Posts Tagged ‘drink facts’

Written on May 12, 2021.

When you hear the word “brunch,” what’s the first thing that comes to mind? It’s likely a tall, fluted glass of sparkling orange liquid. That’s right, we’re talking about the Mimosa.

Ahead of National Mimosa Day this May 16, we’re exploring the origins of this boozy breakfast treat, its fast rise to fame, and how it changed what the world is drinking. Pop that cork and grab an omelet—let’s tuck in for a little cocktail history:

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Written on September 9, 2020.

There’s a punch for every occasion; in fact, you might even call it “the casserole of the beverage world.”

The punch category is understood vaguely as a type of beverage, either non-alcoholic and alcoholic, that generally contains fruit or fruit juice – but did you know that the famous concoction actually owes its origins to India?
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Written on May 27, 2020.

The neighborhood kids may not be starting up a lemonade stand anytime soon, but that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy this refreshingly tasty beverage from the comforts of home. With warm weather and sunny skies upon us, here’s a few fun facts to go with your favorite summertime drink.
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Written on April 8, 2020.

Comprised of relatively few ingredients, a standard gin and tonic isn’t difficult to create – the recipe is in the name after all! With the exception of ice and a slice of your favorite citrus for garnish, there’s little prep work that goes into this fine cocktail, but what results is pure magic on the palate.
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Written on January 29, 2020.

Whether it’s a ski trip with friends or a cold evening around the bon fire, the kitchen pantry can usually be relied on to be stocked with everything you need to make the perfect heated beverage – hot chocolate. And while other powdered drinks (think fruit punch, lemonade, and instant coffee) have remained market favorites, none have been so popular as hot chocolate.
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