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Sippin' In The Southern Style

The Kentucky Derby has come and gone, but the mint julep is here to stay. Though the mint julep became the official drink of the Kentucky Derby in 1983, this icon of Dixie originated in the ancient world of the Arabs, traveled to the Mediterranean...



World Whisky Day is celebrated on the third Saturday in May every year, which is one of the main reasons you need to head down the First Tennessee Pavilion this Saturday for the Tennessee Whiskey Festival and share in the celebration. more

May 17, 2017 11:41 AM Mixology

Tom Lehrer is an accomplished human being. Best known for writing a comedy song about a venereal disease being spread around among his friends, he can also list satirist, pianist and mathematician on his resume. However, the single accomplishment ... more

May 10, 2017 12:04 PM Mixology

Yes, real men drink umbrella drinks (or really confident men do, at least). I don’t know what it is about a frozen alcoholic drink with a tiny umbrella garnish that made people consider these types of drinks “lady drinks,” but I’m here to let you ... more

Apr 26, 2017 11:56 AM Mixology

James Bond was wrong, and clearly this is the reason he was never part of the Fake Secret Martini Society (FSMS). I made up the FSMS, so I’m allowed to say that. There is one error that Bond always committed: he always had his martini shaken and ... more

Apr 19, 2017 1:29 PM Mixology

If there’s one drink you can’t go wrong with, it’s the classic American brew, otherwise known as beer. Whether you like ales, stouts, malts, or even cider beers, there are a wide variety of tastes and flavors that can satisfy just about any beer ... more

Apr 5, 2017 12:21 PM Mixology

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