Memorial Day Weekend is finally here, which is technically the unofficial start of summer. The temps have already hit 90 degrees here in Boston, the Drinking in America team’s home base. The only way to deal with heat like that? A ice cold cocktail.read more
Today is Quatro de Mayo.
That statement may mean nothing to you but it means a whole lot to us. It means we’re just one day away from Cinco de Mayo (or Drinko de Mayo as we like to say), a beautiful day that starts with margaritas and ends with tequila. But let’s switch things up this year. Put down the margarita mix and make our top three favorite Mexican cocktails (via SimpleMost). Try one, or try all three, it’s a holiday after all.read more
That was supposed to be a drum roll. I hope you got drumroll from the title.
Either way. You’re here. Welcome.
That dramatic introduction was crafted with care in order to announce the Margarita of the Year.read more
If you haven’t been living under a rock for the past week, you know Starbucks recently came out with a limited edition Unicorn Frappuccino. And everyone agreed it looked great but tasted like sh*t. And now they have the Unicorn Lemonade… Which also isn’t getting rave reviews.read more
We’re about to get to the important business of ranking cocktail garnishes. But first, a few ground rules.
Rule #1: We’re talking about edible cocktail garnishes. We can debate the relative merits of cocktail umbrellas and those little plastic animals/choking hazards in your scorpion bowl another day.read more
You’ve heard of cannabis brownies.
Cannabis gummy bears.
Even cannabis artisan chocolates.
And now, there are cannabis cocktails.
Since we’re not quite evolved enough (YET) to legally serve these concoctions at your local bar or restaurant, Seattle-based Craft Elixirs created small-batch cannibals syrups that contain local seasonal flavors, natural sweeteners, and your favorite strains of weed, so you can make a ganga-laced drink at home.read more
Things you might associate with Easter:
- Going to church.
- Big fancy hats.
- A bunny.
- Hunting for eggs. (“Jeez Dad, you really mailed it in this year, that egg is just sitting in the middle of the lawn.”)
- Wondering what a bunny and eggs have to do with each other, or with anything, really.
Things you probably don’t associate with Easter:
But while Easter isn’t a big drinking holiday, it is a holiday, and therefore you’re probably going to do some drankin’.read more
We love to drink. Drinking in America wouldn’t exist if we didn’t. But more often than not we find ourselves wanting to enjoy a good drink without the repercussion of having to drag ourselves to bed at the end of the night. Plus we needed some drinks to share with coworkers, in-laws, any other people we’d rather not get intoxicated off one drink in front of. So in hopes of future drinking without any regrets, here are some of our favorite low-key, low-alcohol content cocktails. Drink up.read more