Hemingway didn’t just write great novels. Papa was a world class drinker. The man does have a Daiquiri named after him, after all. The Hemingway Daiquiri was created by Constantino Ribalaigua at El Floridita, in Havana during the author’s time living there. They say that Hemingway ordered these by the double, giving the drink the nickname “Papa Dobles”.
June is a month tailor-made for cocktails.
From Father’s Day to National Martini Day to Summer Solstice or Midsummer, there’s plenty to celebrate. For the latter, in Sweden, the special day (June 21) is marked by 24 hours of sunlight as well as what, by all accounts, is the party of the year.
Whether or not you plan to celebrate like a Swede –-complete with Smörgåsbords, songs, and dance– we hope you’ll join us in … Read more
Tomorrow is National Rum Day, s if you’re looking to kick back a few drinks after work tomorrow, you’re in luck as National Rum Day encourages us to celebrate the spirit made from cane sugar. To help on your quest to raise a glass, DonQ Rum has two rum punch recipes that will transport you to the beaches of Puerto Rico in no time.
For novices or those in a hurry, we have a basic … Read more
The Tom Collins is a great drink to beat the heat on a hot Summer day and it a fascinating origin. Of course, the origin of the Tom Collins is disputed.
Back in the Summer of 1974 bar patrons in the Northeastern United States began playing a practical joke on their friends know as the the Great Tom Collins Hoax of 1874 As the gag went, one friend would ask another if he knew Tom … Read more