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Posts tagged cocktail
Painkiller

Happy Wednesday! Today, we're switching out the LA heatwave for the British Virgin Islands with the Painkiller cocktail! This staple Tiki cocktail is often confused for a Piña Colada, but its strength makes it a bigger and badder Tropical cocktail. We got you the recipe (that's had some controversy!), the short history, and the U.S. city that has the record of most Painkillers bought in a year- the answer WILL surprise you. Cheers!

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Espresso Martini

Combining coffee with liquor may make your 9-5 hell, but when it is done right, magic happens and history is made. The Espresso Martini holds an important place in coffee and martini culture and today we’re also celebrating National Martini Day! Celebrate with us by learning how to make it, who made it, and why it wasn’t called an Espresso Martini right away. Cheers!

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Aperol Spritz

Welcome! After a very much needed Spring Break vacation, we are baaaaack, and feeling more refreshed than ever! What a better way to start fresh than with an incredibly refreshing drink that’s EVERYWHERE right now- Aperol Spritz. We explored why and how this Italian liqueur skyrocketed to fame, how it made its way into the "Spritz" category, and why it won’t be going anywhere any time soon. Learn how to properly make one and much more inside, cheers!

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White Wine Spritzer

Our first Drink of the Week for 2019 is in honor of those of you who are giving it your all to stick to your NYE resolution of feeling good and looking even better. A White Wine Spritzer is the perfect drink to keep the calories, sugars, and alcohol content at bay. Plus, it’s super easy to make. Cheers!

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What is Kir?

If you’ve ever had proper hors-d'oeuvres at an aperitif hour or French dinner party- you’ve more than likely had no choice in the drink pairing. That drink is a Kir Royale and though you may have heard of it you’d be surprised to learn Kir has it’s very own fascinating story. We dove deep into this iconic wine-liqueur with Nazi resisting roots, cheers to learning!

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Celebrate World Whisk(e)y Day

March 27th is only ten days after St. Patrick's but this time, we only need whiskey, or is it whisky? Find out which British writer inspired this holiday, and how his influence on the spirit world has affected everything from whisk(e)y to beer. Plus we teach you how to make a Fitzgerald with a twist. Cheers to learning!

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Celebrate National Margarita Day

What better way to spend Thursday than with some margaritas?! With as many variations as this cocktail has, it's no surprise there is a flavor out there for everyone. Read all about how to make one just right, learn a little history about where it came from, and find out what the name actually translates to in Spanish. Come get the party started and celebrate with us. 

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Manhattan

Ciao Manhattan! This historic cocktail has been enjoyed by many that live outside the famous NY borough, but it is not for those with an immature taste for whiskey. Read all about how this drink has managed to stay popular and relevant for over 100 years, the two stories that claim it's invention, and how to spot if someone is making it wrong behind the bar. 

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