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3 Summer cocktails to stand out
With hot weather coming soon, it's time to ditch the Hot Toddy's and look forward to refreshing drinks. Summer brings people together and there is no better way to gather with the loved ones than with some amazing drinks to enjoy in the garden.
Sons of Anarchy: The Drinking Game!
During all this pandemic-enforced time at home, my husband and I have elevated binge-watching entertainments to a high art; we must have watched dozens of TV serieses marathon-style while curled up together on the couch, accompanied by copious amounts of wine and popcorn.
What makes a Bar, a great Bar?
Everyone has a Bar that makes them feel comfortable and welcoming. A place that most people call it "My regular". A venue were you walk in and the Manager recognises you with a warm welcome, and the bartender probably remembers your favourite drink. Is a place that you constantly recommend to your friends. Your favourite Bar might not be an extremely fancy and overpriced place, but a little pub with great food and staff around your corner.
A Beginner's Guide to Baijiu
In recent decades, Westerners have become well-acquainted with the concept of rice wine, particularly sake, a key component of our cultural obsession with Japan. But the Chinese variety - baijiu, literally "white wine" - is far less known. Baijiu is, in some ways, an oddity: By volume it's the best-selling spirit in the world by a wide margin, yet the export market is all but nonexistent, leaving it little known outside of the country.
Art vs Alcohol (And other drugs)
Drugs and art have a complicated ebb and flow within our society. Drugs in the mainstream are, of course, a massive taboo for a variety of reasons. Ranging from legal alcohol to soft drugs like cannabis, and then to the potentially devastating likes of crystal meth and heroin. All of which serve their purpose as an escape from reality to a degree, while vulnerable people often fall into habits of usage, their using is often hidden behind a variety of excuses to validate their consumption.
Guide on stocking your home bar
Bar carts have become very popular the last few years, and with restrictions due to Covid-19 people had time not only to bake banana bread, but also to immerse into the homemade cocktails and stock their own little bar.
Quick guide on infusions
When it comes to infusing spirits, the possibilities are pretty much endless and the process, very simple. When I infuse spirits at home, I always start by thinking where I am going to use this infusion. What's the purpose of it, is it to be sipped, shot or mixed?
Treat yourself with the best quality wine from an online wine shop!
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The year was 1990 and I was a wet behind the ears; a 16 yr old that was going to have his first real initiation into a little dice game called “Three Man!” The pungent odor of black burning asphalt oozed in through my open bedroom window. The sun’s rays barely seeped through the tightly packed city houses. It was a typical July day and some friends had recently graduated high school. They were shipping off for the Marines in a few weeks. The day started innocently enough with a distinct whirring and ringing echoing from the kitchen. Mom answered the phone and bellowed my name. I pick up the call; it was from my buddy Pete about going to crash Terry’s graduation party. He said “it was cool”. Since we would wait till most of his family left and it wasn’t a huge deal. My parents were super chill buy they said “definitely be back before midnight.”
Why people open restaurants with no prior experience?
People love my food when I cook at home, I make the best drinks for my mates every Saturday night, I love coffee and cake. Believe it or not, these are some reasons why people decide to invest their money on Restaurants and Bars.
How to Make a Boozy & Bougie Aperol Spritz.
We all know the classic Aperol Spritz. The traditional bitter red drink served in a wine glass and garnished with a lime. This is a guide to making a reimagined and enhanced boozier version that is just as refreshing if not more than it's traditional counter part.
How I Made A Strawberry Smoothie
The best part now that with summer around the corner is the food and drink. Nothing beats a Smoothie on a hot summers day. For a recipe that i made for a Strawberry Smoothie was 6 fresh Strawberries low fat milk and yogurt