Halloween Libations with Decoy Wines Merlot

Halloween Libations with Decoy Merlot

Thank you Decoy for sponsoring this post. Celebrate International Merlot Month this October by using the hashtag #MerlotMe on social! Did you know that October is International Merlot month?! Add Halloween to the mix and we are about to have ourselves a fabulous 31 days, my friends. To celebrate both occasions in style, I have teamed up with Decoy Wine to give you a lovely glass of Merlot and a killer bar cart for an adults-only All Hallow’s Eve. Mwahahah! So lets celebrate the grape with haunting Halloween libations from Decoy Wine! Wine is a fantastic way to offer your …

Campfire Stout Cocktail by Liquor.com Contributing Writer The Frosted Petticoat

Liquor.com Fall Series: Campfire Stout Cocktail

Many of you may not know that in addition to running The Frosted Petticoat, I also serve as a contributing writer to Liquor.com. Not only do I send them articles on topics that interest me, I also get requests from the editorial staff. One such recent request led me on a fortuitous road toward one of the tastiest cocktails I have every concocted… the Campfire Stout! So tasty in fact, that the editors at Liquor.com placed it in their top 5 cocktails for Autumn. See their full list here and get an exclusive peak of my write-up and photos below! …

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Scottish Folklore Whisky Series: Ben Nevis 45 Year Old

Hot off the presses! There’s a new whisky in town! Whenever I can, I try to pass along foodie news as soon as I get it. This piece of news was literally released this morning and if you’re as big of a whisky fan as I am, then you’re going to want to get your hands on a bottle of this magical goodness… Scottish Folklore Whisky Series: Ben Nevis 45 Year Old! Make sure to read through to the end, we may just have a $50 Visa Gift Card Giveaway to help you get your hands on one of these lovely …

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The ‘Naughty List’ Cocktail

He’s written his list. He’s checked it twice. Unfortunately for you, you haven’t been very nice. You’ll need a stiff drink, for that is quite clear. So sip on this cocktail, then you’ll be full of cheer. Alright, enough with the rhyming. The ‘Naughty List’ Cocktail is a black cherry gin sour for all the bad boys and girls in the world. You know who you are, so stop acting coy and start taking notes. I have teamed up with Sparkling ICE to bring you this drink to help ease your naughty woes… The ‘Naughty List’ Cocktail INGREDIENTS: 1 bottle …

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The Peony Royale Cocktail with Peony Vodka

Besides food and drink items, I have a very short list of ‘favorites’. Two things that are permanent features of said ‘favorites list’ are peonies and upstate New York. Peonies are the most fabulous flower on earth… don’t argue with me, their fabulosity has been scientifically proven. Upstate New York is stunningly gorgeous and one of the best places in America. I know this because I used to live on the East Coast and every weekend I could be found traversing the scenic roads of that gorgeous land. So, when I was asked if I would like to sample and …

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Skinny Citrus Bramble

Spring is upon us and with it comes fresh flowers, delectable, fruits, and the threat of swimsuit season. Oh, don’t pretend like you don’t know what I am talking about. As the weather warms and winter becomes a chilly memory, a little nagging voice in the back of your head starts the cyclical chant “swimsuit season, swimsuit season.” Sure you could start off spring by depriving yourself of all of its glorious bounty, or you could just make minor tweaks that you’ll barely notice. Take for instance, today’s cocktail recipe, the Skinny Citrus Bramble. With the help of Diet 7UP, …

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Patrón Tequila Margarita of the Year – Part 1

There are some contests that just seem like a waste of time and resources, like professional hotdog eating. Seriously, why would you dunk a perfectly good hotdog in a bucket of water and try to eat as many as you can in as little time as possible?! Useless. Then there are the contests that actually accomplish something spectacular… like Patrón Tequila’s annual Margarita of the Year contest. Pitting some of the world’s best mixologists against each other to create the best tasting margarita recipe?! Whoever came up with this idea is clearly a genius. Last year I personally introduced you …

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The Cocktails of Turtle Inn

  Is it just me or are you also willing to travel for a good cocktail? Now, I am not talking leaving your cozy suburb and make the 30 minute trek into downtown to a trendy bar. I am talking hop on a plane, don your most tropical bathing suit, and get your drink on by the beach… sort-of-travel. If you think this sounds completely insane, then let me direct you to your local Yelp directory here. Still reading? Alright, you are clearly my sort of person. Now that all the non-adventurers have moved on, let’s get down to the …