Sawbuck

Sawbuck

The first time I taught my Drink Like a Monk class, back in 2012, it was hard to find good beer cocktail recipes to include for that portion of the class. That’s definitely not a problem today!

Basic Hot Toddy

Basic Hot Toddy

The January 11 Winter Warmers cocktail class will include a few variations of the hot toddy concept, but here’s a basic one to keep you warm until then.

Aquavit Gimlet

Aquavit Gimlet

We had a ton of fun learning about aquavit in December’s class with Robyn Cleveland from Norden Aquavit. Although this spirit has been produced.

Holiday Cocktails

Holiday Cocktails

Holidays are a time for gathering with friends and family and they are a perfect opportunity to try out some crowd pleasing seasonal cocktails.  Here are some ideas to try this month

Fallback

Fallback

If you like walnuts, it’s worth seeking out Nux Alpina, a specific brand of the slightly bitter but mostly sweet Italian liqueur style of Nocino.

Autumn Pimm’s

Autumn Pimm’s

The Pimm’s Cup is a very summery cocktail, light and easy to drink and garnished with cucumber and fresh fruit. This fall focused take on the classic was a hit at October’s Cider Season class.