Cocktails / Mixology

  1. Fizzy and Fabulous: 5 of our Favorite Gin Based Cocktails

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    Fizzy and Fabulous: 5 of our Favorite Gin Based Cocktails

    Gin is a distilled alcoholic drink that derives its predominant flavor from juniper berries. Its fresh, botanical flavor truly adds a unique twist to any cocktail. In fact, many traditional cocktails rely on the personality of gin. If you’re looking to impress your friends and loved ones with cocktails both new and old, then you’re in luck. We’ve selected five gin-based cocktails that are easy to ma

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  2. Classic Brunch Cocktail

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    Classic Brunch Cocktail

    The first published mention of “brunch” was in an 1895 piece written for Hunter’s Weekly. It was entitled “Brunch: A Plea” by British writer Guy Beringer.  He desired for folks to gather for a late breakfast on Sundays.  In the article he explains, “By eliminating the need to get up early on Sunday, brunch would make life brighter for Saturday-night carousers. It would promote human happi

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  3. Pineapple Margarita Recipes with Pizazz!

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    Pineapple Margarita Recipes with Pizazz

    Did you know that the name margarita is Spanish for “daisy”? But around here, it’s one of our favorite cocktails. This family of mixed drinks includes citrus, a base spirit, and liqueur. As the number one requested tequila cocktail in bars for over six years, the margarita is quite versatile and popular.  As such, it is widely distributed--from the “dives” we love to the high-end cocktail bars we a

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  4. Our Top 5 Favorite Classic Gin Cocktails

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    Our Top 5 Favorite Classic Gin Cocktails

    So, you’re looking to start crafting up some tantalizing classic cocktails to impress everyone at your next party. Well, you’ll find that one spirit is a common denominator amongst the most historical and famous concoctions out there: gin. According to VinePair, gin is “a clear, distilled spiri

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  5. Brilliantly Bittersweet Tequila Absinthe Cocktails

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    Brilliantly Bittersweet Tequila Absinthe Cocktails

    The Green Muse, the Green Torment, the Green Fairy… the absinthe is a naughty beast! Absinthe has historically gotten a bad rap.  It was, for a long time, considered a dangerously addictive psychedelic drug. All of the cool cats were into it until it was banned. Thankfully, the general population has come to its senses. And the authorities have realized absinthe’s effects are no different tha

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  6. Celebrate 4th of July with These Explosively Awesome Red, White, and Blue Cocktails!

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    Awesome Red, White, and Blue Cocktails!

    Independence Day is almost here! Now is an excellent time to start thinking about what kind of thematic cocktail you might serve up at your annual backyard bash. What better way to celebrate the 4th of July than by mixing up a fun, visually RED, WHITE, and BLUE cocktail?

    We’ve got several excellent cocktails for you to think about serving to your friends and family this holiday. All it takes i

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  7. Red, White, Booze, and Brews: July 4th Cocktails

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    Red, White, Booze, and Brews: July 4th Cocktails

    July 4th is fast approaching! Celebrate America’s Independence in the best way possible, with a refreshing and delicious cocktail. You’ll feel the spirit of America with every scrumptious sip of one of the beverages from our list of July 4th cocktails. They will get you in the mood to celebrate summer all season long! Don’t forget to check out our cocktail-making

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  8. 11 Refreshing Summer Cocktails with Tequila

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    11 Refreshing Summer Cocktails with Tequila

    Summertime is synonymous with margaritas! There is just something about the blazing hot sun of summer and a cold margarita in your hand. The fermented and distilled agave seems specially designed to combat extreme heat waves.

    2022 is shaping up to be an extra hot summer for most of the USA. What better way to cool off than to mix up a great tequila-based beverage? We have some great tequila-based

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  9. Best Cognac for Cocktails

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    Best Cognac for Cocktails

    Cognac is a versatile spirit that can be used for sipping, mixing, or cooking. We’ve covered cooking and sipping in recent blog posts. Check out: Best Ways to Drink Cognac and Best Brandy for Your Budget: B

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  10. Deliciously Refreshing Summer Gin Cocktails

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    Summer Gin Cocktails

    What’s better than a cool drink on a hot day? For a sophisticated libation, use herbal, floral, citrus-forward gin to ramp up your cocktail’s potential. We’ve put together a list of summer-ready gin cocktails to add some flair to the season!

    Before you get your cocktail shaker out, check out our

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