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Category: Cocktails

I Scream You Scream – part 2

I Scream You Scream – part 2

If you tuned into last Monday’s blog post, you learned about Robert McCay Green and his invention of the ice cream soda back in 1874. (If you didn’t, it’s not too late to go back and read it!) Tomorrow is the day to celebrate his creation. That’s […]

Oh (M.G. Boozy) Fudge!

Oh (M.G. Boozy) Fudge!

What is better than tomorrow being a Friday? Tomorrow is also National Fudge Day! Yet another day that, although you still have to go to work, you have a reason to celebrate! The first-documented mention of fudge was in a letter written in 1886 by […]

Cheers for Chartreuse!

Cheers for Chartreuse!

So you (hopefully) read Monday’s post called Chartreuse with Envy and have gone out and acquired a bottle (or two) of Chartreuse! Congrats! Cheers! Now the age-old question, what do I do with this? A popular favourite of cocktailers is The Last Word. If you […]

Chartreuse with Envy

Chartreuse with Envy

Did you know that tomorrow is World Chartreuse Day? I’m not making this up. May 16th is considered World Chartreuse Day. Now before everyone gets too excited, you will still have to go to work! It is not a “get the day off work” holiday. Chartreuse is a […]

Tea for Two, Take Two

Tea for Two, Take Two

Tomorrow is National Tea Day. This is a day that celebrates not just tea, but the tradition of sitting down and enjoying a cuppa in the company of friends. Earlier in the week, I started the celebrations early with my post about the British Afternoon […]

#Get Bitter – Amaro cocktails

#Get Bitter – Amaro cocktails

Last week in advance of both St. Patrick’s Day and Italian Unification Day, I extolled the virtues of Amaro and listed 5 entry level Amari and 5 advanced level Amari to try. Now that you have ventured into the bitter world, here are some cocktails to […]

Amore Amari

Amore Amari

Next week, there is going to be a lot of celebrating. Whether you’re raising a green pint to say SLÁINTE and cheer St. Patrick’s Day (March 17) or raising a glass of wine to say SALUTE for Italian Unification Day (also March 17 – both […]