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Emerald

It’s time for another mid-week treat here at Happy Hour City! Today, we’re toasting with an Irish classic that constantly gets overlooked because of it’s relativity to the O.G. of classic cocktails- the Manhattan. Today, we’re exploring the Irish cousin of the family, the Emerald! So grab your glass and raise a toast to the Isles with this easy but spirit forward kick-in-the-ass cocktail your Wednesday needs. Cheers!

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Blue Hawaii

Can we begin summer early? Perhaps take that vacation to Hawaii sooner rather than later? No? Well, with the Blue Hawaii we can pretend! This tiki cocktail has an incredibly history that involves… Elvis!? Plus, all about how it's inventor helped make Hawaii the tourist destination it is today. Grab a glass and learn how to make this tropical deliciousness. Cheers!

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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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Dark And Stormy

This famous cocktail is a favorite among those who still sail the brave seas. But where did it come from? The Dark n' Stormy is associated with shipwreck and those who may have permanently disappeared in an island all too famous for having mystical powers. Read all about it's history, how to make it, and why it's illegal to modify. Cheers!

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Celebrate National Kahlua Day

Happy Kahlúa Day! Today, we celebrate the famous coffee liqueur that's seen in many cocktails such as White and Black Russians. In this article, we teach you how to make one of the preferred Kahlúa cocktails, give a little history lesson as to how it gained it's popularity, and which famous Hollywood character drank White Russians non-stop in an all time classic.  

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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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Celebrate National Hot Buttered Rum Day

If you're feeling any of the winter season where you are, warm up next to a fire and enjoy this delicious seasonal cocktail. Want to know how to make it? We can teach you to make 4! Hot Buttered Rum has been around for a while and there's a reason early American colonists were such big fans. Celebrate with us!

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