cocktails

Happy National Margarita Day 2019!

By Wyatt / February 21, 2019 / Comments Off on Happy National Margarita Day 2019!

February 22 is National Margarita Day. If you haven’t already, raise a glass in cheer! Like many classic cocktails, the origin of the Margarita is mired in legend. One of the earliest tales of its invention is that in 1938, Carlos “Danny” Herrera created the drink at his restaurant, Rancho La Gloria, for aspiring actress…

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Happy National Margarita Day 2018!

By Wyatt / February 22, 2018 / Comments Off on Happy National Margarita Day 2018!

Holy guacamole, Batman! This Thursday, February 22, 2018 is National Margarita Day! Like many classic cocktails, the origin of the Margarita is mired in legend. One of the earliest tales of its invention is that in 1938, Carlos “Danny” Herrera created the drink at his restaurant, Rancho La Gloria, for aspiring actress and former Ziegfeld…

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Monkey 47 is the top banana of gins

By Wyatt / March 12, 2017 / Comments Off on Monkey 47 is the top banana of gins

The legend of Monkey 47 Gin goes back to World War II. Wing Commander Montgomery Collins of the Royal Air Force arrived in divided Berlin after the end of the war, and was deeply affected by the massive destruction of the German capital.  He dedicated himself to the reconstruction of Germany, becoming especially devoted to…

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Miro Vermouth, the smooth Spanish alternative

By Wyatt / February 27, 2017 / Comments Off on Miro Vermouth, the smooth Spanish alternative

One of the main drawbacks in buying vermouth is its short life after opening. Because it is a wine-derived product, any unused remainder should be refrigerated, but even then, you have barely a month before its inevitable decline. Vermouth is typically sold only in standard 750 ml bottles or occasionally in pint-size 375 ml ones.…

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