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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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What is Fernet?

Your favorite liquor cabinet stocks up on this infamous European liqueur but have you ever even tried it? It’s hard to spot but it’s used in a ton of cocktails but because its flavor is so palate smacking and robust, it’s usually used sparsely to highlight other flavors in the cocktail. Today we’re uncovering the mysterious Fernet. Cheers to learning!

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National Beer Day

Today we honor all things beer, an alcoholic beverage that has been around longer than any of us thought possible (ancient Egypt). Even if you celebrate beer everyday, specifically today, we should all come together, raise our glasses, and toast in honor of the freedom to be able to drink beer. Read all about how the beer industry is a major player in today’s economy, why today is an important day in American history, and how to celebrate! 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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What is Moonshine?

It’s time to put on your learning caps boys and girls, it’s Monday again. Despite how old and not so popular it may be, Moonshine has a stronghold in the American history. We got down to basics and found out just what the heck Moonshine really is, how it’s made, and where you can find quality stuff today. 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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