Mixology Monday: Anise

It’s that time of the month again: time for December’s MxMo theme (…what did you think I was talking about?).  Reflecting on this years themes, we’ve…

Strega

Italian for “Witch,” this old school herbal liqueur has accents of saffron, mint and juniper. Looking for something herbal to add some depth to you mixes?…

The Smoked Cocktail

In case you couldn’t tell, I love a good smokey cocktail. Something about the flavor just does it for me, whether on a cool day, to…

Calisaya

A previously lost ingredient in the US with a history almost 400 years long, Calisaya has been recently revived. Haven’t heard of it? Read on to…

Domaine de Canton Dinner Series

As some of you may know, Domaine de Canton has been hosting a series of dinners throughout the US to promote their ginger liqueur. These dinners…

Rogue Manhattan

I finally got my hands on a bottled Rogue Manhattan and let me tell you, this is one helluva drink! As some may know, I had…

Side by Side – Violette & Yvette

Often thought of interchangeably, these two spirits are less similar than many realize. So what makes them different? CrÈme de Violette is made from violets which are…

Crème Yvette

Often mistakenly used interchangeably with CrÈme de Violette, this classic violet and berry liqueur was once lost for decades but has recently been revived. What is…