National Doughnut Day

June 7, 2019 Summer Fridays are simply the best – especially when the office celebrates National Doughnut Day and we have the pleasure of starting off our work day with a tasty treat!  The business of doughnuts is booming and now people are flocking to shops that offer hand-crafted, freshly made-to-order doughnuts that range from … Continue reading “National Doughnut Day”

National Moonshine Day!

Moonshine is a mysterious alcohol to me. I haven’t been exposed to moonshine at bars, events, parties…I think the only time I had it was at a Lafayette College football tailgate! Recently though, craft cocktail wizards and distillers have been bringing it back and I’m ready to get my hands on it! For those of … Continue reading “National Moonshine Day!”

Happy National Wine Day!

For National Wine Day this year I’m going to talk about all things Malbec related and give you some inspiration for what to buy next time you go to the liquor store. First off, what is a Malbec? A Malbec is a full-bodied red wine that is grown and produced mainly in Argentina. The taste … Continue reading “Happy National Wine Day!”

Over 2 Million Jobs Created by the U.S. Beer Industry

The Beer Institute (BI) and the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) released a report stating that the U.S. beer industry created more than 2.19 million jobs paying more than $101 billion in wages and benefits. The “Beer Serves America” report is truly a testament to its name. It provides us with insight into the U.S. … Continue reading “Over 2 Million Jobs Created by the U.S. Beer Industry”

World Paloma Day

May 22nd is the day to celebrate the Paloma – A traditional Mexican cocktail made with tequila and grapefruit soda. This cocktail is refreshing, light, bubbly, and perfect for the summertime. Below are two different recipes for a Paloma. The first recipe is a more traditional Paloma made with tequila and grapefruit soda. The second … Continue reading “World Paloma Day”

What Beer Glass Do I Use?

Serious beer drinkers around the world firmly believe that the beer glass that holds the beer is just as important as the beer inside the glass. Others think that it’s a marketing gimmick. But truth be told, different styles of beer glasses affect the color, foam, aroma, and the taste of the beer you’re drinking. … Continue reading “What Beer Glass Do I Use?”

Spring Uncorked

New York Botanical Garden Saturday, May 18, 2019 – Sunday, May 19, 2019 12–4 PM The New York Botanical Garden will be hosting a wine festival this Saturday and Sunday from 12:00 PM to 4:00PM. Spring Uncorked will feature all local wines from Hudson Valley, Brooklyn, Long Island, and more! Enjoy samples, groove to live … Continue reading “Spring Uncorked”

Garden Cocktails

Spring has sprung, grass is growing, temperatures are climbing, and people are starting to plant their gardens for the summer. If you are a cocktail lover like I am, this time of year really excites you because there are lots of fresh fruits, veggies, and herbs to include in all of your libations. Whether it’s … Continue reading “Garden Cocktails”

FUNK Boston: A Wild & Sour Beer Fest

June 14 & 15, 2019 Cyclorama 539 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02116 Cyclorama, or the Boston Center for the Arts along with BeerAdvocate are hosting this year’s FUNK Boston: A Wild & Sour Beer Fest on June 14th and 15th with three sessions each day. There will be over 40 breweries in attendance, pouring over … Continue reading “FUNK Boston: A Wild & Sour Beer Fest”

When Life Gives You Lemons, Make Limoncello

Going back about sixteen years I visited the Amalfi Coast in Italy with my family. Specifically, I visited a town named Ravello. Ravello, a resort town set 1200 feet above the Tyrrhenian Sea by Italy’s Amalfi Coast, is home to iconic cliffside gardens, mozzarella shops, and Limoncello businesses. I was thirteen years old and remember … Continue reading “When Life Gives You Lemons, Make Limoncello”