portrait of a cocktail // the pimm and proper

When it comes to cocktails, you have your base liquors that are like your basics in your closet (think jeans, white tees, flats). Then there are specific liquors and liqueurs that you can mix in that can bring your outfit — I mean cocktail — to the next level and add oomph! But sometimes, it can… More →

portrait of a cocktail // grapefruit fennel fizz

When the weather heats up we tend to retire our scotch-laden drinks and spirit-driven libations for those with seasonal fruits, juices, and more neutral spirits (like tequila and vodka). Margaritas come to mind immediately when hosting summertime get-togethers. That being said… you should always have a few good cocktail recipes in your repertoire to rotate through… More →

portrait of a cocktail // blood orange and sand

We are just about half way through 2015, can you believe that? So far this year I got married (what?!) so I’m excited to see what else this year has in store! For surviving making it this long, we deserve a drink! I have a great onetoday that’s peeerfect for Spring. It contains lingering flavors of Winter along… More →

portrait of a cocktail // the thai chili colada

“You put the lime in the coconut and drink ’em bot’ up!” This song has found itself firmly planted in my head lately (maybe because the warm weather has finaaally decided to come out and play!) I can’t help but think of lounging on the beach, toes in the sand, with a tropical drink in hand whenever… More →

portrait of a cocktail // luck of the irish whiskey rickey

Erin Go Bragh! St. Patrick’s Day, the green-filled-slightly-made-up Irish holiday, is this coming Tuesday! It is hardly celebrated on the Emerald Isle, but it’s almost unescapable here. Many see this as a time to overindulge and drink a few too many green pints. If you’re neither a fan of having shot-after-shot of Jameson or knocking… More →

portrait of a cocktail // yours & mine cocktails

As if you didn’t know already, Valentine’s Day is this Saturday. Whether you see that as a blissful day full of flowers and luuurve or the perfect excuse for a night in to pamper your solo-self, the day is upon us and we must prepare! Rather then fight the crowds for a table, we suggest spending the day relaxing… More →

portrait of a cocktail // pomelo citrus salty dog

We have found ourselves in the second week of January — hooray, we made it! Last week may have been the first week back on the job, but this week just seemed to draaag. If you are anything like us, you most definitely deserve a drink! For those of you that have not declared this month “dry January,”… More →