THE POUR

Mint Condition: 4 Ways to Perfect Your Mojito Making Skills

Posted by Beau Farrell on Jun 1, 2017 5:09:30 PM

mojitoAre 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.

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How to Make Ponche Navideño Hot Mexican Fruit Punch

Posted by Beau Farrell on May 2, 2017 5:36:09 PM

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.

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Kentucky Derby: 3 Derby Day Recipes for the Perfect Mint Julep

Posted by Beau Farrell on Apr 27, 2017 5:09:09 PM

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.

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Beergarita: The Best of Both Worlds

Posted by Beau Farrell on Apr 25, 2017 7:55:54 PM

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.

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Five Easter Cocktail Recipes: What's Appropriate?

Posted by Beau Farrell on Apr 11, 2017 2:32:41 PM

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.

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How to Make Sangria: The Fritzy's Spritzy [VIDEO]

Posted by Beau Farrell on Mar 16, 2017 12:29:30 PM

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!

 

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Best Cocktails: Our List of the Top Mixed Drinks for 2017

Posted by Beau Farrell on Mar 2, 2017 10:39:10 AM

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.

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Margarita Day: Our All-Time Favorite Margs

Posted by Beau Farrell on Feb 16, 2017 3:59:28 PM

Holy Moly. Pass the tequila. February 22 is National Margarita Day.

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10 Drink Ideas For Your Valentine's Day Party

Posted by Beau Farrell on Feb 7, 2017 5:12:55 PM

Whether you are having a party for two – or twenty – we have some strong, sexy and satisfying cocktail ideas for your Valentine's Day Party. February 14th can mean pizza and beer, or champagne and caviar, or somewhere in-between. Whatever your taste, we've gathered cocktail ideas that are sure to make most feel the love.

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Here's Our Best Irish Coffee Recipe in Honor of National Irish Coffee Day

Posted by Beau Farrell on Jan 24, 2017 1:08:40 PM

"Cream as rich as an Irish brogue; coffee as strong as a friendly hand; sugar sweet as the tongue of a rogue; and whiskey smooth as the wit of the land." - Joseph Sheridan

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