Cocktails and Drinks

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The Tyranny of Starbucks

By Kylie Torres Who cares about a red cup? Let’s focus on spelling. Honestly, this red cup drama has gone far enough ...
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A Coolly Caffeinated Chemex

See what I did there? I used alliteration - because I'm an English major and some university gave me a ...
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Gluten-Free Drinking: How to Best the Bar

So. You’re at the bar with your friends. They’re slamming back mugs of beer, which is full of our favorite ...
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High Octane Slushies

Grab some sunscreen and your yellow floaty wings because I have for you the perfect recipe for summertime pool fun! ...
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Black Strap Molasses Rum

I’ve been thinking about pirates too much lately. I’m obsessed with the show Black Sails (hurdy gurdy, FTW!) and have ...
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Irish Car Bomb

In America an Irish Car Bomb is a commonly ordered cocktail. In Ireland an Irish Car Bomb might be seen ...
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Baby Guinness Shots

St. Patrick's Day is in the air, and we've all been inundated by advertisments for all things green! Shamrocks, rivers, beer, ...
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Cherry King

Hello, Daddy. Hello, Mom. I’m your ch-ch-ch-ch-ch-cherry king commits suicide when authorities discover underground marijuana operation. Oh shit. That is NOT ...
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Dark ‘N Stormy Recipe

Do you need another excuse to drink? No? Well we’ll give you one anyway.* March is quickly approaching, which means spring ...
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Roasted Marshmallow Shots

About this time in the season, many of you are probably starting to feel a bit stir crazy and longing ...
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Pineapple Upside-Down Cake Jell-O Shots

So, February 1st is already here and to get in the proper spirit you are going to need some killer ...
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Stirring Up A Classic: Moscow Mule

Apparently, you can learn something new when you Google. Which is what just happened to me. I decided that I ...
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Drunken Gummy Bears

“Are you there Vodka? It’s me. Gummy Bear.” Yes, it's true, this seemingly innocent childhood treat will turn into a ...
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A Drink To Make Mary Mary Quite Contrary Proud

My dad has a solution for everything. Bad day at work: take a shot of whiskey. Good day at work: ...
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Hot Hazelnut Whiskey

Alright folks, we get it. It’s cold outside. It’s also wintertime, a phenomenon that has occurred annually for your entire ...
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Lemon Drop Martini

Several years ago, I moved to downtown Denver with my college roommate. This was really our first “big person” apartment ...
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Cajun Lemonade

It’s Cajun January over here at Silver Spork, and the best way to make someone feel bad about their New ...
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Butterbeer Shakes and “Authentic” Butterbeer Recipes

Calling myself a Harry Potter enthusiast would be an understatement. And, for some reason, ABC Family always runs a Harry Potter ...
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Ninth Day of Christmas: Nine Ladies Dancing Spiked Punch

Remember that song about the Twelve Days of Christmas? Sure you do. There were some drummers, some birds, some rings… ...
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Eighth Day of Christmas: 8 Milk Substitutes

Remember that song about the Twelve Days of Christmas? Sure you do. There were some drummers, some birds, some rings… ...
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Seventh Day of Christmas: Icy Combos

Remember that song about the Twelve Days of Christmas? Sure you do. There were some drummers, some birds, some rings… ...
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Third Day of Christmas: Eggnog

Remember that song about the Twelve Days of Christmas? Sure you do. There were some drummers, some birds, some rings… ...
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Red Hot Spiced Tea  

If there was one holiday treat that defined my childhood but that I myself never actually consumed until recently, it ...
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Pine Syrup

The true holiday season has begun. Whether you perk up at the sound of sleigh bells or if you pop ...
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Thanksgiving Cranberry and Ginger Cocktail

As you could have probably guessed, we here at Silver Spork love Thanksgiving. Food, pumpkin smells, a bit of spirited ...
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Halloweentown Witches Brew

October 17, 1998 lives in my mind as the day Halloweentown premiered and cinematic history was made. Forget The Luck ...
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House Cup Winners: Slytherin

Mind if we slither in? I’d say it’s lonely at the top, but Slytherin appears to have more friends than the ...
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Gryffindor Cocktail and Shot

Courage is found in unlikely places. I believe Dumbledore said that—or well, it doesn’t matter exactly who said it, but ...
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Slytherin Cocktail and Shot

I generally don’t have a lot of problems with J.K. Rowling; however, her biggest flaw seems to be her natural ...
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Ravenclaw Cocktail and Shot

Good ol’ Ravenclaw creativity and originality were used to create these tasty drink recipes to honor the house that prizes ...
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Hufflepuff Cocktail and Shot

If there’s anybody at Hogwarts who gets a lot of flack, it’s the Hufflepuffs. They’re often referred to as “the ...
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Apple and Brennivín Cocktail

We bet you know what apples are, but have you ever heard of Brennivín? It’s known as black death for ...
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Arctic Thyme Cocktail

Arctic Thyme is an Icelandic herb that is an effective remedy for hangovers. Mix it with vodka to nix that ...
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Angelica and Chervil Cocktail

Angelica is known to promote healing and protection against negative energies, so obviously you should mix it with booze. If ...
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Birch Cocktail

Birkir liqueur is made from the Icelandic birch tree. If you think it would taste like a tree, you’d be ...
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Sorrel Cocktail

Sorrel is an herb with a sharp taste that brings a sweet and refreshing flavor to this cocktail. It's also ...
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Rhubarb Cocktail

Rhubarb is a seasonal vegetable that grows during the summer. It has the consistency of celery and has a very ...
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Innovative Nordic Cocktails

Let us tell you about Slippurinn. Slippurinn is an Icelandic restaurant located on Heimaey Island in the town of Vestmannaejar ...
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Watermelon Iced Tea

Hey, Editor ‘n Chef here. Look, I’m not going to mince words; I’m a fall guy. That’s just a fact ...
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