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Written on November 25, 2020.

Eggnog has been enjoyed seasonally around the world for decades— but how much do you really know about this creamy, boozy holiday staple? Here’s 5 fun facts to bring with you to the next family gathering.

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Written on November 17, 2020.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (November 17, 2020) – If 2020 were a drink, what would it taste like? Experts at Flavorman, a Louisville, KY-based beverage development company, got together to find out.
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Written on November 11, 2020.

Labeling your beverage with special certifications can help you target and serve specific consumer groups— but often at a cost. Beverage certifications can be expensive and make your beverage more challenging to produce. Many beverage certifications will require that your drink— including the ingredients and production processes used to create your drink— be prepared in such a way to qualify for that designation. It’s not as simple as stamping a logo onto your label.
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Written on November 4, 2020.

The cappuccino may be a coffee house classic, but you might be surprised to learn how much the drink has evolved over the years. While most baristas would agree that there are three basic ingredients in a cappuccino— espresso, steamed milk, and milk foam— everyone seems to have their own definition for how much to use of each, as well as how it should be served.
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Written on October 28, 2020.

By now it’s clear that this Halloween (like most of 2020) is not likely to be the same Spooktacular event as it was in years past. Luckily, there’s still one festivity that we can still count on for comfort— themed cocktails! That’s right, whether or not you decide it’s worth the extra effort to don last year’s costume, you can be sure that a ghoulish cocktail will complement whatever you’re wearing (yes, even if it’s just pajamas). No matter what spirits are haunting your liquor cabinet, here’s 13 Halloween cocktail options sure to score you a few more BOOze out of the holiday.
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Written on October 21, 2020.

Combining coffee and alcohol isn’t new— Irish coffee, White Russians, espresso martinis, and other cocktails dripping in coffee liqueur have long laid the groundwork for the innovation we’re experiencing today. Craft brewers have also played a significant role, using coffee beans to create roasted, nutty, and chocolatey flavors in porters and stouts. Ready-to-drink (RTD) hard coffee is just the next evolutionary take on the pairing.
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Written on October 14, 2020.

By now, you’ve likely heard of whipped coffee— but what about whipped hot chocolate? That’s right, following in the footsteps of the famously fluffy dalgona coffee, this winter classic has recently gotten an upgrade thanks to the innovative spirit of TikTok-ers everywhere.

As long as you haven’t been off of the Internet throughout your self-quarantine, it’s easy to see why dalgona coffee took off when it did— and why hot chocolate has become the next big thing.
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Written on October 7, 2020.

Seasons change— even in the beverage world. But one drink you can always count on seeing when autumn finally rolls around is the pumpkin spice latte. In fact, after a particularly challenging year coffee shop giants like Starbucks and Dunkin made the decision to launch their signature pumpkin spice drinks earlier than ever; that’s why we wouldn’t blame you if you’re already tired of it (though you’re friends might!) Luckily, there are plenty of other flavorful beverages to try this season. Instead of a PSL, consider sipping on one of these fall drinks. You might just find your next favorite!
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Written on September 30, 2020.

From morning routine to afternoon pick-me-up, coffee has always been a beverage staple. Now, as Americans juggle an onslaught of COVID-related stresses— like heightened family responsibilities and economic uncertainty, to name a few— coffee trends suggest that our favorite caffeinated beverage seems to have taken on an even larger role.
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Written on September 23, 2020.

September marks National Bourbon Heritage Month— a coveted time of year for Kentuckians and whiskey lovers everywhere. As a Louisville-based company, it’s in our blood to join in celebrations of the heritage and ongoing role Bourbon has played in our local economy, history, and culture. So grab a dram of your favorite whiskey and join us as we explore the magic behind some of bourbon’s signature flavors.
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