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Legend of The Moscow Mules, A variation worth Trying

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Legend of The Moscow Mules, A variation worth Trying

A cocktail is much more than a vehicle for alcohol. The true pleasure of drinking comes from the act of bringing people together. Strangers become friends, lovers meet and, occasionally, enemies spar. But all come together in pursuit of one thing: a fine beverage in convivial spirit. You’re sure to have seen the iconic copper mugs wet with condensation, indicating the deliciousness inside. Enjoying a Moscow Mule is an American pastime and the rose gold cup is as much a part of the story as the cocktail itself. But where did it all begin? The legend of the Moscow Mule...

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Why You Should Join the Shrub Club with Advanced Mixology

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Why You Should Join the Shrub Club with Advanced Mixology

A shrub may sound like the thing you fall into after a few too many cocktails on your way home from the bar, but today we’re talking about a much sweeter, and less prickly, shrub. This kind of shrub is a chic addition to your bartending stockpile and you can get yourself in the shrub club with advanced mixology. In mixology terms, a shrub is a homemade fruit flavored syrup made from three basic parts. The equation goes: sugar + fruit + vinegar = shrub Shrubs are fantastic because you can make them with almost any fruit and personalize them...

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3 Best Ideas to throw the Perfect Moscow Mule Party

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3 Best Ideas to throw the Perfect Moscow Mule Party

As history has clearly demonstrated, the best get-togethers are based on a theme (Mardi Gras, new year’s eve, ugly sweater parties). So don’t try to reinvent the wheel, instead cut a lime into a wheel and pop it on top of a delicious Moscow Mule. This themed party is not only tasty and refreshing, it’s interactive, too. Think words like smorgasbord, potluck, buffet, and Build-A-Bear. Idea 1 : Mugshot Why even think of making a Moscow Mule without a quality copper mug to keep the drink frosty and you looking pretty cool, too? Frankly they’re half the fun of throwing...

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How to Make Liquor Infusions

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How to Make Liquor Infusions

Infusing spirits with herbs, spices, botanicals and fruits is not only tasty, it’s rewarding to mix a drink with your own custom liquor flavor profile. What’s more is that it’s really very easy! Infusions work well in simple drinks like pairing it with tonic water and a lime but you can also use them to round out a much more intricate, complex cocktail. The only limit is your imagination! Where to Start Vodka offers the most versatile canvas with which to craft your masterpiece but you can successfully use more flavorful spirits like gin, tequila and light rum. You can...

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A Chamomile Cocktail for Your Night in

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A Chamomile Cocktail for Your Night in

Every year it feels like the holiday season gets longer. With so many parties, family get togethers, friendsgivings, ugly sweater soirees, family (it’s in the list twice for emphasis) and the ultimate bash, new years, it’s easy to get burnt out. You’ve survived the season! Give yourself a good old pat on the back. We know you’re a little (or a lot) emotionally drained, phsyically exhausted, and ready for a quiet night in, just you and six episodes of quirky british comedy on Netflix. What could be better than a steaming mug of chamomile tea to get you nice and...

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