The Low-Down on the Dirty Martini

May 2nd, 2013 | News | 0 Comments

Eventhough vodka has now become the standard, a martini is traditionally a gin and vermouth drink — garnished with an olive or lemon twist. Martinis can be served shaken or stirred, and are sometimes served on the rocks. James Bond was famous for his love of martinis “shaken, not stirred,” but both versions can be found …

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Real Juice Margaritas for Cinco de Mayo

April 25th, 2013 | News | 0 Comments

With Cinco de Mayo less than a month away, now is the time to start thinking about making a Real Juice Margaritas the highlight of your fiesta! One of Mexico’s most famous exports, a margarita offers an irresistable combination of sweet, salty, sour, and bitter flavors. Many classic margaritas contains tequila, lime juice, sour and Triple Sec — most served …

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Non-Alcohol Cordials and Other Cocktail Trends

April 11th, 2013 | News | 0 Comments

The world of cocktails is always evolving, and trends come and go from year to year. Some trends have already emerged for 2013, and here’s a look at some ways to spice up your cocktail choice next time you are entertaining or relaxing at home. Non-Alcohol Cordials and other low-impact drinks are becoming more popular. This …

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Rum Cocktails Made Easy with Taste of Florida

April 5th, 2013 | News | 0 Comments

Rum is a distilled alcohol made from sugarcane and aged in oak barrels. Most of the world’s rum comes from the Caribbean and Latin America, though it is produced in other countries, including the United States. Rum has a colorful history in the Caribbean — especially with pirates and other less-than-savory characters. Grades and variations are …

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Spicy Bloody Mary with a Twist

April 1st, 2013 | News | 0 Comments

Wanting to riff on a spicy bloody mary for your next brunch gathering? Here is an interesting variation brought to you by the Taste of Florida recipe box. TOF Michilata Ingredients ( Makes 1 serving ) 1½ oz. reposado tequila 4 oz. Taste of Florida Bloody Mary Mixer or Spicy Bloody Mary Fill with Tecáte …

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Real Juice Margaritas

March 8th, 2013 | News | 0 Comments

It’s unclear who “invented” the margarita.  One of the most accepted stories is that it was invented at Hussong’s Cantina in 1941.  As the story goes, the drink was named after the first person to try it — Margarita Henkel.  The original recipe was equal parts tequila, orange liqueur and lime served over ice in …

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Brunch Success: Offer the Best Bloody Mary

February 28th, 2013 | News | 0 Comments

Brunch and Bloody Mary bars go together like bacon and eggs for restaurants and eateries that are adding a weekend brunch or expanding/updating their brunch buffet.  The key to a successful Bloody Mary bar (followed by increased brunch sales and profits) is simply to offer the best Bloody Mary around. To get the best Bloody Mary …

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Tips For Using Social Media To Sell The Best Bloody Mary

February 21st, 2013 | News | 0 Comments

If your alcohol wholesaling business has been relying on the national level marketing campaigns of the biggest brands you carry to attract customers, the idea of independent advertising may be overwhelming. Using social networking can help you share the news that you are carrying the best Bloody Mary mix from Taste of Florida without adding …

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Tools for the Perfect Dirty Martini

February 14th, 2013 | News | 0 Comments

When it comes to making a Dirty Martini, you don’t want to take a chance on quality. Taste of Florida’s Dirty Martini mix is the recipe for a perfect drink every time. The Dirty Martini is traditionally made with either gin or vodka and a splash of olive juice. Lovers of this classic drink can …

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