Know the Alcohol Content before Buying…or Drinking

Tailgating with some good food and better beer before a college football game is great fun. Enjoying a live band in one of your favorite local bars can be a blast. Summer barbeques with sangria or margaritas and your besties are a beautiful thing. Many of us like to have a few drinks, enjoy an evening with friends and drive …

How to Make a Mango Martini

There’s nothing like mango to add a little zing to your salsa, fish, salads, chicken and smoothies, but did you know that mango is also great in a martini?!!! Mango martinis are a colorful, fun twist to a traditional martini, and they include one of the three to four recommended fruit servings you should consume each day! So, if we …

Which Liquors Are Great for Shots

Are you a straight shooter? If so, you may like shots of Crown Royal, Jagermeister, chilled Seagrams Extra Smooth Vodka or some high end Patron Tequila. The holidays are great for Rumpleminz, which tastes like a candy cane or cinnamon shots such as Fireball and Jack Fire. If you have more of a sweet tooth, you may want to try …

2017 Daytona Beach Events

Daytona Beach isn’t just famous for its beautiful beaches. It’s also action-packed with unbeatable events. Here are just a few “for instances” that barely scratch the surface… The recently renovated Daytona International Speedway is home to the Daytona 500 – NASCAR’s most prestigious event. Daytona Beach is also famous for its motorcycle rallies. If bikes are your thing, come during …

Enhance Your Cocktail with Fruit, Spices and More!

Variety is the spice of life, and a variety of items, including fruits, spices and so much more can be added to drinks for a more enhanced, balanced flavor. We all know about your typical strawberry garnishing a strawberry daiquiri and coconut or pineapple garnishing a pina colada, but have you ever considered grilling pineapple or lemon for a great …

Different Kinds of Scotch

The first written records of scotch whiskey production were discovered in Scotland in 1495. Since then, Scottish distilleries have perfected whiskey production to an art. The basic difference between single malt and blended scotch is the distillation process. Single malt whiskey is produced in a single distillery, creating what many would consider its infamously enjoyable earthy flavor. This process is …

The Interesting History of Prohibition

The 18th Amendment – what we refer to as Prohibition – banned the manufacture, transport and sale of liquor from 1920-1933. Basically, it was created to diminish alcoholism, family violence and saloon-based political corruption. “Whaaaat?” you say. Oh yes, and this is how it all went down… In the Colonial period, the sale of liquor to Indians was illegal and …

The History of Tequila

Myth: Tequila with a worm is a more premium liquor. Truth: Only mescal is ever sold with a worm, which is by the way, not permitted by the alcohol regulatory agency. Adding a worm is actually a marketing ploy. The truth is that the worm is actually a larvae form of the moth that lives in the agave plant, and …