Posts Tagged "spring"


Shochu Negroni Cocktail Recipe Over the course of our many attempts to replicate Bar Goto‘s Improved Shochu Cocktail, we gained quite an affection for bison grass vodka, barley shochu, and the soft, sweetly vegetal flavor created when the two are combined. We thought it could serve as a good base for a floral Negroni fit for a mildly warm spring day. Negroni variants are made with equal parts spirit, fortified wine, and liqueur....

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The Blossom Cocktail Recipe

The Blossom Cocktail Recipe


Posted By on Mar 23, 2017

The Blossom Cocktail Recipe As we mentioned yesterday, it’s cherry blossom season here in DC.  Or at least it’s supposed to be. As we sit with crossed fingers waiting to see whether or not the blossoms survived the weird combination of a very warm February and an uncharacteristically wintry March, we’re enjoying cherry blossom-inspired drinks, some at the Cherry Blossom Pop Up Pub, and some of our own design. Toward...

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Mocktail Week: Mr. M.P. Shrimble Mocktail Recipe There are a lot of good reasons why someone at a party might not be drinking alcohol: they’re pregnant, or a recovering alcoholic, or are trying to slow down their consumption, or just don’t like the stuff, or suddenly realize that it’s summer and are perpetually thirsty (and maybe using cocktails as hydration isn’t the best life choice). We want to put an adult...

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Your Weekend Brunch Cocktail: Rosehip Spritzer The weekend! It’s almost here. It’s what you’ve been thinking about…since Monday. Am I right? You know what’s the best part of the weekend? Especially a spring weekend? a) Sleeping! b) Brunching! c) Brunching with friends! d) More sleeping (post brunching, because eating a big meal with delicious drinks makes you tired AND because it’s the weekend and...

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The Blue Jeans Ball + Your Easter Cocktail Every year, the Capital Area Food Bank throws a tasting gala called The Blue Jeans Ball to raise money to ‘take hunger off the map.’ This year, Union Kitchen hosted a pre-ball cocktail hour and asked us to join in. Since we’re fans of good causes and of galas (though we usually look at them as an occasion to dress up, rather than down); so we enthusiastically agreed....

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