Craft Cocktail Recipe: #05092015 Tropical Vacation Sour

On May 10, 2015, in Craft Cocktail Recipes, by satnightfoodies

This cocktail was inspired by a recent trip to the Wilson & Wilson Detective Agency, a craft cocktail bar within the famous Bourdon & Branch in San Francisco. The Skull Island Sour is a riff on a classic whisky sour but made with aged rum and other complex notes that dazzles the palette. After drinking […]

Craft Cocktail Recipe: #10252014 Fall Riff on a Classic Mai Tai

On October 25, 2014, in Craft Cocktail Recipes, by satnightfoodies

Although fall is upon us, we have continued enjoying tiki drinks. We decided to challenge ourselves to come up with a fall tiki cocktail. We had fresh apple cider left over from another project and some lime juice. What do you make with that? How about a Mai Tai! This is close to the traditional […]

Craft Cocktail Recipe: #101114 Fall Whiskey Sour

On October 11, 2014, in Craft Cocktail Recipes, Wine & Spirits, by satnightfoodies

Fall is here and we wanted to create a drink that would include flavors which evoke fall. Flavors like maple and cinnamon. We took a classic whiskey sour and tweaked a few ingredients. It’s a little bit of work but well worth it. If you want to see other cocktail recipes from Saturday Night Foodies, […]

Craft Cocktail Recipe: #051014 Junior Johnson’s Midnight Moon, Tuaca & Re:Find

On May 10, 2014, in Craft Cocktail Recipes, by satnightfoodies

Warm spring afternoon and some blackberry moonshine inspired this cocktail. This is one recipe that for some reason came easy. Doesn’t happen often but when it does, it’s magical! The gin was added at the last minute to help round out the drink. We love layers to our drinks and the juniper from the gin […]

Craft Cocktail Recipe: #031714 & St. Patrick’s Day Special Cocktails with Castle Brands

On March 10, 2014, in Craft Cocktail Recipes, by satnightfoodies

Kim and I were sent a package of samples from Castle Brands, an international importer and marketer of spirits. Some of their brands include Clontarf Whiskey, Jefferson’s small batch bourbon and Gosling’s Rum.  They’re running a contest with a grand prize trip to Ireland. While we are not eligible to enter, we were feeling inspired […]

Craft Cocktail Recipe: #090713 Penny Packer Bourbon with Allspice Dram

On September 12, 2013, in Cocktails, Craft Cocktail Recipes, by satnightfoodies

We recently picked up a copy of Savory Cocktails: Sour Spicy Herbal Umami Bitter Smoky Rich Strong by Greg Henry. In it was a drink that caught our eye, “The Spice Trail”. Clove infused honey syrup, gin, rye, allspice dram and bitters. It’s a very complex drink, and like every other recipe we get our […]

Craft Cocktail Recipe: #070313 California Sour

On July 8, 2013, in Craft Cocktail Recipes, by satnightfoodies

A New York Sour is a classic cocktail that we decided to tweak. It turned out really good on the first try which surprised us. It helped that we used a very good rye whiskey, spectacular Syrah and some of our own homemade simple syrup. This drink is very easy to make and surprisingly addictive. […]

Craft Cocktail Recipe: #062213 Perfecting the Mai Tai

On June 24, 2013, in Craft Cocktail Recipes, by satnightfoodies

The Mai Tai is a surprisingly difficult drink to nail down. Over the last couple of years, Kim and I have had oue share in the quest for the very best. Our favorite to date was from the Royal Hawaiian Hotel on Waikiki beach at their Mai Tai Bar. To be specific, it is the […]

Craft Cocktail Recipe: #050513 Cinco de Mayo Strawberry Meyer Lemon Tequila Cocktail

On May 5, 2013, in Craft Cocktail Recipes, Wine & Spirits, by satnightfoodies

Happy Cinco de Mayo! What better way to celebrate than with a tequila-based craft cocktail. Here is one we put together to battle those mad margaritas out there. It is fresh, fruity, citrusy and if you use an incredible tequila like we did, super smooth. Please let us know what you think. We are learning […]

Craft Cocktail Recipe: #040713 Scotch with Blood Orange & Luxardo

On April 7, 2013, in Craft Cocktail Recipes, by satnightfoodies

Saturday Night Foodies #040713 Blood Orange, Luxardo Cherries & Scotch with Sherry Cask Finish INGREDIENTS: 3oz Single Malt Scotch Whiskey Sherry Cask Finish 3oz Orange Juice (We used blood oranges!) 1oz Luxardo Syrup (Real thing is best but will work with real Grenadine) Orange Peel (We used our blood oranges for this as well) PREPARATION: […]

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