Forget sugarplums dancing in your head. Enjoy sweet fruity wine dancing on your tongue, instead. It’s practically required for National Sangria Day! Why do we celebrate sangria in December? After all, the light refreshing drink is perfect for a warm summer day. No clue! We have not been able to find who created […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
International Coffee DayBackground image Cup Of Coffee With Beans by Petr Kratochvil @ Public Domain Pictures Public domain It’s International Coffee Day, a day to drink coffee and promote fair trade coffee. And there’s no denying coffee is a popular drink in many corners of the world. From popular coffee chains like Starbucks […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Today we celebrate a simple mixed drink that’s not too sweet, not too sour and always refreshing. It’s National Whiskey Sour Day! The traditional whiskey sour is just three ingredients: whiskey, lemon juice, and sugar. After a good shake the drink is served straight or over ice and garnished with an orange wedge and maraschino […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Lemonade is a delicious drink any day of the year, but on a hot August afternoon it’s especially refreshing. So it’s appropriate that National Lemonade Day falls in mid August. We don’t know who created National Lemonade Day, but who cares! It’s a great excuse to enjoy a glass or two (not that we really […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
A hot August day is the perfect time to enjoy a sweet, creamy root beer float. And August 6 is a doubly perfect day to indulge. Not only is it August (and so most likely hot), it’s also National Root Beer Float Day. Root Beer Float History and Trivia Frank Wisner gets the credit for […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
If you’ve never tried mead, you’re not alone. At one time it was immensely popular, but it’s been an obscure drink for so long you could be forgiven for thinking it doesn’t actually exist any more. But it does. And it’s making a comeback. Even better, it has its own day: Mead Day. It’s […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Ah, gin. The juniper-based spirit without which a gin and tonic would be just … Well, boring! This refreshing spirit deserves a day of its own, and that’s just what World Gin Day is! Gin was first drunk in the Middle Ages. Like many alcohols, it was once used as medicine, usually to treat stomach […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Just as summer is gearing up to deliver plentiful sunshine and scorching days comes Iced Tea Day. A day to celebrate that quintessential summer drink. Of course iced tea is a fantastic thirst quencher any day of the year, not just during the summer. But lazy summer days lounging in the yard or on the […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
If you love your white lightning, today’s for you. It’s National Moonshine Day. That’s right, today we celebrate the illegally produced whiskey smuggled around the country during prohibition (and long before). Also called hooch, mountain dew, rotgut and Tennessee whiskey (among other things), this high-proof, corn-based drink burns and knocks you flat the first time […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
It may not be St. Patrick’s Day yet, but you can still go green … With “the green fairy”, in honor of National Absinthe Day! Absinthe is a strong (usually 100 to 160 proof) drink infused with botanicals. Switzerland is the only country with a legal definition of absinthe. But even so, to be a […]Continue Reading... No Comments.