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Mixology Monday April 14th, 2014

Welcome back to Monday, where it’s time for new cocktail! Mixology Monday brings you a new mixed drink to try each week, and this week of course has one for you as well!

This week we are making a cocktail with Windsor Canadian Whiskey, know as the Buzzer. Here is what you will need:

  1. 1 oz Windsor Canadian Whiskey
  2. 1/2 oz orange juice
  3. 1/2 oz raspberry liqueur
  4. 1/2 oz lemon juice
  5. 1/2 oz lemon lime soda

To make the drink, pour all the ingredients into a shaker ...

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Saturday FREE tasting bar April 12th, 2014

It’s Saturday, which means it is time for you to come into Total Beverage and take part in our FREE tasting bar. Today we have 4 wines and 4 rums for you to try. The bar is open from 1-6, don’t miss out!

wine tasting 4-12

 

If you want to try out the wines, you can try one or all of the Jewel Box wines. Starting off, we have the Pinot Grigio, a ...

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Thirsty Thursday April 10th 2014

Thirsty Thursday is here, and that means it is time for a new beer on our blog! This week we are doing Wynkoop’s newest stout!

rocky mountain oyster beer

 

You definitely read that right, it is the Rocky Mountain Oyster Stout! This stout is brewed with bull testicles. As much as the name might put some people off, this is definitely a beer worth trying. The beer pours a dark brown, and has ...

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Wine Wednesday April 9th, 2014

Welcome to Wine Wednesday, your mid-week destination for wine!

dr loosen riesling

This week we are featuring a white wine from Germany, the Dr. Loosen 2011 Blue Slate Riesling Kabinett. This wine is a great riesling with heavy mineral notes along with white peach fruit. A plush mid-palate leads off to a firm, delicate finish. If you are wanting to enjoy this with some food, spicy Asian cuisine, seafood and other lighter dishes ...

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Mixology Monday April 7th, 2014

The weekend may have drawn to a close, but don’t fret that Monday is back upon us, because we have a Mixology Monday cocktail for you to make. This weeks edition will be a Bloody Mary made with the Woody Creek Potato Vodka, which is not only on sale for our Deal of the Week, but also made right here in Colorado! We will also be using Bloody Hell Bloody Mary Mix, which is already pre seasoned and a delicious ...

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Wine Wednesday April 2nd, 2014

It’s the middle of the week, which means we are getting close to that ever sought after weekend, and also means we are featuring a new wine for you to come pick up and try! This week, we are heading across the Atlantic to South Africa, for Meerlust winery’s 2007 Rubicon. Luckily, you don’t have to go any farther than Total Beverage to pick up this delicious wine.

Meerlust 07 Rubicon

 

This South ...

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Mixology Monday March 31st, 2014

It’s Monday, but don’t be sad that your weekend is over, instead enjoy a new drink from this week’s Mixology Monday! We are making a Lime Rickey, or a Gin Rickey, today. This drink is easy to make, and very refreshing as the weather is getting warmer.

Gin Rickey

 

Ingredients:

  1. 2 Ounces Seagram’s Gin or Seagram’s Lime Twisted Gin
  2. 1 oz lime juice
  3. 1/2 oz simple syrup (optional)
  4. Club Soda

Directions:

  1. Mix Gin, lime juice, ...
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Saturday March 29th FREE tasting

It’s time again for the tasting bar, and that means that from 1-6 you can come into Total Beverage and taste something new! Today we are featuring 4 wines from France and 3 whiskeys from Jim Beam.

liquor tasting 3-29

 

On the liquor side of the bar, we have three products from Jim Beam. The Jacob’s Ghost White whiskey is aged for one year in white oak barrels, and is delicious on its ...

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Wine Wednesday March 26th

Welcome to the middle of your week, and Wine Wednesday, your place to learn about a new wine each week. This week we are featuring a Colorado made wine, the Infinite Monkey Rosé.

infinte monky rosé

 

The Rosé starts off with a nose of floral and berry notes that carry through to the palate. With some strawberry flavors and well balanced acidity, this wine is perfect chilled on warm summer afternoons. This wine ...

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Mixology Monday 3-24

It’s Monday again, but that doesn’t mean you have to feel down or stressed about the week. Instead, you can try this week’s cocktail, the Key Lime Pie Martini, made with Licor 43.

Key Lime Pie MM

 

The Key Lime Pie Martini is quite delicious and easy to make.

Here is what you will need:

  1. 1.25 oz Licor 43
  2. 0.5 oz Vodka
  3. 1/2 part half and half
  4. 1/2 part lime juice

Pour all the ingredients into a mixing cup ...

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