Articles Tagged: Holidays

Cuervo Shot Chain

The Shot Poured ‘Round the World! Cuervo is putting together the worlds longest shot chain to celebrate Cinco de Mayo and the opening of what they call “Cuervo Season.”

Cuervo has put together a nicely done video of people enjoying a shot of Cuervo all over the World. Drinkers are also encouraged to make their own tequila drinking videos and upload them for all to enjoy.

The tag line for the event is peace, love … Read more

Tequila Cocktails Galore

Just in time for Cinco de Mayo, a slew of drinks from our friends at Tezón!


Tequila Tezón Reposado with sangrita. Served in pair of shot glasses.


1 L tomato juice
½ L fresh orange juice
250 ml fresh lemon juice
30 ml spicy sauce Valentina
20 ml Worchester sauce
30 ml grenadine syrup
20 ml season sauce (Maggi)
20 ml Tabasco sauce
1 little tablespoon of salt
250 ml grapefruit soda

Jamaica… Read more

Spring Cocktails

Well, we made through another winter—and not a moment too soon. Having survived last week’s Northeaster in NYC, this barkeep is ready for the warm weather.

To help celebrate, our new friend Rebecca sent us four refreshing cocktails that evoke the brightness of spring. She was also kind enough to brave the storm and introduce me to some amazing cocktails at Sapa an extremely cool spot on 24th Street near Madison Park that serves French … Read more

Irish Guy

This week, in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, we bring you a wonderful combination of to Irish classics, Guinness and Baileys. Reader jmccarti swears it tastes great even though it sounds a bit gross. With these two ingredients, how could it be bad!… 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

Tullamore Dew Irish Whiskey Review

Just arrived in time for St. Patrick’s Day. Tullamore Dew is a traditional Irish Whiskey, smooth and buttery in flavor. This smooth whiskey was first distilled in 1829 and the recipe had changed little since. It has a nose of lemon, spices with a slight woody undertone. It’s a taste is warming with a smooth, spicy finish.

This fine whiskey was recently made the official whiskey of the Buena Vista on San Francisco, the home … Read more

St. Patricks Day Drinks (part 2)

This year do St. Partick’s Day with style and taste with a mouth-watering green cocktail. Whether you are partaking in a parade, enjoying some delicious corn beef or busy hunting for that pot of gold, one of these cocktails is sure to put you into the spirit of all that is Irish. Recipes courtesy of Midori.

Midori Clover Martini

¾ oz Midori melon liqueur
2 oz Skyy Citrus vodka
Splash of white cranberry Juice… Read more

Kahlúa White Leprechaun

This week’s drink should get us in the mood for a fun St. Patrick’s Day. This drink combines Kahlúa, Jameson’s and cream, garnished with mint and vanilla. Yum. We have a ton of great cocktails for you to try out on party goers this St. Patty’s. Yes, it is not all green beer!

Onto the drink!… Read more

St. Patrick’s Day Drinks (part 1)

To get ready for St. Patrick’s Day, the folks at Pernod-Ricard sent us some great new recipes. Putting a new twist on the Holiday, these drinks feature exotic and very un Irish ingredients such as rum, vodka and tequila. Of course, Jameson Irish Whiskey is also a prime ingredient.

Malibu Pot O’ Gold

½ part Malibu pineapple rum
½ part Malibu rum
1 part pineapple juice

Shake and serve up in a martini … Read more

Happy Fat Tuesday: Top 10 Alcohol & Boobie Related Gadgets

To celebrate, the fine folks over at Gizmodo have put together their top 10 alcohol and boobie (sorry ladies) gadgets. This list includes such favorites as the Godzilla Beer Dispenser, a neat accessory that turns your iPod into a breathalizer, and a Beer Tap Backpack.

What a perfect list for Mardi Gras, well know for it’s booze driven partying, parades and beads for boobies exchanges. I hope I have enough beads to get the soap … Read more

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