Cocktails

  • Apple Cider Mimosa – Thanksgiving Cocktail

    The Apple Cider Mimosa is our new Thanksgiving cocktail!  This year's cocktail will ...

  • Apple Pie Shot

    After a long week of celebrating I think everyone deserves a shot.  I was lacking ...

  • Arnold Palmer Cocktail

    A couple weeks back I sent Dana to the liquor store to pick up some coconut rum ...

  • Bill’s Sangria – Thirsty Thursday!

    My Father-In-Law Bill is a wine fanatic. When I told him that I needed a new drink ...

  • Bitter Bastard

    Last weekend the bar was open at the house.  It has been a while and I was in the ...

  • Blood Orange Martini

    The other day I went to the greatest grocery store around, Wegmans.  They opened ...

  • Bloody Mary

    It is football season and one of my many traditions is to start the day off with ...

  • Blue Hawaiian

    It is spring and I am stuck in a tropical drink grind.  Every new cocktail that ...

  • Bourbon Breeze

    I love bourbon!  It is one of my favorite liquors in the whole world.  I am always ...

  • Bourbon Collins

    With summer upon us, it is time to start enjoying some refreshing cocktails out ...

  • Caramel Apple Martini

    Happy Halloween!  Nothing screams fall like apples.  Therefore, we have created ...

  • Champagne Taste Test

    Since today is New Years Eve I wanted to do a little Champagne Taste Test.  I like ...

  • Champagne Taste Test 2015

    Six years ago, I wrote a post rating the best Champagne Under $15.  It still is ...

  • Chocolate Covered Cherry Spiked Milkshake – Thirsty Thursday

    I love ice cream, I love chocolate and I love bourbon.  Yep, ice cream and bourbon. ...

  • Citroen Sunset

    This past weekend we had a couple of friends (Janine and Robb) visit to see Dana ...

  • Cointreau Fizz – Thirsty Thursday

    Summer has finally surfaced here in Virginia.  With that, comes intense heat.  So ...

  • Crantini

    Sometimes you don't want to go to the store to pick up mixers.  So I dug through ...

  • Crown and Ginger

    So this week my buddy Eric is getting married.  To honor this holy union I decided ...

  • Dirty Martini

    I love martinis but I really love dirty martinis. I something about the olive brine ...

  • Down and Out – Thirsty Thursday

    This cocktail is named for the fact that if you have more than three of these you ...

  • Elk Creek Water

    It is that time of the year.  Yep, College Football.  I was chatting with my friend ...

  • Fuji Sunset

    I have been working away on a new fried rice recipe and with that came some sake. ...

  • Green Monster Cocktail

    Every Wednesday I usually write a book review, but this week I was way to busy to ...

  • Grilled Vodka Lemonade Spritzer

    I love a nice cocktail.  It has been a while since I have made a cocktail for the ...

  • Happy St. Patrick’s Day – Shot of Jamo

    There is nothing more fitting on this Holiday of Holiday's than a shot of Jameson.  ...

  • Homemade Egg Nog

    There is no drink that is more in the holiday spirit than egg nog.  Today I am ...

  • Hot Spiked Mocha

    Last month I got married and one of our gifts was a nespresso espresso maker. Quite ...

  • Hurricane #2

    So I am getting ready to go through my first hurricane.  To get into the spirit ...

  • Irish Car Bomb

    St. Patrick's Day is fast approaching.  I used to work in an Irish Pub in Milwaukee ...

  • Irish Coffee

    It is getting cold here in DC and there is only one drink that can make Swedish/Polish/Irish ...

  • It is still Summer to me – Try a Mojito!!

    I love mojitos.  The lime and mint coming together to mask the sharp bite of rum.  ...

  • Knock Out Punch

    I was looking through my pantry to determine what I had available for a cocktail. ...

  • Lemon Drop Jello Shots

    For Memorial Day, I decided to make some awesome Jello shots.  Dana's friend ...

  • Lime Pie – The Drink

    I was searching through this months Food and Wine and discovered a little drink ...

  • Mark’s Bloody Mary Mix

    This last weekend my buddy Mark came out to visit Dana and I.  Mark was my roommate ...

  • Not-So-Shirley Temple

    As a bartender I always needed a go to drink for people that didn't like alcohol, ...

  • Orange Slice Jello Shots

    Most people dread Wednesday as Hump Day, the Middle of the Week, halfway to the ...

  • Oreo Blast Spiked Shake

    It has been up and around triple digits here in Richmond for the past week.  I ...

  • Passion Fruit Pina Colada

    I have been on a huge summer drink binge lately and it might continue for a while. ...

  • Pear Martini

    The other week I recreated the infamous honey baked ham.  In doing this, I used ...

  • Peppermint Patty Cocktail

    Happy St. Patrick's Day!  Nothing says St. Patrick's Day like a nice drink.  This ...

  • Pina Colada

    Do you like Pina Coladas, well then this post is for you.  This coconut/pineapple ...

  • Prosecco Mimosas

    Two years ago, the biggest party in all of New York happened.  Yep, I got married. ...

  • Red Eye Monster

    Back in College I was a bartender and drop shots were big.  We would sell 200+ ...

  • Red Hot Stag – Thirsty Thursday

    I love Red Stag Black Cherry Bourbon from Jim Beam.  It is freaking delicious! ...

  • Red, White and Blue Shooter

    Nothing is more patriotic than having a few beverages on the 4th of July.  Oops, ...

  • Rex’s Lemonade AKA King’s Lemonade

    I can't believe it is Wednesday already.  The hangover from the weekend just past ...

  • Root Bourbon Float

    Happy Veterans Day!!!  Federal Holiday and nobody seems to be working here in DC.  ...

  • Rum Cake

    Every holiday season, my neighbor bakes us a delicious rum cake.  While I am not ...

  • Rum Punch

    While on vacation in the Caribbean I was bombarded with Rum Punch.  The go to drink ...

  • Snowmagedden Hot Chocolate Care Package

    It has been non-stop snowing here in the DC metro area for almost a week now.  ...

  • Spiked Up Spiced Cider

    Last week I missed the drink of the week as I was suffering from the Swine Flu.  ...

  • Strawberry Daiquiri

    It has been super nice here in DC.  This weekend is supposed to reach the 80's.  ...

  • TCBA – Shot

    Dana and I made a trip to Costco a few days ago, and we could not leave without ...

  • Tequila Sunrise

    In honor of Cinco de Mayo I decided to make a festive cocktail.  Tequila Sunrise. ...

  • The Alibi

    Unlike most people, I love Wednesdays.  Not because the week is halfway over, but ...

  • The All American Bomb Pop Cocktail

    The All American Bomb Pop Cocktail is the most American and best tasting cocktail ...

  • The Bocce Ball

    Sorry that cocktail day is one day late.  It was Dana's Birthday yesterday and ...

  • The Fish Bowl

    Since it is almost summer and extremely hot and humid here in DC, I decided to make ...

  • The Hurricane

    Since yesterday was Fat Tuesday, I figured I would go all Mardi Gras on you guys ...

  • The Insomniac Spiked Milkshake

    Every week  I try to feature an amazing cocktail.  This week includes one of the ...

  • The Kool-Shot

    Sorry that this post didn't go up earlier.  I just got a phone call from my Father ...

  • The LunchBox

    Back in college I worked at a bar and on a typical Saturday night I would serve ...

  • The Margarita

    It has been extremely hot in DC.  Yesterday it was 92 in my backyard.  92 in April, ...

  • The Moscow Mule

    The Moscow Mule was developed to change America's drinking habits from Gin to Vodka.  ...

  • The Old Fashioned

    I want to let everyone know that I do read all of the emails that I get. There was ...

  • The Perfect Martini

    Tomorrow is National Martini Day! June 19th, 2015. Yeah, I didn't know either. So ...

  • The Rumster

    Last week I picked up some different rums to make the hurricane cocktail for Mardi ...

  • The Screaming “O”

    There are a few cocktails that I used to make as a bartender that had crazy names.  ...

  • The Super Drink – The Pomegranate Martini

    This week I wanted to make another Martini. So I looked around and though a Pomegranate ...

  • The Triple O Cocktail

    I love orange juice.  It is sweet and acidic and works great in cocktails.  The ...

  • The True Sour

    This weeks drink of the week is the True Sour. It can be made with almost any spirit, ...

  • Thirsty Thursday – Busted Brown Cocktail

    I'm back with cocktails on a weekly basis.  The new installment is called Thirsty ...

  • Thirsty Thursday – Orange Fanta-sy

    We have been on a huge orange soda kick over here at the RexBBQ/Savoryreviews.com ...

  • Thirsty Thursday – The Grapesicle

    Looking for a great cocktail for Valentines Day!  Well the grapesicle is it.  Looks ...

  • Tom Collins

    My Father-in-law Bill is quite the mixologist and makes some mean cocktails (remember ...

  • Vodka Cherry Limeade

    The other week I was coming back from Pork in the Park when we stopped at a Sonic ...

  • Vodka Cranberry Spritzer

    When I was a bartender I made T-shirts that said "Vodka Cranberry not Cranberry ...

  • Vodka Lemon Sorbet

    A couple of weeks ago I picked up an ice cream maker at the discount store.  It ...

  • Vodka Limonata

    Do I love cocktail Wednesday or what.  It has been warm and cold here in DC.  ...

  • Vodka Martini

    I can't watch an episode of Mad Men without seeing a delicious looking Martini.  ...

  • Watermelon Jello Shots

    I have made a nice selection of jello shots on this blog.  First it was the orange ...