Our Own Nautical American Gin Gimlet Recipes

We were invited to participate in a cocktail competition using Nautical Gin from New Hampshire.  The basis of the cocktail was to be the Gin Gimlet, a classic cocktail that has been around for years. The gin gimlet is comprised of two ingredients: gin and sweetened lime juice. Some say Rose’s Sweetened Lime Juice was Read More

David Burke Prime Offers a New Tableside Cocktail and Steak Flight

David Burke Prime at Foxwoods Resort and Casino kicked off the New Year with two amazing offers. We had the good fortune of being invited to try out these two new offerings. Prime is open for lunch Monday through Saturday from noon to 4:00 pm and dinner Monday to Thursday from 4:00 to 10:30 pm, Friday Read More

Elevate Your Summer Cocktails with a DIY Cocktail Bar

Elevate Your Cocktails: Rather than serving up traditional mimosas and bellinis, put a new spin on the classics by serving Santa Margherita Prosecco Superiore with seasonal fruit purees. Allow your guests to mix their own cocktails and set up a DIY cocktail bar with various purees, such as honeydew, nectarine, raspberries, watermelon and strawberry, which Read More

The Kurobin Japanese Hot Toddy from The Liquid Chef

Snow, cold, wind, rain, and frigid temps – yep, you must be in Connecticut. With a yet another snow storm behind us and who knows what cold weather is coming in the future, this hot toddy recipe – featuring iichiko Kurobin shochu – by “The Liquid Chef” is the perfect drink for staying warm and cozy indoors. Read More

Porter21.com Connecticut’s 60-Minute At-Home Liquor Service

Whether you are preparing for your holiday party or looking for the perfect gift – Porter21 will deliver the alcohol of your choice in 60 minutes or less for the price of the product – no additional cost! Porter21 aims to optimize the retail liquor industry by offering what people want most – convenience. Now Read More

Connecticut Gift Guide: Arethusa Farm’s Eggnog

What better way to support your local Connecticut business when you shop local for the holidays. Arethusa Farms has been making homemade Eggnog since. Arethusa Farms eggnog doesn’t contain any alcohol but you can add some to make a festive cocktail everyone loves. We suggest another local company, The Real McCoy Rum for a smooth finish. Arethusa Farms Read More

Brockman’s Friday the 13th Charmed Ruby Gin Cocktail

Nightfall consumes the day earlier each evening slowly lengthening the night and heightening the chance for an unexpected rendezvous illuminated by the half-light of the moon. The darkness takes an ominous turn as Friday the 13th emerges from the shadows. For centuries, this date has been cloaked in mystery and fright, with our fate merely left to chance. Read More

BESIEGED Ravenswood, A Wicked Halloween Wine

Limited Edition Besieged Wine from created by the “Godfather of Zin” Ravenswood Winemaker, Joel Peterson, is a most festive and dark Halloween wine. BESIEGED is the first wine in Ravenswood’s new Storyteller Series, is available right in time for the fall festivities and spooky Halloween Hauntings. On-trend for Halloween parties thanks to its dark and ominous artwork, Read More

National Lemonade Day Cocktail Recipes

National Lemonade Day is August 20th each year and we’re celebrating with some fantastic Lemonade Cocktail recipes made with a zero-calorie, sparkling spin on the classic beverage, SPARKLING ICE. Our lemonade recipes include a Raspberry Lemonade Spritzer and Strawberry Basil Lemonade. Launched in 2013, SPARKLING ICE Lemonades are available in 6 refreshing flavors including Classic Lemonade, Strawberry Lemonade, Raspberry Lemonade, Read More

Enjoy An Afternoon at the Gelston House in East Haddam

The Gelston House located on the edge of the tranquil Connecticut River in East Haddam, CT is often filled with patrons enjoying a drink and/or meal before or after attending a performance at the nearby Goodspeed Opera House. But it is a great place to go to even if you are not there to see Read More