Friday Cocktail Hour; The Nutcracker by Shaun Daugherty

We have been through a few days of scorching late summer temps and nothing beats the heat like a plate of fresh fruit and a refreshing cocktail.  The tropical climate had left me parched for rum and as always our resident Cocktail Specialist Shaun Daugherty had the perfect concoction to appease my thirst.   Nutcracker Cocktail Juice of 1 1/2 Lemons 1 1/2 oz. Coconut flavored … Continue reading Friday Cocktail Hour; The Nutcracker by Shaun Daugherty

Happy Hour’s Ripley Cocktail by Shaun the Bartnder

Nothing inspires me more in the summer than beverages and cuisine bursting with fresh ingredients.  Fruits and purchased at local a farmers market are perfect flavors for a delightfully cool cocktail.  That is what caught my eye on Shaun the Bartenders site this week. Ripley Cocktail 10 – 12 Fresh Red Raspberries Juice of one Lemon 1 Tsp. Sugar 2 oz. Vodka 1 oz. Triple … Continue reading Happy Hour’s Ripley Cocktail by Shaun the Bartnder

Cocktail Hour; Blushing Co-Ed by Shaun the Bartender

Warm days, a hot grill and a cool cocktail.  I can’t think of a better way to spend a late spring evening than relaxing in the back yard with one of Shaun the Bartender’s creative cocktails.  This delightful pre-prohibition cocktail is a bit more involved than most, but well worth the time.   He posts one each day, are you a subscriber yet?   Blushing … Continue reading Cocktail Hour; Blushing Co-Ed by Shaun the Bartender

Friday Cocktail Hour with Shaun the Bartender; Nutcracker Cocktail

Each and every day Shaun posts a fabulous cocktail on his site and he graciously allows us to pull and post our fav of the week.  This cocktail caught my attention with the hint of island breezes. Coconut, pineapple, and lemon flavors in a  rum and cognac drink turns ordinary in to summer magic. Nutcracker Cocktail Juice of 1 1/2 Lemons 1 1/2 oz. Coconut flavored … Continue reading Friday Cocktail Hour with Shaun the Bartender; Nutcracker Cocktail