Classic Rum Cocktails

If you’re looking for a recipe to dull the pain of summer’s end, you’ve come to the right place. Simply mix one part rum to two parts pineapple juice, then toss in some orange juice and cream of coconut. Shake, pour over crushed ice, garnish with fresh grated nutmeg and the pain will melt away. That delicious libation is aptly …

Interesting Facts about Alcohol

We humans have had quite an intriguing relationship with alcohol. Here are some interesting facts about alcohol that may surprise and astound you or give you a giggle… Muscles absorb alcohol faster than fat. What that means is that people with more muscle weight have a higher alcohol tolerance than their chubby brethren…one more reason to hit the gym! Did …

Hangover Cures

First things first! There are some things you can do prior to a night of drinking to help ward off a hangover. Since alcohol dehydrates you, the best preventive medicine is water. So nip that hangover in the bud and drink water before you head out, as well as intermittently while you are drinking alcohol. Alcohol also lowers the body’s …

What Is the Difference Between Wine and Spirits?

The main differences between wine and spirits are their production processes, the ingredients from which they are made and their alcoholic content.  While wine is made from the juice of fruits, spirits are made by distilling fermented products. Wine is fermented with yeast to create alcohol. Spirits are heated with mash, which is typically made from grains or corn. Once …

Beer Here!

Ever have one of those days when you just want a really cold, refreshing beer…like maybe if you’re eating spicy wings at a sports bar, you and your friends are out on the boat for the day or you’re just enjoying a good old fashioned barbeque in the backyard? Well, there’s good news! Bengals Liquor, Daytona Beach’s top beer, wine, …

Is the Liquor Before Beer Rule True?

Have you ever heard the saying, “beer before liquor, never been sicker” and “liquor before beer, you’re in the clear”? Sadly, the truth is that the order of what you drink matters less than what you drink, how much you drink and how fast you drink it. A rule that can help is not to drink on an empty stomach. …