How to Make Floral Ice

How to Make Floral Ice

While our last post on eye-catching ice is as on-brand as ice can be for Balls Vodka, we couldn’t stop there. We owe this segment to the queen of cooking herself, Martha Stewart, who posted a great step by step tutorial on floral ice on her website.    Floral ice...
Ice Balls Without A Mold

Ice Balls Without A Mold

This blog is essentially dedicated to teaching you all the best tips and tricks to be the best possible home bartender you can be for the best price. We’ve already covered looking the part with a bar cart, simple garnish hacks, and a few elevated drink recipes...
The Alternative Bloody Mary

The Alternative Bloody Mary

Bloody Mary cocktails have been around since the early 1920s when bartender Fernand “Pete” Petiot created a version during the prohibition at Harry’s New York Bar in Paris. Years after he brought the drink to Manhattan, namely in the St. Regis Hotel...
The Alternative Martini

The Alternative Martini

The martini is so classic and with such basic ingredients, we truly questioned whether it is possible or right to twist this drink. One popular story of the drink’s origin tells that a gold miner in the mid-1800s requested a pick me up in Martinez, California...
The Alternative Moscow Mule

The Alternative Moscow Mule

The Moscow Mule has been a beloved vodka cocktail as far back as 1941 when Sophie Berezinki, a Russian immigrant brought her 2,000 of her father’s unique copper mugs to sell in the United States. Vodka was actually not particularly popular in the U.S. at this...
Make Your Drinks Prettier with These Garnishes

Make Your Drinks Prettier with These Garnishes

Everyone needs a good lesson or refresher on garnishes. Many classic drinks simply cannot exist without them. Ranging from simple citrus pinwheels to more complicated skewered candied flags, garnishes are an easy way to elevate any drink and add to your home bar (see...