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Spooky Cocktail Recipes

by 1-877-SPIRITS.COM 25. October 2011 10:13

Throwing a last minute Halloween or October birthday party? Our chilling cocktail recipes will create a festive ambiance and invoke great times for all autumn occasions. These cocktail recipes are ideal treats for last minute Halloween and October birthday parties because they’re simple to make yet look very detailed.

                                              Vampire Kiss Martini
Layer using the back of a spoon in this order: 1 oz. Chambord Raspberry Liqueur, 1 oz. Ketel One Vodka and 1 oz. Korbel California Champagne like Korbel Brut Champagne in a chilled martini glass. Garnish with black licorice, candy corn or if you’re feeling extra playful, wax teeth.

                                               Brain Hemorrhage
Pour 3/4 oz. Hiram Walker Peach Schnapps into a rocks glass without ice. Float 2 Tbsp. of Baileys Irish Cream Liqueur atop the peach schnapps. For the final gory touch, drop 1 tsp. of grenadine through the Baileys Irish Cream Liqueur. This cocktail looks ghastly but tastes like peaches and cream!

                                               Satan’s Whiskers

Shake well: 1/2 oz. Tanqueray Rangpu
r, 1/2 oz. Martini® Rosso Vermouth, 1/2 oz. Martini® Extra Dry Vermouth, 1/2 oz. fresh orange juice, 2 tsp. Cointreau Liqueur and 1 tsp. orange bitters in a shaker ith ice. Strain into a chilled martini glass and garnish with a long, spiral orange twist.

                                               Pumpkin Martini
Shake 4 oz. Baileys Irish Cream Liqueur with a Hint of Caramel and 2 oz. Stolichnaya Vanil Vodka in a shaker with ice. Add 1/2 oz. pumpkin liqueur to shaker and shake again. Strain into a chilled, cinnamon sugar or pumpkin spice rimmed martini glass. Garnish with a cinnamon stick and top with whipped cream, if you dare…

If you live in an area where it’s difficult to purchase liquor or champagne, or just want our help, our team and liquor and champagne delivery service can make your life easier so you can just enjoy the party.

New Product Release: AsomBroso Tequilas

by 1-877-SPIRITS.COM 28. September 2011 16:23

Ricardo Gamarra brought the award-winning AsomBroso Tequilas into existence and for that, we’re happy. Enjoy our tasting notes for each label and our Autumn Margarita cocktail recipe using AsomBroso™ El Platino Tequila.

AsomBroso™ El Platino Tequila
was awarded “Top Tequila” at the 2008 San Francisco World Spirits Competition. Fennel, licorice and anise fragrances stimulate the nose. Let this tequila aerate for agave, milk chocolate and olive brine scents. The peppery palate is both astringent and sweet finishing with a mellow toastiness. AsomBroso™ El Platino Tequila is also available in the AsomBroso™ Silver Carroll Shelby Commemorative Bottle - a blue collectible decanter sporting dual white racing stripes paying homage to Shelby cars - past to present.                                             

AsomBroso™ La Rosa Tequila acquires its pink-hue from being aged three months in French Oak Bordeaux wine barrels. This reposado tequila has a sweet, floral nose but once aerated, has a vintage Bordeaux wine aroma.  This tequila has a spicy palate with notes of pepper and finishes smoothly with a smooth vanilla flavor. Serve AsomBroso™ La Rosa Tequila neat or chilled in a snifter or in a premium martini.

AsomBroso™ Añejo Tequila is classified as an extra-aged tequila that’s aged at least 5 years in French Oak casks. Its nose is subtle with honey-like aromas that open up to a sweet palate of butter cream, light toffee and vanilla notes. AsomBroso™ Añejo Tequila is best served neat or chilled in a snifter.

AsomBroso™ 11 Year Old Añejo Tequila is the first and only 11 year old “vintage” tequila sold in the U.S. only in limited quantities. It’s an extra-special aged añejo matured for 11 years in 220 liter French Oak casks. It has an intensely sweet nose with hints of butterscotch and caramel opening up to honey, oak and a pinch of cinnamon. The palate is extremely smooth and sweet with vanilla and caramel notes, joined by an oakiness. Serve AsomBroso™ 11 Year Old Añejo Tequila neat or chilled in a snifter. If you’re looking for 50th Birthday Gift Ideas, this gold bottle of premium tequila is sure to impress.

Each AsomBroso™ Tequila label arrives in a decanter-style numbered bottle designed to resemble an 18th century European castle. Send AsomBroso™ Tequila as special thank you gifts, unique housewarming gifts, corporate gifts and much more!

                                                            AsomBroso Autumn Apple Margarita
Mix 1/4 tsp. sugar and 1/4 tsp. cinnamon and put on a small saucer - moisten the rim of a chilled cocktail glass and dip in sugar and cinnamon. Shake 2 oz. AsomBroso™ El Platino Tequila, 1 oz. Apple Juice, 1 oz. Sour Apple Schnapps, and 2 oz. Sweet & Sour Mix in a shaker with ice. Strain into the cocktail glass and serve with an apple slice.

Unique Corporate Gift Ideas – Gourmet Gift Baskets

by 1-877-SPIRITS.COM 20. September 2011 12:28

Our gourmet gift baskets will express your sentiments with an array of spirits and gourmet treats whether you’d like to say, “Thanks for meeting with me”, “Happy Birthday”, “Congratulations on your promotion” and much more. Our gourmet gift baskets are enriched with gourmet foods that pair well with the spirits included but we’re also flexible with substitution requests. We’ve created a Corporate Gift Basket Guide to help you choose the most fitting gifts for all your most important corporate contacts.

Each of our gourmet gift baskets are hand packed to order with the utmost care and can be customized to fit your unique needs. Gourmet cheeses, chocolates, crackers, salmon are just a few of the exquisite treats that can be included in our custom gift baskets. Email us at info@1877SPIRITS.COM or call us for suggestions and price quotes for custom gift baskets.

The Executive Choice Single Malt Gift Basket is tailored for lovers of single malt scotch whiskey. Caviar, smoked salmon and cigars pair well with the cinnamon and ginger notes in the Glenfiddich 15 Year Old Solera Single Malt Scotch Whisky. Gourmet cheese, crackers and truffles are elegant treats included in this impressive gourmet gift basket.

The Shimmering Cheers Wine Gift Basket is an elegant silver mesh wine gift basket for recipients who love both red and white wine. It’s also a great wine basket if you’re unsure of your recipients’ specific taste and includes a corkscrew.

The Marvelous Martini Vodka Gift Basket gives your recipient the tools to craft the perfect Martini or Dirty Martini: Grey Goose, Vermouth, olives and a shaker. Assorted chocolates, truffles, biscotti and cheese spread are added treats.

A Mojito Moment Gourmet Gift Basket is a great choice for busy recipients who have little time for mixology after a long day. Your recipient can shake the Bacardi Mojito mix in the silver shaker with ice and strain into a mojito sugar-rimmed (rimmer included) cocktail glass. Pretzels, crackers and dip are also included.

A Chocoholic’s Delight Chocolate Gift Basket is a gourmet gift basket chock-full of assorted chocolate treats. This chocolate gift basket is a superb choice for recipients who are addicted to chocolate or for those who don’t drink alcohol.

Call us to order your corporate gift baskets or if you’re in a hurry, order champagne, liquor and wine gifts online.