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20/07/2016

What was it like to drink back in Shakespeare time?

Four hundred years after Shakespeare wrote his last work, we will review the drinks mentioned in his plays, the same ones he and his associates probably used to toast after his success.

Each of the works of Shakespeare has at least 38 mentions of alcoholic beverages. The choice of drink for a character was an indicator of social status or character, and the fashions and ...

8/06/2016

Five places in Scotland to have a great whisky

Planning a short getaway? If you love whisky as much as we do, Scotland will come to your mind immediately. Discover here the country's best places to enjoy a glass of good scotch.

1. The Quaich Bar (The Craigellachie Hotel)

There are many ways to enjoy whisky in Scotland, and this is one of the best places. Take advantage of the expertise and knowledge from the...

2/05/2016

Did you know that going to the bar is good for your health?

In Spain, there are more bars than any other type of establishments, and we love going to have a drink, talk and enjoy a glass of wine at these bars. Now we can say it’s justified, because a new research from Oxford University confirms that going to a bar makes us healthier and happier.

It’s actually very simple: the bar is a meeting point where we get to interact...

11/04/2016

6 tips to drink Tequila

Tequila is a very popular drink around the globe. Moreover, it has been demonstrated that consumed in moderation, it’s capable of lowering cholesterol levels, preventing diabetes, senile dementia and even strokes and seizures.  A curious fact about Tequila is that it was used in 1918 as a remedy for an epidemic flu under recommendations of doctors, and proved to be a very...

11/03/2016

5 anecdotes on gin

Nowadays most of us have access to comprehensive information on our favorite drinks. If you are an avowed fan of gin, you will enjoy the following anecdotes that we are about to share with you.

The word gin comes from Juniperus, juniper. Gin is obtained by the distillation of barley and flavored with juniper berries amongst others. Therefore, it receives the...

4/03/2016

7 alcohol-free cocktails you must give a try

Alcohol-free cocktails are excellent choices for pregnant women and families with children that want to share countless varieties of delicious and tasty mixes. 

1. Citric cocktail with tea

This drink is ideal for the cold part of the year. It has a soft citric taste and should be prepared a day ahead of consumption.

Ingredients

1 cup of squeezed orange juice. ...

20/01/2016

The best drinks for the reception at a business event

A new year starts and, with it, corporate meetings, fair events, presentations and others social meetings where organizations will be represented. When the time comes to organize such events, the drinks offered are fundamental, as well as the catering, which should be available to everyone and should suit different tastes.

To accompany appetizers, most of them light,...

7/12/2015

How to choose a rum for a gift

During this holiday season, nothing better than choosing a high quality and tasty beverage as a gift. Far from the typical gifts, quite impersonal, if we know that the lucky one appreciates gastronomy and beverages, a good rum sure will be a success.

The first stage is choosing the type of rum. For example, white rum, somewhat yellowish colour, is less strong and ...

26/10/2015

Moderate consumption of beer provides nutrients and is a source of natural antioxidants

We have already talked sometimes about the health benefits of beer, always with moderate consumption, but there are more and more studies that confirm them. In this case the Spanish Society of Primary Care Physicians (Semergen) has published an investigation on the benefits offered by the moderate consumption of beer. These are the conclusions:

Nutrients: One of...

23/09/2015

3 cocktails to relieve a hangover

Summer. Festivals. Parties... If you want to avoid a hangover you have to look for options that will allow you rehydrate and get energy, so today we propose three cocktails to relieve hangover if you drank too much the night before...

Banana Blitzer

This recipe will help you overcome the hangover thanks to bananas, rich in potassium, and almond milk, with a...