While the undisputed origin of the word “rum” is not clear, an English etymologist, Samuel Morewood, attributed the reason to the fact that rum in the Queen’s language also means “the best.” In English, “having a ‘rum’ time” translates to having great and fabulous time. He, therefore, found it fitting that the alcoholic beverage extracted from molasses (which cannot be […]

Finding The Best Dominican Rum: Our Top 5 Choices

In the sunkissed island country of the Dominican Republic, rum is the most commonly available drink, second only to water!  Rum makes up an essential spirit of the Dominican Republic and some of the best rums of the world are brewed on these beautiful islands. Believe it or not, it is said that it is cheaper and easier to buy […]

Best Vermouth for Gin Martini Cocktails

“Shaken but not stirred” – This is how James Bond likes his martini done and indeed, he has added an extra panache to this already highly popular classical American cocktail. The latest drinking trends, notwithstanding, the gin martini continues to hold its reputation for being a favored beverage across the globe irrespective of race and culture.   History of the […]

What’s The Best Vermouth for Vodka Martinis?

One wine that has been a classic favorite for several drinkers would be vermouth. The name is a German word ‘Wermut’ (wormwood) with a French pronunciation. This is an ingredient used for this wine and other fortified kind of wine. This wine is flavored with different botanicals like flowers, barks, seeds, roots, spices and herbs. Ever since somewhere in 16th […]

Today is a special day… We’ll be covering VODKA! Whether you know nothing about it or you’re just looking for a bottle recommendation, this guide will serve as an excellent resource to you. I hope you enjoy the read!   A Brief History Eastern Europe is where Vodka originated. Vodka came from the Russian word of ‘voda’ that means water. Vodka’s […]

Beer and cake can be a deadly combination mixing the joys of the ubiquitous alcoholic beverage and the sweetness of a beautifully mushy cake. You can add your own imagination and create images and colors to reflect any festival occasion or event you have in mind like loved ones’ birthdays, anniversaries and more. Here goes the recipe to make a […]

Tequila is a popular distilled spirit that gets its name from the place where it the blue agave plant grows – a city named Tequila located in the highlands of Jalisco, Mexico. According to the Mexican law, tequila can only be produced in the Jalisco and a few other districts in the same vicinity. Tequila is an essential ingredient used […]

If you have experienced the wild nights associated with clubbing or just like ending your day with a nice Margarita, then Tequila is a very familiar drink to you. One fact that is a surety is that most don’t really know what tequila actually is and the fact that each drop of Tequila carries with it about 350 years of […]

Best Tequila for Margaritas: Top 5 Bottles

The main ingredient that made up the all time favorite of most people, margarita is tequila. Tequila is considered the oldest distilled drink in the world. It is also North America’s very first alcohol that is commercially produced. Pulque is tequila’s early ancestor. It is made by the pre-Hispanic natives and was a brew rich in vitamin. During the early […]

The Manhattan, a classic drink which, against what popular history details, was the creation of a nondescript bartender called ‘Black’ at a Broadway bar close to Houston Street. The drink got thrust into the limelight after being served in honor of Samuel J. Tilden, a presidential candidate, by Dr. Marshall at the historically famous Manhattan Club in New York City. […]