Art of Mixology

10 Best Red Wine Vinegar: Reviews and Buying Guide

10 Best Red Wine Vinegar: Reviews and Buying Guide

Vinegar is a commonly heard and used ingredient in the kitchen as well as red wine but did you know that there is such a thing called red wine vinegar? They are not red wine and vinegar combined into one, rather it is a transformation, made with just the red wine but with a longer process.  To explain things further, red wine vinegar is made by prolonging the fermenting process of red wine until it achieves the sour taste of vinegar. It is then strained and aged to mellow out some intense flavors and finally bottled. It has traces of...

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How Safe are Decanters? | Advanced Mixology

How Safe are Decanters? | Advanced Mixology

Almost everyone seems to go gaga over lead in decanters and other crystalware so it’s kind of intriguing why so many still want to justify the use of these for that matter. We understand that an industry may be at stake here so we come up with plausible efforts to make the best out of your decanters. What is lead crystal? First of all, let us clear the path for crystalware - decanters, stemware, dishes - that are used for food storage and service. First and foremost, lead crystal or simple crystal is a misnomer since these are not really...

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Why is Beer Not Sold in Plastic Bottles? Advanced Mixology

Why is Beer Not Sold in Plastic Bottles? Advanced Mixology

Beer is either sold in bottles, cans, or from the tap. Obviously, the tap is not the best choice for drinking beer when going on picnics and other outdoor events. PET plastic bottles seem to be the new norm when packing beverages on the go, so why has beer not joined the bandwagon called packing in plastic bottles? Can you imagine beer in plastic bottle? Is there more to PET bottles than we know of? Why Beer is not sold in Plastic PET Bottles ? 1. Taste Beer tends to go flat after a time since the plastic commonly used in bottling soda...

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7 Astonishing Tea Cocktails For Summer House Parties

7 Astonishing Tea Cocktails For Summer House Parties

This summer, it’s ideal to go easy with tea cocktails or go wild, depending on who you are hosting. Enjoy the refreshing drink that’s perfect for beating the heat. Plus, it is known to exhibit health benefits such as detoxification due to the catechins that act as antioxidants. We have compiled 7 mesmerizing tea cocktails that your guests will love to cool them off for amazing house parties you’ll throw to celebrate summer.

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Old Fashioned Cocktail: The Tale of the Old But Gold

Old Fashioned Cocktail: The Tale of the Old But Gold

Who would’ve thought that a simple cocktail would be among the greatest cocktails throughout history? Despite its name, its popularity has not faded and it still remains a beloved cocktail today. This cocktail is none other than the Old Fashioned. It has come a long way and it will go on for more years to come. This drink is proof that overcomplicating things doesn’t make them last long, rather simplicity and character are just what they need to continue.

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