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Pink Thing Of The Day: Smirnoff Pink Lemonade Vodka Van

smirnoff pink lemonade van photo by gail worley
All Photos By Gail

I spotted this custom-painted van, proudly promoting Smirnoff’s new, limited edition Pink Lemonade Vodka, at the New York City Wine and Food Festival (NYCWFF)’s Grand Tasting. Of course, we had to investigate further.

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Cheers to Another Great Weekend!

Can you believe my most popular Instagram post from last week (well, to be honest, it was my third most-popular) is of this delicious and potent Margarita? I sort of can.

Keep up to date on all of the cocktails I enjoy by following The Worley Gig on Instagram at @WorleyGigDotCom!

Pink Thing of The Day: Rabbit Frozen Cocktail Tumblers

rabbit frozen cocktail tumblers photo by gail worley
All Photos By Gail

Ah, Summer is here and we all want frozen cocktails on demand, amiright? There’s nothing like a frosty, buzz-inducing beverage to help you beat the heat, poolside or inside. But who wants to take a time out to break out the blender when you’re in the middle of relaxing at home? I will take a  hard pass on that.

rabbit frozen cocktail tumblers photo by gail worley

Fortunately, I found something that does all the hard work for you. I recently attended a Housewares Summer Press Preview sponsored by the International Housewares Association, and fell in love with the design of these Pink Frozen Cocktail Tumblers from Rabbit. Check them out! Continue reading Pink Thing of The Day: Rabbit Frozen Cocktail Tumblers

Emmy Inspired Cocktails Courtesy of Sparkling ICE!

Sparkling ICE Spring Water Ad

With the Emmy Awards airing tonight, and your Drinking Game already in hand, why not enjoy the show with a couple of low-calorie cocktails? The recipes below feature Sparkling ICE, a naturally flavored sparkling water that is zero calories, gluten-free, lightly carbonated…and a delicious addition to any mixed drink. Sparkling ICE contains B-Vitamins and Vitamin D, along with a caffeine-free Green Tea Extract, which contains healthy antioxidants.

And now, to the drinking!

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Favorite Summer Cocktail: Gail’s Blackcurrant Vodka Fizz!

Polar Seltzer and Ribena

Ingredients You’ll Need:

Your favorite Flavor of Polar Seltzer (I used Cucumber Melon, but any fruit flavor or even plain would do)
Your favorite Brand of Vodka
Ribena Blackcurrent Syrup
Shot Glass
Ice

Here’s How to Make It:

Put about 4 ice cubes in your favorite cocktail glass
Pour One Shot of Vodka over the Ice
Add One Shot (more or less, to your taste) of Ribena
Fill Glass with Polar Seltzer

Stir, Sip and Enjoy!

Remember The King with a Shake Rattle & Rock Cocktail Shot!

Elvis Cocktail Shake Rattle and Rock

Although he’s been gone for over thirty years, Elvis is still known as The King of Rock n’ Roll! To celebrate his passionate career, Basil Hayden’s Bourbon teamed up with top LA mixologist Damian Windsor to create a cocktail-style shot that combines sweet and salty flavors mixed with the trademark spicy finish of Basil Hayden’s Bourbon. Damian’s creation was inspired by two of  The King’s favorite foods – Banana and Peanut Butter – and the growing trend to create bourbon cocktail-style shots using savory ingredients.

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Cotton Candy Cosmopolitan In Three Easy Steps

Cotton Candy Cosmo Step One

Step One: Place a generous wad of Cotton Candy in a Martini Glass.

Cotton Candy Cosmo Step Two

Step Two: Pour prepared Cosmo over the Cotton Candy into the Glass.

Cotton Candy Cosmo Step Three

Step Three: Sip and Enjoy!

Repeat Steps as necessary.