Articles Tagged: beer

What is Cinco de Mayo?

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Shot with a Beer Back

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With Tax Day upon us, we thought we’d keep it simple this week. Real easy. Just a shot and a beer. It’s a classic, for sure, designed to ease the pain of writing that check to Uncle Sam. Simply choose your spirit of choice (vodka, tequila, whiskey, fernet, Jägermiester or any of the many, many choices out there) and pair with your favorite beer. In bar lingo, they call this a “beer back.” Not sure … Read more

How To Pour A Perfect Guinness

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First, you have to use the traditional tulip shaped British pint glass (about 20 oz). Hold the glass at a 45 degree angle to the tap and fill until the glass is about 2/3 full.

Next, let the Guinness settle for at least 3 minutes. Don’t forget about it though; nothing is worse than making a customer stare at their not-yet-served Guinness for too long.

Finally, top of the pint and let it settle once … Read more

Lace Your Lager

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5 Beer-based cocktails from around the world
By Carly Wray

This article originally appeared in TheSpir.it

Here’s how the saying should go: “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. Then pour it in your beer.” After doing so, you’ll have joined the grand Shandy-esque tradition of spiking lager with a citrus mixture, a combo meant to lighten up the drink’s alcohol content and refreshment factor. (One thing it will not lighten up is the attitude … Read more

Beer and Pretzel Marshmallows

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What’s better than kicking back with some beer and pretzels? Why, adding some chocolate and marshmallow to the mix, of course! Beer and pretzel marshmallows are a brilliant creation.

Confectioner Truffle Truffle makes beer marshmallows (I didn’t know there was such a thing), dips them in chocolate and tops them off with a beer and pretzel brittle. Sweet, salty, crunchy, chewy … with beer. Though they were created for the Super Bowl, I don’t think … Read more

Kopstootje

Courtesy of Bols Genever.… Read more

Black and Gold Punch (Steelers Cocktail)

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Herradura Mixologist Mark Drew created this variation of a classic Jamaican drink, the Stout punch, to honor the Steelers SuperBowl XLV team. The Steelers colors are represented by stout (for black) and Herradura Reposado tequila (for gold).… Read more

The Steel Curtain

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Pair with a Terrible Towel and enjoy. Courtesy of Hornitos Tequila. … Read more

Essential Glassware – Beer

post iconA guide to the essential glassware for serving beer …Read More

Black Velvet

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Time to start breaking out the Holiday cocktails. I thought we’d kick off the season with an easy favorite featuring Guinness and Champagne. That right, Guinness and Champagne, of course, you could use prosecco, Asti or any other sparkling wine. Courtesy of Guinness.… Read more

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