Happy National Vodka Day!

Tuesday, October 4th is National Vodka (and Taco) Day! So celebrate in style at your local martini bar, or cheers to the day and drink some Majorska in your dorm room with your 5 of your closest bros. This pure, colorless, flavorless liquid is one of the easiest liquors to mix cocktails with. Vodka can … Continue reading “Happy National Vodka Day!”

NYC CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL OCT. 14TH & 15TH

The Lexington Avenue Armory is hosting the New York City’s Fall Harvest Craft Beer Festival this October. There will be 3 different tasting times: Friday October 14th 8:00PM-10:30PM and Saturday October 15th 2:00PM-4:30PM and 7:00PM-9:30 PM (VIP get in an hour earlier.) Seventy-five different breweries will be at the beer festival. You will be able … Continue reading “NYC CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL OCT. 14TH & 15TH”

FALL IN A GLASS

‘Tis the season for apples, hot cider, pumpkins, hayrides, and fun fall festivals.  The temperature outside is dropping, leaves are changing, and people are getting in the autumn mindset.  Fall is my absolute favorite time of the year, and visiting farms to pick up some delicious apple cider is one of my favorite things to … Continue reading “FALL IN A GLASS”

HAPPY NATIONAL PUNCH DAY!

Image from steveworthingtonart.blogspot.com. Mix all of your favorite fruit juices and spirits together in a large bowl, throw in some fruit for garnish, and boom, you have made yourself a successful punch. The History of Punch The word “punch” derives from the Hindustani word “paanstch” which means “five”.   This large beverage is concocted of five … Continue reading “HAPPY NATIONAL PUNCH DAY!”

The Great American Beer Festival

In exactly one month from now, October 6th-8th, Denver Colorado will be hosting the largest beer festival and competition in the United States:  The Great American Beer Festival.  Founded in 1982, this beer festival has evolved with the craft brewery scene and offers over 600 breweries and more than 3,500 beers to taste!  Don’t forget … Continue reading “The Great American Beer Festival”

What’s The Difference Between Whiskey, Bourbon, and Scotch?

Image from scotch.whiskey.co.uk. “I love scotch.  I love scotch. Scotchy, scotch, scotch.  Here it goes down.  Down into my belly. Mm mm mm.” – Anchorman, Will Farrell Whiskey, Bourbon, and Scotch are all a go-to for me when I’m not in the beer-drinking mood.  It may seem like a given, but there are some interesting … Continue reading “What’s The Difference Between Whiskey, Bourbon, and Scotch?”

BOOZY SLUSHIES

With the heat index stuck the 90’s recently with close to 100% humidity, I crave 3 things:  ice cream, beer, and all varieties of slushy drinks (preferably a Pin͂a Colada).  From wine slushies to spicy lychee slushies, nothing cools you down like a refreshing icy cocktail.   The worst part is, not everywhere serves frozen drinks. … Continue reading “BOOZY SLUSHIES”

National Prosecco Day- August 13th, 2016

There’s not a day that goes by that’s not worth celebrating, so here’s to life!  Pop some bubbles and celebrate National Prosecco Day this Saturday, August 13th. Prosecco, hailing from the village Prosecco, a suburb of Trieste, Italy is actually a Slovenian name for “path through the woods.”  The Glera grape, which flourished in the … Continue reading “National Prosecco Day- August 13th, 2016”

Hoppy IPA Day!

This Thursday, August 4th is National IPA Day! Being a hop-head myself I cannot wait to spend my Thursday night trying different IPAs to celebrate this fantastic… necessary holiday.  The craft beer scene is exploding with so many varieties of IPAs, there’s one for everyone!  Just last year, the most-entered category in the Great American … Continue reading “Hoppy IPA Day!”

Margaritas on my Mind

I don’t always drink Tequila…But when I do, it’s in a margarita.  Fruity margaritas, to spicy margaritas, on the rocks, or frozen, the summer sun puts me in a margarita mindset.  Here is a list of some of the greatest margarita recipes for your next get together.  My favorite is a combo of the fruity … Continue reading “Margaritas on my Mind”