Drinks Wire

Beer Drinks from Tecate Light

How about some beer drinks? I certainly don’t post enough, so the folks at Tecate thought they would send us a few fun things to do with your beer. All of these concoctions are made with Tecate Light (duh, they sent me the recipes), which has just recently reached our shores. They all make me feel that summer MUST be around the corner, and that can’t be bad.

Tecate Mojito

To update this favorite drink, … Read more

Redneck Cat Carrier

What can we say? Big Jeff Foxworthy fans and it just kinda fits.

Moar funny pictures.

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Super Bowl XLII Cocktails

Happy Super Sunday!

To get us in the mood, the nice folks over at Absolut Vodka set us some tasty new cocktails tailored for the game.

First, the Super Bowl Buster XLII a tall, cool mix of Absolut Mandarin, Lemon Juice, Sugar and Soda. Perfect for the Arizona heat.

For you Giants fans, you’ll want to mix up a batch of Jolly Red Giants, a combination of Absolut Ruby Red, maraschino cherry liqueur, pomegranate and … Read more

Fat Tuesday – Mardi Gras is February 5th

Q: A reader asks, What’s the deal with Mardi Gras?

A: Mardi Gras or “Fat Tuesday” is the day before Ash Wednesday. It is the final day of Carnival, but incorrectly Mardi Gras has come to include the weeks proceeding Fat Tuesday as well. The most famous US Mardi Gras celebration is held in New Orleans with many others held around Louisiana, the Gulf States, Europe and Latin America with huge celebrations in Rio de … Read more

What’s the deal with Mardi Gras?

Q: What’s the deal with Mardi Gras?

A: Mardi Gras or “Fat Tuesday” is the day before Ash Wednesday. It is the final day of Carnival, but incorrectly Mardi Gras has come to include the weeks proceeding Fat Tuesday as well. The most famous US Mardi Gras celebration is held in New Orleans with many others held around Louisiana, the Gulf States, Europe and Latin America with huge celebrations in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and … Read more

Great White

This week we feature a new rum drink sent in by Jennifer. The mix of spiced rum, vanilla, coconut milk and nutmeg makes me think back to warm Caribbean afternoons siting on the beach and drinking one of these.

Ingredients

    1 ½ oz spiced rum
    ¾ oz vanilla syrup (like the kind used in coffee drinks)
    3 oz coconut milk
    Dash of nutmeg (garnish)

Instructions

Combine the rum, vanilla syrup, and coconut milk in a … Read more

Super Drinks for the Super Bowl

The big game is coming up and, as always, that entails a great day of football, food, and fun. Oh, yeah, and that means cocktails as well! We have a bunch of new football related cocktails to help you get through the half time show.

Enjoy!

The Kentucky Draw

Three fingers of Knob Creek Bourbon on the rocks.

The Napoleon Sneak

    1 ½ parts Courvoisier Classic Cognac
    Ice filled to the brim

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Alcohol – An Ancient Medicine

Great article from Natalie Angier of the New York Times that discuses some of the scientific and sociological reasons for human-kinds love of alcohol.

Every human culture recorded has fermented some sort of beer, wine or spirit. According to Angier, even the first chocolate drinks were fermented, which certainly gives new meaning to the word “chocoholic.”

Back in the day sanitation wasn’t always so good, so people used booze to kill bacteria. It seems that … Read more

A Super Bowl Bourbon Feast

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Our friends at Maker’s Mark sent us these Bourbon soaked recipes for the ultimate Super Bowl party. As the kick-off countdown commences, leave the boring chips and dip on the bench and add some serious flavor to the and, and with that we mean Bourbon Whisky!

It’s all here, Drinks, Appetizers and Main Dishes to get you through the pre-game, game and post-game fun.

 
 
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Ingredients

2 oz Maker’s Mark
Club Soda

Instructions

Fill … Read more

Spanish Coffee

DOTW reader Gini was wondering what the right ingredients were for a Spanish Coffee. We did a bit of
digging and found that Gini was on the right track with the recipe she sent us:


Ingredients

1 oz cognac or brandy
1 oz Kahlúa
Fill with strong coffee
Whipped cream on top (optional)

Instructions

Serve in a large espresso glass or footed mug.

We also found several variations on the theme including one that replaces … Read more