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Pairing Beer & Burgers, a Match Made in Heaven

Pairing Beer & Burgers, a Match Made in Heaven Burger beer pairing can transform a good Saturday into a great Saturday. Pairing anything with alcohol is about balance and complementing. That goes for Food & Wine, Beer & Burgers, Scotch & Cigars,  Body Shots & Coeds, well you get the picture. You want to consider how […]

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Alcohol & Acetaminophen a Cautionary Tale

Alcohol & Acetaminophen a Cautionary Tale Alcohol & Acetaminophen could be trouble for your Liver. Especially for people who take acetaminophen to combat their hangover. Like many drugs, acetaminophen is metabolized by your liver. A small percentage is converted into a compound NAPQI (it is normally abbreviated) which typically is harmless because your body combines […]

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8 Ways Alcohol Makes Your Cookout Better

July 4th is one of the premier cookout days of the year. We have put together 8 ways to use alcohol to make yours top notch. Jello Shots, you can never go wrong with jello shots. Even 55 year old Aunt Patty will down a jello shot or 2. Here is how to make yours […]

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Healthy Summer Drink Recipes

Healthy Summer Drink Recipes Live Better 101: Fun, Easy, Lighter Cocktails These healthy Summer drink recipes will help your waistline this Summer. Plus, an added bonus of less sugary drinks they lead to lesser hangovers. Beverages containing both alcohol and sugar are the leading cause of a bad hangover. Sugary beverages like sodas, sweet & sour […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]