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
It’s Easter, it’s Passover and that means spring is here in full swing. It also is a good time to count a few calories so we can all look smashing in swim togs come summer. Our friends at Suntory makers of some fantastic whisky as well as Midori & Zen Green Tea Liqueur have put together this collection of light refreshing cocktails that are perfect for sipping and calorie counting.
Midori Lemonade (80 Calories)
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This year do St. Partick’s Day with style and taste with a mouth-watering green cocktail. Whether you are partaking in a parade, enjoying some delicious corn beef or busy hunting for that pot of gold, one of these cocktails is sure to put you into the spirit of all that is Irish. Recipes courtesy of Midori.
Midori Clover Martini
¾ oz Midori melon liqueur
2 oz Skyy Citrus vodka
Splash of white cranberry Juice… Read more
To get ready for St. Patrick’s Day, the folks at Pernod-Ricard sent us some great new recipes. Putting a new twist on the Holiday, these drinks feature exotic and very un Irish ingredients such as rum, vodka and tequila. Of course, Jameson Irish Whiskey is also a prime ingredient.
Malibu Pot O’ Gold
½ part Malibu pineapple rum
½ part Malibu rum
1 part pineapple juice
Shake and serve up in a martini … Read more
This week’s drink comes from my new friend, and UC Davis grad, Jessica. The Wiki Wacky Woo (WWW) is a Davis tradition dating started in the late 1990s at Bar Bernardo. The WWW features all of your clear spirits (gin, tequila, rum & vodka), similar to a Long Island, except the use 151 and then add triple sec, amaretto and 3 fruit juices. Most can drink only one, maybe two. Definitely, Wiki Wacky Woo. Thanks, … Read more
This one was sent over by the nice folks at Malibu Rum (actually their PR Agency). We almost made it to the Distillery in Barbados, but didn’t make it past the Mount Gay Distillery. There are resons for this best lest for another time. Barbados is said to be the birthplace of rum, having produced it for more than 350 years. Wow! Barbadian rum is much lighter than other rums, which helps give Malibu it’s … Read more