Shake off the cold with this Carribean delight. Easy to make and easier to drink, who doesn’t need a bit of Jamaican winter? Thanks, George L!
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OK, we may be a bit late on this one, but it still needs to be noticed. Back in August, United Airlines began serving Trader Vic’s famous Mai Tai and Polynesian-inspired meals on flights to and from Hawaii. For us coach travelers, we will be able to purchase several different items inspired by the Trader.
This venture was recently one of the top brand extensions of 2006 by BrandWeek and brand agency TippingSprug. That means … Read more
The nice folks at Thrillist are giving away some nice bottles of super-premium spirits and a Metrokane barware set just for giving them your email address. They’re picking a new winner each week until either they run out of booze and bar sets.
Thrillist is a New York based daily email covering the latest in food, drink, gear, gadets and travel. They only send one item each day, so as not to overload us with … Read more
Happy Holidays! ‘Tis the season to be jolly and what makes me more jolly than a few cups of holiday cheer. We’ve put together a fun hip collection of cocktails & punches for you to to test on your party guests. Keep checking back as this list will be growing throughout the month. Cheers!
This week’s drink comes from my new friend, and UC Davis grad, Jessica. The Wiki Wacky Woo (WWW) is a Davis tradition dating started in the late 1990s at Bar Bernardo. The WWW features all of your clear spirits (gin, tequila, rum & vodka), similar to a Long Island, except the use 151 and then add triple sec, amaretto and 3 fruit juices. Most can drink only one, maybe two. Definitely, Wiki Wacky Woo. Thanks, … Read more
This one was sent over by the nice folks at Malibu Rum (actually their PR Agency). We almost made it to the Distillery in Barbados, but didn’t make it past the Mount Gay Distillery. There are resons for this best lest for another time. Barbados is said to be the birthplace of rum, having produced it for more than 350 years. Wow! Barbadian rum is much lighter than other rums, which helps give Malibu it’s … Read more
Captain Morgan is trying to help all us Halloween lameos (you kno who you are) not make such a huge mistake this year. Well, at least they can help in the costume department.
The Captain has assembled 5 great costumes that are witty and hip. The is a Ventian Blind, 1st Class Male, Little White Lies, Hold the Mustard and Deviled Egg (pictured here)
Ranging from $30–$40 these costumes will make you a hero, not … Read more
Sent in by Rick 5 from Houston, TX, this cocktail is similar to a Long Island Iced Tea, you can adjust the coke for taste. If made correctly, it WILL sneak up on you! Rick named it after the Steve Miller song he like to play while sipping away.
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Diageo, the spirit giant, is testing mixed cocktails in 12-oz cans. These drinks are about the same alcohol content as beer and sport real booze, not clear malt.
The Tampa-area test involves four brands: Captain Morgan and cola, Smirnoff vodka and lemon-lime soda, George Dickel whisky and cola, and Seagram’s 7 American Whiskey and lemon-lime soda.
So far, sales have been strong and retailers are pleased. Canned cocktails have been popular in Europe and Australia, … Read more
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