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Drink of the Day:  Cuban Crime of Passion

Drink of the Day: Cuban Crime of Passion

August 26, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

You have probably already guessed what the base ingredient of this cocktail is.  But, what you don’t know is that there are three varieties of rum that will make up the liquor in this drink.  This combination, along with the pineapple, gives you a surprisingly smooth and refreshing beverage that works well at any outdoor […]

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Drink of the Day:  Maraca

Drink of the Day: Maraca

August 25, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Monday Monday….(sigh!).    Here we go again with another work week.  Time to put on your thinking caps and getter done.  We all have to go to work to bring home the bacon.  And Monday’s are always tough because you know you have five days of work until the weekend is upon us again.  One […]

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Drink of the Day:  Purple Margarita

Drink of the Day: Purple Margarita

August 23, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

I can’t believe how fast the weeks go in the summertime!  It seems like the winter months in the Midwest take forever to get through.  The summertime, however, a completely different story.  We are only a week away from Labor Day weekend – the traditional mark for the last weekend of the summer.  Kids are […]

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Drink of the Day: Coffee Alexander

Drink of the Day: Coffee Alexander

August 22, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

You all have heard of the classic drinks, the Alexander and the Brandy Alexander.   Here’s a spin on these cocktails; one Drink of the Day I’m sure will be appreciated by all your guests as a nice after-dinner treat. Gin has become a forgotten spirit in many circles, especially with the on-going growth of […]

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Drink of the Day: Creamsickle

Drink of the Day: Creamsickle

August 21, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Here’s one for all you hosts out there who don’t want to get too carried away during the party.  Something that will keep you in the game all night long without having to worry about feeling the booze while keeping everyone of your guests happy.  However, I must stress that this is a very tasty […]

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Drink of the Day:  Planter’s Punch

Drink of the Day: Planter’s Punch

August 20, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

A Happy Hump Day to you!  Wednesday is the middle of the week and we are now on the down slope towards the weekend.  We are also already on the downslope in the month of August already, with only a week and a half to go until we hit the month of September.  Hmm, sounds […]

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Drink of the Day:  El Nino

Drink of the Day: El Nino

August 19, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

How about a nice and sweet beverage for your Tuesday.  Vodka shares the stage with peach schnapps to give it a nice foundation.  The fruit juices and soda gives you a refreshing beverage to enjoy anytime.  Plus, the blue curacao enhances it with it’s color, giving you a nice conversation piece at your next party. […]

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Drink of the Day: Cold Kiss

Drink of the Day: Cold Kiss

August 18, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Good Monday, everyone.  Hope your weekend was time filled with family and friends; or maybe a time to just stay away from everyone and charge up those batteries.  No matter how it went, it’s now time to get back into the everyday grind. Here’s a nice and easy one for you today.  A soothing whiskey […]

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Drink of the Day: Caribbean Dance

Drink of the Day: Caribbean Dance

August 17, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

I don’t usually put a Drink of the Day up for Sundays.  But, due to me feeling like doing it, I figured why not?  It doesn’t hurt to have a cocktail on our day of rest and relaxation.  Might as well enjoy it more by having a nice and refreshing rum cocktail. This is one […]

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Drink of the Day: Compadre

Drink of the Day: Compadre

August 16, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Here’s a new twist on a tequila drink I think you’ll enjoy; one that is a perfect refresher while basking in the sun, enjoying the pool.  A perfect Saturday Drink of the Day! There isn’t too much in regards to putting this cocktail together.  The combination of flavors will make it seem more complicated than […]

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