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St. Patrick’s Day Potpourri

It’s that time again when we celebrate the patron saint of Ireland by drinking green beer, wearing green and joining in endless sing alongs at Irish Pubs around the world.

Did you know that St. Patrick was British? Read about his life.

If you happen to be in Dublin this week, we recommend you drop by the Official St. Patrick’s Festival 2006 – Dublin, Ireland.

Test your Irishness with this All Irish Quiz and get … Read more

Everybody’s Irish

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Happy Hour Is Happiest

Happy Hour (4 p.m. – 7 p.m.) is when the most Americans drink beer and cocktails. I guess we all need a drink afterwork!

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Chicago Bar Serves Up $950 Cocktail

But will it get you drunk?

Red Ruby

– 1.5 ounces Grey Goose L’Orange vodka
– 0.5 ounce Hpnotiq cognac
– 0.5 ounce orange juice
– 0.25 ounce Pama (pomegranate) liqueur
– a splash Dom Perignon champagne
– 1 carat ruby, optional 

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Fun Facts

Did you know that vikings drank alcohol from the skulls of their enemies?

This and more fun alcohol facts.… Read more

Drink of the Week – Italian Coffee


1 oz amaretto
1 cup black coffee
Whipped cream


Add to Amaretto to a coffee cup or footed mug, mix in Coffee. Top with whipped cream.… Read more

The Puking Pumpkin

A picture is worth a 1000 words. How true, how true! By far the best pumpkin carving site on the net! Happy Halloween!

Extreme Pumpkins… Read more

What Is the Difference Between Whiskey and Bourbon?

Bourbon is type of whiskey. Bourbon is only made in the state of Kentuck and contains at least 51% corn. It can be sweeter than other whiskeys. Notable brands are Maker’s Mark, Jim Beam, and Knob Creek.… Read more

Ciroc Vodka

What is a “Ciroc Press”? 

Haven’t seen this cocktail. If anyone knows how to make it, let us know. Ciroc is an incredible French Vodka made from grapes. Yummy!

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Drink of the Week – Black Punch


1 750 ml bottle vodka
2 packets grape Kool-Aid
3 quarts water
2 cups sugar
1 liter ginger ale


Make Kool Aide according to instructions using the water, sugar, and Kool Aide in a large punch bowl. After sugar is disolved, add a block of ice or dry ice. Then, mix in the vodka. Finally, when ready to serve add the ginger ale.

Serves 30. Frightening!… Read more

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