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COCKTAILS

Beer and Bourbon Ice Cream

Beer and Bourbon Ice Cream

Bite into a “Cold One” –  Renaissance Schaumburg serves up ice cream fit for cocktail hour.

At first thought, beer, bourbon and ice cream seems like an off-putting combination. However, …
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Valencia Swizzle by Giuseppe Gonzalez

Valencia Swizzle by Giuseppe Gonzalez

Giuseppe Gonzalez, mixologist at Painkiller, New York, New York

Ingredients: 1 1/2 ounces Ketel One Oranje vodka 3/4 ounce Fresh Lemon Juice 1 ounce White Creme de Cacao Preparation: 1. …
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Baileys & Bulliet Iced Coffee by Fred Sarkis and Mike Phillips

Baileys & Bulliet Iced Coffee by Fred Sarkis and Mike Phillips

Fred Sarkis, mixologist at Sable Kitchen & Bar in Chicago, Illinois  and Mike Phillips, barista at Intelligentsia Coffee, Chicago, Illinois

 

Ingredients 1 ounce Baileys Original Irish Cream 1/2 ounce …
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New Romantic by Anika Zappe

New Romantic by Anika Zappe

Anika Zappe, mixologist at Root Down in Denver, Colorado

Ingredients 1 oz Moon Mountain Vodka 3/4 oz Lavender Infused Agave Nectar 1/2 oz Lemon Juice 1/4 oz Violet Liqueur 1/2 …
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Peligroso Madras

Peligroso Madras

Peligroso, an exceptionally smooth 42% alc. by Vol. 100% Weber Blue Agave Tequila, grown and harvested on a private estate in the highlands of Jalisco Mexico. Every batch of Peligroso …
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Peligroso Colada

Peligroso Colada

Peligroso, an exceptionally smooth 42% alc. by Vol. 100% Weber Blue Agave Tequila, grown and harvested on a private estate in the highlands of Jalisco Mexico. Every batch of Peligroso …
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Mai Tai

Mai Tai

There are always two camps on who originally created the Mai Tai. Trader Vic or Don the Beachcomber, both were famous for creating famous rum cocktails and being  collectors of hard …
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Scorpion

Scorpion

A cool refreshing drink which was probably a variation on the classic Mai Tai. Simple yet complex. Perfect for summer.

Ingredients: Juice of half a lime  1 1/2 oz. orange …
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Caipirinha

Caipirinha

Brazilians drink about two billion liters of Cachaca a year, that would make this cocktail the national drink. Cachaca is a roughly distilled cane spirit in the similar category as …
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Mojito

Mojito

The mojito’s beginnings are shaded with prohibition, rum running and Cuban communism. The story goes that during prohibition, hundreds of wealthy Americans were travelling from Miami to Cuba to drink at …
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