Drinks For Great Times With Good Friends

Category Cocktail

Getting Into The Halloween Spirit

For several years in a row I hosted a Creepy Cocktail Party for Halloween. This was a great party to host, since much of it could be made ahead, simplifying the bartending process. The juices and mixers were prepared ahead… Continue Reading →

Beet Cocktails!

I’m a member of a book club that’s also a drinking club, and most of our meetings feature food and drink related to that month’s selection. Moby Dick brought cod chowder and Dark and Stormy’s, while Jitterbug Perfume was accompanied by goat… Continue Reading →

Long Island Iced Tea

When I turned 21, there were a number of drinks I couldn’t wait to try.  Mostly they were based around movies and tv shows I’d seen, or something my older friends recommended.  Anything with more than 3 ingredients seemed like… Continue Reading →

Keep the Summer Going with Mai Tai’s!

In the late 90’s tech jobs were all the rage and if you were in tech you could get a pretty fun job, with some exciting benefits. I was working in Chicago at the time for a large technology firm… Continue Reading →

Stroh 80 – Best Kept Secret

I don’t know about you, but when someone brought me some Stroh 80 for my birthday I said “Great, thank you!  What is it?” “It’s amazing, let’s drink it!” Out come the shot glasses. This stuff is so strong, it’s… Continue Reading →

Holy Water

Don’t let the name fool you, this drink is anything but Holy.  This was a favorite around the place when we had some leftover clear liquor around after a Jungle Juice party (more about that later). Nothing special about the… Continue Reading →

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