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Well, Call, Premium Classes of Liquor
Three friends go into a bar. One orders a whiskey and 7-up, the next one orders CC and 7, and the third orders Crown and 7. Everybody’s drinking highball cocktails made from whiskey and 7-up, right? The bar tab arrives. Everybody’s drink costs something different. Why?
Scotch Whisky, Rob Roy, Clansman Coffee Recipes
Here's all sorts of interesting tidbits and some truly delicious cocktail recipes using Scotch whisky, this very British spirit thought to have its origin in the days of the Ancient Celts.
Beer Is Alcohol in Russia / Boilermaker Cocktail
It's official: beer is alcohol in Russia, the land where vodka reigns. But, wait, you might ask. Wasn't beer always alcohol? Find out what's new about beer and alcohol in Russia while sipping a hearty Boilermaker cocktail to celebrate the news.
BBC Cocktail Recipe
My sister went to the Virgin Islands and all I got was a request for a “DELISH” cocktail recipe called the BBC. She knew it contained Baileys Irish Cream, bananas, and ice cream but she wanted to know all about the BBC cocktail recipe. With a start that enticing, I had to learn more, too.
Pink Squirrel Cocktail Recipe
What's pink, creamy, and tastes like chocolate and nuts? It's the Pink Squirrel cocktail! Light on booze but big on flavor, this liqueur-based frozen drink has been a big hit with the ladies for decades. It's even made with ice cream!!
Ice Cream Drink Recipes
July is a month of high celebration for ice cream lovers everywhere - it’s National Ice Cream Month! Here’s the whole scoop and some ice cream drink recipes sure to go down with a long, smooth, satisfying finish. Mmmmm, cool.
Dog Days, Sloe Dog, Bloodhound Recipes
The dog days of summer are most definitely upon us and I, for one, am looking for some cool, refreshing cocktails to stay cool and sane till cooler weather returns. The Sloe Dog features grapefruit juice, one of my favorite mixers, and the Bloodhound is fruity and red, of course!
Summer Solstice, Swedish-Style
Celebrate the Summer Solstice like it’s celebrated where the sun won’t set. In Sweden, where the longest day of the year is as long as a day can be (24 hours!), just four main ingredients set the midsommar party stage - schnapps, akvavit, fish, and song.
Cocktail Culture Fashion Exhibit
Headed to a cocktail party? What’re you wearing? Get ideas from Cocktail Culture: Ritual and Invention in American Fashion, 1920-1980, “an intoxicating exhibit of apparel, accoutrement, and ephemera” that emphasizes the value of the cocktail to the American drinking public for more than 60 years.
It is not meant to be poured into one’s eyes but unfortunately a growing trend among young drinkers is called vodka eyeballing, where the person places the mouth of a vodka bottle directly on an eye, tilts the head back, and pours the vodka into the open eye.
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