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2/03/2015

9 tequilas and mescals you can not miss

Whether you are one of those who prefer the neutral flavour of tequila or you prefer the aromatic qualities of mescal, these are the most popular that you must purchase to enjoy a good time and release tension.

 

Tequila Patrón Silver

It's the preferred by Hollywood actors, commercially available in versions Xo Café, Silver, Reposado and El Gran Patrón, an ...

4/02/2015

3 cocktails with vodka you can not miss

Vodka is a very versatile drink and therefore is ideal to make cocktails like the ones we propose today. So... do not think about it, grab the ingredients and enjoy them!

Cosmopolitan

This cocktail is sweet and fresh on the palate and is made of cranberries and lemon.

Ingredients:

12 ml Cointreau 25 ml cranberry juice Juice of ½ lime Vodka to...

2/02/2015

What makes different tequila and mezcal?

While tequila is a very popular drink worldwide, not everyone knows that it is only one of the varieties of mezcal. Tequila and mezcal have differences in their place of origin, processes of elaboration and even the correct way to drink them.

Mezcal is a drink made with agave using traditional methods and is divided into white, rested and aged, according to the time...

7/11/2014

Britons opt for a pill to stop drinking

Excessive consumption of alcohol is a serious problem in many parts of the world, where many citizens go drinking beyond what is advisable, whether we are talking about products such as wine, spirits or beer. Without neglecting the preventive measures and traditional treatments to overcome alcohol addiction, British health authorities have approved the use of a daily use...

3/06/2013

The Glamourous Bloody Mary

The Bloody Mary is a well known cocktail. Its distinctive red color is very attractive and offers glamour to the warmer nights. Now that the weather is good, the Bloody Mary is a good alternative to mix different flavors.

Traditionally, this cocktail mixtures vodka, tomato juice, salt and black pepper, a few drops of Tabasco sauce and a little lime or lemon juice. Served very...

1/04/2013

Celebrities who make or launch spirits

The world of gastronomy is increasingly linked to actors or singers who decide to have their own cellars to make wine or elaborate spirits or sell them under their name. 

It is always an important marketing strategy that makes many people to buy this drink always under the name of a famous person. We have some remarkable examples, such as Marilyn Manson, known for leading...

13/06/2012

Wines and other digestives

Grappa, cognac, brandy, Armagnac or malt whisky are just some of the members of the large family of digestives, these drinks revered for its ability to assist the digestive process, mainly because of its high alcohol content and even the herbs or oils that make them up. Those who enjoy these drinks, call them ?pousse café? (after coffee), due to the time of drinking, and ...

31/03/2012

Cannabis absinthe, the new fashion drink

Ernest Hemingway, Oscar Wilde and Pablo Ruiz Picasso have many things in common, besides being a fundamental part of the latest Woody Allen film "Midnight in Paris" script, which won an Oscar for its originality. It is said that the 3 of them shared a passion for the green devil which made its way inside their minds leaving them momentarily blank.

Absinthe has been banned...

10/02/2012

Cocktails with Brandy (I)

Brandy is a spirit drink obtained from the distillation of wine, but his fame transcends for other reasons, such as its great taste, as a beverage which has a lot of tradition and because of its style. Know some of the most exquisite cocktails made with brandy.

The best of the cocktails with brandy is their deep taste, really intense. Today we will show you with these ...