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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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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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Caipirinha

When a drink makes a mark as a national beverage, it deserves a spotlight, and for a country the size of Brazil that’s quite an accomplishment. The Caipirinha is a simple, yet historic cocktail that came to the Americas and left a lasting impression in the heart of millions of Brazilian people. If you have never had it, this is your chance to learn how to make it, how to say it, and what the heck it means. 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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Tequila Sunrise

If you want to move like Mick Jagger, you might want to start by drinking like him and ordering the one and only Tequila Sunrise. This tropical rock ‘n roll drink will have you wishing you were laying by the beach sunbathing naked on a tropical island somewhere or it will just help you forget all your troubles and have you singing The Eagles for a night.

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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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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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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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