Archive of ‘Drambuie’ category

Orange Mojo, vodka cocktail

It is hard to watch a team falter. We refer here to the early innings of Game 6, 2014 World Series. The San Francisco Giants aren’t pitching, fielding, or batting well. Kansas City Royals playing hard, pushing hard, are up 8-0 and it’s only the 4th. As long time San Franciscans this is a time for […]


Phoenix, pisco cocktail

The World Cup is over. Germany has marched home victorious. Brazilians are still in shock. And we’re left with a back bar litter of South American spirits, dribs and drabs of liqueurs, and a bowl of fruit. Then comes an idea and, lo, from the ashes rises this drink for two. Phoenix 4 ounces pisco […]


Loch Lomond, scotch cocktail

Belt on your kilts, laddies and lassies, we’re going to pour out a wee touch of Scotland to alert you to the September 18 vote on Scottish independence. If the vote is a big yes, some single-malt drinking pundits have predicted a jump in the price of scotch. Sad news indeed, to completely misquote General […]


Group A, World cup cocktail

And here we go: first match of the 2014 World Cup in Sao Paulo with Brazil hosting Crotia. Between now and the cup final in Rio de Janiero on July 13, we’re pulling out the cachaça, rum and pisco — plus a variety of mixers — to improve your viewing enjoyment. Group A 1 1/2 […]


Scot in Florida, scotch cocktail

Florida has become a retirement and vacation destination for folks from Britain and, with a nod to the land of lochs, Scotland. Here’s something that let’s them bring a bottle from home and highlight it with Florida citrus. Scot in Florida 1 1/2 ounces blended scotch 1/2 ounce orange juice 1/4 ounce Drambuie 2 dashes […]


Long Gone, after dinner cocktail

This falls in the “before or after dinner” drink list, a category suggesting adaptability for the first or last drink of the day. The Drambuie, a scotch-based liqueur, provides a hint of sweetness. Long Gone 2 ounces bourbon 1 ounce Drambuie 1 ounce orange juice Dash of orange bitters Combine the ingredients in an ice-filled […]