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Fall Cocktails

It’s the first day of autumn, so we thought we we would share a few Fall Cocktail recipes the folks over at Pernod-Ricard sent us. They did great job of making innovative cocktails that capture the season.

Enjoy!

    Beefeater Thanksgiving Toast
    Elit Rosemary Martini
    Pumpkin Pie
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New Rules for College Football Fans to Live By

OK, I know this site is about cocktails, not College Football. However, being a huge fan of both, I felt the need to share this clever list of rules from ESPN.com’s Page 2.

Here’s a sample of some rules that apply to us “of age” fans:

“27. You are allowed to start tailgating six hours before kickoff.
27a. If you want to remember the game, do not drink heavily during those six hours.
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Share Your School’s Drink

It’s back to campus. Football, tailgating and cocktails (only for those students over 21, of course).

We invented the Badgertini to celebrate our beloved Wisconsin Badgers. UC Davis has the Wiki Wacky Woo, a delicious twist on a Long Island Iced Tea.

What is your School’s Signature Drink? Share your school spirit.

We will pick a few entries to be the Drink of the Week throughout the football season. It could be you …

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Union Street Bar Crawl

Saturday marked the 5th Anniversary of Crawl SF’s Union Street Bar Crawl. The event started at the BarNone, ground zero for drinking on Union Street and San Francisco’s only post campus, campus bar. Not only is BarNone the #1 seller of Jägermeister, it is also famous for it beer pong tables. The Subterranean bar, formerly known as the Union Street Ale House, also features darts, pool and many, many beers on tap to help you … Read more

Organic Cocktail Square Off

Here’s a fun contest from chow.com and Square One Vodka comes a great opportunity to bring out the inner cocktailian in all of us, the Organic Cocktail Square Off. There are two categories, professional and amateur, so if you are home bartender like me, you’ll be among company.

Contestants are to make a pitcher cocktail made with Square One Organic Vodka and 75% organic ingredients. From there the sky’s the limit, so hot up the … Read more

Winetasting 102: Taste, Quality & Price

The second in Copia’s popular winetasting basics series comes to free to you from WebEx this Wednesday, August 29. This sequel to winetasting 101 explores the many variables that determine taste, quality and even the price of wines. Join us and Copia’s Peter Marks for this fun and educational seminar.

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Should Liquor Have Nutrition Labels?

This has become quite an issue, but I don’t see it. Mostly I see it as a benefit for those who seek the nutritional information for the liquor they drink. We get many questions here about the calories, carbs and make up of all sorts of spirits, so why not list this info on the label? Make consumers who care happy, the one who don’t care won’t even notice the change.

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National Tequila Day

July is a month of celebration, so not only do we celebrate our independence we celebrate National Tequila Day. The folks at Herradura sent this recipe to enjoy and celebrate the wonders of Tequila.

Herradura Mango Mojito
Ingredients

1 ½ oz of Herradura Silver Tequila
3 fresh mint sprigs
2 tsp sugar
1 tbsp fresh lime juice
2 ½ oz fresh mango juice
Splash of club soda

Instructions

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Winetasting 101 – July 25

One can’t live on cocktails alone; sometimes we drink wine!

In an effort to help our readers get up to speed in sampling the amazing grape, WebEx is hosting a Free Webinar “Winetasting 101 – Learn the Basics” on July 25th at 4 pm PST.

Hosted by Peter Marks MW, Senior Director of Wine and Food at Copia: The American Center for Wine, Food & the Arts, Winetasting 101 is a must-take course for any … Read more

Win a Weekend in Iceland

Reyka Vodka and Iceland Air are teaming up to send a lucky reader and 9 friends to Iceland for the weekend in October. Being one of the premier nightlife scenes, a weekend in Reykjaví­k is a must — and for free, WOW!

The weekend features the Iceland Airwaves Festival, a rockin’ good time with truly awesome bands. If you love Bjork, this is your heaven. You and your friends will also spend some time at … Read more

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