holiday drinking

3 Tequilas to make your Cinco de Mayo party a 10

By Wyatt / May 3, 2017 / Comments Off on 3 Tequilas to make your Cinco de Mayo party a 10

Looking for that special Cinco de Mayo spirit that screams celebration? Try one of these innovative agave endeavors: Suerte Añejo Owned by a couple amigos from Boulder, Suerte’s Añejo pushes the boundaries of their Reposado, further aging it in charred American oak whiskey barrels for twenty-four months, twice as long as the industry standard. Its complex, full-bodied flavor…

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5 local gins to toast International Gin and Tonic Day 2017

By Wyatt / April 9, 2017 / Comments Off on 5 local gins to toast International Gin and Tonic Day 2017

It seems like the simplest of cocktails, but it is one that always rates highest on bartenders’ most respected drink lists. It has been the choice of kings and queens, and you too may revel in its simple effervescent majesty this weekend. International Gin and Tonic Day is Sunday, April 9, 2017. To celebrate, break…

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6 Irish whiskies to try for St. Patrick’s Day

By Wyatt / March 16, 2017 / Comments Off on 6 Irish whiskies to try for St. Patrick’s Day

In the early twentieth century Irish whiskey was the most popular whiskey style in the United States. Unfortunately, Prohibition upset the export market and forced many distilleries out of business.  Irish whiskey started to bounce back in the early 1990s, and for over twenty years it has been the fastest growing spirit in the world.…

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America’s favorite unsung holiday—Happy National Margarita Day!

By Wyatt / February 21, 2017 / Comments Off on America’s favorite unsung holiday—Happy National Margarita Day!

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 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…

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