The mint julep and the Kentucky Derby have become synonymous, but how and why? The history of the Mint Julep can be traced back to the 1700s on the southern east coast of the United States. Some say it was an evolution of a Arab drink called made of water and rose petals called a Julab. Regardless, the first instance of the Mint Julep in print was in 1803s Travels of Four Years and a … Read more
Spring is finally here, which means it’s time for the lighter, more refreshing pours of the year. Sandeman, the world’s leading port and sherry company, is featuring the lightest ingredient of them all: CO2.
The carbonated cocktail trend first emerged last year with extravagant mixologist techniques, such as using scuba tanks for pomp, but this year is all about catering to the at-home enthusiast. The introduction of carbonating appliances allows anyone the chance to grab … Read more
In February, the groundhog predicted that spring would come early. Unfortunately, though, March 21st has come and gone, and winter seems to be slow to leave.
As you eagerly wait for spring to finally arrive, why not indulge in a cocktail? It’s sure to put a spring in your step – whether or not the weather cooperates.… Read more
This cocktail was no easy task. About a year ago I set out on a quest to make a peanut cocktail but in a really elegant way and came up with the Peanut Manhattan. This time I’m using peanuts in a whole new way and even a bit tropical. The Aged rum is infused with peanut for 24 hours and then paired it with raspberry syrup, Allspice Dram liqueur and fresh lime juice and the … Read more
Earth Day is just around the corner, and we should all be doing our part to preserve the planet.
Whether it’s bumping up your recycling efforts or taking the extra time to walk or bike to work as a way to reduce your carbon footprint, everyone can make a difference. You can even move the needle with the cocktails you drink!
Want a way to toast responsibly on April 22nd? Try a Swedish Sun cocktail … Read more