Kim Richards

Kim Richards lives in Santa Rosa, California. She is an author, amateur cheese maker, wine/mead maker, and a novice home brewer. She enjoys a nice cocktail while listening to live music, watching movies and mixed martial arts, or dining at home and in restaurants. She and her husband frequent festivals and love to visit breweries and distilleries. Favorite cocktail: Old Fashioned with maple syrup.

2018 Super Bowl Cocktail Recipes and Snacks

By Kim Richards | February 3, 2018 |

Whether you’re an Eagles or a Patriots fan, this Super Bowl will be a time for rooting on the game with some great drinks and lots of finger food in hand. Here are a few suggestions for this year’s big game. Drambuie Timeout Twist 1 ¼ parts Drambuie ¾ part Hendrick’s Gin ½ part lemon…

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Winter Cocktails for 2018

By Kim Richards | January 11, 2018 |

What, you haven’t sworn off drinking as a New Year’s resolution? We still swear that when the weather is dreary outside, there is nothing better to warm you than a nice winter cocktail (and perhaps a big bowl of chili — our favorite recipe follows). Enjoy these cocktails as you dream of spring! Winter Rose…

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Cocktail Recipes for New Year’s Eve 2017

By Kim Richards | December 29, 2017 |

Whether you’re celebrating that 2017 is finally over or just looking forward to a brighter 2018 (or both), it’s tradition to celebrate with booze. We want to share a few cocktail recipes with you; some are perfect for a quiet evening with your significant other, some are built as party punches. A few are simple;…

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Christmas Cocktails 2017

By Kim Richards | December 21, 2017 |

Who doesn’t love a holiday cocktail? Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, or another cultural holiday, these cocktails are sure to please you and any guests. We’ve also included an easy appetizer which pairs nicely with beer, plus a holiday cake recipe. Imbibe and enjoy! White Christmas Mojito courtesy of juice of 1 lime 8 mint…

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After California’s Fires, a Brewing Community Comes Together

By Kim Richards | December 12, 2017 |

Sonoma and surrounding counties survived the worst fires in California history in October of 2017. Immediately after, local brewers banded together to raise money for displaced fire victims. It was truly spectacular to see. Fieldwork Brewing, which had fires with a mile of its doors, was the first to hold a fundraiser. People from all…

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Cocktail Recipes for Fall 2017

By Kim Richards | December 3, 2017 |

With the changing weather and all the busy things going on in our lives during the fall, we wanted to share with you a few cocktails to settle down with when your day is finally done. We’ve also included a punch recipe for when you have friends over, and to finish it up, check out…

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Cocktail Recipes for Thanksgiving 2017

By Kim Richards | November 22, 2017 |

Here at Drinkhacker, we are thankful for you—our drinking readers! Among the other things we’re thankful for are good food, good friends, and good cocktails. May these cocktails and snack recipes be among them on your holiday table. Caramel Apple created by NYC mixologist Allison Kave of Butter and Scotch 2 oz. Baileys Pumpkin Spice Irish…

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Cocktail Recipes for Halloween 2017

By Kim Richards | October 31, 2017 |

Whether you celebrate Halloween, All Saint’s Day, or Day of the Dead, you need a solid cocktail to go along with it. Here’s a selection of our favorites from the year, along with a recipe for Caramel Pumpkin Monkey Bread. It’s quick and yummy for any celebration you have planned. First we start off with…

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Review: Wines of Kelley & Young, 2017 Releases

By Kim Richards | September 25, 2017 |

Recently we attended Kelley & Young Winery’s first Meet the Winemakers Dinner and enjoyed a selection of this California-based operations products. Here’s our impression of the wines served. 2015 Kelley & Young Sauvignon Blanc finishes fermenting at a lower alcohol content a month after crushing the grapes. This Sauvignon Blanc has a clear pretty yellow…

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Cocktails and Cake Recipes for Labor Day 2017

By Kim Richards | September 3, 2017 |

Where has the summer gone? It’s time for our last ditch grilling, hanging out, and partying weekend: Labor Day. After all, you have to love a holiday where people take the day off of work to celebrate work. Here are some great cocktails you’ll enjoy and an easy cake recipe to boot. Cheers! Angry Cider…

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