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Super Bowl XLII Cocktails

Happy Super Sunday!

To get us in the mood, the nice folks over at Absolut Vodka set us some tasty new cocktails tailored for the game.

First, the Super Bowl Buster XLII a tall, cool mix of Absolut Mandarin, Lemon Juice, Sugar and Soda. Perfect for the Arizona heat.

For you Giants fans, you’ll want to mix up a batch of Jolly Red Giants, a combination of Absolut Ruby Red, maraschino cherry liqueur, pomegranate and … Read more

Fat Tuesday – Mardi Gras is February 5th

Q: A reader asks, What’s the deal with Mardi Gras?

A: Mardi Gras or “Fat Tuesday” is the day before Ash Wednesday. It is the final day of Carnival, but incorrectly Mardi Gras has come to include the weeks proceeding Fat Tuesday as well. The most famous US Mardi Gras celebration is held in New Orleans with many others held around Louisiana, the Gulf States, Europe and Latin America with huge celebrations in Rio de … Read more

Super Drinks for the Super Bowl

The big game is coming up and, as always, that entails a great day of football, food, and fun. Oh, yeah, and that means cocktails as well! We have a bunch of new football related cocktails to help you get through the half time show.

Enjoy!

The Kentucky Draw

Three fingers of Knob Creek Bourbon on the rocks.

The Napoleon Sneak

    1 ½ parts Courvoisier Classic Cognac
    Ice filled to the brim

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A Night In Vegas

I was recently in Vegas for a whirl wind 30 hours to attend Blogworld with the FM crew. After landing and attending the show, we set out to try some of the bars on the strip (there are a few).

First stop, the Irish Pub at NewYork NewYork for a few pints of Guinness (duh!). Next, we paused at a very tired cocktail lounge off the casino at the Excalibur. Trying to keep it simple, … Read more

Happy Repeal Day

Raise a glass to the 21st Amendment

It was 74 years ago today that the 18th Amendment was repealed by the 21st Amendment once again legalizing booze in America. Yea!

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Guinness Surger

Guinness Brewmaster Fergal Murray launched the latest technology from Guinness’ the Surger Unit. An event took place at ESPN Zone in Times Square. Fergal was joined by former Dallas Cowboy Daryl “Moose” Johnson to serve pints with proceeds going to RADD, the entertainment industry’s voice for road safety. The Guinness Surger Unit enables you to get a perfect pint every time, everywhere.

At the touch of a button, the new Surger unit uses small sound … Read more

2007 Malt Advocate Whisky Awards

The 2007 Malt Advocate whisky awards were announced by John Hansell, Malt Advocate Publisher & Editor, before a sold out WhiskyFest New York at the Marriott Marquis on Times Square. This annual awards program was established thirteen years ago to recognize excellence in the world of whisky. The awards categories and winners are listed below.

* Canadian Whisky of the Year: Crown Royal Cask No. 16
* American Whiskey of the Year: Old Forester Birthday … Read more

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San Francisco WhiskyFest

Tuesday night marked the very first WhiskyFest held in my hometown, San Francisco. Those in the know have been enjoying this event in New York and Chicago for a decade. I was very eager for this event and I was not disappointed. Where else are you going to find over 200 whiskeys in one place (and a brandy, rum and gin thrown in for good measure)?

The event was one of the best I have … Read more

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Iz Caturday Sumware

Happy Friday, everyone!

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Octoberfest in Bavaria

October is wonderful time of year. Football, changing leaves, halloween and in Barvia it means Octoberfest. To Bavarians, this is a festival of hearty food, good music and awesome beer.

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