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May 12: Thirsty in LA 2-Year Blogiversary & World Cocktail Day Celebration at Caña

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May 13th is World Cocktail Day, the culmination of World Cocktail Week and its celebration of the American Cocktail. The date coincides with the earliest uses of the term “Cocktail” in the May 1806 editions of the Balance & Columbian Repository. It also happens to be the day that Thirsty in LA went live in 2009. With that in mind, I’ll be celebrating my Two-Year Blogiversary with a party at Caña Rum Bar on Thursday, May 12th!

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A Wild Turkey Celebration of National Bourbon Heritage Month

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This weekend has been an especially memorable one for Wild Turkey, thanks to Friday’s induction of Associate Distiller Eddie Russell into the Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame. The prestigious honor is part of the Kentucky Bourbon Festival, which concludes its six-day celebration of America’s Native Spirit today. Even if you didn’t make it to Bardstown […]

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July 4th: A Spirited Celebration of the Red, White and Blue

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The Fourth of July has arrived, and that means fireworks, barbecues, picnics, and plenty of drinks to toast our nation’s 234th birthday. Everyone has their own favorites and traditions when they’re celebrating Independence Day, but following are a few cocktail suggestions that are sure to liven up any gathering. And where better to begin than […]

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Run for the Roses, Reach for the Bourbon

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“Then comes the zenith of man’s pleasure. Then comes the julep – the mint julep. Who has not tasted one has lived in vain. The honey of Hymettus brought no such solace to the soul; the nectar of the Gods is tame beside it. It is the very dream of drinks, the vision of sweet […]

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