Articles Tagged: Hangover Helpers

Corpse Reviver #2

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The Corpse Reviver #2 is one the most popular of the Corpse Reviver family of cocktails. It first appeared in famed barman, Harry Cradock’s, The Savoy Cocktail Book in the 1930s. The name tells tit all cocktail. This drink will revive your ‘corpse’ after a hard night of drinking. The Corpse Reviver #2 is the classic ‘Hair of the Dog’ approach to curing a hangover, keep on drinking! 

Of course, curing a hangover in this … Read more

Happy National Peanut Butter & Jelly Day

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Two treats for National Peanut Butter & Jelly Day. We recommend having the drink first then the awesomest PB & J ever.

Ever wonder where it got started? According, to Wikipedia,

The first reference of peanut butter paired with jelly on bread was rumored to be published in the United States by Julia Davis Chandler in 1901. By the late 1920s, this sandwich eventually moved down the class structure as the price of peanut butter

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Hair of the Dog PB & J Sandwich

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Created by PB J’s Food Truck in Portland this bacon blueberry laden bit of heaven makes for awesome tailgating, Of course, they’re even better for the morning after.

All you need is a portable propane or electric flat grill & spatula.  Skip the pan and make the sandwiches right on the grill.

Ingredients:

    6 Eggs
    2 cups Half & Half
    2 tablespoons pure vanilla extract
    1 tablespoon of cinnamon
    1/4 cup of Makers Mark Bourbon

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Hangover Cures – Fact or Fiction

At Portland Cocktail Week, we attended a very informative seminar on how to drink healthier. You might ask, is that really possible? We think that it is. As part of the seminar, we reviewed a number of popular hangover cures to see if they were purely a myth or if there was some substance behind them. We thought that we would bring the most popular ones to you. Here you go, hangover cures – fact … Read more

8 Hangover Cures That Work

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With the holidays coming up, we know that you might have a little too much fun or indulge too much. We certainly do! At Portland Cocktail Week, we took part in a very informative seminar on hangover cures and healthy drinking. Seriously, I love my life—can you imagine attending seminars on how to drink healthier? We thought that a list of proven hangover remedies might come in handy. Here is a list of eight time-tested … Read more

Healthy Drinking for the Holidays

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The holidays are fast approaching! In our humble opinion, one of the best parts of the holiday season is gathering with friends and family. An integral part of the holiday is the drinks. It’s usually during this time of the year that I drink amazing sparkling wine (and a fair share of Champagne) and cocktails. I love going to a party and seeing an inviting punch bowl. The downside to the holidays is that I … Read more

Milk & Honey Cocktail

Happy New Year! Being New Year’s Day we thought we’d need a little jump start, so we choose this simple drink of Benedictine and milk. The cognac based liqueur was originally created as pick me up for tired Benedictine Monks. It’s closely guarded recipe of 27 herbs and spices is also very soothing, even more so when combined with Milk. Served hot or cold, I think we could all use a little Milk & Honey … Read more

Scientifically-Proven Hangover Cure: Bacon Sandwich

Research is finally supporting what many of us already knew: Bacon helps relieve a hangover.

Despite all the hangover cures in a box, can or bottle, most people I know head for the tried-and-true greasy diner meal for relief.

Apparently, there are scientific reasons for this, according to the Newcastle University Centre for Life:

“Bread is high in carbohydrates and bacon is full of protein, which breaks down into amino acids. Your body needs these

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Corpse Reviver

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Spanish Coffee

DOTW reader Gini was wondering what the right ingredients were for a Spanish Coffee. We did a bit of
digging and found that Gini was on the right track with the recipe she sent us:


Ingredients

1 oz cognac or brandy
1 oz Kahlúa
Fill with strong coffee
Whipped cream on top (optional)

Instructions

Serve in a large espresso glass or footed mug.

We also found several variations on the theme including one that replaces … Read more

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