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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 [...]

2018-07-01T01:16:31+00:00

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 [...]

2018-06-14T19:01:14+00:00

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 [...]

2018-06-14T19:01:27+00:00

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 [...]

2018-06-14T19:01:36+00:00

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 [...]

2018-06-04T19:32:42+00:00

Etta Place: ‘Dream Girl’ of the Wild Bunch

Etta Place was the girlfriend of the American outlaws Butch Cassidy (Robert LeRoy Parker) and the Sundance Kid (Harry Longabaugh), who were both group members of the famous outlaw gang, the Wild Bunch.Even though little is known about her, she is thought to have been born in Texas, and to have fled to Argentina at some point before returning to the US. She also dated the Sundance Kid during his infamy. But as the saying goes, "behind every great man, there stands a great woman" (Bill Clinton).So that brings into question, who exactly was Etta Place?Mrs. Sundance KidNow whichever name Etta went by, she was always known for telling everyone her racy encounters. Even though she [...]

2018-06-08T15:33:26+00:00

Pie crust from Texas made vodka?!

Have you tried a vodka infused pie crust from Hell's? Surely that sounds a little too good to be true, doesn’t it? Well, it’s not. Texas has evolved into a force to be reckoned with in the alcohol industry and Texas made vodka is crafted from a plethora of natural and sweet ingredients that can be used to uplift simple homemade recipes and make them all the more divine. In the spirit of uncovering the many diverse uses of this enchanting vodka in and around the kitchen, today we talk a look at how to make vodka pie crust. Yes... vodka PIE CRUST! What exactly is a [...]

2018-06-24T20:54:37+00:00

7 Unique Vodka Recipes That Pair Well With HHA

Vodka is used to create a variety of cocktails and is seemingly the go-to spirit for a host of liquor delicacies. Naturally, certain vodka varieties are better suited to the job more than others and among the elite category are the best Texas vodka brands. These elite vodkas prove to be the secret weapon that should always be a mainstay in your mixed drinks, whether served at a party, restaurant, or in bed. In line with this, here are some of the many vodka recipes Hell's Half Acre Texas vodka can bring to life: 1) Perfect for a 'Vodka Lemonade' pairing This summer drink makes for a [...]

2018-06-14T19:02:09+00:00
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