The 2017 Saveur Blog Awards

Since starting tippledpink in March of 2016, I’ve shared my inspirations, stumbles and successes along the way to creating 58 (!!!) original cocktails. I hope you’ve had as much fun as I have. I’m hoping to spread the word to a larger audience, so I’m throwing my hat into the ring for the 2017 Saveur…

The Man Who Would Not Be King

The Man Who Would Not Be King 1.75 oz Rock Creek Rye Whiskey 1.25 oz Henriques & Henriques Malvasia Madeira 1/4 tsp Luxardo Maraschino Liqueur 3 dashes Angostura Bitters Stir with ice and strain into a chilled coupe. Garnish with a Luxardo Maraschino Cherry. President’s Day is tomorrow. Usually I’d be thinking about sales at…

Christmas Toddy

Christmas Toddy (Makes two) 0.5 oz Pine or Douglas Fir sprigs 3 oz Bushmills Irish Whiskey 1 tbs mild honey 1 tsp lemon juice Place tree sprigs in a small saucepan with 1 cup of water, bring to a boil, remove from burner, cover with a lid, steep for 3 minutes, then strain to make a tea*….

Rhubarb Gimlet

Rhubarb Gimlet Recipe: 2 oz. london dry gin [I recommend Jensen’s Bermondsey Dry Gin] .75 oz. rhubarb purée .5 oz freshly squeezed lime juice Shake with ice and strain into a chilled coupe. Garnish with a lime wheel and a strip of candied rhubarb. A few years ago, I paid a spring visit to friend…