Another twist on the classic Egg Nog is a new creation by Chef/Mixologist Stephen Dennison made with Gin, Creme de Violette and Luxardo. The Aviation Flip 1 oz. Aviation Gin 1/2 oz. Crème De Violette 1/2 oz. Luxardo Marascino Liquer 1 egg, pasteurized and uncooked Add ingredients to shaker. Dry shake for 30-45 seconds…. Read more »

Which Bourbon or whiskey is best for Winter?

We all know this is a time of year when Bourbons, whiskeys and spirits are especially consumed as the perfect compliment to a cold  season. Regardless of the climate where you live, at, wants to know which Bourbon, whiskey or whisky says “Winter” to you in it’s flavor, memory, or theme? Post your favorite… Read more »

Four Roses Egg Nog Recipe for National Egg Nog Day

For National Egg Nog Day on December 24, we’re celebrating with the original Four Roses Egg Nog recipe that came from a Life magazine ad in 1936. Master Distiller Jim Rutledge tells he changes it up a bit by using a bit more Bourbon and forgetting the Rum. They still regularly receive requests for… Read more »

AGWA Liqueur Cocktails for Christmas

Winter cocktails made with AGWA give a colorful twist and kick which perfect for this season and is sharing a few below. AGWA de Bolivia is the world’s first authentic coca leaf spirit. Since late 2009 it has been steadily gaining a steady increase in popularity, achieving cult status in major cities across the US…. Read more »

The Librarian at The Lanesborough Hotel, London

The librarian in this hotel can be found at the bar and in the picture to the left. The Library Bar at The Lanesborough in London, England helps guests escape winter’s cold amongst leather bound classics and a cracking fireplace. The photo to left isn’t even of the hotel nor the bar. We are being… Read more »

Colorado Christmas Fashioned brings you a winter twist on the Old-Fashioned Christmas theme which will transport your holiday spirit all the way to Colorado with the taste of Stranahan’s Colorado Whisky, created by our own mixologist Stephen Dennison. Colorado Christmas Fashioned 2.5 oz. Stranahan’s Colorado Whiskey 1 Sugar cube 4 dashes Boker’s Holiday Bitters Maraschino cherry Half… Read more »

Kahlúa Cinnamon Spice Review

As we originally about Kahlúa Cinnamon Spice, we are now reviewing it on It was inspired by the traditional Mexican Coffee “Café de Olla” – which blends coffee, cinnamon, brown sugar (piloncillo), and is served in an ‘olla’ a traditional earthenware. Quite lovely on the rocks and perfect for holiday cocktails like the ones… Read more »

Blitzen’s Bourbon

At , we’ve often wondered if any of the reindeer choose to recover after that long winter’s night with a Christmas cocktail. They must be of drinking age because they’ve been at it for many years, right? Basil Hayden’s Bourbon tells us it sounds like we now have our answer thanks to mixologist Duggan McDonnell of Cantina… Read more »

Flaming Pyroses

Flaming Pyroses 1/2 oz. Grand Marnier 3 oz. Four Roses Single Barrel Bourbon Dash orange bitters Candied orange twist *Smoked cherry Instructions: Shake Bourbon, Grand Marinier, and bitters over ice. Strain into martini glass.  Garnish with cherry and candied orange twist *To make Smoke Cherry: Soak the cherries in Dry Vermouth and Four Roses Bourbon… Read more »

Stranahan’s Colorado Whiskey looks to the future

Stranahan’s Colorado Whiskey, a distinctive small-batch whiskey distilled in Colorado’s first-ever micro-distillery, tells its plans to begin increasing production at its distillery in Denver, Colorado during 2012. Additionally, while you’re waiting for the Stranahan’s to fully mature, you’ll have the chance to taste what happens when Breckenridge Brewery’s beer ages in a used Stanahan’s… Read more »