Amaro Montenegro

Every year during the holiday season I try and use raw cranberries in a cocktail. And every year, I find that they just don't work. They are too tart, they don't muddle well and really, they just aren't that good. So, every year I instead make some sort of cranberry syrup and use that in [...]

Clementine Mint Julep

Now that spring is in the air, my mint plants are coming back to life. The weeds are too, but that's a different story.  So, for my first mint cocktail of this season, I decided to play around with the mint julep. Seeing as the Kentucky Derby isn't too far away and I have a few [...]