What Are the Different Types of Liquor?

What Are the Different Types of Liquor?

Whether you’re expanding the drinks in your home bar or getting into distilled spirits for the first time, you should know what types of liquor are out there. Learning the different types of liquor creates a foundation for moving onto cocktails and mixed drinks, and it allows you to understand the best way to drink each spirit, either by itself or in a beverage. But what exactly is liquor? As the base of countless cocktails, liquor serves as an essential addition to almost every mixed drink. There are many kinds of liquor made of all different ingredients, giving them complex flavors and …
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Summer Food and Wine Festivals in Rochester, New York

Summer Food and Wine Festivals in Rochester, New York

Your complete guide to eating and drinking your way around a Rochester summer is here. Rochester, N.Y., and its surrounding areas are brimming with festive foodie events during the warm summer months. Anyone is bound to find a festival piquing their curiosity and tickling their tastebuds — and maybe worthy of loosening a belt a notch or two. Mark your calendar with these upcoming Rochester food and beverage summer festivals. We’ll see you there! June Rochester Festivals June launches summer’s Rochester-area food and beverage festivities with a bang. This month is packed with seasonal celebrations highlighting everything from local, farm-to-table …
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Celebrate Independence Day With Fourth of July Wine

Close up of American Flag for 4th of July

Firecrackers. Picnics. Parades. What could be a bigger celebration than the Fourth of July? This year, plan ahead for an Independence Day that has it all by purchasing wines for your Fourth of July party. After all, you know that nothing goes better with fun than the right type of wine. Here are five ideal Fourth of July wines you should try. 1. The Federalist Lodi Zinfandel If you know anything about Zinfandels, you realize they can offer as much surprise as a suddenly lit sparkler on a dusky evening. The Federalist Lodi Zinfandel is no exception. Plan to appreciate its snappiness mixed …
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Local Delivery Through Drizly!

We are excited to announce our new partnership with the alcohol delivery service Drizly!  Drizly is the world’s largest alcohol marketplace and the best way to bring our unbeatable prices and vast selection of wine and spirits right to your door!  As long as you live within 5 miles of our store, we will deliver your order right to your doorstep within 60 minutes! *If you live out of our 5 mile radius, please call 888-427-2480 to inquire about deliveries to your address. ALL ORDERS ARE DONE THROUGH THE DRIZLY APP!  See below for instructions on how to download the app. Delivery …
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15 Famous New York Cocktails and How to Make Them

15 Famous New York Cocktails and How to Make Them

Ah, the Big Apple. Famous for its skyscraping high rises, hot dogs, theaters, neon-lit streets, cheesecakes, diverse cultural heritage and — you guessed it — cocktails. These classic New York cocktails encompass the city that never sleeps in origin or personality — or both. Because these drinks have unique stories, flavor profiles and histories all their own, sipping them maps out a mixologist’s journey through this one-of-a-kind city. Discover how to mix some of the quintessential famous New York cocktails from the convenience of your own home, wherever that may be. Classic New York Cocktails and Their Recipes Ready for …
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