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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
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
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
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
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).
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.
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