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Thirsty Thursday: Dill Pickle Vodka Martini

Thirsty Thursday: Dill Pickle Vodka Martini

Ingredients 2 cups ice 1 and 1/2 ounce dill pickle juice 4 and 1/2 ounce vodka (see post above for substitutions) 1 slice dill pickle for garnish Instructions Fill shaker with ice Add dill pickle juice and vodka Shake Strain into chilled martini glass and garnish Enjoy!

Thirsty Thursday: Vodka Creamsicle Mimosas Recipe

Thirsty Thursday: Vodka Creamsicle Mimosas Recipe

INGREDIENTS 1 part whipped vodka 2 parts orange juice 1 part brut champagne (or your favorite champagne) Optional:  orange slice and/or whipped topping INSTRUCTIONS Pour whipped vodka in a champagne flute, then pour orange juice and top with champagne.  Garnish with orange slice and/or whipped topping, if desired.

Morning Recovery Hangover Cure Drink

Morning Recovery Hangover Cure Drink

As we’ve gotten older our hangovers have gotten worse. Problem is, our love for bourbon and beer has not diminished in the least. In our never-ending quest to find things that help with those painful AMs, we came across Morning Recovery, a drink that’s received $8 million in backing from Silicon Valley-based groups. While we’re always skeptical […]

Get Your Chug On With These National Beer Day Saturday Deals

Get Your Chug On With These National Beer Day Saturday Deals

Looking for a reason to hoist a pint Saturday? Here’s a historic one. OK, it’s not a national holiday, but Saturday is National Beer Day. And many restaurants and watering holes nationwide have gotten in on the action offering deals to sate beer drinkers’ celebratory thirsts. There is a historic element to the revelry. On this […]

The Best Irish Whiskeys for Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day

The Best Irish Whiskeys for Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day

Of all of the times during the year that Irish whiskey is appropriate, there is perhaps no more perfect time than St. Patrick’s Day to open up a bottle and have a dram or three. The question, then, is which whiskey to have? With the Irish whiskey category expanding at an incredible rate (in the […]

How To Make Irish Coffee That's Perfect For St. Patrick’s Day

How To Make Irish Coffee That’s Perfect For St. Patrick’s Day

On Saint Paddy’s Day, the drink of choice tends to involve food coloring, cheap beer, and maybe a plastic shamrock or two — but this year, let’s do better. Rather than the usual acid-green libation, why not opt for a cocktail that’s authentic and combines two of the greatest substances on the planet: coffee and whiskey? Oh […]

Thirsty Thursday: Irish Flag Shot Recipe

Thirsty Thursday: Irish Flag Shot Recipe

If you’re looking for a green, white, and orange party drink for an Irish-themed celebration, this Irish flag shot is easy to make and fun to shoot. INGREDIENTS 1 part creme de menthe  1 part Baileys Original Irish Cream  1 part Grand Marnier (orange flavor) INSTRUCTIONS For better control in constructing this shot, I recommend using a squeeze bottle for each of the […]

Thirsty Thursday: Smoky Mango Margarita Recipe

Thirsty Thursday: Smoky Mango Margarita Recipe

Ingredients 1 mango, peeled and pit removed (or substitute 9 ounces mango puree) 1 ounce fresh-squeezed lime juice (juice from one lime) 2 ounces Mezcal 2 ounces Tequila sugar or salt for glass rims lime wedges or wheels for garnish Instructions Puree mango & lime juice in a blender. Add Mezcal & Tequila, then blend at low speed for a few seconds […]

A New Study Links Alcohol and Coffee Consumption With Longer Lifespans

A New Study Links Alcohol and Coffee Consumption With Longer Lifespans

It seems that every few years, a new study arrives that either reinforces or undermines the belief that moderate alcohol consumption can have health benefits. The same goes for coffee—few beverages have had more conflicting reports. Is it good for you? Is it shortening your lifespan? Well, here’s the latest. A brand new study out […]

National Margarita Day 2018: Where to Find Deals & Freebies

National Margarita Day 2018: Where to Find Deals & Freebies

Tequila lovers in the United States can rejoice because February 22 is National Margarita Day. The day celebrates the popular cocktail made from tequila, lime and sometimes fruity or spicy flavors. Luckily, a few places will be offering deals to celebrate the holiday. It’s important for margarita fans to enjoy the cocktails while they last. There are […]