Tag Archives: Friday Night Cocktail

Friday Night Cocktail: Aperol Spritz

It’s the return of the Friday Night Cocktail, however, it seemed better to put this out earlier in the week, so that if you decide it looks good, you can make sure you have everything you need before Friday! I’ve … Continue reading

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Preserving: Cocktail Cherries

I love cherries in all forms but especially cocktail cherries. Ages ago, I started making my own and while it’s been a while since I’ve mentioned it here, I have perfected my method recipe to make it easier, so it’s … Continue reading

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Friday Night Cocktail redux

I haven’t been doing FNC for a while because I haven’t really been doing anything different in the drinking stakes for a while and on Friday nights I might have a gin and tonic and leave it at that.  However, … Continue reading

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Friday Night Cocktail – Sloe Whisky

Do you remember how in the summer, I made all sorts of infused alcohol and gave it away for Christmas? Last November, I got hold of some frozen sloes and started a sloe gin and a sloe whisky off as … Continue reading

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Friday Night Cocktail – Party Planning

No new cocktail this week, because I’ve not been home to make one. My thoughts have turned to Christina’s birthday, I’m going to make drinks for it. We (she) needs to pick 3 or four drinks to offer as well … Continue reading

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Friday Night Cocktail

Last Friday I was making cocktails for Christina and Tom. We went through several as my hangover will attest and this was one of them. I think it was the last cocktail of the night, which would explain why I … Continue reading

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Friday Night Cocktail

Anybody had enough of Christmas feasting and drinking yet? Under usual Christmas conditions, I would have an FNC post the Friday after Christmas in order to encourage everyone to be kind to their livers. However, I’ve not been at work … Continue reading

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Friday Night Cocktail

Raspberry Gin Fizz This is another use for the raspberry gin that I made and a variation on my favourite Summer in a Glass. What 1oz raspberry gin 1/2oz sugar syrup 1/2oz lemon juice Prosecco How 1. Put the gin, … Continue reading

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Friday Night Cocktail

The Waldorf Cocktail. This was apparently the signature cocktail at the Waldorf-Astoria Bar in the early 20th Century. Like a lot of cocktails I like it’s a riff on a Manhattan.   What 1/4 oz absinthe 2 oz rye whiskey 3/4 … Continue reading

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Friday Night Cocktail Re-visited

There was no cocktail drinking last weekend or this week. Because of the lack of cocktails in my life, there isn’t a new FNC to share so I thought I’d take the opportunity to share some old, much loved November … Continue reading

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