Category Archives: Spirits

Let’s Get Spooky: Captain Morgan’s Jack-O’Blast

Cocktails / October 25, 2017 / 2 Comments.

Did you really think we weren’t going to have a Halloween cocktail post this year? C’mon.

Captain Morgan’s Jack-O’Blast has finally returned and is going to be the ultimate key ingredient for all of your spooky Halloween drinks and festive fall cocktails.

For those of you who don’t know what Jack-O’Blast is, it’s a delicious blend of pumpkin, cinnamon, and...
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5 Solid Reasons We’re Bringing YOLO Back

Spirits / October 12, 2017 / No Comments.

We’re doing it. We’re bringing YOLO back. We don’t care what the haters say.

Judge us all you want. But we have some SOLID reasons that this acronym needs to make a comeback:

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He pretty much started this whole thing, so if you want to blame anyone for YOLO...
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Make America Local Again: One Brandy Cocktail At A Time

Spirits / October 10, 2017 / No Comments.

A lot of good comes from “living local.” Supporting local restaurants. Frequenting local bars. Buying local products. Cooking with local food. Drinking local booze. It’s what keeps the small communities of America running.

There’s nothing better than rolling into your hometown local bar and having the bartender know exactly who you are and what your drink is. Honestly, we...
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The Best Things About Villages

Spirits / October 10, 2017 / No Comments.

Not a lot of people know about the perks of living or visiting a village. But not to worry, Drinking in America has broken it down to the best nine things about villages.

1) Fresh air all the time.
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No mysterious smells coming from the streets from god-knows-what. Just the smell of...
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This Whiskey Is Tougher Than You Think

Spirits / September 19, 2017 / No Comments.

We’re usually silly here on Drinking in America, but today we’re going to talk about something a little more serious. Corporate Social Responsibility. Most commonly known as a combination of corporate social initiatives including philanthropy, community volunteering, socially responsible business practices, etc., it’s crucial for a company to practice it. It pleases company stakeholders, influencers, their audience and...
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Meet the Bartender of the Future: The Bot-Tender

Spirits / September 8, 2017 / No Comments.

Let’s paint some familiar pictures, shall we?

1) You’re at the bar and you’re feeling adventurous. You want to try something different than your go-to, but risking that $12+ price tag doesn’t always seem worth it when you don’t know if this new cocktail is going to work for you. So you find yourself sticking with the same old drink-...
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We Found The Trendiest Whiskey You’ll Ever Drink

Spirits / September 7, 2017 / No Comments.

It’s hard to be an alcohol snob when you’re used to getting Franzia’s Sunset Blush Rose box wine on your way home from work every Wednesday night.

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Staying on top of “a la mode” drinks and drink trends is truly a struggle that we all share, but what if we...
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We Found The Black Sheep Of Chicago

Spirits / September 6, 2017 / No Comments.

Remember that awful time in history called The Prohibition? That time when people couldn’t drink in America (pun intended)? Well, unlike most of the US who got back on the horse after 13 years, Chicago took a while to recover from it. Almost 100 years to recover, to be exact.

Who came to Chicago’s rescue, you may ask? Robert...
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Every Carrot Has a Destiny

Spirits / June 27, 2017 / No Comments.

To start, a little necessary carrot knowledge:

Some carrots, AKA the good-looking ones who’ve always had everything handed to them in life, get to go to grocery where they’re put on special displays and worshipped by vegans.

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The not-so-good-looking carrots, the underdog carrots if you will, used to get composted or thrown...
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