Remember our love of the spritz — in all its forms? Well, we have a new spritz recipe to share! And, it’s perfect for winter — and special enough for ringing in the New Year (safely, masked up, and socially distanced if not just on Zoom, of course). Like this Canelazo cocktail recipe, this 1930 Spritz recipe comes courtesy of Ron Barcelo Rum, which was founded by Julian Barcelo in 1930 in Santo Domingo. The brand quickly gained popularity throughout the Dominican Republic, and was soon exported internationally throughout the Caribbean, Europe, and the Americas. Today, it’s the top exported…

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After doing the most important exercise EVER, what do you say we toast to democracy with a brand new cocktail recipe and then commit to staying engaged with the work this world so desperately needs? (Here are some great accounts to follow as a start and here’s a guide for having courageous conversations.) via GIPHY A cocktail recipe that’s perfect for cozing up during the fall and winter temps? via GIPHY Yeah, we thought it sounded pretty good, too. So, let’s do it! Say hello to the Canelazo. This one comes from Ron Barcelo Rum, which was founded by Julian…

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Editor’s note: This post was largely written before the insanity and reality/tragedy of COVID-19 set in around the world.  The first time I had a spritz was in Italy. I was in Venice with my then boyfriend (now husband) and it was what the bartender recommended at the hotel bar. One sip and I was like … via GIPHY I LIKE this drink. Now, the spritz has gotten super trendy — and even had some backlash against it for being overrated. Which just seems grumpy to me. via GIPHY Because the spritz is not only tasty, but also it’s refreshing…

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Remember when we shared this Old Fashioned Cherry Pie Cocktail recipe a few weeks back? Well, now that it’s warmer, we’re looking for a lighter, brighter cocktail to sip on our patios. A little something like this Tart Cherry Gin Cooler, which we tweaked from a recipe in Esquire. What’s doubly awesome is that it’s quick and easy to make, so it’s great for entertaining. Tart Cherry Gin Cooler INGREDIENTS 5 tart cherries 1/2 fresh lime, squeezed 2 oz gin 4 oz ginger ale 1 lime wedge sprig of mint for garnish DIRECTIONS Add the sugar cube and sour cherries to your…

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