Root Beer Rum Horchata Float

By |2018-07-15T15:29:07-07:00August 6, 2015|

Root beer is one of my favorite sodas because it’s so smooth and spicy. Each sip has a buttery note with accents of cloves, cinnamon, ginger and other sassafras brewer specific combinations.

Summer Grilling and Wines to Match

By |2016-02-20T08:56:23-08:00July 18, 2015|

By Astrid Young, professional sommelier Summertime is prime time for grilling, the outdoors, soft breezes and late day sunshine are a perfect pairing backyard parties and good friends. What better [...]

Southern Peach Bourbon Freeze

By |2020-10-10T21:45:41-07:00August 12, 2014|

I’m not the only one in my family passionate about food. My brother, who is a food and beverage director in Atlanta, was just featured in the Atlanta Business Chronicle. [...]

Apple Ginger Martini

By |2014-11-23T12:22:02-08:00November 23, 2013|

I love making simple syrups to complement holidays. It’s an easy, entertaining way to add excitement to the bar. This Thanksgiving, I prepared an apple ginger simple syrup by steeping [...]

20 Zestuous Labor Day Recipes

By |2014-01-12T20:39:08-08:00August 29, 2013|

Appetizers This collection of recipes will help you celebrate the end of summer. Gather up your friends and family, light up the grill and enjoy the great outdoors. Tabasco Grilled [...]

Grilled Cocktails

By |2014-06-22T10:10:36-07:00July 25, 2013|

Before you throw your steaks and chicken on the grill, liven up the party with these grilled cocktails. Ditch the ready-made cocktail mixes packed with sugar and preservatives and keep [...]

Perfect Holiday Cocktails

By |2014-11-23T12:25:00-08:00December 6, 2012|

Simple syrups make holiday cocktails…simple. When our family gets together for the holidays, we spend so much time on the meal that we sometimes forget about the drinks. Well, we [...]