cocktails

  • Beer Wine and Spirits

    That Soda Really Pops

    Walking through the adult beverage aisle lately has been very interesting.  All new liquor flavors, artisan beer, and soda.  Wait, what? Soda?  Yes, that is what I said.  It started with “hard” root beer, but I...
    April 28, 2016 738 0
  • Beer Wine and Spirits

    Silly Rabbit, Easter is for us too!

    I love all of the traditions of Easter, but I noticed that a lot of the sweets and fun is for kids.  I have kids, so this is a lot of why I love Easter, but...
    March 24, 2016 595 0
  • Beer Wine and Spirits

    Jump on the Amaro Bandwagon

    One of the hottest trends in 2016 is Amaro.  What is Amaro, you ask?  According to Food Republic Amaro is, “The term amari (amaro when singular) encompasses a number of bitter, herb-infused liqueurs. Traditionally, they’re made...
    March 2, 2016 447 0
  • Beer Wine and Spirits

    We’re Going to Asia Baby, Well Kind Of!

    Another hot new trend in the world of alcohol is East- Asian inspired drinks.  Forbes noted, “East-Asian Cocktails — Robert Haynes-Peterson, Spirits Writer “I think we’re going to see a continuing expansion and evolution of East...
    March 2, 2016 414 0
  • Beer Wine and Spirits

    They Came in Like a Disco Ball

    The New Year brings new tastes, or in this case, “funky” flavors of the past.  Disco was a social phenomenon in the 70s.  Saturday Night Fever and late nights at the dance club is where everyone...
    January 22, 2016 497 0
  • Beer Wine and Spirits

    Drink Your Sweet

    At holiday parties, everyone strives to make the best cocktail.  The season of cheer and cookies is no different.  So if you prefer to drink your cookies, this is the time.  I love how mixologists can...
    December 3, 2015 458 0
  • Beer Wine and Spirits

    This May Contain Wine

    All over the internet and Facebook, I have been seeing a huge fall sangria trend.  I absolutely love sangria in the summertime, so refreshing and crisp.  When I saw the creations online, I was floored that...
    November 19, 2015 526 0
  • Beer Wine and Spirits

    Cider, Cider Everywhere

    We all know that craft beer scene is what is happening right now, but watch out, there is a new/old player coming to the table.  That’s right, hard cider is making a return and is kicking...
    November 12, 2015 443 0
  • Impress Me

    Chilling to the Bone

    Do you want to give the kids and adult a scare every day of the year?  I do, I do.  Check out these totally wicked ice cube trays.  Brains, teeth, and ghosts, oh my!  Fred &...
    October 23, 2015 414 0
  • Recipes

    Beer Cocktails? We’re On It!

    Perhaps you’ve read on our site previously a little bit about Millennials and beer. We love the stuff. We love it so much we buy a whole big bunch of it and drink most of it...
    September 3, 2015 981 0
  • The Scene

    Veg Out

    Mom always told us – she is still telling us, as a matter of fact – to eat our vegetables. So fine. We will. If we are reading this correctly at http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/eats/bartenders-adding-shot-healthy-veggies-mixed-drinks-article-1.1428292, our imbibing a big...
    September 3, 2015 648 0
  • Editors Picks

    Roll Out the Barrel

    All righty then! We think this is an idea whose time has come, the new Barrel-Aged Spirits Kit that promises to “quickly barrel age your vodka, gin, rum, and other spirits in just 1-2 weeks. Just...
    August 19, 2015 874 0
  • Editors Picks

    Fancy Ice

    Bartenders who take their position very seriously understand the full impact of ice on a cocktail. The person on the receiving end doesn’t want his/her pricey Caipirinha tainted by bad ice. And before you start to...
    August 9, 2015 1190 0
  • Cool Recipes

    Hot Time Summer in the City

    You know how when the shimmer on your throat starts to slide to points south, and you’re without anything respectable with which to wipe that shimmer before it becomes a puddle? Well, we can’t help you...
    August 1, 2015 534 0
  • The Scene

    Wanna at Least Feel Cool? Go to a Secret Bar…

    When Elliot Ness and dinosaurs roamed the earth, the only way to enjoy a cocktail with one’s friends under the cloak of secrecy at home (sacramental wine or medicinal alcohol were the drinks available) or at...
    July 2, 2015 730 0
  • The Scene

    Meetcha at the Outdoor Bar

    Now, here’s another venue altogether, less of the classical arts but certainly replete with drama. We’re back in Cali, dears, and we’re hangin’ out outside. L.A. is a haven of outdoor bars, and Molly found a...
    June 14, 2015 500 0
  • Cravings

    *Hic* Do I Hear the Boozy Popsicle Truck?

    It hasn’t been that long since we chased the ice cream truck down the street, waving our coinage and clamoring for something cold and full of sugar. Life was good, wasn’t it? Well, Sweet Cheeks, it...
    June 10, 2015 682 0
  • Cool Recipes

    Moonshine On…

    More boozenews coming across the wire! If we can believe our eyes and ears, vodka is out, and white whiskey is in… right behind mescal in the “ya gotta have it” category. Yes, Virginia, there is...
    June 6, 2015 533 0
  • The Scene

    Disney. Cocktails. Heaven!

    The happiest place on earth just got a teensy bit happier, thanks to 29 very adult beverages concocted by Cocktails by Cody, mixologist extraordinaire. You can like and follow Cody at https://www.facebook.com/Codys.cocktails, and you can look...
    June 6, 2015 1007 0
  • Editors Picks

    Body Shots… aka EEWWWWWWW

    This is called, in the post, a real ice breaker. Hmmmm. We think if you don’t know the person you’re drinking with, you really ought to think twice. But that’s just us… The site that gave...
    June 3, 2015 2799 0