Paradise Cocktail is an aperitif (pre-dinner) drink. It is one of the classic cocktails, and a nice accompaniment on summer evening dinners. This drink was invented by Harry Craddock in 1930 and was featured in his book, The Savoy Cocktail Book.
In order to make this cocktail, you need gin, Read more
Skinnygirl’s sale increased up to more than 300% last year as reported by a booze industry report. This low-cal brand of spirit introduces lower calories compared to the standard cocktails sold in the market. Last year, it’s company, Beam, move more than 586,000 cases of Skinnygirl.
Skinnygirl was founded in 2009 by Bethenny Frankel, who is a cast of Bravo’s “The Real Housewives of New York City” and “Bethanny Getting Married.” It was acquired by Beam in 2011.
The tradition of Swedish Punsch dates as far back as the early 17th century, when sailors of the Dutch East India Company (VOC) began infusing Batavia Arrack with sugar and spice to create punch. By the turn of the 20th century, Swedish Punsch was bottled and found its way to America, where it became an essential ingredient in numerous classic cocktails. However, its popularity faded when Prohibition was established, and it soon disappeared from the market. Created from sugar cane spirits from the East and West Indies, Kronan Swedish Punsch offers a rich, full-bodied palate with Read more
The Modernista, also known as the Modern Maid Cocktail, is a scotch/absinthe cocktail. This beverage is not for the faint hearted since it is challenging to make due the fact that Swedish Punsch is a hard to find ingredient. Nevertheless, you can use any rum-flavored liqueur to take place of the Swedish Punsch. Aside from that, any cocktail with a Scotch base is difficult to mix with other ingredients unless you know what you are doing. Read more
The exhibition in the Coe Hall mansion at Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park does not only features historical artifacts, but liquor and cocktail recipes as well. The wall, dubbed as “Cocktail Culture The Glamorous Gold Coast Years From Prohibition to 1960,” highlights the fashion culture of the decade. It includes dresses, shoes, handbags and other accessories. Continue reading for more information
From Tokyo to New York, a cocktail renaissance is happening as “bar chefs” create delicious elixirs worthy of their kitchen counterparts. An epicenter of this barroom artistry can be found at the Absinthe Brasserie & Bar in San Francisco (a city that spends more money per capita on alcohol than any other in the country). Bartenders Jeff Hollinger and Bob Schwartz share their Read more
Portland, Oregon – Oregon Liquor Control Commission has unanimously approved a liquor license to Cartlandia food cart pods found at the intersection of Springwater Corridor and Southeast 82nd Avenue. Read more
According to Trevor Kallies, one of Vancouver’s beer cocktail evangelist and a winner of France’s Annual Craft of Cointreau bartending competition, “the beer cocktail has been around for a while but it is growing and growing really fast.” Read more
This Picnic Time Manhattan Portable Cocktail Case has everything needed for your cocktail party on the go. Fully-insulated and made of rich premium leatherette, the Manhattan has a beautiful velveteen interior lining that helps to showcase all its amenities. This set includes: Read more
A fresh and newly distilled whiskey is colorless. The only aroma you can smell from it is its main ingredient: the grain and the alcohol. The whiskey possesses its color and richness in flavor through the chemical changes that take place during the oxidation and extraction of chemicals through the oak or through the barrel. It is through aging that Read more