St. Patrick's Day Cocktails - Spec's Wines, Spirits & Finer Foods

St. Patrick’s Day Cocktails

St. Patrick’s Day typically conjures images of green beer, tacky t-shirts, and terrible Irish accents. And while there’s absolutely nothing wrong with that, if you give us a minute, you’ll be the historically savvy fella spreading a smidge of knowledge about the man behind this gloriously green holiday! Patrick, “the…

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St. Patrick's Day Cocktails - Spec's Wines, Spirits & Finer Foods

St. Patrick’s Day Cocktails

Saint Patrick’s Day has a rich history that runs through the culture of Ireland as St. Patrick is the patron saint of the Emerald isle. Born in Roman Britain in the late 4th century, he was kidnapped at the age of 16 and taken to Ireland as a slave. He…

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Irish Pairings

Traditional Irish Foods And Wine Pairings

Instead of writing this in an Irish accent with references to leprechauns and green beer, we’re going to throw a little Irish culture at you. And by culture, we mean food. Not many of us stateside are familiar with traditional Irish fare, and assume corned beef and cabbage is a…

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St. Patrick's Day Drinks

St. Patrick’s Day Party Drinks

The pubs will be packed and the green beer will flow once again. It’s March 17, that one day of the year when ‘everyone’s Irish’—St. Patrick’s Day! But why contend with crowded elbow-to-elbow pubs when you can host a stellar St. Paddy’s Day party in the comfort of your own…

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Specsology Presents: The Shamrock Shot

Get ready to shamrock and roll! The Shamrock Shot is a perfect addition to your St. Patrick's Day drink menu! The Shamrock Shot Ingredients: 1/2 oz of Vodka 1/4 oz Melon Liqueur 1/4 oz Pineapple Juice Directions: Add ingredients to a shaker with ice, shake, strain, garnish with an rainbow…

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