Have you ever wondered if there are other reasons to keep whiskey and bourbon around the house besides just sipping? Or have you heard some “old wives’ tales” about using these liquors to treat colds or clean household items? If you sometimes catch yourself questioning the uses of whiskey or bourbon beyond cocktails, this article is for you. Take a look through the list below and learn everything you need to know about some of the alternative uses for two of your favorite liquor varieties.
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It’s getting colder outside, and that can only mean one thing: it’s time to break out those winter cocktail recipes! Whether you’re planning to throw a holiday party or two during the colder months of the year or you’re just looking for something to warm you up from the inside out, we’ve got plenty of suggestions to help you get started. Below, we’ve gathered several of our favorite winter-inspired cocktails so you don’t have to look too far to find something that will please your palate and tickle your taste buds.
These cocktails are perfect for any time of the winter months, and they’re not specifically meant for one holiday over any other. Of course, they can work wonders for holiday parties, too, no matter which holidays you may be celebrating this winter. Take your time looking through our suggestions below, and you’re sure to find a cocktail or two that caters to your alcohol preferences.
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Can you believe it’s already time for Christmas to roll around again? The holidays are here, and it’s time to figure out which snacks and drinks to serve at your Christmas party! If you’re looking for some great suggestions to help you get started, you’ve come to the right place. Below, we’ve put together a list of some of our favorite creative and Christmasy cocktails to jump-start your holiday meal planning. There are several different types of drinks and alcohol represented here, so find the one that speaks to your tastes the most.
And don’t forget to sample a few of these on your own time, too! After all, the holidays are a great time to treat yourself. Just because you’ll be making one cocktail for a lot of guests, that doesn’t mean you can’t settle down and relax with another one after the party is done. There are a lot of excellent flavors among these drinks, and you may be surprised to see all the unique cocktails available for this time of year. Whatever you’re looking for in your boozy drinks, we’ve got you covered. So let’s get started!
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If you love tequila and also love pairing your alcohol with the perfect foods to go along with it, then you’re in the right place. When you think of pairing food and alcohol together, the first thought you may come up with is wine—and this is definitely a great place to get started. However, wine certainly isn’t the only liquor that pairs well with certain meals, and tequila is a surprising option you may want to try pairing as well. In this article, we’ll show you some of our favorite tequila and food pairings to help move you beyond the world of cheap margaritas and burritos and into the realm of higher-class food pairings instead.
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Okay, so you know a little bit about wine. You may know what the different types of wine are, or how to choose the right wine for your tastes based on the label and terminology used to describe it. That’s a great start, but how do you know which types of wine to pair with which foods? Just because you know wine works well with cheese or chocolate, that doesn’t mean you’re ready to go out there and pick up the perfect pairing for your next dinner party.
But don’t worry! That’s where this article comes in. Below, we’ll show you a list of some of the most popular wine and food pairings, and we’ll let you know just why these pairings tend to work. This way, the next time you find yourself at a loss for what type of wine to serve with your meal or small plates, you can remember what you’ve learned here and call upon your newfound wine knowledge to impress your friends, family, and guests. And you may even find a combination you’ve never considered before that you’ll want to enjoy again and again on your own—whether or not you’ve got a big event coming up!
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There may not be a lot of similarities between beer and wine, but one of their shared characteristics is their division into different categories. If you have always thought there’s only one kind of beer out there, you may not be familiar with all the nuances of beer types and styles that are actually available to those who want to try them. And if you’ve never tried more than one style of beer before, you’re in luck.
In this article, we’ll teach you everything you need to know about how to choose the perfect beer to appeal to your tastes. We’ll break up the information into styles and types, and from there, you should be ready to order just about anything you might want to try the next time you go out to a bar or a restaurant that serves a variety.
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Are you looking for some simple but effective vermouth-based cocktails to help you learn how to enjoy this beverage? Would you like something you can create easily with ingredients that aren’t too difficult to find in most instances? How about some cocktails that are great for beginners but classy enough to make you feel like an old pro when you order or mix them yourself? If any of this sounds like you, then you’ve come to the right place. In this article, we’ll show you ten great cocktails you can make with vermouth as either the star of the show or one of the most prevalent ingredients. Check them out below.
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Whether you live in Florida or you’re planning to visit sometime in the near future, if you love craft beer, you’re in luck. Florida is home to some of the most popular craft beers currently on the market, and many of these drinks have found their way outside the state line and into stores around the country, too. If you’re looking for some of the most popular craft beers from Florida to try this summer—or any time—be sure to check out our list of recommendations below. You’ll find something you’ll love among the beers listed here.
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If you’ve never purchased champagne before and suddenly find yourself with a bottle you’re not sure how to use, don’t worry—we’ve got you covered. In this article, we’ll teach you everything you need to know about the proper way of storing and serving your champagne. Whether you’re an old hat when it comes to enjoying champagne and you just want to brush up your skills, or you’re new at this and want to learn how to best enjoy your bubbly, you’re sure to learn something you didn’t know before when you check out our information below. Take your time learning it and it’ll pay off when you pop open that bottle of champagne and enjoy it with friends or family.
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Do you love beer but want to branch out and try some cocktails? How about giving a beer cocktail a go? You may not have ever realized it before, but there are actually plenty of delightful beer cocktails out there just waiting for you to discover them. While some of these may be as simple as combining another type of liquor with some beer for a unique twist on a classic, others are a little more involved than that. Take your time looking through our top 7 picks below to help you find the ones that are right for your taste buds and preferences. You may just discover your new favorite drink when you try them out.
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