February 2, 2012
Thumping Rabbit
2 oz. brandy
2 oz. hard apple cider
Cloves
Cinnamon 
Lemon
Heat cider and brandy over low heat on the stove.  Once warm, add cloves and cinnamon and allow the flavors to stew for several minutes.  Pour into mug, and add several twists of lemon.
This drink is earthy and is highlighted by cinnamon and, of course, clover.  It is a basic drink, with subtle, warming spices and smooth liquor, perfect for a winter day.  It’ll be sure to have your feet thumping with pleasure!

Thumping Rabbit


2 oz. brandy

2 oz. hard apple cider

Cloves

Cinnamon 

Lemon

Heat cider and brandy over low heat on the stove.  Once warm, add cloves and cinnamon and allow the flavors to stew for several minutes.  Pour into mug, and add several twists of lemon.

This drink is earthy and is highlighted by cinnamon and, of course, clover.  It is a basic drink, with subtle, warming spices and smooth liquor, perfect for a winter day.  It’ll be sure to have your feet thumping with pleasure!

February 1, 2012
The Flaming Dragon
2 oz. Absolute Peppar vodka
2 oz. Jagermeister
Sliced jalapeno pepper
Seltzer
Tabasco
Soy sauce
Pour vodka and Jagermeister into a highball glass with ice.  Fill remainder of glass with seltzer water.  Add 8 dashes of Tabasco, 1 tbs. soy sauce, and several slices of jalapeno peppers.  
This drink is quite easy to make but not so easy to drink.  It truly is harsh and heavy-handed, and packs enough spice to make sure you are breathing fire.  Do you dare to walk through the flames?  

The Flaming Dragon

2 oz. Absolute Peppar vodka

2 oz. Jagermeister

Sliced jalapeno pepper

Seltzer

Tabasco

Soy sauce

Pour vodka and Jagermeister into a highball glass with ice.  Fill remainder of glass with seltzer water.  Add 8 dashes of Tabasco, 1 tbs. soy sauce, and several slices of jalapeno peppers.  

This drink is quite easy to make but not so easy to drink.  It truly is harsh and heavy-handed, and packs enough spice to make sure you are breathing fire.  Do you dare to walk through the flames?  


February 1, 2012
The Purple Poodle
2 oz. vanilla
1 oz. Bailey’s Irish Creme
1 oz. coconut rum
Coconut milk
Light cream
Edible glitter
Edible pearls
Simple sugar
Rim martini glass with simple sugar and edible glitter.  Shake vodka, liqueur, and rum over ice and pour into a martini glass.  Fill rest of glass with equal parts coconut milk and cream.  Garnish by dropping several edible pearls into the glass.
This is one of most lavish cocktails imaginable.  The opulent, creamy coconut vanilla flavor is matched in glitz and flair only by the glamorous garnish of glitter and pearls.  This drink is truly made for true lovers of elegance.  And of course, there is no chocolate!

The Purple Poodle

2 oz. vanilla

1 oz. Bailey’s Irish Creme

1 oz. coconut rum

Coconut milk

Light cream

Edible glitter

Edible pearls

Simple sugar

Rim martini glass with simple sugar and edible glitter.  Shake vodka, liqueur, and rum over ice and pour into a martini glass.  Fill rest of glass with equal parts coconut milk and cream.  Garnish by dropping several edible pearls into the glass.

This is one of most lavish cocktails imaginable.  The opulent, creamy coconut vanilla flavor is matched in glitz and flair only by the glamorous garnish of glitter and pearls.  This drink is truly made for true lovers of elegance.  And of course, there is no chocolate!

January 30, 2012
The Bare Necessities
4 oz. vodka
Mango juice
Pineapple juice
Limeade 
Mango slices
Pineapple chunks
Banana slices
Maraschino cherries
Coconut meat
Pour vodka into a hurricane glass with ice.  Fill remainder of glass with even amounts of mango juice, pineapple juice, and limeade.  Garnish heavily with mango, pineapple, banana cherry, and coconut on several spears.
This drink really is the “bare necessities” if you consider that it includes only one alcoholic ingredient.  However, in the spirit of Baloo, it also includes a buffet of deliciously edible fruits to keep you very satisfied!

The Bare Necessities

4 oz. vodka

Mango juice

Pineapple juice

Limeade 

Mango slices

Pineapple chunks

Banana slices

Maraschino cherries

Coconut meat

Pour vodka into a hurricane glass with ice.  Fill remainder of glass with even amounts of mango juice, pineapple juice, and limeade.  Garnish heavily with mango, pineapple, banana cherry, and coconut on several spears.

This drink really is the “bare necessities” if you consider that it includes only one alcoholic ingredient.  However, in the spirit of Baloo, it also includes a buffet of deliciously edible fruits to keep you very satisfied!

January 24, 2012
The Memory Eraser
1 oz. blue curacao liquor
1 oz. pineapple vodka
1 oz. coconut rum
1 oz. Malibu key lime rum
2 oz. 100 proof vodka
Raspberry-lime seltzer water
Lemonade
Pineapple
Shake rum and vodka over ice and pour into a highball glass.  Add liquor.  Fill rest of glass with seltzer and lemonade.  Garnish with several pineapple slices.
This drink is simple but incredibly heavy handed.  The clean blue/green color and flavors are tropical and light, but the intense amount of alcohol will make sure that you have absolutely no memory.  Seriously, you won’t remember anything.

The Memory Eraser

1 oz. blue curacao liquor

1 oz. pineapple vodka

1 oz. coconut rum

1 oz. Malibu key lime rum

2 oz. 100 proof vodka

Raspberry-lime seltzer water

Lemonade

Pineapple

Shake rum and vodka over ice and pour into a highball glass.  Add liquor.  Fill rest of glass with seltzer and lemonade.  Garnish with several pineapple slices.

This drink is simple but incredibly heavy handed.  The clean blue/green color and flavors are tropical and light, but the intense amount of alcohol will make sure that you have absolutely no memory.  Seriously, you won’t remember anything.

November 24, 2011
The 101
2 oz. Kahlua liqueur
2 oz. vanilla vodka
Milk
Dark roast coffee
Chocolate syrup
Brew a pot of coffee, let it cool, mix with chocolate syrup, pour the coffee into an ice cube tray, and let it freeze.  Place brown ice cubes in highball glass.  Pour vodka and liqueur over ice and fill the rest of the glass with milk.
This drink is delicious and fun.  It combines the tastes of coffee, chocolate, and vanilla seamlessly, and it is a beautiful white color peppered with dark brown spots.

The 101

2 oz. Kahlua liqueur

2 oz. vanilla vodka

Milk

Dark roast coffee

Chocolate syrup

Brew a pot of coffee, let it cool, mix with chocolate syrup, pour the coffee into an ice cube tray, and let it freeze.  Place brown ice cubes in highball glass.  Pour vodka and liqueur over ice and fill the rest of the glass with milk.

This drink is delicious and fun.  It combines the tastes of coffee, chocolate, and vanilla seamlessly, and it is a beautiful white color peppered with dark brown spots.

November 19, 2011
The Ticking Clock
2 oz. Cognac
1 oz. Pinnacle chocolate whipped cream flavored vodka
1 oz. creme de menth
Coffee
Fresh mint 
Shake ingredients over ice and pour into a martini glass.  Garnish with fresh mint.
This drink could not be more simple or more delicious.  It is a fantastic combination of chocolate, mint, and coffee - wonderful and simple and conservative, but undeniably yummy and interesting.

The Ticking Clock

2 oz. Cognac

1 oz. Pinnacle chocolate whipped cream flavored vodka

1 oz. creme de menth

Coffee

Fresh mint 

Shake ingredients over ice and pour into a martini glass.  Garnish with fresh mint.

This drink could not be more simple or more delicious.  It is a fantastic combination of chocolate, mint, and coffee - wonderful and simple and conservative, but undeniably yummy and interesting.

November 10, 2011
The Purple Cat
1 oz. Pinnacle marshmallow flavored vodka
1 oz. mango vodka
1 oz. Absolute Peppar vodka
1 oz. dark chocolate liqueur
Sprite
Maraschino cherries
Pour vodka and liqueur over ice in a highball glass.  Fill with sprite.  Garnish with 3 maraschino cherries.
This drink may be low key in appearance, but it is a confusing, intense flavor experience.  The insane combination of smooth chocolate, spicy pepper, tangy mango, and creamy marshmallow creates a bizarre combination that is sure to surprise you.

The Purple Cat

1 oz. Pinnacle marshmallow flavored vodka

1 oz. mango vodka

1 oz. Absolute Peppar vodka

1 oz. dark chocolate liqueur

Sprite

Maraschino cherries

Pour vodka and liqueur over ice in a highball glass.  Fill with sprite.  Garnish with 3 maraschino cherries.

This drink may be low key in appearance, but it is a confusing, intense flavor experience.  The insane combination of smooth chocolate, spicy pepper, tangy mango, and creamy marshmallow creates a bizarre combination that is sure to surprise you.

November 8, 2011
The Flaming Banana
1 oz. 99 Bananas liqueur
1 oz. coconut rum
1 oz. Pinnacle banana flavored vodka
1 oz. Bacardi 151 rum
Shake liqueur, rum, and vodka over ice and strain into a martini glass.  Pour a small amount of Bacardi 151 onto a spoon.  Warm the liquor over an open flame.  Light the spoonful of rum and pour it on top of the drink.  Remember to blow out the flame before you drink.
This drink combines the two most basic tropical flavors: coconut and banana.  It is sweet and simple, but the flames create an incredibly intense ambiance.

The Flaming Banana

1 oz. 99 Bananas liqueur

1 oz. coconut rum

1 oz. Pinnacle banana flavored vodka

1 oz. Bacardi 151 rum

Shake liqueur, rum, and vodka over ice and strain into a martini glass.  Pour a small amount of Bacardi 151 onto a spoon.  Warm the liquor over an open flame.  Light the spoonful of rum and pour it on top of the drink.  Remember to blow out the flame before you drink.

This drink combines the two most basic tropical flavors: coconut and banana.  It is sweet and simple, but the flames create an incredibly intense ambiance.

November 5, 2011
The Dutchess
1 oz. Pinnacle whipped cream flavored vodka
2 oz. Pinnacle cake flavored vodka
1 oz. Creme de cacao liqueur
Milk
Shake vodka and liqueur over ice and strain into a martini glass.  Fill with milk.
This cocktail embodies simple elegance.  It is a gorgeous creamy white color, and has a sweet but not overpowering vanilla and chocolate taste.

The Dutchess

1 oz. Pinnacle whipped cream flavored vodka

2 oz. Pinnacle cake flavored vodka

1 oz. Creme de cacao liqueur

Milk

Shake vodka and liqueur over ice and strain into a martini glass.  Fill with milk.

This cocktail embodies simple elegance.  It is a gorgeous creamy white color, and has a sweet but not overpowering vanilla and chocolate taste.