More and more scientific studies are saying that drinking quality craft brews has a plethora of health benefits. Benefits include reduced risk of heart disease, increased bone density, and may even provide B vitamins. So, in addition to making people prettier, more charming, and funnierâ€”at least to themselvesâ€”beer has real health benefits. It is inportant to point out that these benefits can be cancelled out by over consumption, so don’t think that drink a 12 … Read more
Mixing Drinks in an electric blender can be tricky. Not enough time and the cocktail is not mixed well, too much and it turns to slush. Here’s how we do it. Of course, you may need to adjust depending on your blender. Typically, you are goin gto use a bleder in drinks involving fruit, cream, eggs and that are frozen.First, add 1 scoop of ice (about 1 cup) to the blender. Next, add you ingredients … Read more
This cocktail treat is a tasty marriage of two of my favorites, shrimp, and Bloody Marys.
1 lemon, juiced, plus lemon wedges for garnish
16 jumbo shrimp, cooked and cleaned
1 (28-ounce) can chunky style crushed tomatoes
2 tablespoons horseradish
2 tablespoons Worcestershire, eyeball it
2 teaspoons hot sauce, eyeball it
2 ribs celery, finely chopped
4 shots ice cold vodka
1 teaspoon ground black pepper
Squeeze half of the lemon over … Read more
For the guy who has everything. This mini-fridge keeps beer icy cold and can accurately deliver it anywher in the room. Who doesn’t need this?
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It’s Oscar Night! Glitz, glam and parties, which equals a ton of new specialty cocktails. This week we are featuring Baileys Red Carpetini, a blend of vodka and Balieys, served in a martini glass rimmed with red sugar (of course). We are also lucky enough to have a few dozen cocktails inspired by this Year’s Best Picture Nominees, the Academy Awards, and Hollywood Stars. Enjoy!
Onto the drink.
They just keep coming. This collection of last minute easy to make Oscar-themed cocktails is perfect wether you are at a Hollywood After Party or watching at home with good friends.
Baileys Glitz and Glamour
2 oz Baileys Irish Cream
½ oz Ciroc Vodka
½ oz Godiva Liqueur
Shake with ice. Serve in a chilled martini glass. Garnish with Gold Flakes (optional).
Baileys Golden Statue
2 oz Baileys Irish Cream
1 oz … Read more
Vote for your favorite picture of the year through cocktails.
Enjoy watching the Academy Awards with one of these Best Picture Nominee-inspired cocktails. These drinks will sure to have you on your feet by the end of the night, declaring: “You like me, you really like me!”
(Created in honor of the Academy Award-nominated film The Queen)
2 parts Beefeater Gin
2 parts brewed and chilled Earl Gray Tea
Squeeze of lemon juice… Read more
To celebrate, the fine folks over at Gizmodo have put together their top 10 alcohol and boobie (sorry ladies) gadgets. This list includes such favorites as the Godzilla Beer Dispenser, a neat accessory that turns your iPod into a breathalizer, and a Beer Tap Backpack.
What a perfect list for Mardi Gras, well know for it’s booze driven partying, parades and beads for boobies exchanges. I hope I have enough beads to get the soap … Read more
This is quite a busy week, with Chinese New Year, Presidents Day and Fat Tuesday right in a row and the Oscars coming up on Sunday. So enjoy them all and watch for some new themed cocktails for your Oscar Party.
This week’s drink was sent in by reader Cavan and is a refreshing mixture of cognac, apricot brandy, and lemon-lime soda (and we just can’t find enough good brandy drinks!). Thanks, Cavan!
Onto the … Read more
Things are back in full swing again this Fat Tuesday. New Orleans, although not fully recovered from Katrina, is open for business. And on Fat Tuesday that business is beads, parades, and lots and lots of drinking. The good news is that you don’t have to be in the Big Easy to celebrate. Mardi Gras has become a national party holiday (less its religious meaning) and is celebrated by fun folks all over the country.… Read more