5 Freedom Cocktails for the 4th of July

We've decided that there is no better way to enjoy the 4th of July than celebrating our independence surrounded by friends, family and a delicious cocktail. Get into that patriotic spirit with these five freedom cocktails to help you raise a glass and give a toast to America the beautiful! White wine lovers tend to enjoy the fresh citrus and fruit flavors often found in summer wines. Made with Read more ...

4 Manly & Spirited Father’s Day Cocktails

Father's Day is an occasion to mark and celebrate the contribution that your own father has made to your life. Many people give cards as gifts. But you can show your love by simply spending time with him. Create new memories and relive old ones with a classic, homemade cocktail! Since we are in the heat of summer we’re presenting four refreshing Father's Day cocktails that dad will love.  The Read more ...

4 Juicy, Sweet And Tangy Summer Fruit Cocktails

Everywhere we look we’re surrounded by the beautiful fruits of summer. Strawberries call out from the supermarket aisle just waiting to be added to cereal. Raspberries gather like little red gems ready to be mixed into a smoothie. We’re here to help you step away from that standard-issue fruit salad and see these delicious summer fruits in a completely different light--in a cocktail! So grab Read more ...

5 Guilt-Free Cinco de Mayo Cocktails Under 250 Calories

We've found a way to don a sombrero and indulge in all the wonderful Cinco de Mayo cocktails without the guilt of overindulgence in calories! It’s true. With a bit of measuring and the willingness to step outside of that calorie-loaded margarita routine, you are on your way to celebrating Cinco de Mayo in style with these under 250-calorie cocktails. Let’s get started by heating things up Read more ...

Spring Fling: The Lavender Lemon Drop Martini

Spring is in the air! We’ve sprung our clocks forward and now we’re ready to soak in some of that new found sunshine – with a new cocktail in our hands! We all know that spring is a time to look forward to beautiful flowers, longer days and the beginning of backyard entertaining. In order to welcome this time of year with open arms, we introduce you to a cocktail that may become your official Read more ...

The Perfect Irish Whiskey St. Patrick’s Day Cocktail

St. Patrick’s Day gives all of us a chance to get into that Irish state of mind. What better way to celebrate than with a bottle of Irish whiskey and a new cocktail? We’re going classic here—no green dye required. Derived from a Gaelic term meaning “water of life,” Irish whiskey is one of the oldest distilled beverages in the world. Irish whiskey’s unique flavor is due to the fact that Read more ...

Shake Up a Valentine’s Day Martini, James Bond Style

Bond. James Bond. This British secret agent embodies all things sexy and mysterious. For an unforgettable Valentine’s Day, we introduce you to a martini straight out of a 1953 James Bond novel, Casino Royale, called the Vesper Martini. For some secret agent background on this Bond girl libation, here are two of the spirits you’ll need to celebrate Valentine’s Day Bond-style. 1. LONDON DRY Read more ...

Crowd-Pleasing Super Bowl Cocktail

by Gidget + LaRue Your 2014 Super Bowl party deserves a great cocktail that doesn’t anchor you to your bar mixing drinks. So if you have a crowd watching the game at your house, how do you serve an amazing drink and still be able to enjoy the party? Answer: THE HURRICANE. By adding this recipe to your pre-game routine, you can make the entire batch before your guests arrive. Better yet, Read more ...