Tag Archives: Cointreau

• Remy Cointreau banks on premium spirits to boost profit

Remy Cointreau banks on premium spirits to boost profit

Maker of Remy Martin cognac and Cointreau liqueur also hands investors 20% dividend increase. Remy Cointreau has posted higher-than-expected annual profit, despite a difficult year in China, saying it will accelerate a drive to sell higher-priced spirits to boost profit margins, sending its shares up to 8 per cent higher. The maker of Remy Martin […]

• How To Make Strawberry Margarita Jello Shots

How To Make Strawberry Margarita Jello Shots

Here’s a thing that you might like to eat because it’s a tiny strawberry cup filled with super-boozy Jell-O. You will need: Strawberry Jell-O, water, strawberries, tequila, Cointreau, sugar, and a lime. And about 4 and a half hours, at least, for the Jell-O to solidify. I know, it’s the worst. Sorry.

• Artisanal Ice: Heating Up Global Warming. Here’s How…

Artisanal Ice: Heating Up Global Warming. Here’s How…

Okay, hipsters, you got us. Here’s something we didn’t expect to see in your fancy craft cocktails: really expensive environmentally irresponsible artisanal ice. “In hipster meccas from Portland to Williamsburg, bars are serving up their drinks on extra-dense, extra-clear cubes, produced through a laborious process of freezing and carving,” reports Mother Jones. “Cocktail connoisseurs swear the difference […]

• Guess who is responsible for reviving the word ‘mixologist’?

Guess who is responsible for reviving the word ‘mixologist’?

“WHAT’S with all the mixologists these days?” “Why aren’t bartenders content just to be called bartenders anymore?” I frowned as my editor griped about the sanctimonious self-regard of a class of workers once regarded as anonymous service minions (his words), then suggested I do a story on this outrageous barroom development. For a person whose […]

• Ladies, What Does Your Choice of Cocktail Say About You?

Ladies, What Does Your Choice of Cocktail Say About You?

Ladies, What Does Your Choice of Cocktail Say About You? Just like your clothing, car and choice of home décor, the cocktail you order can say a lot about your personality – or at least the personality you’re trying to convey. And whilst it would be a huge generalization to say that a drink can […]

• Election Fever—The Donkey Cocktail

Election Fever—The Donkey Cocktail

With the 2012 presidential election drawing oh-so near, showing off your political spirit is a must, and it is never too soon to wave your drunken support. This fall at Cape Resorts Group, which includes Congress Hall, a 200-year-old classic American hotel in Cape May, NJ once dubbed the ‘”Summer White House,” will be offering special patriotic […]

• Bottoms up! Cocktails for Your Zodiac Sign

Bottoms up! Cocktails for Your Zodiac Sign

The holiday season is in full swing, which means parties, parties, parties! This year, pour out the stale beverage choices and mingle your way through the season of the most fitting cocktail for your zodiac sign. Aries (March 21 – April 19) Aries will try the latest concoction before you can say Captain Morgan and […]

• Cognac sales enjoy record 2011

Cognac sales enjoy record 2011

Soaring demand in China has resulted in global Cognac sales reaching record levels last year. Industry body the Bureau National Interprofessional du Cognac (BNIC) said more than five bottles were sold every second in 2011, with the total number of bottles sold rising by 6.4% to 162.9 million. The Far East, which accounted for more […]

• It’s National Watermelon Day! How about a watermelon cocktail?!

It’s National Watermelon Day! How about a watermelon cocktail?!

Although National Hamburger Day and National Ice Cream Sandwich Day are officially over, today is another special day!  August 3rd is National Watermelon Day.   As the temperature continues to climb, folks are finding ways to keep cool during the stifling heat and high humidity that has plagued a good portion of America.  What could be […]

• HaHaHa! The Cheesecake Factory debuts 5 New low-cal cocktails

HaHaHa! The Cheesecake Factory debuts 5 New low-cal cocktails

Booze News: Nice marketing. Introducing lo-cal cocktails with their 10 kazillion calorie cheesecake? The lowest calorie items on their menu are beer, wine and broccoli. Oh, and a green onion. Are they serious? The Cheesecake Factory, an upscale casual dining restaurant chain in the US, has launched five new Skinny-Style Cocktails each with 150 calories […]

• Get Your ‘Oscar’ Worthy Cocktails Right Here!

Get Your ‘Oscar’ Worthy Cocktails Right Here!

This year, there was no shortage of amazing films for the The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to choose from for their nominations. Among those selected, few are getting as much buzz as “The King’s Speech,” “The Social Network,” “The Fighter” and “Black Swan.” These films are already winners this awards season and […]