Creative cocktails, beautiful mocktails, and more beverage inspiration.
It has been said that Napoleon was the first to take his saber to a bottle of champagne in order to open it and that he did so after each victory in battle. This tells us that not only do the French know champagne, they also know a thing or two about style. So, if you are interested in assuming some French style, here is a little advice about sabering a bottle:
“I first tasted it straight over ice and was really surprised by its bright and sweet flavor–a little fruity with the familiar poblano chile on the back end with very little heat." Try @stacyfailing's new discovery—the spicy elixir known as Ancho Reyes Verde featured in this month's newsletter. Tag us if you try it and save this recipe for next time you are entertaining
Butterfly Pea Flower is a vibrant blue flowering plant native to Asia. It is often used as a natural dye for foods, drinks, and textiles. When the acidity changes, pea flower changes in color, which makes it perfect for specialty cocktails. Here is our Tequila infused pea flower cocktail, perfect for a refreshing sip this summer!
French Martinis are on the docket for New Year's Eve festivities! They are one of @paulineparry's favorite celebratory drinks. Here's how to make them: Ingredients: 2 ounces vodka 1 ounce Chambord liqueur 1 ounce pineapple juice Directions: Combine ingredients in a shaker with ice and shake vigorously to get those lovely ice shards and pour into your favorite coupe or martini glass.
Ingredients: 2 oz rye whiskey 1 oz simple syrup 1 oz fresh lemon juice 2 oz Pinot Noir Spider ice cubes Lemon and thyme for garnish Directions: Shake rye whiskey, simple syrup, and lemon juice over ice. Fill glass with spider ice cubes. Pour shaken drink into the glass, then pour red wine over the top, which will float. Add lemon, thyme, and an extra spider for garnish.
Two Signature Cocktails for this refreshingly modern, hillside wedding! Which would you order? 🍃 Mint to Be with white rum, club soda, lime juice and fresh mint leaves OR 💭 Cloud Nine with chamomile infused rum, pear and gingery syrup, lime juice and pear juice Planning @detailssarah Photography @janawilliamsphoto_ #weddingdetails #weddingbar #signaturecocktails #santaynezwedding #californiaweddings #creativecocktails #weddingreception #weddingdesign