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Drink of the Month, November 2012: Beaujolais Nouveau

The third Thursday in November marks the worldwide release of Beaujolais Nouveau, a young wine (6-8 weeks old) made from gamay grapes. That’s cool, because now you can have it ready to serve at Thanksgiving. Since Beaujolais Nouveau is so … Continue reading

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Drink of the Month, October 2012 – Liqueurs

In honor of National Liqueur Day, which is October 16th, I decided to look in my liquor cabinet to see what I had on hand to make a celebratory drink. Oh my, I had no idea I had so many … Continue reading

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Drink of the Month, September 2012: Beer

Great news! Tomorrow (9/28/12) is National Drink Beer Day, so you’ve got a built-in excuse to go celebrate (you’re on your own the other 364 days of the year!) Some of my friends have no problem trying different types of … Continue reading

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Drink of the Month, August 2012: Root Beer Floats

When was the last time you enjoyed a yummy root beer float? For me, it had been quite a while, so I was so happy to learn that August 6th is National Root Beer Float Day. So were the kids … Continue reading

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Drink of the Month, July 2012: Tequila

One tequila, two tequila, three tequila, floor – George Carlin Happy National Tequila Day, y’all! That’s right, July 24 is National Tequila Day, so break out those shot glasses, blenders and/or shakers and mix up a cocktail or shooter to … Continue reading

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Drink of the Month, June 2012: Infused Vodka

 Nowadays you can’t go to your local liquor store without seeing rows of different flavored vodkas – anything from citrus to coconut, green apple to pear, root beer to watermelon. I started wondering how difficult it would be to make my … Continue reading

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Drink of the Month, May, 2012: Orange Juice

“Take another shot of courage”  The Eagles, Tequila Sunrise May 4 is my brother Joe’s birthday, so here’s a warm and happy, happy shout out to him – I hope it’s a great one! It’s also National Orange Juice Day, so now … Continue reading

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Drink of the Month, April 2012: Amaretto

For those of you who love almonds, you’re in luck – April 19 is National Amaretto Day. Amaretto is a sweet, almond-flavored Italian liqueur, made from almond pits or apricots, sometimes both. It is normally used in mixed drinks, but … Continue reading

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Drink of the Month – Guinness (It’s Good for You, You Know)

As you can tell from some of my recent posts and my plate, pictured above, from the Flying Saucer (that’s a future blog entry), Guinness is one of my favorite drinks in the world. Arthur Guinness started the St. James … Continue reading

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Drink of the Month, February 2012: Kahlúa

February 27th is national Kahlúa day, and I couldn’t be more thrilled. I’m posting this a bit early in case you want to get a head start on your celebration. Kahlúa is a rum and coffee liqueur made of Arabica … Continue reading

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