Articles Tagged: Cocktail Entertaining

Drinking Well in a Down Economy

It is Mixology Monday time again, and our host Rowley’s Whiskey Forge has tasked us with the all so appropriate theme of hard drinks for hard times. Rather than come up with a few wallet stretching cocktails, I thought I’d share a few tips on stretching your drinking dollar. A recession doesn’t mean you can’t drink well, it just means you need to drink smarter.

Stay home and invite friends

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Food & Wine Pairing Tips

If you’re planning a special Valentine’s Day dinner, don’t forget the wine! Here are some basic food and wine pairing tips.

The first thing to remember is that it is more important to choose a wine that you enjoy than to follow rules. However, there are some tips that will help enhance your food and wine experience:

    Match the intensity and “weight” of the dish with the intensity of the wine. So a bold dish … Read more

The Steeler

A good whiskey cocktail keeps you nice and warm in Pittsburgh, but you don’t have to be in Steeler Nation to enjoy this one.

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Halloween Beer/Punch Pong Party Game

Is there really a need to elaborate here? It’s beer pong with a spooky theme. Feel free to substitute your favorite Halloween Punch for beer.

As always, party responsibly! It says so on the box.

Halloween Punch Pong Party Game

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Tailgator – The Gas Powered Blender

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It’s football season and that means tailgating and the Tailgator is Tailgating! This 25cc, 2 ¼ HP, gas-powered blender is like nothing else we have seen.

This machine is for some serious drink blending and major tailgating. It is even great for whipping up all kinds of dips, which go great with the margaritas that this blender has made famous.

Each TailGator is assembled by hand in the USA with strict attention to detail.

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TURF: Tailgaters Urging Responsibility and Fun

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The Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America have teamed with others in the industry and pro-football hall-of-famer, Joe Thiesmann to create TURF, Tailgaters Urging Responsibility and Fun. The group will hold a number of events promoting responsible tailgating through out the football season. In addition, the group the group is offering tips for responsible and fun tailgating on its website along with some tasty recipes to keep everyone from going hungry.

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Football Drinks & Cocktails

post iconCollege, NFL it is Fall and that means I don’t leave the house in Saturdays and rarely on a Sunday. What to do while watching 12 hours of straight football? Cocktails! …Read More

Caravella Cooler

It’s Labor Day weekend. Wow! This summer flew by. Having spent the better part of August in the hospital may have something to do with it. Luckily, here in San Francisco, summer begins on Labor Day! To help celebrate my getting back on my feet and this hot SF weekend, the folks at Caravella Limoncello—yes, they are a sponsor—have sent us a slew of cool cocktails. I choose this tall, easy party cooler to kick … Read more

Sponsor Spotlight – Caravella Limoncello

Caravella is a premium limoncello, a lemon infused liqueur from Italy. People familiar with limoncello are likely to have first tasted it as a digestivo, served ice-cold, perhaps at an Italian restaurant. Owing to its history as an after-dinner digestivo, limoncello is typically not thought of as an ingredient in cocktails recipes. Caravella aims to change that.

Limoncello is a very social spirit, with a strong affinity for togetherness and bonding the warm feelings of … Read more

The Olympic Drinking Game

With hundreds of hours Olympic coverage to watch over the next two weeks, we figured a drinking game was in order. Of course, we ask that you drink responsibly. There aren’t any Gold Medals for finishing this one first.

Keeping things simple, take a drink each time:

    There is a reference to the Olympics being “China’s coming out party”
    They show special interest story about an athlete
    A commentator tells you what the athlete is … Read more
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