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Mixing it up - A New York Sour

As much as I love my wine, sometimes I feel like drinking something else… so I mix my wine with other things!

I was only recently introduced to wine cocktails. 322 more words


Ginger Simple Syrup

While I’ve only made beer and kombucha posts so far, part of this blog will eventually focus on cocktails. And creating some delightfully unique components to make them. 353 more words


Improved Whiskey Cocktail

Having eaten too many delicious Bavarian White sausages and bretzels today with my beloved Eva I went for an evenly matching first class digestif afterwards, the… 70 more words

Old Fashioned

French 75

With barely a second to breathe between Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years, it’s nice to steal some time, in the company of others, to enjoy a cocktail!   557 more words


Peppermint Rose Simple Syrup

This is our herbal syrup made from organic peppermint and rose petals grown in our garden. In 13th century Andalusian cookbook entitled Manuscrito Anonimo there is a chapter on drink recipes made by combining a syrup with hot or cold water. 231 more words

Country Boy City Girl

Cranberry Flower Cocktail

A beautiful red libation to share with that special someone

– 2 oz. Hendricks gin
– .75 lemon juice
– .75 lemon simple syrup
– 2 teaspoons cranberry simple syrup… 43 more words


How to make simple syrup

Simple syrup is the flavor and crux of many cocktails. It is simply combining 2 parts sugar and 1 part water. You cook them until you have a homogenous mixture. 16 more words