On a hot summer day, there's nothing quite like a cool beverage. For those of you with a sweet tooth, refreshing, tropical drinks are just the ticket!
If you haven't yet indulged, chances are pretty high that you've seen the vodka and ginger beer cocktail served in copper mugs that people are raving about.
Like most good things, what's new is old. The Moscow Mule gained popularity back 1940s, as legend goes, thanks to three guys with business woes and lots of inventory of vodka, ginger beer, copper mugs. To make it work, add a little bit of Hollywood.
Are you looking to up your mojito-making skills? The classic Cuban highball is a summer favorite for a reason. It's refreshing. And, it's pretty simple to make. You don't need to tell your guests that part, but there are a few tips we'd like to share to help you impress your friends and let you kick back with mojito in hand. You may want to reach for a cigar as well.
Ponche Navideño literally translates to Christmas Punch. But make no mistake, this classic Mexican hot tropical fruit punch will warm your soul on any cool Minnesota night — by the lake, on the deck or around the bonfire with friends (or in celebration of Cinco De Mayo!). This is a punch. It's meant for a social occasion.
The first Saturday in May is reserved for one of America's longest running and greatest sporting traditions, the Kentucky Derby, which dates back to 1875. Along with the race comes the rich traditions of sporting high hat fashion, the garland of roses, and of course, the much adored and beloved Mint Julep.
Spring is in the air — a perfect time to enjoy a cold beer or sip on a margarita out on a patio with friends. But which will you choose in celebration of Cinco De Mayo coming up? Here's a twist. You don't have to choose one over the other thanks to the refreshing thrill of the new classic Beergarita. Say what? Don't worry. It's real, and we gathered some recipes to make it go down smooth.
Are you looking for ideas for "just the right" adult beverages for your Easter brunch? What's appropriate to go with ham, lamb and all the wonderful sides that make this traditional spring meal special? What's a tasteful drink that even Grandma will like?
We've come up with some ideas to help get you and your guests cheering for the Easter Bunny. And, these recipes are super easy and fast, so you can spend more time with your family and friends. You can easily make any of the cocktails "virgin" by simply not adding the alcohol, too.
With spring rapidly approaching and summer not far behind, it's easy to start drooling over some refreshing cocktails. And there's nothing that pleases the pallet during the warmer months quite like a refreshing, fruity sangria. In this edition of Quick Pours, we'll walk you through the quick and easy steps involved in making one of our favorite sangria recipes, the Fritzy's Spritzy!
Cocktails remain King and Queen in 2017. From classics to innovative concoctions by mixologists nationwide, there's no shortage of opportunities to shake things up, stir them plenty, or even roll them a dozen times.
So what are the top mixed drinks of the moment, and what are bartenders making with them? The cocktail culture is not going dry anytime soon, and if anything, it's becoming more exciting as experimentation, blending of cultures, the marriage of old recipes and local spirits, and continued thirst remain.