cocktails

Your cocktail order reveals a lot about your personality, be it classic, adventurous, or boring; Be careful what you ask for.

Joey Kendricka month ago
Jazz & Drinks - The Rite of Spring
My first two drink pairings were for Miles Davis albums from 1959 (Kind of Blue) and 1960 (Sketches of Spain). A lot of important jazz happened in the mid-20th century, and there will be plenty more d...
Skunk Uzekia month ago
Best Ready to Drink Cocktails
I love to drink, but lord, am I a lazy drinker. Unless it's really a special occasion, I don't want to muddle mint for mojitos, nor do I want to stock up my bar with bitters for that one special marti...
Joey Kendricka month ago
Jazz & Drinks
The only thing I love more than a good cocktail is a good jazz record. Come to think of it, the two aren't all that different! They both deserve to be savored. They're simultaneously temporal and infi...
Jessica Herringa month ago
Tips for Buying Premixed Cocktails
Premixed cocktails come in handy when you're having a large get-together or just want to unwind because the drink is already made; you just need to pour it in a glass and sometimes can add a garnish o...
Lynne Shumaker2 months ago
Best Ready to Drink Skinny Cocktails
Skinny cocktails are infamous for being low-calorie alcoholic drinks. These drinks are naturally sweetened and are healthier than typical ready to drink cocktails. A regular bottle of grey-goose vodka...
Cherise Threewitt2 months ago
How to Get Creative with Tea
In my previous entry, I sang the praises of The Garden’s Secret, a unique cocktail found exclusively at Chicago’s The Duck Inn. To recap, The Garden’s Secret is made from a rare Swedish tea and a blen...
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Edward Anderson2 months ago
Refresh Yourself with a Chocolate Mojito
During the summer, it is always fun to sit outside with friends and enjoy some cocktails. Most of my friends love wine and will have a glass or 5 of that, but I am difficult. It's not that I don't lik...
David Lasher2 months ago
Signature Cocktail List
Summer is in full swing and there's no better time to enjoy some unique cocktails. As the days get longer and the nights get shorter, sit back and enjoy these delightful drinks. Cocktails are a popula...
Ossiana Tepfenhart2 months ago
Low Calorie Vodka Cocktail Recipes
Nothing quite helps kick off a night out like a nice cocktail, does it? And, nothing quite works as a better cocktail base than vodka, does it? Bartenders can tell you that vodka is considered to be a...
Lynne Shumaker2 months ago
Low Calorie Cocktails to Order at the Bar
Losing weight can be difficult, especially when so many of our society's social gatherings revolve around eating and drinking. I rarely hang out with my friends without going somewhere to get food or ...
David Lasher2 months ago
Pokémon-Inspired Cocktails
If you love Pokémon and are over 21, you've come to the right place; a list of cocktails for your pleasure that have just the right amount of nostalgia. What's more fun than taking a childhood pastime...
Cherise Threewitt2 months ago
The Best Cocktail at Chicago’s Duck Inn
The Duck Inn is a fairly new yet celebrated spot on Chicago’s Near South Side. The restaurant features a menu with a heavy local focus, and the backyard patio is an unexpected delight. They also have ...
Cherise Threewitt2 months ago
Polar, the Underdog of Seltzer
Regional drinks are an interesting cultural phenomenon across the United States. The South has its bizarre Cheerwine, and my friends in Michigan will defend Faygo to the death. And we’re just talking ...
Cherise Threewitt2 months ago
I Put Balsamic in My Cocktails and You Should, Too.
Too often, I find myself in my kitchen trying to recreate a cocktail from a bar or restaurant and it just straight-up misses the mark. No matter how closely I watch the bartender, or how much he or sh...
Jessica Herring2 months ago
Best Premixed Cocktails in a Can
Enjoy the delicious taste of cocktails with ease. Instead of running to the liquor store and buying various types of alcohol to create your drinks, you should purchase these best premixed cocktails in...
Skunk Uzeki2 months ago
Budget Friendly Champagne Cocktails for Summer
Champagne is often considered to be the pinnacle of class. It's the token drink of major celebrations and pairs well with almost anything you could want to serve up — including other drinks. Champagne...
Lynne Shumaker2 months ago
Low Calorie Summer Cocktails
Dieting isn't easy, especially if you love to party and drink the night away. After all, if there's one thing that can kill a diet faster than a trip to an all you can eat buffet, it's drinking. Drink...
Chris Cori3 months ago
Drinking Like a Champion
For those of us who drink, we usually either tend to go to a full extreme or not partake at all. There are a small number of people who actually use that weird little word some of us know as "moderati...