In this post, I wanted to share some of the libations that I have enjoyed/survived since I moved to Africa nearly 2 years ago – first to Ghana and then to Kenya where I currently reside. Some of these concoctions, I would highly recommend that you try in your own homes, others you may not [...]
Jalapeno and scotch bonnet infused vodka? Well yes, that is intriguing. Wait, and you say it tastes like sriracha, but is alcohol? Hold the phone, sign me up for one immediately. Welcome to The Gallows. One of the more, and legit, gastropubs in Boston, located in its South End. While the menu is comfort-fancy and [...]
To a horseradish in vodka, the whole world is vodka. Life is not worth living, unless its full of zest. You cannot get more zesty than with guzzling drinks that pack a horseradish punch. Vodka is smooth like water if you're Eastern European, but for the rest of us, vodka is one difficult shot to [...]
Vodka onion shots. Chase as they chase in Russia, with raw onions. A delicious shot, weird & fun, and perfect gimmick for parties.
All about Old Fashioned cocktails, including the traditional Old Fashioned and modern. Includes recipe and suggesting food pairing of pig's head
Absolute holiday cocktail must. Hot apple cider, flavored with cinnamon, cloves, all-spice, etc & spiked with Grand Marnier & bourbon
Fun and different shot idea. Bacon and bourbon shots.
Whiskey with green tea is an alcoholic drink extremely popular in China. Whiskey and cold, bottled green tea mix well.
Oyster shooters taste best when out of its shell. Enjoy a raw oyster shot from its oyster shell with lukewarm vodka and toppings
Sake bomb, Obama bomb, Jager bomb. These are popular bomb drinks with suggested food pairings.
Pinot Noir from Burgundy should have a taste of the old country with hints of barnyards, brett, and poop
No Korean meal is complete without soju flowing like wine. The combination of hospitality, showing respect, and "can't say no" mentality / "one shot" are what transcend nights out with soju (a low alcoholic content liquor) to drinking experiences that lead some to shiver in fear.
Soju is Korean rice liquor similar to sake. Drink with Korean meals and karaoke bars.