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The holidays, that month between Thanksgiving and New Years (with Christmas and Hanukkah thrown in) are cocktail party ground zero.
We’ve pulled together some ho ho hot cocktails and will be adding fun hor d’erve recipes, party ideas and other holiday cheers through out the season.
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
Who knew there was a whole day devoted to one of the greatest popsicle ever, the Creamsicle? What a great idea! I enjoyed these so much as a child (and occasionally as an adult).
Yum. They are awesome!
Of course, we have a version that comes in a cocktail glass. Get the recipe here.
The Official Popsicle Website
National Creamsicle Day [Zany Holidays]
Happy National Creamsicle Day! [Slashfood]
Happy 4th. We’ve gathered a few fun links for your enjoyment!
10 Other Things That Happened on July 4th [Mental Floss]
Extreme Grilling [Slashfood.com]
Regional Recipes and Cocktails [Food Network]
Red, White & Booze
More 4th of July Cocktails [The Hostess Blog]
Fun debate on Asylum:
America rejoins the British Empire
Britain become the 51st State
Happy Independence Day! To celebrate, we have an All American Bourbon cocktail that is perfect for your July 4th Barbecue. Patriot tea starts with a fresh brewed pitcher of iced tea, lemon and mint. American Honey, a 71-proof bourbon & honey-based liquor from Wild Turkey is then added to the tea giving it the sweetness of honey and, of course, Kentucky Bourbon.
Grab a tall glass, hit the lawn chair and get ready for some … Read more
Our friends at Campari, the makers of SKYY, Campari, and Cabo Wabo, created a collection of refreshing new cocktails for Independence Day.
All American Blue: Vodka, blue curaçao and white grape juice. Refreshing!
Americano: This cocktail put Campari on the map when hardly an American had ever heard of Campari.
Cherry Patriot: Cherry-infused vodka, whiskey, cointreau, sweet vermouth and a touch of lemon juice.
Firecracker AKA Pomegranate Margarita: Tequila and some other stuff. Need we … Read more
It is almost July 4th already. SKYY sent us this cocktail help keep you cool.
2 oz SKYY vodka
1 oz blue curaçao
2 oz white grape juice
Splash of soda
Pour all ingredients except soda in a shaker and shake hard. Pour into a highball glass with the ice and garnish with a lime or green apple slice.
Courtesy of SKYY Vodka.
More All-American Cocktails.
Dad is a classic and so are his cocktails.
No Midori Sours or piña coladas for good old Pops. Nope, our dad sips Manhattans and martinis. These are the cocktails that helped raise us all.
Father’s Day Links
Father’s Day Traditions from Around the World [Mental Floss]
Tailgator, Gas Powered Blender [DOTW]
Drinks for Dad: Classic Cocktails for Father’s Day
Father’s Day Masterclash: Heathcliff Huxtable vs. Al Bundy [Asylum]
Top 10 Manly Drinks … Read more
Perfect for Father’s Day, Chivas Regal is offering a once in a lifetime journey to Scotland for two. The $120,000 week-long trip includes:
First class airfare, helicopter and ground transportation
Lodging, a private mansion with a full-service staff, world-class hospitality
Privately prepared meals from one of Scotland’s most acclaimed chefs
A round of golf at the World famous St. Andrew’s Link
An intimate dinner with the Duke of Argyll at his home, Inveraray Castle (a
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