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Super easy to make this citrus forward sour cocktail is an oldie but a goodie! 

The Blake Norton

Awhile back I had a contest and the prize was a drink created for and named after the winner. The Blake Norton was born. 5 different kinds of booze with fresh squeezed lime and orange juice, The Blake Norton baby!

Hotsy Totsy

It tastes orangey, a little sweet, sour and aromatic, a well balanced cocktail.  Perfect for hangin' with your Tomato.  This drink is the Cat's Pajamas, the Bee's Knees. It's berries man, mighty fine Giggle Water.

Cafe Diablo

Devilishly delicious it doesn't get much better than this. Citrusy, spicy, hot and boozey coffee that'll warm the cockles of even the Devils heart!

Widow's Kiss

The Widow’s Kiss is a beautifully rich cocktail and a strong libation which is perfect for the colder months ahead, fall turning to winter.  The drink has a long herbal finish with just a slight hint of apple.  It’s sweet and complex, just like a Widow’s Kiss.

Pumpkin Ginger Martini

Pumpkin spice lovers this is the drink for you!

Pumpkin Radler

Smells like pumpkin pie! Here's a drink I created for Oktoberfest.

Apple Knocker

This one's a Bruce Original! Cinnamon, apples and everything autumn. This is a must try!

Sex on the Beach

Somewhat tropical and easy to make, it's fruity, citrus forward and sweet. It can be built or shaken and it's best when served on the rocks.

The Godfather

A spirit-forward cocktail stirred and served on the rocks. Super easy to make, it's a strong drink perfect for late afternoon and evening. 

My Naked Pleasure

Sweet orange and sour lemon round this well balanced cocktail out with just a hint of vanilla and ginger.  Even though it’s strong with alcohol there’s no bite to this soft and flavourful cocktail.  It’s absolutely delicious.

El Pirata Colada

It's creamy, fruity, sweet and smooth.  Not too strong tasting even though there's 3 oz. of alcohol in it.  Easy to make, this light coconut-y cocktail is perfect for a summer afternoon get together with your Pirate friends - as good as "Pirate Booty" gets.

Sweet Tart Cider

A little sour and a little sweet! The perfect sumer cocktail!

Blue Hawaii

The Blue Hawaii is a refreshingly sweet tropical delight with Pineapple juice taking centre stage.  The alcohol burn is masked by the flavours of fresh citrus.  This brilliant blue cocktail is a tempting treat just right for a summer day in the sun – what a great poolside cocktail.

Hemingway Special

  A medium strength, fruity/citrus forward somewhat tart cocktail that when shaken over ice and strained into a chilled cocktail glass becomes a smooth, sweet and sour pleasure. Papa would approve of this tropical delight.


 Fruity and citrus-forward this drink is both sour and sweet. Served on the rocks this refreshing tropical cocktail is easy to make. A strong afternoon libation with a base spirit of Cachaça. Yeah baby! 

Sparkling Blueberry Lemonade

Not too sweet, fresh Blueberry puree mixed with Lemonade, Elderflower liqueur, Gin and Sparkling wine makes this tasty summer refreshment a real thirst quencher - adult style… perfect for a hot summer day.

Mango Tango

If you're a mango lover this is definitely the drink for you! It's creamy, luscious, fruity and amazingly delicious, try it!

America... @#%$ YEAH!

If you're serving friends this July 4th, try making some of these. Your guests will love them. They're sweet and full of American Bourbon. Happy 4th of July!

The Great Canadian, Eh?

If you love boozey slushies this is the drink for you! Each layer has a different taste that is sure to please.

Sangria Blush

Sangria! Perfect for when company is over. Make it before hand and serve. That way you don't have to play bartender. We're making a lighter, Blush version, along with a darker red, single serve shaken version!

Blood & Sand

Spirit forward and sweet. It's a classic served straight up! Medium strength, definitely an evening cocktail. Great for dads!

Brown Derby

A true classic. It's fruity, citrus forward and a little sweet and sour. So good. Try it! 

Key Lime PIE Cocktail

I had so much pie left over from our Coconut Key Lime cocktail episode that I wasn't gonna eat. So i figured, what the hell, let's stick in the blender and add booze. Turns out it was actually really good! I think I'm onto something... blend it with booze! 

Coconut Key Lime

Just like the pie but better! This version of the cocktail blends flavours of vanilla, coconut, and pineapple. It's a real creamy delight!

Wet Passion

It's a girly girl drink (no offense to the ladies). It's light, refreshing, hypnotic and alluring!

Cockeyed Colada

A refreshing fruity citrus cocktail with a sweet finish. Super easy to make and perfect for a sunny afternooon.

The Cool

The Cool is refreshing, not sweet and will definitely cool you down on a hot day.

Strawberry Ginger Martini

I made this one especially for Mother's Day. It's a little strong with a prominant taste of strawberries and ginger with a hint of fresh basil.

Purple Prince

Paying tribute to a legend. The sweet and sour blend of pomegranate makes this drink a little tart and refreshing. Because the ice cubes are made from pomegranate juice the drink won't dilute! Truly fit for a Prince.

Bahama Mama

Ahh the Bahama Mama... you have to add this one to your summer drink list! Here I've included 3 takes on the classic cocktail, all equally delicious. 

Butterball Baby

Here's a tasty butterscotch  treat in the form of a shooter! Almost looks like a beer with a frothy top- but it's not, it's better!

Twisted Orange

This Bruce original is deicious, refreshing, and orangey! It goes down easy with a wonderful blast of refreshing orange and leaves an herbal rosemary aftertaste.

French Pearl

Here's a Bruce Original that features 3 of the loveliest French liqueurs. Combined they make this beautiful and tasty, French Pearl.

Creamy Bunny

This one is rich, creamy, and chocolatey!

Cream Egg

If you love cream eggs this is the shooter for you. Tastes just like the real thing!

Br'er Rabbit

A delicious cocktail that isn't just for Easter! Kinda tastes like a chocolate orange, so good!

Irish Eyes

Happy St. Paddy's Day! Today we celebrate with an Irish Eyes cocktail. A creamy whiskey wonder. Cheers!

Irish Marsh

For a drink I created off the cuff it sure is tasty! It's a little potent but has a well balanced taste of strong with sweet and sour, and a little limey!

Green Lacey

Paddy's week continues with the Green Lacey shooter. This is a good one you'll have to check it out!

Shamrock Smash

This cocktail is refreshingly potent. It's minty fresh with a slight sourness making it harmoniously well balanced.

Irish Flag

It's St. Paddy's week here at Bar Talk & Cocktails and we're kicking it off with an Irish Flag shooter. Cheers!

Lemon Drop

This shooter is super easy to make and only takes two ingredients. Be careful though it's sour!

Swedish Berry

Here's a shot that's berry-licious, Swedish Berry-licious to be exact. Tastes just the like candy!

Black Raspberry Martini

A martini in a flute glass..what!? This ain't no regular martini, it has champagne in it and is pretty poten. Potent but good!

Rob Collins

This drink is a modern version of a Tom Collins. It has St. Germain liqueur, which is a fruit spirit made with elderflower and sugar cane.

Citrus Lime Splash

I just love creating wine coolers! Here's my Citrus Lime Splash, it's refreshing and tastes amazing!

Pornstar Shooter & Cocktail

The Pornstar shooter is the perfect party shot. It's a little sour and oh so delicious. The cocktail version is pretty amazing too!

Orange Pear Splash

Another one of my Bruce original spritzers, always a crowd pleaser!

Bazooka Joe

This one's called a Bazooka Joe because it tastes just like bubble gum. But it's better because there's alcohol!

Juicy Strawberry Splash

Here's another Bruce original wine sprtizer. Refreshing and oh so lovely.

Cupid's Kiss

I created this cocktail for all the lovebrids out there. It's a cinnamon raspberry chocolatey delight. And it's delicious!


If you love hot chocolate you'll love this boozey Chocolatini. Give it a try you'll love it!

Red Banshee

2016 is the year of the Red Monkey. In honor of Chinese New Year I'm whipping up a Red Banshee.

Cinnamon Apple Splash

Another Bruce original spritzer! My Cinnamon Apple Splash is always a hit. Be sure to keep checking in for more of these wine cooler recipes, I have a few more up my sleeve. 

Ultimate Classic Daiquiri

They say the Daiquiri was invented back in the time of the Spanish-American war by a mining engineer named Jennings Cox. Thanks Jennings, we owe you one!

Cherry Cosmo

This Cherry Cosmo is the perfect cocktail to serve at your next party!


Here's a shot I created for all you She-Devils out there. Light it on fire for the full effect.

Purple Pleasure

A little sour and a little sweet, the perfect combination!

Slippery Nipple

The Slippery Nipple is super easy to make and super slippery to take! Give it a try!

Jelly Bean Shot

Might not look like a jelly bean, but it sure does taste like one!

Banana Melon Splash

Here's a drink that tastes as refreshing as it looks. It's my original take on the classic wine cooler or spritzer. Yum!

The Goblin King

Paying tribute to David Bowie by making a drink to honor the character he played in the 80's classic Labyrinth. Check it out if you haven't seen it! 

Brandy Alexander

If you don't love the taste of alcohol this ones for you. It's creamy, chocolatey, sweet and goes down real smooth. It's also super easy to make!

Bruce's Hangover Helper

My special hangover tea will cure what ails ya. This tea stimulates blood circulation and nourishes all your bodies cells. And it tastes good! 

Rudolph's Revenge

I created this drink especially for Rudoplh... Now you understand where his red nose comes from!

Reindeer Connection

This is a drink you'll want to sip by the fire. The aroma of the three French liqueurs will relax you instantly.

Sleigh Bell Slider

Now here's a shot that can double as a dessert! This one goes down easy and is oh so yummy.

Three Wise Guys

This is one of my fave shots. I will warn you though that it's very strong and potent. Disclaimer: No one was whacked in the making of this shot.

Chocolate Berry Shot

This is a great shot for all year round. Tastes just like raspberries and chocolate. Mmm...

Candy Cane Shot

Here's a nice strong shot for the mint lovers out there. Caution: it's really minty.... and really strong!

Holiday Nog Shot Shooter

Holiday Nog Shot Shooter- now that's a mouthful, just like this shooter! If you love egg nog you definitely need to give this one a try.

Cranberry Kiss

Do you wanna know if your bartender loves you so? It's in his kiss, Cranberry Kiss!

Gingerbread Shot

Gingerbread comes in many forms. So why not make it into a shot too! Serve this one to your family at Christmas- they'll love it!

Peppermint Patty

If you're a lover of Peppermint Pattys this is the shot for you. Tastes just like the real deal!

Blue Christmas

I'll have a Blue Christmas without you... because this shot is so good I don't want to share! Give it a try and see for yourself.

Yellow Snow

This shot is the only Yellow Snow you should ever try. A slushy shot with hints of vanilla and pineapple... it's easy to make and easy to take. 

The Grinch

Here's the perfect shot for the sour lover. The shot is as sour as the Grinch himself. Enjoy!

Candy Cane Twist

On the first day of Christmas my bartender served to me.... This amazing Candy Cane Twist shot! Goes down smooth and minty- so good!

Broken Down Golf Cart

This is a refreshing shot that goes down like Kool-Aid. Know why they call it a Broken Down Golf Cart? Me neither. Cheers!

Super Cow

The Super Cow! Doesn't this look amazing? It's like a Brown Cow, but better! Give it a try, you're gonna love it. Moo Baby!

Spanish Coffee

Here's a good one for the coffee connoisseurs out there. Dress it up with a cozy because the cup will be piping hot!

Blueberry Tea

My Blueberry Tea is the perfect drink to sip on when you have a cold, it'll fix ya right up!

Banana Smoothie

Here is a Bruce Original you gotta try. My boozey Banana Smoothie. Yum!

Autumn Flame Shot

Here's a great shot to keep you toasty in the autumn weather. You can light this baby up and cozy up to the flame. Don't forget to blow out the flame before you drink it!

Slow Comfortable Screw Against the Wall

This drink is very easy to make and easy to remember. The name breaks down like this: Slow - for the Sloe Gin, Comfortable - for the Southern Comfort, Screw - for the Screwdriver which is  Orange Juice and Vodka, and Galliano makes the WALL, as in a Harvey Wallbanger.

The Pink Lady

In the prohibition era booze was hard to come by so people resorted to making their own gin at home (aka bathtub gin), it was awful! The Pink Lady became very popular because its ingredients covered up the taste of that nasty homemade brew.

B52 Shot

It's believed that the bartender who invented this shot named it after his favourite new wave band at the time.

Sour Betty

The Sour Betty cocktail is fruity, a little sour and tastes amazing! It's also easy to make so give it a try!

The Orgasm

The Orgasm cocktail is like sex in a glass! This delicious drink can also double as a dessert. What more can you ask for?

Cherry Bomb Shot

The Cherry Bomb Shot is perfect for any occasion. Easy to make and so tasty!

Golden Cadillac

This drink is classified as an 'after-dinner' drink, a digestive. It originated in the town of El Dorado, California.

Candy Corn Shooter

Here's a shot perfect for anyone who loves candy corn as much as I do. So good!

Jack's Smashing Pumpkin Slush

This is a Bruce original boozey slushy delight. Is it a dessert? Is it a drink?  Who cares, it's slush-tastic!

Brain Splatter Punch

This punch is perfect for any party. Any booze will do and the frozen brain in the middle is made from juices and gelatin so it won't dilute. You can switch up the gelatin flavours and juices too!

Brain Hemorrhage

Looks disgusting but tastes great! Perfect shot for any Halloween party.

Mai Tai

In Tahitian Mai Tai means good or out of this world. Today the Mai Tai is synonymous with Tiki culture both past and present and has many variations. 

Sweet & Sour Mix

Sweet and Sour Mix is used as the base of margaritas and as a component to many other drinks. Make this at home and skip the store bought processed stuff.

Simple Syrup

Simple Syrup is an essential item to stock in any bar. This sweetener is primarily used as a substitute for raw sugar and adds rich volume. You'll find simple syrup in many cocktails, and it's simple to make!

Drifting with Debussy

This Bruce original is a spin on the classic Dubonnet Cocktail. It's also the first original cocktail I ever made!

Dubonnet Cocktail

Ahh the Dubonnet Cocktail. A cocktail so classy that it's fit for a Queen. It just so happens this is the Queens favorite drink, she has one daily!

Moscow Mule

The Moscow Mule takes me back to a time when I crooned out ballads on the old piano. This refreshing drink was always a crowd pleaser.

Root Beer Float

Here is my boozey version of the Root Beer Float. Tastes amazing and doesn't even have any root beer in it!

The Manhattan

The Manhattan is hands down my favourite drink. Whether it's straight up or on the rocks this classic cocktail is sure to please. 

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