Nicola P. Young

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The History of the Cocktail
6 months ago
What is a cocktail? In order to best understand the history of the cocktail, it’s best to first understand what exactly a cocktail is. Is a martini a cocktail? What about a rum and coke? Modern usage ...
How to Make Your Own Cucumber Vodka
7 months ago
Stores often like to hype up the prices of their flavored vodka, as if infusing your alcohol were somehow difficult. There’s no need to pay extra for cucumber vodka though, as you can make it on your ...
Best Coffee Flavored Cocktails
8 months ago
If there's two things I need to survive, they are coffee and liquor. Usually, those are separate things: morning coffee, evening cocktails. However, there is no hard and fast rule that says we can't e...
How to Make Gin from Scratch
8 months ago
If you start now, you can have your own homemade gin in two days or so. While it might be more hassle than some people want to go through on a regular basis, there are a lot of perks to the do-it-your...
Must Have Essential Oils for a Hangover
10 months ago
Drinking alcohol can wreak havoc on your nervous system. The next morning, you wake up to nausea, headaches, shakiness, lack of focus... the symptoms of a hangover can render you useless. There are pl...