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Mummy-tini Martini Glasses

Wrap up your classic martini in these mummified cocktail glasses designed by Tracy Lolita Yancey. Each glass is hand made and distinctively gift boxed for storage and gift-giving.

They make great addition to any haunted cocktail party.

Mummy-tini Martini Glass

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Icy Hands Halloween Punch

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Readers are always asking for more punch recipes, especially for Halloween and the holidays. This is a simple punch where the ice is the centerpiece. Not only is the icy hand super spooky, but it keeps things cool as well.

 

 

 

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Charro Negro

The month of October begins preparation for one of Mexico’s most celebrated and historic holidays, Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) which falls on November 1 and 2. Tequila Herradura, one of the world’s most revered and storied premium tequila, is featuring the Herradura Charro Negro, referring to the traditional cowboy of Mexico who sometimes dresses in black when mourning a loved one, as its drink of the month in recognition of the … Read more

Octoberfest in Bavaria

October is wonderful time of year. Football, changing leaves, halloween and in Barvia it means Octoberfest. To Bavarians, this is a festival of hearty food, good music and awesome beer.

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The Perfect Halloween Supper

From Make Projects, the perfect and ghastly Halloween dinner! It may look gross but it all edible and, from what they say, tasty!

The featured drink is an Alien Autopsy Shooter, a layered combination of equal parts Irish Creme Liqueur, Mountain Dew and Grenadine. If the lighting is right, they may even glow a bit.

For a one-of-a-kind Halloween party, try making this supper for a group of friends. guaranteed to be a scary good … Read more

Shot in the Dark Glasses

    Perfect for Halloween, the bases of these 2 oz shot glasses are wrapped in glow-in-the-dark rubber. Made by über cool design shop SUCK UK, the rubber base is made of a glow in the dark material that glows green when the lights go out. Not only do they make finding your shot a snap, but it looks ultra spooky too.

SUCK UK – Shot in the Dark Glasses

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Two-Minute Beverage Chill

This is a handy tip for any aspiring bartender. Submerging the target beverage in a salted bath of cool water will hasten the cooling process and your drinking pleasure. Sprint (a site sponsor) has put together a fun site, waitless.org full of videos to help you save time.

To chill a soft drink, wine or spirit fill a large bowl with ice and cold water. Add 1–2 cups of ice and target beverage stir for … Read more

Fall Cocktails

It’s the first day of autumn, so we thought we we would share a few Fall Cocktail recipes the folks over at Pernod-Ricard sent us. They did great job of making innovative cocktails that capture the season.

Enjoy!

    Beefeater Thanksgiving Toast
    Elit Rosemary Martini
    Pumpkin Pie
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This Week’s Drink – Red Death

Fall is here and Halloween is just a few short weeks away. So for the next five weeks we will be featuring Halloween Themed Cocktails. This week’s drink is called “Red Death” a combination of an Alabama Slammer and a Kamikaze. 

Ingredients

1 oz vodka
½ oz Southern Comfort
½ oz sloe gin
¼ oz triple sec
½ oz orange juice
¼ oz lime juice

Instructions

Combine ingredients in a shaker filled with a cup … Read more

SoCo & Lime – SoCo Night Institute

We were recently asked to submit a video course for Southern Comfort’s Night Institute. What is the Night Institute? It is a new video website offering “courses” in bartending, bar tricks and more. Course titles include: “How to Impress Her Friends”, “Dancing with a Drink in Your Hand” and “Bar Bets: Olive This Trick”.

Earn credits for each class you take and earn more in good ol’ bar know how.

Start with yours truly and … Read more