Articles Tagged: Vodka

Sex and the City Cocktails

Sex and the City: The Movie hits the theaters today, so what would be more appropriate than a whole bunch of fun cocktails to go along with the premier?

The Classics


The Girls

SKYY Vodka created this quartet of cocktails, each named for one of the fab four.


The Cosmos

Ocean Spray gets into the cocktail game with four unique cocktails. Each evokes a bit our heroines.

    Cranberry Blueberry

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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.


Military Drinks

    Black Hawk
    Navy Seal
    Orange Bomber

Origins of Hooah
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Campari Citrus Infusion

Memorial Day weekend is upon us, thus kicking off the Summer Season. Even if Summer doesn’t “officially” begin for another month, it’s time to break out the grill, coolers and other gear for outdoor entertaining. Campari, the shockingly red Italian aperitif, had some of the world’s best mixologist create a series refreshing Summer cocktails. This week I chose a recipe that is perfect for that Summer BBQ Party.


    1 liter (~4 cups) Campari

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Best of the Green Web – Distilleries

We were asked to write a post about sustainable distilling practices for “The Best of the Green Web,” a collection of post about sustainability, climate change and green initiatives.

Movie MILFs and the Cocktails That Love Them

Happy Mother’s Day!

To help celebrate, X-Rate Fusion Liqueur created cocktails in honor of our favorite MILFs from TV and Film.

    Sweet Ben’s Pink Lemonade – Mrs Robinson in The Graduate, played by Anne Bancroft
    The Dean’s Wife – Marion Wormer in Animal House, played by Verna Bloom
    X Meeting Mrs. Bing – Chandler’s Mom in Friends, played by Morgan Fairchild
    The X-Rated Rec Room – Stifler’s mom in American Pie,

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B&B (Blakberi & Basil)

Memorial Day is right around the corner and our friends at Stoli have made a bunch of refreshing new summer cocktails featuring new Stoli Blakberi. Here’s the first:


1 part Stoli Blakberi
Top off with Italian sparkling lemonade
Basil to taste muddled with Stoli Blakberi


Serve on rocks and top off with Italian sparkling lemonade. Garnish with additional basil leaves. A great option for warm-weather pitcher drinks.

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Revolution – Las Vegas

Revolution is my favorite club in Vegas. It is intimate, Beatles retro sheik and located right in the heart of the Mirage. Since we were staying at the Mirage, the location is ideal, just a short stumble to the room elevators!

I liked Revolution so much that I went twice. My last night in Vegas was a party hosted by PINK Vodka at Revolution. What a great bunch of folks.

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Smoky Martini – Palomino, San Francisco

After a meeting, we ended up at Palomino on San Francisco’s Embarcadero.The place is known for a great bar, wonderful bay views and innovative cocktails. Our server, Marsha, suggested I try this vodka martini flavored with a splash of 18 year old Glenlivet and Nolly Pratt Dry Vermouth. Not one to mix my vodka and whiskey, I was skeptical to say the least. Marsha ensured me it was tasty. She was right. The Scotch gave … Read more

Earth Day – Organic & Sustainable Spirits

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This year the beverage industry is full of sustainable and organic products. We’ve had the pleasure to try a few.

Priceless Picks

MasterCard asked me for my “Priceless Picks” in Art, Food and Travel. “Priceless Picks” are based on real, first-hand experiences and feelings of people all over the world. Picking one in each category was hard, but I like these three.

Art: Vintage Beverage Posters
Food: Vodka Martini
Travel: Waikiki

Share your own “Perfect Picks” and you could win a $250 prepaid MasterCard! So what are you waiting for? Post your Perfect Picks Here. Don’t forget … Read more