The Quintessential Daiquiri


I found myself browsing some historically forgotten cocktails the other day and came across a list of drinks deemed “The Most Underrated Cocktails”. A list compiled of elixirs, who for no other reason, but that they were no longer popular in a time where the evolution of the drinks culture as we know it today was on a rapid rise.

 

Cocktails To Pair With The Best Picture Nominees At The 91st Academy Awards


Time to get your glamour on and fill out the ballots. Just because you’re not attending Sunday’s 91st annual Academy Awards, doesn’t mean you can’t get in the spirit with some clever, cinema-inspired cocktails. We enlisted the help of Manny Hinojosa, the Brentwood-based global brand ambassador for Bacardi’s Tequila Cazadores, to create cocktails inspired by this year’s Best Picture nominees.

 

Sweetheart’s Smoothie Wine Cocktail Recipe

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For some, romance lies in grand gestures, extravagant gifts and passionate declarations. For others, it is the everyday small things they do to make their loved one smile. For some, romance does not come naturally. These unromantic souls resort to corny cards and overpriced chocolates and their attempts feel forced and nothing about the process is smooth and seductive.

 

3 Low-Calorie Cocktails to Order at Happy Hour


When you’re worried about calories, drinking the wrong cocktail can make all the difference. Two drinks out with the girls suddenly turns into a 1,000-calorie night. Vodka sodas are always a safe bet but can get boring quickly. The next time you’re out at a bar or restaurant, order one of these cocktails instead — all good and all well under 200 calories!

 

This Horror-themed Pop-up Bar Is Serving Cocktails Made With Pig’s Blood


A new horror-themed pop-up bar is coming to London this weekend and is offering their guests cocktails made with real blood.

 

How To Make The Quintessential Cosmopolitan Cocktail


Recently, I received an invite to a ‘Cosmopolitan’ party. I was a bit confused as to whether the theme was inspired by the ‘Cosmo’ cocktail or if it had more to do with the outlandish lifestyles portrayed by cover girls flaunting their all-year-round-summer-bodies in designer bikini pieces?

 

How To Make A Black Negroni

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The Negroni, a classic Italian gin cocktail which was invented circa 1919 in Florence, Italy. According to Imbibe Magazine it was created at Caffe Rivoirewhich is still open and serving to this day. Gin Foundry states that it was invented at Caffe Casoni by a man named Count Camillo Negroni whose family opened the Negroni Distillery in 1919. We don’t mind who invented it, we are just thrilled to be able to enjoy this bittersweet sensation.

 

How To Make A Peartini Wine Cocktail

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For those of us who do not limit elegance and flair to the festive season, the Peartini wine cocktail is just the thing! It will kick start your party, charm your guests and establish you as the ever-so sophisticated summer host!

 

This is the world’s oldest cocktail and it costs a whopping £5,000


Salvatore’s Legacy – which Donovan Bar in Mayfair, London, claims is the world’s oldest cocktail – costs a whopping £5,000 because of the ingredients used.

 

Why 2019 Will Be The Year For Irish Coffees


It’s the time of year when everyone is wondering, “what is the next big thing?”

 
 
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