Tag: Drink of the Day

The Roller Coaster Cocktail is February 5th Drink of the Day!

The Roller Coaster Cocktail is February 5th Drink of the Day!

February 5, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Roller coasters have always thrilled me. I’m lucky enough to say I live less than an hour away from the best roller coaster park in the world, Cedar Point. But, without the inventions and patents of times past, we would probably not have the designs we have today. One of those patents is that of […]

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The Aviation is February 4th Drink of the Day!

The Aviation is February 4th Drink of the Day!

February 4, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Charles Lindbergh, the aviator who is best known as the first to fly solo and non-stop across the Atlantic Ocean, was born in 1902 on this date. To celebrate this day, I’d like to introduce to you a cocktail that was invented before he took his first flight: The Aviation. This classic cocktail was first […]

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The Orange Blossom is February 3rd Drink of the Day!

The Orange Blossom is February 3rd Drink of the Day!

February 3, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

If you like gin, you will surely find this drink will satisfy every taste bud. The Orange Blossom dates back to the 1930s and is found in “The Old Waldorf – Astoria Bar Book” published in 1935. It was invented, the author adds, by someone who wanted something a little different for their wedding reception […]

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The Groundhog Day Martini is February 2nd Drink of the Day!

The Groundhog Day Martini is February 2nd Drink of the Day!

February 2, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Happy Groundhog Day! Have you ever wondered how Groundhog Day came about? I can tell you that the official U.S. version of this holiday happened at Gobbler’s Knob in Punxsutawney, PA in 1887. It was the first year Punxsutawney Phil officially started his service as the “seer of all seers…” to predict the coming of […]

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The Cold War Cocktail is February 1st Drink of the Day!

The Cold War Cocktail is February 1st Drink of the Day!

February 1, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

On this day in 1992, U.S. President George Bush (the senior one) and Boris Yeltsin, the President of Russia, signed an agreement in principle that would end decades of the “Cold War” between the two countries. A great side-note is that this is also the day Mr. Yeltsin celebrated his birthday! In remembrance of this […]

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Parisian Pousse Cafe is January 23rd Drink of the Day!

Parisian Pousse Cafe is January 23rd Drink of the Day!

January 23, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

When I was putting together today’s blog, I saw that Salvador Dali, one of the best artists of our lifetime, passed in Spain over twenty years ago. I read many stories about Mr. Dali and after reading stories about him being overly flamboyant and all into himself, there was only one type of drink that […]

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The Amelia Earhart Cocktail is the Drink of the Day for January 11th

The Amelia Earhart Cocktail is the Drink of the Day for January 11th

January 11, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

The following recipe was posted by StriperGuy on June 28, 2009 on chow.com Ms. Earhart had many accomplishments as an early aviator and had many firsts. To commemorate her solo flight she succeeded in on this day in 1935, it’s only justified that I would find a drink that would meet the feat. When I […]

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The Brandy Alexander is January 6th Drink of the Day

The Brandy Alexander is January 6th Drink of the Day

January 6, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Nothing like sitting by the fire, on an over-stuffed chair, glamourizing the day’s events while sipping on a cognac and feeling the warmth of the beverage going down to its destination. Can you tell I’m from a cold part of the country? Ah yes….some nice refreshing coffee and a snifter of my favorite beverage in […]

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The Sazerac Cocktail is January 5th Drink of the Day

The Sazerac Cocktail is January 5th Drink of the Day

January 5, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Watching the Sugar Bowl the other night got me thinking about all the tradition of drink making in New Orleans. If you want to find a cocktail that has withstood the test of time, look no further than this fine drink. It is the true whiskey imbiber that will find a place that serves this […]

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The Alaskan Cocktail is January 3rd Drink of the Day

The Alaskan Cocktail is January 3rd Drink of the Day

January 3, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

To commemorate the induction of Alaska as the 49th State on this date in 1959, I’d like to share a drink that’s been around for over eighty years, but doesn’t get much, if any, fanfare nowadays. This cocktail was first introduced in a book entitled, “The Savory Cocktail Book”, in 1930. Why it’s called the […]

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