We recently received a bottle of Absolut Berri Açaí, their new flavored açaí, blueberry and pomegranate flavored vodka, and so I had to make some drinks. For this week’s drink, I combined the açaí with some Pama pomegranate liqueur and fresh lemon juice. What I got was a slightly sweet and refreshing cocktail loaded with anti-oxidants. Tasty and good for you.
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The Hal Ligon originated in Key West sometime in the 1930’s when famous local/author Ernest Hemingway and fishing buddy, Hal Ligon, began ordering the drink at nearby bars.
The drink migrated north into mainland Florida but its name eventually evolved into today’s Screwdriver. You can still order the drink by its original name in many South Florida bars. We encourage you to revive its name in your local bar or wherever fine cocktails are enjoyed.
March 12 marks the birthday of the woman credited as the inspiration for the World War II icon Rosie the Riveter.
A true American icon, whose can-do spirit captured the hearts and minds of Americans for decades,
Rose Will Monroe was a Jill-of-all trades out of necessity, and a fun loving, ambitious woman by nature. She joined thousands of Kentuckians who left their rural homes during World War II in search of good-paying defense jobs.… Read more
The Oscars are upon us once again which means cocktails! What night out with the stars would be complete with out them?
This week’s drink was created by Kim Haasarud of Liquid Architecture. The cocktail, Moët’s “Golden Glamour” signature cocktail, will be served on the red carpet and inside of the Governor’s Ball.
It’s simple and delicious, made with a bit of passion fruit juice, a splash of vanilla liqueur for an exotic flavor, topped … Read more
The 2010 Winter Olympics are wrapping up in Vancouver this weekend and this week’s drink celebrates the games well. The fair amount of Canadian whisky should help insulate you from the cold. Canadian whisky and maple syrup, this may work on pancakes as well. Let us know!
February 22 is National Margarita Day, so of course we’re gonna have a margarita recipe this week. Sure, this isn’t a “traditional” margarita, but who doesn’t like churros? The tequila blends well with the Licor 43 and Irish Creme, replacing lime juice and Tuaca is nice substitute for triple sec.
Ever wonder where the Margarita came from?
Though we may never be sure of its true origin. The most popular anecdote claims that Carlos “Danny” … Read more
I turned to the group for a name, and Gabe aka “cocktailnerd” chose the … Read more
This prohibition era cocktail was named after the 1922 film Blood and Sand, the story of a young boy who becomes a famous bull fighter staring Rudolph Valentino.
It seems like an odd mixture, but it works. What you get is a well balanced drink with a hint of fruitiness and some kick.
Top bartender Dale DeGroff tells the the story of how he thought it would be “godawful” until he tried it. So good, … Read more
Bourbon, pear and cherry … seriously, how can you go wrong with those flavors?
When you see maraschino liqueur in the ingredients, don’t think of those neon-red cherries that never go bad! It’s actually a liqueur made from real cherries, pit and all, that has a light nutty flavor.
The playoffs are in full swing, so why not an easy drink to enjoy during the game. Sure this drink is just a whiskey & cola, but add a lemon slice and use Canadian Club and you have a Quick Kick. Now isn’t that more fun?
Courtesy of Canadian Club Whisky.
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