporates mint and lime to add a new flavor to an old favorite. The result is a perfect blend of herbs, citrus, and black tea with a pour of vodka to graduate into adulthood. Since this recipe uses honey as a sweetener, there’s no refined sugar! This recipe is easy enough to make for yourself or in a larger batch for a group.   Ingredients: 3 Cups Water 2 Black Tea Bags 5 Mint Leaves 1 Lemon, Juiced 1 Lime ..read more
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Boozy Vegan Spiced Vanilla Latte
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by Lisa Bonacci
2M ago
Coffee drinks are one of our personal favorite libations – the ideal morning beverage or afternoon pick-me-up. So why not take a classic morning favorite and put a twist on it. You already know and love the espresso martini, but this spiced vanilla latte is vegan-friendly and absolute comfort in a mug! This hot drink is slightly sweetened with maple syrup with a robust vanilla flavor to complement. The espresso, Irish cream, and dairy-free milk create a cocktail that is sure to be your new favorite. So whenever you like to sip your caffeinated cocktails, this dairy-free recipe is the perfect ..read more
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Christmas Red Sangria
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by Lisa Bonacci
2M ago
A holiday sangria has never been so perfect! This pear-based red sangria is made with pure pear juice, apple cider, fresh pears, raspberries, and lime for a tart finish. Sangria is a great cocktail to serve when hosting and this recipe is perfect for the holidays with its bright red color and a touch of cinnamon. Batch ahead for a perfect cocktail for parties!    Ingredients: ½ Green pear, thinly sliced ½ Red pear, thinly sliced 1 Pint Raspberries 1 Lime, sliced 3 Cinnamon sticks 2 Cups pear juice 1 Cup apple cider ¼ Cup brandy 1 Bottle dry red wine Tools You’ll Need: Ba ..read more
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Clarified Pina Colada
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by Lisa Bonacci
2M ago
We all love a classic Pina Colada over ice, but if you’re feeling adventurous and wanting to leave your guests more than impressed, try this clarified Pina Colada. Why clarified, you ask? When you clarify a cocktail, the acid from the milk creates a smooth creamy texture and delightful mouthfeel. This recipe makes two cocktails, but you can double or triple to batch for more guests.  ​   Ingredients: 4 oz. Silver Rum 3 oz. Pineapple juice 1.5 oz. Lime juice 2 oz. Coconut milk 2 oz. Whole milk Tools You’ll Need: Mixing Glass Shaking Tins Barspoon Jigger ..read more
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Strawberry Basil Mint Moscow Mule
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by Lisa Bonacci
9M ago
Juicy strawberry and fragrant, savory basil flavors fuse together to join with the traditional zesty and citrusy flavors of a Moscow Mule. Our recipe builds on the original by utilizing the sweetness of the strawberry and the complementary herbal essences of the basil and mint to add a new flavor to this classic cocktail. It’s a perfect addition to your summer cocktail rotation as well as an opportunity to take advantage of any fresh basil or mint you’re lucky enough to have on hand. To really punch this drink up, use additional strawberry or a bouquet of mint as a garnish to expand the exper ..read more
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Honey Sage Bourbon Sour
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by Lisa Bonacci
9M ago
Tart and slightly sour, this Honey Sage Bourbon Sour is a spin off of a classic Whiskey Sour with an unexpected herbaceous twist. The earthy sage flavor balances agreeably with the caramel and spice undertones of the bourbon. The foamy top layer is thanks to the egg white and lemon juice, a staple in any classic sour recipe. If you’re uncomfortable working with egg whites or have a vegan diet, you can always use aquafaba as a substitute.   Ingredients: Honey Sage Syrup ¼ Cup Honey ½ Cup Water 5 Sage Leaves Cocktail 2 oz. Bourbon  1 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice ½ oz. Honey Sage Syru ..read more
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