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SF Cocktail Week All Access Pass Giveaway

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The folks at SF Cocktail Week have given us 2 All Access Passes to giveaway to our readers!

For those of you not from the Bay Area, San Francisco Cocktail Week, is a  week long celebration of the Bay Area’s liquid culture, cocktail heritage and  bar industry. continuing the opportunity for Bay Area patrons to experience, imbibe, enjoy and educate themselves on all things cocktailian from some of the country’s best bar experts.

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Highlights from Tales of the Cocktail 2012

post iconThis past week marked the 10th installment of New Orleans mixology orgy, Tales of the Cocktail. It is by far the largest celebration of cocktail culture in the country. Tales (as it called by ‘vets’) is a who’s who of bartenders, journalists and brands. It is a wonderland for up and coming barterers and enthusiasts. …Read More

Manhattan Cocktail Classic Recap

post iconFriday night kicked off the soiree with the Opening Gala, an event that takes over the entire New York Public Library and is attended by thousands of people. Literally, at the Gala, hundreds of classic and innovative cocktails are served. …Read More

40+ Cocktails to Celebrate the USA

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July 4th weekend is upon us and we’ve compiled a collection of all-American cocktails to celebrate our nation’s birthday. From Manhattan to Honolulu and points in between, explore the USA in cocktails, punches and other drinks.

If we are missing our your favorite, feel free to share it with us!

40+ Cocktails to Celebrate the USA

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Really Last Minute Booze Picks for Dad

post iconbringing Dad a nice bottle of spirit is a great way to say thanks! (Mom’s with small kids, this applies to you too.) A nice bottle ca also be easily picked up at the corner store (depending on state, some so make is difficult) for you last minute shoppers. …Read More

Happy Cinco De Mayo! Enjoy with this Twisted Sister Mariachi Mashup

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It’s Cinco de Mayo! Starting with Cheap Trick and Surrender, Hornitos is making a annual event of mashing up famous rock groups with a mariachi band. This year, Twisted Sister jumped in. Dee and the Band created this new, one-of-a-kind version of their 1984 hit “We’re Not Gonna Take It”.  Look like last year’s video was taken off of YouTube?  Hornitos folks we want to see that!
Enjoy!

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Glen Grant 10 Yr. Single Malt Whiskey Review

post iconThis scotch is the perfect spirit for beginning scotch drinkers. It expresses the essence of scotch with its soft nose and palate expressions of dried fruit and kernal flavors, such as toffee, with none of the intensity or smokey peat that may turn off beginning drinkers. This soft and approachable qualities also make it a great scotch to use in cocktails. The Glen Grant 10 Yr. Single Malt Whiskey also clocks at an entry level price at just under $40. …Read More

It’s Spring!

post iconWe made it! Spring is here. So, what does spring mean for us? Vibrant fresh cocktails, that’s what! …Read More

Presidential Cocktails

It’s Presidents Day. Not all of our Commanders in Chief have been drinkers, but many have.  George Washington and Thomas Jefferson even ran distilleries as part of their households. Distilling and brewing were quite common in those days.

Here are cocktails our Commanders in Chief preferred.

Gerald Ford: Gin and Tonic
Herbert Hoover: Martini
Richard Nixon: Rum & Coke
Franklin D. Roosevelt: Scotch or Brandy
Harry Truman: Bourbon
Lyndon Johnson: Scotch and Soda
Warren Harding: … Read more

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