March 29, 2017

Alex's Lounge

Alex’s Lounge Is Open

Holiday Cocktails Joie de Vivre Martini 3 Blackberries 1 part Grey Goose vodka 1/2 part simple syrup 1/4 part crème de cassis   Music and Trivia:  Vanessa Williams is sampling a 1985 r&b/dance hit in "Happiness".  Please name the song … [Read more...]

Alex’s Lounge Is Open!

Warm Winter Cocktails Hot Buttered Rum      Mellow St. Lucian rum meets a sweet-smelling mix of allspice, ginger and vanilla, and  topped with a towering cone of caramelly dulce de leche. … [Read more...]

Alex’s Lounge Is Open!

  A colourful array of cocktails from the Margueritaville Bar in Montego Bay, Jamaica.From left to right, a Marti Mix, Tangerine Passion Marguerita and an oldie but a goodie, the Strawberry Daquiri. Music:  Soca from Trinidad and Tobago   … [Read more...]

Alex’s Lounge Is Open!

Pisco, a clear grape-based brandy, was a popular ingredient in many San Francisco cocktails during the late 19th century, most famously Pisco Punch—created by the Bank Exchange Saloon. Pisco Punch 2 ounces pisco 3/4 ounce pineapple-infused rich … [Read more...]

Alex’s Lounge Is Open!

Thanksgiving Party Drinks   Wild Turkey Old Fashioned   2 oz Wild Turkey 101 Rye or Bourbon2 dashes Angostoura bitterslump of sugar or 1/2 oz of simple syrupOrange slice   Music and Trivia     The official music video for "Gonna Make You … [Read more...]

Alex’s Lounge Is Open!

Vodka night! French Martini 2 parts vodka half a shot ofChambord a few raspberries anda splash of pineapple juice Music and Trivia:  Which Curtis Mayfield song is Kanye West sampling? … [Read more...]

Alex’s Lounge Is Open

Halloween Cocktails The Black Widow 2 oz Cream de Cassis 3 oz Vodka 1 oz triple sec 1 oz fresh lemon juice 1 oz Pomegranate juice licorice strings Music and Trivia:  What 1983 hit by a successful British band is Gordon Chambers sampling in … [Read more...]