Thirsty Thursday: A Spring Pimms Cup

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Anyone curious about the history of a Pimm’s Cup? According to the Guardian a Mr James Pimm, a 19th century London oyster bar owner who decided to offer his clients a “fruit cup” – a mix of spirits, wine, spices and fruit that developed from the popular punch.  And boy are they funny about how […]

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Thirsty Thursday: Feb-BREW-uary New York Beers

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We’ve been thinking about beers all February for Thirsty Thursday starting with the Super Bowl (Boston and Atlanta beers) while meandering to Colorado and Oregon for some craft beer legends. Our final stop is in Stowaway’s home state of New York. Which indeed has a brewer’s association and quite a number of options.  We love […]

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Thirsty Thursday Super Bowl Edition

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The Superbowl is this Sunday and we thought what better way to honor it this Thirsty Thursday than suggesting two beers from the hometowns of the AFC and NFC champions. Because what else does one drink during a football game but a brewski right? And while sure we are fine with the Coors Light options […]

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Thirsty Thursday Dry January: Nojito

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For January we are focused on mocktails for “Dry January” and we think that a nojito might be our favorite. after all a Mojito is basically an excuse to enjoy mint leaves, lemon juice and a bit of sugar. It is a refreshing drink with or without the alcohol. We found this lovely photo here. […]

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Thirsty Thursday Dry January: Faux 75

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Feeling the urge to celebrate with a champagne cocktail but keeping away from alcohol for January? We’ve got just the thing from Mixologist Julie Reiner who created this riff on the classic French 75 by removing the gin and replacing the Champagne with a bitter lemon soda. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add the […]

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