TIP OF THE DAY: Drinks For Mexican Independence Day

[1] The Paloma, said to be Mexico’s favorite tequila-based cocktail (photo courtesy TasteCocktails.com). [2] The Bandera comprises shots in green, white and red, the colors of the Mexican flag (photo courtesy FoodNetwork.com). [3] A layered bandora shot with chartreuse, maraschino liqueur (clear) and grenadine (photo courtesy BarinaCraft.com).   September 16th is Mexican Independence Day. It’s…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Cucumber In Your Drinks

Today is National Dry Martini Day (some say it’s World Martini Day—perhaps the international celebration). We’re having a very dry Martini—just a splash of vermouth—with Pinnacle’s cucumber vodka. If you like cucumber, this article explores other ways to enjoy it. But first: A Cucumber Martini recipe (along with a Cucumber Mary recipe). The history of…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Red, White & Blue Soft Drinks & Cocktails

Drink red, white and blue for July 4th. Photo courtesy Herradura Tequila.   You can turn any clear drink into a July 4th cocktail or mocktail, as Herradura Tequila has done with its “Red, White & Blueberries” Cocktail. Just start with a clear spirit or mixer, layer on other flavors (clear liqueurs, coconut water, etc.)…
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