Jura Jack-o-Lantern Cocktail

Shadows of a thousand years rise again unseen, Voices whisper in the trees, “Tonight is Halloween!” ~Dexter Kozen The countdown has begun to the ‘all-hallows’ night of tricks, treats and doorbells. Spooky fall decor is popping up all over the neighborhood and we can’t think of a better way to celebrate the coming night of little costumed ghouls and goblins than sipping on a pumpkin … Continue reading Jura Jack-o-Lantern Cocktail

basil & salt’s summer berry cocktail

A bottle of gin, a hot summer evening and great conversation create the most dazzling of cocktails. Join us in ushering out summer and bringing in fall with our Summer Berry Cocktail. Use all raspberry or blackberry purée or follow our lead and use equal parts of each. Cheers! Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into … Continue reading basil & salt’s summer berry cocktail

4 Refreshing Late Summer Cocktails

  Mother Nature holds her best bounty for late summer.  Whether you prefer the stone fruit’s juice dripping down your chin or blended into a thirst-quenching cocktail, the ripe peach is the belle of the ball. These dazzling Santa Margherita cocktails were served at the brand’s She Shed Event last week, where guests enjoyed hors d’oeuvres and experienced a variety of cooking demos from Top Chef … Continue reading 4 Refreshing Late Summer Cocktails

Basil & Salt’s Pecan Pie Old Fashioned

August 2017 by Michael Pendley You would be hard pressed to find a more traditional Southern classic dessert than the pecan pie. Around here, we like to add a splash of bourbon to our recipe for extra flavor. So why not combine a classic dessert with a classic cocktail? Meet the Pecan Pie Old Fashioned, a perfect late summer evening sipping cocktail. The drink starts … Continue reading Basil & Salt’s Pecan Pie Old Fashioned

Tasting Notes: Angel’s Envy and Angel’s Envy Rye Finished Whiskeys

August 2017 by Michael Pendley       Lincoln Henderson spent a lifetime in the distilling industry. The man knew whiskey. During his nearly 40-year tenure at Brown-Forman, Lincoln oversaw the development of Gentleman Jack and Woodford Reserve. As Master Distiller, he oversaw countless barrels of whiskey from mash to bottle. When Lincoln retired from Brown-Forman in 2004, making whiskey was still on his mind. … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Angel’s Envy and Angel’s Envy Rye Finished Whiskeys

Grilled Strawberry Lime Margarita

Enhance a classic margarita with the flavors of grilled strawberries and a squeeze of grilled lime. Are you ready for barbecue season? Change things up a bit this year and add a different flavor to your tequila cocktails. The team at Kenyon has developed a festive grilled strawberry lime margarita recipe that will be sure to impress your friends and neighbors at your next backyard cookout.   … Continue reading Grilled Strawberry Lime Margarita

5 Sexy Tequila-Based Cocktails for Spring

Where are you celebrating Cinco de Mayo? It lands on a Friday this year which gives us even more of a reason to enjoy a refreshing tequila-based cocktail! Say “salud” this May 5th like a true Southern Californian and celebrate with a drink (or two). Whether you’re looking to spice things up, get a little fruity or stick to the classic, these 5 San Diego … Continue reading 5 Sexy Tequila-Based Cocktails for Spring