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Vodka Mixers Master List: Every Drink That Perfectly Pairs With Vodka

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Vodka Mixers Master List: Every Drink That Perfectly Pairs With Vodka

Now, more Americans are drinking vodka (Yes, even more than beer and wine) and it has become the country’s largest spirit category by volume. What to mix with vodka? There’s a lot of vodka mixers to choose from that suit any taste preference, but not all of them are a perfect match. In this post, we’ve narrowed down the drinks that flawlessly blend with this favorite Russian spirit. Listen to this Blog Seltzer, Club Soda, or Sparkling Water We know what you’re wondering and the answer is yes — they’re basically the same thing. Seltzer is made by carbonating plain...

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5 Fun & Unconventional Ways To Make Slushies At Home

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5 Fun & Unconventional Ways To Make Slushies At Home

Regardless of fancy cocktails trending on social media all the time, slushies are always adored for their delicious, icy punch. A slushie can be made using a blender or an ice cream maker. Besides the traditional method, this post will show you how to make a slushie even when you don’t have a blender, Kool-Aid, or ice. The ingredients are totally up to you as you can choose your preferred flavor of juice, fresh fruits, or even liquor. Key Ingredients Club Soda Sugar Kool-Aid Powder Kosher Salt (Use to make a Slushie in 5 Minutes) Ziploc Bag (Use to make a...

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How To Saber Champagne: Complete Guide & Awesome Tips

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How To Saber Champagne: Complete Guide & Awesome Tips

Sabering champagne requires you to use a special knife-like instrument and striking the bottle’s neck with it in a smooth motion to break the glass and completely remove the cork. Guests witness the anticipated sabrage and hear that glorious pop that marks their subsequent partaking. Sabering champagne is fun and keeps the tradition alive since the days of Napoleon. It only takes seconds, but it needs a lot of preparation to be executed safely in a theatrical way. If you want to do the honors, then it’s time to learn how to saber champagne. What You’ll Need Champagne saber Champagne...

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6 Secrets Of Storing Whiskey That Every Connoisseur Should Know

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6 Secrets Of Storing Whiskey That Every Connoisseur Should Know

A big conundrum whiskey drinkers face is how to store whiskey properly without destroying its complex taste and beautiful fragrance. To properly keep your whiskey in top condition, you need to store it in an area that is consistently staying at 59 to 68 degrees Fahrenheit (15-20°C). It is possible to store whiskey inside the freezer, however, cold whiskey has significantly less flavor and aroma.To help fellow whiskey enthusiasts, we made this quick guide on proper whiskey storage. Listen to this Blog How to Store Unopened Whiskey 1. Always store your whiskey upright Unlike wine, which is stored horizontally, whiskey needs to be...

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Why Is There Condensation In My Decanter And Is It Bad?

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Why Is There Condensation In My Decanter And Is It Bad?

Those tiny bubbles you see on the inside wall or the surface of your decanter? Basic chemistry. When the temperature of the decanter is lower than the outside air, condensation happens, and what you see is the water vapor in the air turning into liquid form. The same concept works in reverse; when the moisture inside the container is cooler than the air outside it, you see tiny bubbles form on the inside. Generally, this should not cause any concern, but for all the doubting Thomases out there who are worried about the effects of condensation on how they drink...

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