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Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America with Zane Lamprey

Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America with Zane Lamprey

May 20, 2014, 0

I recently spent a few days at the 71st annual Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America convention in Las Vegas. While the name might make it sound stuffy, and there are certainly plenty of guys in suits in attendance, it’s actually a must-attend event for anyone in the spirits industry. So, why didn’t I just [&hellip ... full story

JUAN MORE

JUAN MORE

May 5, 2014, 0

INGREDIENTS: 1 1/2 oz. Tequila Resposado 1/2 oz. Ginger Liqueur 2 oz. Lime Juice 1 1/2 oz. Agave Nectar 1 Pinch of Cilantro 4 Cooked Beets (in small cubes) 2 Dashes of Habanero Bitters GARNISH: Dill-Salt Rim Learn how to make the rose beat garnish here! PREPARATION: Hola amigos! Cinco de Mayo is right around [&hellip ... full story

Big List of Cinco De Mayo Cocktails 2014

Big List of Cinco De Mayo Cocktails 2014

May 2, 2014, 0

Oh Cinco De Mayo, while many associate you with Mexican independence and battles once won, we imagine that more associate you with tequila and margaritas. So as we all embrace the Hispanic spirit (Viva Mexico!) we thought that the following cocktails would help out the celebration. Salud!             SRIRACHA CHELADA   [&hellip ... full story

The Brandy Pop

The Brandy Pop

April 23, 2014, 0

INGREDIENTS: 1 oz. Brandy 3/4 oz. Cherry Brandy 1/4 oz. Cointreau 1/4 oz. Sweet Vermouth 1/2 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice GARNISH: Sugar – Coriander Rim, Chocolate covered Cherries PREPARATION: First things first! Do not drink your goods before you mix them! Let’s rim your glass! Wet your glass rim with a lemon wedge and dip [&hellip ... full story

Big List of Easter Cocktails 2014

Big List of Easter Cocktails 2014

April 18, 2014, 0

While your excitement for chocolate bunnies and Easter eggs may have dwindled over the years, we know that your excitement for Easter themed cocktails is as strong as ever. So enjoy the following Easter cocktail recipes and have a great holiday! Garden in a Glass 2 parts Prairie Cucumber Flavored Vodka 2 1-inch cubes of [&hellip ... full story

Sunny Bunny Chocolate Love

Sunny Bunny Chocolate Love

April 16, 2014, 0

INGREDIENTS: 1/2  Banana 1 Scoop of Dark Chocolate Gelato 1/2 oz.  Amaretto 1 oz.  Coconut Monkey Rum 3 oz.  Milk 1 tbsp. of Chocolate Syrup GARNISH: Chocolate Eggs Skewers PREPARATION: Happy Easter! Or maybe I should say Happy Passover! Whatever it is you are celebrating whether it be the Resurrection of Jesus, the escape from Egyptian [&hellip ... full story

Whiskey: The Manual by Dave Broom

Whiskey: The Manual by Dave Broom

April 15, 2014, 0

While whiskey may seem to be self-explanatory, all good things can be enjoyed in many different ways. Whisky: The Manuel gives you a guide to enjoying whisky “in ways you never thought possible.” Learn what whiskeys are best straight-up, mixed with water, over ice, or in a cocktail. Whiskey expert, Dave Broom, teaches us what [&hellip ... full story

The Write-Off

The Write-Off

April 11, 2014, 0

INGREDIENTS: 1 Good Accountant 1 1/2 oz. Silver Rum 1/2 oz. Cherry Grappa 1 tsp. Honey 1/2 oz. Fresh Squeezed Lime Juice 1/2 oz. Heavy Whipping Cream 1 Peach Peeled and Chopped Crushed Ice GARNISH : Peach or Apple. PREPARATION: I know it’s TAX season and that its a stressful time for a lot of you. [&hellip ... full story

Wine & Dessert Pairing Guide

Wine & Dessert Pairing Guide

April 10, 2014, 1

While you may be hard pressed to find anyone upset with the wrong wine & dessert pairing, it is wine and dessert after all, it is nice to show off a little knowledge when entertaining guests, not to mention the piece of mind in knowing that what you are serving wont be conflicting. So when [&hellip ... full story

Tennessee Moonshine Infographic

Tennessee Moonshine Infographic

April 8, 2014, 0

Moonshine, also known as White Lightning, Hooch, Catdaddy, Rotgut, City Gin, Cool Water, and plenty more, is an important historical component of American spirits. So appreciate our liquor heritage and learn more about good ol’ kickapoo with this handy infographic provided by Marriott International. This Infographic was powered by Marriot ... full story