After the long, dark months of winter, Daylight Savings is finally here. Say goodbye to those dull, dreary afternoons and hello to an extra hour of glorious sunshine every day. The only — and we mean only — downfall here, is losing that one precious hour of Saturday night sleep when our clocks make that […]
Send all queries to firstname.lastname@example.org Can I put my white wine in my Soda Stream and make sparkling wine? It won’t really become the same thing. Sparkling wine is made via a secondary fermentation into a sealed tank or bottle. During fermentation, the byproduct of yeast-eating sugar is alcohol and CO2.
There’s no better time to visit the Caribbean than now. While your friends are commuting through snow and slush and wearing five layers anytime they go outside, you’ll be in a swimsuit getting a tan, a rum punch in hand at all times. Plus, you can go on a rum tour.
By Merriam-Webster’s definition, grog can be either “any alcoholic drink (such as beer),” or “an alcoholic drink containing liquor (such as rum) mixed with water.” It can also be a liquor “cut with water and now often served hot with lemon juice and sugar.” There’s no misconception about who grog is for either, since the […]
Whatever your feelings on Columbus Day — beyond the profound sense of joy if you do indeed get the day off — it’s hard not to be impressed by those sea voyages of yore. You know, the whole challenging-an-angry-sea thing with no certain sense of success, let alone safety; also the whole thing about who […]
I am all about a reason to celebrate one of my favorite spirits, rum, so when National Rum Day rolled around earlier this week, you know I had to spend the day creating new rum cocktails. I experimented a good bit, recreating some classic cocktails with variations that incorporated rum in place of the specific […]
We all think we know the Captain. Heck, we kind of love the Captain. He’s the guy with the devilish grin on the label that’s brought spice and booze to budget drinking since college.
Brazil’s getting a lot of flack these days. There were those sorry-looking athlete rooms in the Rio Olympic Village. The Zika story keeps getting worse and worse. Infrastructural and political instabilities still plague the country. And then there was the sewage leak that led to drug-resistant super-bacteria being found in waters off some Olympic beaches. […]
There’s nothing better then market fresh fruit in the summer. Except using that fruit in a delicious seasonal cocktail that is. Featuring fresh blueberries and mint, this mojito screams summer. Cheers!