Articles Tagged: Toasts

Champagne Cocktail Picks for New Year’s Eve

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Champagne cocktails are a festive and fun way to welcome the New Year. You’ll already have some bubbly on hand, so here are a few ways you can fancy it up for 2012:

    Death in the Afternoon – Absinthe and champagne, a simple and sophisticated combo
    Sparkling Hibiscus Champagne Cocktail – Drop a hibiscus flower into your Champagne for a beautiful presentation and light floral flavor
    Lemon Herb Sparkler – Galliano liqueur and Meyer lemons … Read more

Toast the New Year With Great Sparkling Wines for under $20

When it’s time for the champagne toast to celebrate 2009, why start the year by spending a fortune? These three sparkling wines (which is just the term for what most of us call champagne if it is made outside the Champagne region of France) are a good-tasting, budget-friendly way to start the year.

Gloria Ferrer Blanc de Noirs, $20
Made from mostly pinot noir grapes, this sparkling wine is fruity without being too sweet.

Piper … Read more

A Memorial Day Toast

Today, we pause to remember those who have fought and fallen to protect our country. We must also tip our hat to those currently serving in Iraq & Afghanistan.

Hooah!

Military Drinks

    Admiral
    Artillery
    Aviation
    B-52
    Black Hawk
    Navy Seal
    Orange Bomber

Origins of Hooah
10 Things to Know about Memorial Day

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New Year’s Eve Survival Tips

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Welcome to New Year’s Eve Weekend, 4 nights where we can all let loose and still have a day to recover. I thought we should take a moment to cover the basics for survival of all the drinking to ensue.

First, an article on mixing great drinks at home, not only will this help stretch your drinking budget, but using fresh mixers and premium spirits will help to ease that New Year’s Day Hangover. Don’t … Read more

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

Muddle the mint leaves, sugar and lime … Read more

Herradura Splash

This refreshing summer cocktail comes from the nice folks at Herradura Tequila (review to come). Tired of margaritas? (As if!) The Herradura Splash is a unique combo of pineapple, cranberry and premium tequila. YUM!

Ingredients

1 ¼ oz of Herradura Silver Tequila
2 oz pineapple juice
2 oz cranberry juice
Splash of lemon-lime soda

Instructions

In a cocktail shaker, add ice, tequila, juices, lemon-lime soda, and shake. Serve over ice.

Herradura Tequila

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Partida Tequila Review

On a sunny San Francisco afternoon, I first appreciated the smooth mellow flavor of this superior tequila.

I first savored the deep rich flavor of the amber añejo. Delicious in its mellow tones, and yet sharp in its effect, this añejo should be a must for any lover of fine tequila.

Next, I enjoyed the enticing blanco. Sipping a shot made me think of those days long ago lounging in Tahoe enjoying spring! Light and … Read more

St. Patrick’s Day Toast?

Enjoy some of Colum Egan, Master Distiller of Bushmills Irish Whiskey, favorite Irish toasts this St. Patrick’s Day.

The most important aspect of any toast is the words themselves, says Egan. The toasts are often short poems, mixing great tidings with a bit of whimsy and a large dose of Irish charm.â

A favorite of his is and mine:

May your blessings outnumber the Shamrocks that grow,
And may trouble avoid you wherever you go.… Read more

Island Ireland: Irish Toasts

“A bird with one wing can’t fly,” said to encourage someone to take a second drink.

“It is better to spend money like there’s no tomorrow, than to spend tonight like there’s no money!”

“That the tap may be open when it rusts!”

My friends are the best friends
Loyal, willing and able.
Now let’s get to drinking!
All glasses off the table!
Here’s to a long life and a merry.

Island Ireland: Irish Toasts

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Tom’s Toasts: St. Patrick and St. Patrick’s Day

Tom’s Toasts–St. Patrick and St. Patrick’s Day

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