Celebrities, they’re just like us. They take tequila shots then wake up the next morning with a pounding headache and their hand still in a bag of Cool Ranch Doritos.read more
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|Made from only blue agave plant.||Made from any of the 30 different agave plants.|
|Blue agave is baked in an above-ground oven.||Agave is roasted or grilled over hot rocks inside in-ground pits.|
|Aged 2 months to 1 year.||Aged 18 months to 3 years.|
|Silver tequila has a harsh, bold flavor. Gold
tequila is smoother, subtler flavor.
|Has a smoky, sweet, rich flavor.
Can also be unaged or blanco.
The Classic Margarita
3 oz. of Patron Anejo
2 oz. of fresh squeezed lime juice
1 oz. of simple syrup
1/2 – 1 tsp. of orange liqueur
Shake & serve on the rocks with salt.
The Tia Mia
1 oz. of El Buho Mezcal
1 oz. of amber rum
3/4 oz. fresh lime juice
1/2 oz. curacao
1/2 almond syrup
Shake & serve on the rocks with lime and mint.
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No matter how you spell it, whisky/ey is an umbrella term for a type of spirit distilled from a mash of fermented grains. And underneath that umbrella are a few sub-categories, including bourbon, rye, Tennessee, Scotch, Irish, and Canadian style whiskies. Each type of whisky/ey is guided and regulated by the government of the spirit’s country of origin. Each one is unique in production, taste and use.read more
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After last week’s underwhelming announcement that Absolut’s new flavor is LIME, the vodka company goes and totally redeems themselves.read more
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In case you haven’t heard, Absolut just released its first new favored vodka in four years, Absolut Lime. After Absolut flavors like Hibiskus, Elyx, and Kurant, one would think that their next flavor would be a little more creative than an everyday citrus fruit that hangs off the glass of 99% of the world’s cocktails anyway.read more