National Amaretto Day

National Amaretto Day

Are you ready? You’re about to refine your knowledge of world culture. And feel inspired to create a delicious almond cocktail! Today we celebrate National Amaretto Day. Amaretto is Italian for “a little bitter”. Taking its name from the bitter almond (mandorla amara)—this Italian liqueur is actually delightfully sweet. The…

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A Rare, Top Shelf Opportunity

A Rare, Top Shelf Opportunity

If you’re the type to keep your whisky glasses well polished and your liquor cabinet stocked with artisanally distilled, high quality greatness — then listen up! Because this is a big deal. We’ve had the privilege of teaming with Maker’s Mark® to create a Private Select bourbon exclusively for our…

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Mardi Gras Cocktails

Mardi Gras Cocktails

“Big-Boned Tuesday”, or “Husky Tuesday”, just doesn’t have the same ring as Fat Tuesday. And that’s today, my friend — a day made for feasting and celebration! Do Mardi Gras right, parade on down to your nearest Spec’s to grab the ingredients you’ll need to make these N’awlins classics. Hurricane…

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Martini Month

Martini Month

Whether you shake it, stir it, make it dry, dirty, or perfect — there’s no denying that the martini is an American favorite that has been a staple in bars since the early 20th century. This month we celebrate this classic cocktail with a few variations of the recipe. Swing…

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Labor Day Celebrations!

Labor Day Celebrations!

September 5 is Labor Day, a time to celebrate the hard work of American workers by taking a day off and spending time with family and friends! Sure manning the grill on a 100-degree day is hard work, but it’s certainly not a workday! And we have President Grover Cleveland…

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Dog Day Cocktails!

Dog Day Cocktails!

Traditionally the phrase “dog days of summer” refers to the sultry, hotter part of summer. Presumably because the languid weather caused our canine companions to lounge around in the shade. It was actually coined by Greeks and Romans who were referring to Sirius, the Dog Star and its very visible…

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