Art of Mixology — cocktail recipe

How to Make Liquor Infusions

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How to Make Liquor Infusions

Infusing spirits with herbs, spices, botanicals and fruits is not only tasty, it’s rewarding to mix a drink with your own custom liquor flavor profile. What’s more is that it’s really very easy! Infusions work well in simple drinks like pairing it with tonic water and a lime but you can also use them to round out a much more intricate, complex cocktail. The only limit is your imagination! Where to Start Vodka offers the most versatile canvas with which to craft your masterpiece but you can successfully use more flavorful spirits like gin, tequila and light rum. You can...

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A Chamomile Cocktail for Your Night in

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A Chamomile Cocktail for Your Night in

Every year it feels like the holiday season gets longer. With so many parties, family get togethers, friendsgivings, ugly sweater soirees, family (it’s in the list twice for emphasis) and the ultimate bash, new years, it’s easy to get burnt out. You’ve survived the season! Give yourself a good old pat on the back. We know you’re a little (or a lot) emotionally drained, phsyically exhausted, and ready for a quiet night in, just you and six episodes of quirky british comedy on Netflix. What could be better than a steaming mug of chamomile tea to get you nice and...

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Game Day: How to Set Up a Bloody Mary Bar

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Game Day: How to Set Up a Bloody Mary Bar

No matter where your team stands, having great company over to watch a good game usually ends in a fantastic time. Score a touchdown with your friends set up a Bloody Mary bar. You don’t need to be a brilliant bartender to have a amazing Bloody Mary bar. The joy of providing a buffet-style bar is providing your guests with a surplus of options to make the play of their dreams, or at least the drink of their dreams. Rim It A little bit of salt makes anything better, don’t you think? Add a little fun for your teammates by...

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The Legend of The Moscow Mule

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The Legend of The Moscow Mule

A cocktail is much more than a vehicle for alcohol. The true pleasure of drinking comes from the act of bringing people together. Strangers become friends, lovers meet and, occasionally, enemies spar. But all come together in pursuit of one thing: a fine beverage in convivial spirit. You’re sure to have seen the iconic copper mugs wet with condensation, indicating the deliciousness inside. Enjoying a Moscow Mule is an American pastime and the rose gold cup is as much a part of the story as the cocktail itself. But where did it all begin? The legend of the Moscow Mule...

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Why You Should Join the Shrub Club

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Why You Should Join the Shrub Club

A shrub may sound like the thing you fall into after a few too many cocktails on your way home from the bar, but today we’re talking about a much sweeter, and less prickly, shrub. This kind of shrub is a chic addition to your bartending stockpile. In mixology terms, a shrub is a homemade fruit flavored syrup made from three basic parts. The equation goes: sugar + fruit + vinegar = shrub Shrubs are fantastic because you can make them with almost any fruit and personalize them to any flavor profile. To take your next dinner party from good...

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