Welcome to Kitchen Essentials, a video series showcasing the favorite tools of food and drink experts. In this episode, we visit with Tiki cocktail expert Shannon Mustipher at her bar Glady's in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. Shannon is an expert on all things rum and Caribbean cocktails. She takes us through a list of the essential items behind her bar: a swizzle stick or le bois lélé, a metal shaker, a Japanese-style jigger, a channel knife, and a commercial drink mixer. Shop Shannon Mustipher's Bar Essential Picks.
Ready for the final season premiere of Game of Thrones? Here's a cocktail icy as winter in Westeros, and fiery as the red witch. Remember that creepy scene when Melisandre summons a shadow to attack Renly? That's what inspired cocktail alchemist, Eamon Rockey when creating this drink. Rockey's Milk Punch gives the drink beauty, El Silencio Mezcal some heat, passion fruit liqueur a little magic - and the secret ingredient (a charcoal lime oil) finishes it with an air of mystery.
Ready for the premiere of the CBS All Access Twilight Zone revival? We have the perfect cocktail for your premiere party. Escape to another dimension with this black and white cocktail, and journey into a wondrous land of imagination. Next stop, the Twilight Zone!
Whether you’re celebrating by heading to a parade or just hanging at home with family and friends, we've got three cocktails for you. You'll definitely be feeling the luck of the Irish after tasting these delicious St. Patrick's Day drinks.
No matter how you celebrate Fat Tuesday, we have a cocktail for you. Nothing says parade, like the Mardi Gras. When it's time to go wild, go for the Purple Hurricane. End in a classy note, with a French 75.
Roses are red, strawberries are too, we all know Kombucha is good for you. Infuse white rum with the flavors and aromatics of strawberries and basil, and top it with the tart fermented tea beverage to create a cupid-approved elixir for Valentine’s Day.