Labor Day Cocktails

Labor Day is basically Summer’s Last Hurrah.  Make it tasty with these beverages! Blackberry Soda Recipe from Imbibe Magazine  1 cup granulated sugar 1 cup water 1/2 cup fresh lemon verbena leaves, loosely packed 2 pints fresh, ripe blackberries Ice cubes Soda water (Hines uses Fever Tree) Want to get saucy this holiday weekend?  Add … More Labor Day Cocktails

Wines for Summer

REDS Inman Family 2014 Endless Crush Rosé of Pinot Noir Russian River Valley Boeger 2013 Walker Vineyard Zinfandel (El Dorado) WHITES 2014 Paolo Saracco Moscato d’Asti 2013 Domaine Vacheron Sancerre Blanc Joseph Cattin 2013 Pinot Blanc Alsace SPARKLING & ROSÉ Prosecco (Italian Sparkling) Adami “Garbel” Proescco Treviso, Brut, NV  Cava (Spanish Sparkling) Friexenet Sparkling Cordon … More Wines for Summer

Summer Cocktails

Summer in the City means it time for excellent drinks.  Your friends will want to visit you more if your drinks are better, so here are some great summer recipes to enjoy! (Click the images for the recipes) Berry Mojito Zen Sangria (Non Alcoholic) Pimm’s Cup Michelada Manhattan Blood & Sand

Beverage of the Month: Koval Distillery Premium Cocktails

This month, Koval Distillery has gone above and beyond in providing 2 amazing and delicious cocktails for our Beverage of the Month feature.  Established in 2008, KOVAL produces organic whiskey, liqueurs and specialty spirits in Chicago’s first distillery since the mid-1800s. Founders Robert and Sonat Birnecker, chose to leave their academic careers to bring the … More Beverage of the Month: Koval Distillery Premium Cocktails

Mint Juleps at the Kentucky Derby? Eater Says Otherwise

For you Kentucky Derby fans, the Mint Julep is the signature cocktail to celebrate with.  However, according to this article from Eater, they haven’t served it there in over 18 years. But that doesn’t mean you still can’t enjoy them.  Here is a recipe so you can continue to drink them anyway! MINT JULEP RECIPE … More Mint Juleps at the Kentucky Derby? Eater Says Otherwise