History of Tequila

The History of Tequila

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Tequila, as we all know and (and some of us) love today has not always been the party pleaser that it now is. Read on to find out about the history of tequila. Tequila used to be known as Pulque. Pulque contained the sap of the Agave Plant. In the 1500s, the Spanish government opened […]

Have A Jolly Good Christmas

Have A Jolly Good Christmas

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Not sure what to get for your loved ones this Christmas? You can’t go wrong with a bar in a jar! Get a reasonably sized jar – one that can be used after for biscuits or coins. Visit your nearest Liquor City for all your favourite miniature alcohol. Fill the jar with miniature bottles of […]

Christmas decorations using old wine bottles

Christmas decorations using old wine bottles

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Instead of throwing away those empty wine bottles, why not turn them into unique decorations for the Festive Season. Use this article as a guide to creating your own. You will need: Wine bottles Glitter (Red, Green, Silver or Gold) Multi-surface Glue Glass paint (Red, Green, Silver or Gold) Christmas inspired decorative material Paint Brush […]

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Bar Lingo Made Easy

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Do you want to sound fancy when out and about? Here is a vocabulary list of all the words to know when ordering your cocktails. Impress the barman with these: Muddled: Crushed fruit, veggies and herbs. Shaken: Made with crushed ice – cooler but higher dilution. Stirred: Made with cubed ice – not as cold […]

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What drink are you?

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They say you can tell a lot about someone based on what they drink and how they like to have it. Which drink best suits your personality? Vodka soda drinkers are often stereotyped as those that are calorie watchers as the drink is low in calories, gluten free and contains no sugar. Nevertheless these drinkers […]

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Plan A Girl’s Night The Right Way – October

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If you haven’t seen the girls in a while, call them up and arrange a girl’s night! Who said you can’t have a sleepover as an adult? Visit your nearest Liquor City for an assortment of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. Make punches for ladies’ night; it’s perfect for an evening giggling with the girls. Have […]

Drink Responsibly

Drink Responsibly

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We all know the importance of drinking responsibly. It is vital not to take lives into your own hands, especially after a drink or 2. Make sure you are drinking in a controlled environment with people you know and trust. Remember to know your limits. No one likes to look after you when you get […]

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Whisky 101

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For all those whisky lovers out there, do you really know all things related to the enjoyable drink? Here are some common terminologies that can help you understand the world of Whisky. All whisky lovers should know that whisky is made from beer and a “cask” is the wooden barrel used to mature whisky, which […]

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Red Wine Hot Chocolate

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In celebration of Women’s Month, treat yourself to Red Wine Hot Chocolate on these wintery chilly days! Ingredients: 1 ½ cup of milk 1 cup od Red Wine 1/3 cup of dark chocolate blocks Whipped Cream Method: On medium heat, mix milk and chocolate in a saucepan. Whisk until chocolate is melted. Pour in red […]

Everything you need to know about Prosecco

Everything you need to know about Prosecco

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To all the Prosecco fans out there, how well do you know this Italian sparkling wine? Unlike other wines, Prosecco deteriorates with age and after 3 years, starts to lose its aroma. Prosecco is fermented into different fizz styles and sweetness. It is made from the Glera grape in Northern Italy. The region is split […]

Pinotage 101

Pinotage 101

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Pinotage is a unique South African wine made from a grape variety that thrives in the South African climate. Pinotage grapes were created in 1925 and made available to the market in 1941, making it one of the youngest wines in the world. If not grown correctly, the grapes can give the wine an acetone-like […]

Hot Buttered Rum

Hot Buttered Rum

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Make this delicious hot buttered rum recipe with Liquor City! Ingredients : 115g unsalted butter ½ cup brown sugar 1 tsp grated orange zest ¾ tsp grated cinnamon ¾ tsp ginger ½ tsp nutmeg 30ml rum ¾ cup of boiling water Fresh orange juice Method : Beat butter with the sugar, orange zest, cinnamon, ginger […]