Meukow Cognac

Meukow Cognac

Meukow Cognac By Alex C, Resident Brandy/Cognac Expert A few years ago, I came across the Meukow brand, (pronounced “Moo-koff”) and found myself intrigued by what I heard about it, so I tracked down a bottle of Meukow VS to try and was immediately sold....
Kentucky Derby 2016

Kentucky Derby 2016

The Kentucky Derby, Bourbon and Mint Juleps Written by Chad Caya, Guest Author/Bourbon Lover   Saturday the 7th of May is the 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby.  We, in the Upper Midwest, have been casual observers, amateur gamblers and mostly interested in the...
Margaritas 101

Margaritas 101

While no one really knows the exact origin of Margaritas or who created the first one, we do know they have been around since about 1934. The original Margarita was made with tequila, orange liqueur and fresh lime over ice, the same way it is made today. The evolution...
Vodka vs Gin

Vodka vs Gin

When people think of Gin, the first thing that usually comes to mind is a Martini. Although the “classic” martini can be made from Vodka or Gin, it always includes dry vermouth and a twist of lemon and olives for garnish. The “modern” martini has become known as just...
Wine Cocktails

Wine Cocktails

 Sometime when you’re in the mood for an adult beverage, but don’t feel like beer or distilled spirits, try one of these easy and fun wine cocktails! MIMOSA-classic mix of orange juice and sparkling wine -4 ounces of Extra Dry Sparkling Wine -2 ounces of Pulp-Free...

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