history of cinco de mayo

Before you get Drunk, Here is Cinco de Mayo History Lesson

We all know that we are supposed to drink margaritas, Mexican beer and slammed tequila shots for Cinco de May. But why are we? ¬†Granted everyone likes an excuse to drink and embrace another culture, really who is St Patrick? That is for another day. Today we are going to briefly cover some some of […]

how to make a mint julep recipe

The Mint Julep, a Kentucky Derby Essential

The Mint Julep has been the official cocktail of the Kentucky Derby since 1938. Every year 120,000 are served at Churchill Downs over a 2 day period. The origin of the Mint Julep is debated. But its roots go as far back at 1800 and was often used a tonic to aid stomach sickness. Traditionally […]

where did happy hour vitamins come from

How Happy Hour Vitamins Came into Existence

Anyone who has worked in or around the bar business knows that maintaining a healthy lifestyle can be a challenge. During more than a dozen years in the industry, I managed to work out regularly and eat a healthy diet. But part of the industry is drinking, and many times a little to often or […]