Drink Around The World

Featured Story / April 25, 2017 / No Comments.

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Ha. You thought I meant the actual planet? Oh God no. I mean the only “World” that matters.

Disney World.

Once you’ve had your fill or rides, characters, fireworks, and shows, it’s time to put your drinking pants on and get a little sloppy in the happiest place on earth. More specifically, Epcot’s World Showcase.

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  • Seersucker Southern Style Gin

    Spirits / April 24, 2017 / No Comments.

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    We like our dates like we like our southern style gin- approachable, easy-to-mix with and delicious.

    Azar Family Brands, maker of the award-winning Cinco Vodka, recently released  Seersucker Southern Style Gin, bringing to market a completely new gin-taste profile complemented by citrus, clove, honey, and mint. For those of you who aren’t big gin fans, don’t write this one off just yet. Seersucker is the first Southern-style gin on the market, which means you haven’t tasted anything like it yet!

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    Corona Summer Beach Cans

    Beer / April 21, 2017 / No Comments.

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    Summer is officially two, short months away. And the perfect beer for summer? Corona Extra. Obviously. Even their VP of marketing knows: “When you think of summer, you think Corona. Popping off the cap and dropping in a lime, instantly transports you to that care-free-state-of-mind no matter where you are. No one does summer like Corona, and we think this is the perfect way to capture the essence of what the brand means to our consumers.”

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    Stimulate Your Brain With Wine

    Wine / April 20, 2017 / No Comments.

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    If you’re looking for another beneficial reason to sip your favorite wine, you’ve come to the right place. Let’s just say based on this week’s discovery, we wouldn’t be surprised to find out that Einstein had a glass of Merlot in his hand while he developed the theory of relativity.

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    Celebrity Tequila Showdown

    Spirits / April 19, 2017 / No Comments.

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    Celebrities, they’re just like us. They take tequila shots then wake up the next morning with a pounding headache and their hand still in a bag of Cool Ranch Doritos.

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    Drink Weed Every Day

    Cocktails / April 18, 2017 / No Comments.

    You’ve heard of cannabis brownies.

    Cannabis gummy bears.

    Even cannabis artisan chocolates.

    And now, there are cannabis cocktails.

    Since we’re not quite evolved enough (YET) to legally serve these concoctions at your local bar or restaurant, Seattle-based Craft Elixirs created small-batch cannibals syrups that contain local seasonal flavors, natural sweeteners, and your favorite strains of weed, so you can make a ganga-laced drink at home.

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    Is The End of Craft Beer Near?

    Beer / April 17, 2017 / No Comments.

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    Despite the fact that we’re all more alike than we’d like to admit, we get a surreal amount of gratification when we think we’re part of something the majority of our constituents aren’t. It makes us cool, different, unique and totally alternative. It could be the music we listen to, our taste in television, our style, lifestyle choices, etc. It can even come down to, and you guessed it, the type of alcohol we drink. It’s from our desire for individuality that craft beers were born from.

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    More Like Easter Sunday Funday

    Cocktails / April 12, 2017 / No Comments.

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    Things you might associate with Easter:

    • Going to church.
    • Big fancy hats.
    • A bunny.
    • Hunting for eggs. (“Jeez Dad, you really mailed it in this year, that egg is just sitting in the middle of the lawn.”)
    • Wondering what a bunny and eggs have to do with each other, or with anything, really.
    • Ham.

    Things you probably don’t associate with Easter:

    • Drinking.

    But while Easter isn’t a big drinking holiday, it is a holiday, and therefore you’re probably going to do some drankin’.

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    Tequila Vs. Mezcal

    Spirits / April 11, 2017 / No Comments.

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    If you don’t know, now you know.

    TEQUILA VS MEZCAL
    Made from only blue agave plant. Made from any of the 30 different agave plants.
    Blue agave is baked in an above-ground oven. Agave is roasted or grilled over hot rocks inside in-ground pits.
    Aged 2 months to 1 year. Aged 18 months to 3 years.
    Silver tequila has a harsh, bold flavor. Gold
    tequila is smoother, subtler flavor.
    Has a smoky, sweet, rich flavor.
    Can also be unaged or blanco.
    Cocktail recommendation:
    The Classic Margarita
    3 oz. of Patron Anejo
    2 oz. of fresh squeezed lime juice
    1 oz. of simple syrup
    1/2 – 1 tsp. of orange liqueur
    Shake & serve on the rocks with salt.
    Cocktail recommendation:
    The Tia Mia
    1 oz. of El Buho Mezcal
    1 oz. of amber rum
    3/4 oz. fresh lime juice
    1/2 oz. curacao
    1/2 almond syrup
    Shake & serve on the rocks with lime and mint.

    Beer Meets Cereal

    Beer / April 10, 2017 / No Comments.

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    Well, it’s official. Dreams really do come true.

    “Beereal” (cereal + beer) is a THING. And a lot of breweries are jumping on the bandwagon. Most recently, Somerville Brewing Company of Massachusetts has collided your childhood and adulthood into one little can. They just released ‘Saturday Morning’, a Belgian-style ale that’s made using Cap’n Crunch’s Crunch Berries. Yeah- you read that correctly.

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