Mango Curry Collins

By Raul Faria I created the Mango Curry Collins, featuring Absolut Mango, for a new restaurant opening in Las Vegas. It is inspired by the Vodka Collins and the flavors of Southeast Asia. This is a fun, tangy cocktail with just a touch of savory from the super easy to make curry syrup and the Sriracha. […]

Little Water and the Modern Mixologist

by Raul Faria Vodka, once the darling of the American bartending world from the late 70’s to the early 2000’s due to its versatility is now mostly relegated to $500 bottle service or an afterthought to be mixed with red bull by those not familiar with the spirit’s subtle flavors. Still immensely popular by the […]

Baileys Chocolate Martini

by Raul Faria The Bailey’s Chocolate Martini Cocktail #24 in our mission to recreate all the cocktails in the Joy of Mixology by Gaz Regan. We are no stranger to dessert cocktails here at, for example our original cocktails Cotton Candy Martini, Captain Crunch Cocktail and the Caramel Apple Martini. They are super fun […]


by Raul Faria The Awol is a layered shooter…that you light on fire. It’s a head turner for sure and will get the whole bar wondering what you’re up to; it’s also #21 in our mission to recreate all the cocktails in the Joy of Mixology Book by Gaz Regan. The trick to this shooter […]

Cherry Tomato Cocktail

by Raul Faria The Cherry Tomato cocktail is my entry in this year’s Absolut Best Bloody Mary Contest. I chose to utilize the color, the sweetness and the vegetal character of the yellow cherry tomato to try and create an original take on the Bloody Mary. The best Bloody Marys always have citrus, spice, salt, […]

Apple Sidecar

by Raul Faria Apple Sidecar is #14 in our mission to recreate all the classic cocktails in the Joy of Mixology book by Gaz Regan. It’s a fun twist on the original side car utilizing Vodka and Clear Creek Apple Brandy in place of Cognac and adds some tangerine (mandarin) juice to go along with the […]

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