Happy Hour: The Margarita

Although we’ve all probably enjoyed one too many of this classic cocktail, do you know it’s origin story?? As with most drinks, the origins of the classic Margarita are widely…

Happy Hour: The Vesper

It’s time for another edition of Cocktail 101. Small talk ammunition, fully loaded. Do you think it’s possible for a drink to be invented by a fictitious character? If you…

Happy Hour: The Daiquiri

Time for another healthy dose of Cocktail 101. Jennings Cox, and American mining engineer was in Cuba at the time of the Spanish-American war, around the year 1902. He is…

Happy Hour: The Moscow Mule

It’s that time again! Let’s delve into the history of one of your favorite drinks. The year is 1941. John G. Martin, an American east coast spirit distributor, Jack Morgan,…

Happy Hour: Gin & Tonic

Sure, we all drink this classic cocktail, but do you know the history behind it? It all goes back to the early 1800’s in India. Malaria was a major issue…

Happy Hour: The History of Guinness

A quick history lesson on the classic Irish beer for St. Patty’s Day. In 1759, Arthur Guinness started brewing his now infamous beer in Dublin, Ireland. He signed a 9,000…

Happy Hour: The Sazerac

How did this classic concoction become the official cocktail of New Orleans? Let’s find out… The Sazerac was originally created in New Orleans around 1850, when Sewell T. Taylor sold…

Happy Hour: The Manhattan

Do you know the real story behind this classic cocktail? Neither did we until today… The Manhattan, as with most other classic drinks, has varying origin stories. In an effort…