STRAWBERRY CHAMPAGNE ON ICE...
August 24, 2017
When you hear the sound of “clink, clink, clink” and see the sparkles reflecting off of your delicate flute glass, you know it is time to celebrate. Your taste buds prepare for what is about to be something wet, yet crisp. Something sweet yet dry. Bruno Mars is not the only Rockstar out there shouting out the love
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LONERIDER BEER
July 8, 2017
It seems everyone is pushing “local” these days, whether it be produce, dairy, meats, crafts and gifts, anything local is always a winner. This “fad” of local products isn’t just a fad, it’s what supports our economy. Local products also include beer and we are very lucky to have so many great local breweries in n
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WHISKEY: THE ORIGINAL AMERICAN DRINK OF CHOICE
July 8, 2017
To understand whiskey properly, you must first start from the beginning. Whiskey was first distilled in the 1400’s in Scotland, according to early evidence. In England, it was the drink of choice, so it’s to no one surprise that when they came over to America to colonize the states, whiskey was brought with them.
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THE HISTORY OF THE CHAMPAGNE TOAST
July 8, 2017
There are a few theories behind the clinking of glasses prior to drinking and the evolution of the toast. Some historians believe that clinking glasses provided the noise that would keep evil spirits at bay, while others say that it was to assure the other beverage consumers that their drinks were not poisoned.
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WHY NATIONAL BEER DAY IS SO IMPORTANT
July 8, 2017
​Why do we celebrate National Beer Day and why is it on April 7? The answer is quite logical, unlike those other “national holidays” like National Martini Day, that don’t have a historical origin. On March 23, 1933 President Franklin Roosevelt signed the Cullen-Harrison Act, enacted on April 7th. It allowed the br
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