Subscribe: About Cocktails
http://z.about.com/6/g/cocktails/b/rss2.xml
Added By: Feedage Forager Feedage Grade B rated
Language: English
Tags:
awards  choice awards  choice  cocktail contest  cocktail  contest  finalists  full readers  full  read full  read  readers choice  readers 
Rate this Feed
Rate this feedRate this feedRate this feedRate this feedRate this feed
Rate this feed 1 starRate this feed 2 starRate this feed 3 starRate this feed 4 starRate this feed 5 star

Comments (0)

Feed Details and Statistics Feed Statistics
Preview: About Cocktails

About.com Cocktails



Get the latest headlines from the About.com Cocktails GuideSite.



 



Herb Cocktail Contest Winner: Basil B. Bennett

Thu, 29 May 2014 09:53:29 +00002014-05-29T09:53:29Z

It was a short and sweet contest and three fantastic recipes came in, but only one can be declared the winner of this month's Herb Cocktail Contest. That recipe is the Basil B. Bennett and it comes to us from Mike Manjon from New York City.(image)

...

Read Full Post




Fruit Cocktail Contest Winner: Frisco 49

Wed, 14 May 2014 11:51:38 +00002014-05-14T11:51:38Z

The results of the fruit cocktail contest from April are in and I have a fantastic wine cocktail to share with you.  The winning recipe comes from Brian Chandlor with his Frisco 49 cocktail and it has a couple of homemade ingredients for all of you love a little DIY in the bar.(image)

...

Read Full Post




Happy World Cocktail Day!

Tue, 13 May 2014 12:00:51 +00002014-05-13T12:00:51Z

May 13th is a special day for those who enjoy a great drink because it is World Cocktail Day and it is not just some date that some random person declared a 'holiday' either.  No, this one serves a purpose, to celebrate the first printing of the term cocktail in the 1806 edition of The Balance and Columbian Repository and, beyond that, all of the great cocktails that have been created since.(image)

...

Read Full Post




Savory Cocktail Winner: Smoke and Spice and Everything Nice

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:47:44 +00002014-04-16T14:47:44Z

Mezcal is the star of the latest winning recipe in the monthly cocktail contest. The theme for March was savory cocktails and today I get to announce that a spicy little drink called Smoke and Spice and Everything Nice is the winner. It was created by Diana Novak, who has recently written for Tasting Panel Magazine and works with craft spirits for Palm Bay International.

...

Read Full Post




Where's My Lime?

Fri, 04 Apr 2014 10:01:19 +00002014-04-04T10:01:19Z

Maybe you have noticed it... a higher priced (or no) lime Margarita, a lemon instead of lime garnish in your favorite drink, or fewer limes at the market. There is currently a lime shortage and it has bartenders and consumers scrounging to fill the gap or pay the price.

...

Read Full Post




2014 About.com Readers' Choice Awards Results

Wed, 02 Apr 2014 13:54:41 +00002014-04-02T13:54:41Z

The results are in and we have winners in the 2014 About.com Readers' Choice Awards.

(image)

Over the last two months readers have been nominating and voting for their favorite distilled spirits in 10 categories and today I get to announce the winning brands. It is an interesting mix and it is apparent that these brands (some of which are relatively unknown) have a strong following and loyal fans. This may be an indication that they're something to try if you haven't already.

...

Read Full Post




2014 Readers' Choice Awards: Best Scotch Whisky

Fri, 14 Mar 2014 11:20:35 +00002014-03-14T11:20:35Z

The Readers' Choice Awards are in full swing and there is just one thing left to do, vote. The finalists were those that received the most nominations and this is your opportunity to choose your favorite among them.  Voting will continue through March 23rd. This week I will be highlighting each of the categories and give you a short profile of each of the finalists.

...

Read Full Post




2014 Readers' Choice Awards: Best Rye Whiskey

Thu, 13 Mar 2014 11:08:33 +00002014-03-13T11:08:33Z

The Readers' Choice Awards are in full swing and there is just one thing left to do, vote. The finalists were those that received the most nominations and this is your opportunity to choose your favorite among them.  Voting will continue through March 23rd. This week I will be highlighting each of the categories and give you a short profile of each of the finalists.

...

Read Full Post




Sweet Cocktail Contest Winner: Babycakes

Thu, 13 Mar 2014 10:00:20 +00002014-03-13T10:00:20Z

Babycakes is a sweet little drink and exactly what I was hoping for with last month's Sweet Cocktail Contest. The cocktail is the creation of Amber D. Peterson (twitter: BarChefAmber), a native Midwesterner now in New Orleans working, among other things, as Corporate Bar Chef for Dickie Brennan's Steakhouse...

Read Full Post




2014 Readers' Choice Awards: Best Irish Whiskey

Wed, 12 Mar 2014 12:18:56 +00002014-03-12T12:18:56Z

The Readers' Choice Awards are in full swing and there is just one thing left to do, vote. The finalists were those that received the most nominations and this is your opportunity to choose your favorite among them.  Voting will continue through March 23rd. This week I will be highlighting each of the categories and give you a short profile of each of the finalists.

...

Read Full Post