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Things You Never Knew You Could Do With Vodka

15 Things You Never Knew You Could Do With Vodka In the 21st century, the hot new drink taking nightclubs, parties, and different accursed liquor rich occasions by the storm is the "Vodka Red Bull." This blend appears to give a jolt of vitality and it's all the "buzz". It's no surprise, this combination is famous for 21+ school children and youthful grown-ups hoping to get tipsy while remaining vital enough to catch an Uber home. It appears that Red Bull and liquor go together like Bonnie & Clyde. Liquor is generally viewed as a depressant, while Red Bull is a stimulant. This mix averts [...]

What Is Vodka Made From?

Vodka, like most alcohols, is made from fermented grains or vegetables that have been distilled. Vodka is normally distilled at nearly 150 proof to eliminate all odors and undesirable flavors from it. In this way, vodka is considered a neutral spirit, unlike beer or rum. Texas Vodka Tales Our Texas vodka was born in Hell’s Half Acre, an area in Fort Worth Texas that was known during the late 1800s for a number of saloons, gambling parlors, and brothels. It was recognized as the most notorious red-light areas of Old Wild West frequented by a number of infamous criminals & outlaws like the Sundance [...]

Does Alcohol Expire?

"Everything is better with age." We've probably all heard this at least once in our lifetime. That claim often remains true with alcohol because after bottling, as long as the bottle isn't reopened, most liquor ingredients will continue to mature, ferment, further saturate, etc. So does that mean alcohol doesn't expire? Well that kind of contradicts our basic knowledge of alcohol. To answer the question accurately, I would say, yes and no. Alcohol is more likely to spoil when you have uncorked it, or stored it at unusually high temperatures after the initial seal is broken. Unfortunately, this is an everyday occurrence in bars and nightclubs. [...]

The Story of Bonnie & Clyde

The Story of Bonnie & Clyde "The Story of Bonnie and Clyde" as told by Bonnie in 1934 You've read the story of Jesse James Of how he lived and died; If you're still in need Of something to read, Here's the story of Bonnie and Clyde. Now Bonnie and Clyde are the Barrow gang, I'm sure you all have read How they rob and steal And those who squeal Are usually found dying or dead. There's lots of untruths to these write-ups; They're not so ruthless as that; Their nature is raw; They hate all the law The stool pigeons, spotters, and rats. [...]

The Fifty Best – Double Gold Medalist

Introducing the "Best Domestic Vodka" The Fifty Best conducted a “blind” taste testing for some of the most interesting, American-made, flavorless vodkas with 17 members on the judging panel. These are considered to be world class, stand-alone vodkas that offer a unique tasting experience. Very strict rules were applied and we made out at the top. Some of the rules included: The order of tasting was selected by lottery Vodkas were served in freshly washed glasses Vodkas were poured directly from newly opened bottles Vodka was stored at just above room temperature Neutral flavors like crackers, ice water, and plain chips were introduced for palate cleansing, etc Scoring was recorded [...]

5 Reasons To Choose Vodka Over Beer This Summer

There's nothing like an ice cold beer on a hot summer day... except a delicious, fruit-infused vodka mixed drink. Drinking beer in the summer may sound like a good idea, but there are a few drawbacks to consider before making it your go-to adult beverage during hot weather. Beer has a few major drawbacks to consider like: • It stimulates your appetite, giving you a beer belly while on the beach • It's highly addictive and requires you to consume a high volume to catch a buzz • It deteriorates quickly, so it's very easy to find yourself drinking a 'bad batch' • It's rarely used as the main alcohol during [...]

3 Low Calorie Vodka Drinks For Summer

The cup runneth over when it comes to cocktails with vodka variations. The sheer number of options available is simply too many to count! We had previously looked at the tip of this enormous iceberg in terms of measurements, and quantities. Today, we venture further down that mountain as we look at quality and caloric content. Here we continue to uncover some of the best vodka cocktails that you should try out this summer. Low-Calorie Vodka Cocktails You HAVE To Try 1) Cape Codder This crimson cocktail sometimes goes by the name of vodka cranberry as it is basically a mixture of, well, vodka and cranberry. If you [...]

Uncovering the Mixed Drink Treasures of the Old West

The Old West might have been popular for whisky, beer, and rum but aside from these favorites, there were plenty of other mixed drinks with vodka that were equally loved. Today we'll be exploring some of the treasures that quality vodka can unlock by taking a look at examples of vodka mixed drinks & delicacies that were born in the Old West. Vodka Drinks Throughout History 1) The Bullshot Marilyn Monroe might have had her reservations about this age-old vodka mixed drink but if made with the right brand of vodka, it's delightful. The Bullshot makes for one of the best vodka drinks you could ever [...]

The “Wild Bunch” Gang

The "Hole in the Wall" Gang was one organization comprised of several different gangs, all operating out of Hole in the Wall Pass. They were some of the most notorious criminals in the Wild West. The gangs formed a collective that used the Hole-in-the-Wall Pass as their base of operations.  Each planned and carried out its own robberies and stick-ups with very little interaction between gangs. At times, members of one gang would ride along with other gangs, but usually, each gang operated separately, meeting only when they were at the hideout at the same time. Criminals & Outlaws Members of the Hole-in-the-Wall Gang included such infamous criminals as Butch [...]

The Story of Hell’s Half Acre

Hell's Half Acre was an area of Fort Worth, Texas designated as the red-light district "where the West begins." In the early to mid-1870s in the Old Wild West it was known for being a very brutish, lawless, town. Filled with gamblers, prostitutes, and train robbers - it wasn't a place "normal" people had many dealings in. It was nicknamed the "Bloody Third ward" because of the violence in the area. And over time, Hell's Half  Acre developed a reputation for bringing out the rebel in everyone that passed through the area. Fort Worth, Texas in 1876 Fort Worth Texas’ legendary Hell’s Half Acre was an accumulation of bordellos, saloons, and gambling [...]

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