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What cocktails are named, created or in some other sense may be used by Catholics to celebrate their liturgical year?

What cocktails are named, created, or in some other sense may be used by Catholics to celebrate their liturgical year? St. Basil (January 1st, 2nd and 30th) And now for some innovations in the ...
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Do Easter Beers exist?

There are definitely Easter-themed beers. Though, no official beer-style when it comes to the holiday, it seems... (Barring all "hoppy" puns) Everything goes; from Pilsner to Porter. The best beers ...
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Eggnog: is it really a holiday drink?

According to The Christmas Encyclopedia it may have originated from a posset, a hot drink with eggs, milk, and some form of alcohol (more on sack posset here). Alton Brown agrees: The word nog was an ...
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Eggnog: is it really a holiday drink?

Eggnog appears in grocery stores in (at least) the US from late November through early January. Whether it's specifically a holiday drink or more generally a seasonal one is unclear. According to ...
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Do Easter Beers exist?

Here goes a more traditional way at looking at this question! And yes, I do enjoy Tim Burnett - Bassist's answer very much. To each his own. For those of you who desire more traditional named beers ...
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Are there National Drinking Holidays?

In the United States, there are several Drinking Holidays. Here's a list from this site: (I'm highlighting some of my favorites :) January National Hot Tea Month January 1: National Bloody Mary ...
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Do Easter Beers exist?

There are a few Easter beers in Germany. In 2017 these beers were available: Hasen-Bräu Oster-Festbier Kaiserhöfer Osterbier Weltenburger Oster-Festbier This list is a) not full, b) changes every ...
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Traditional drinks for celebrating the Feast of the Epiphany?

According to the wiki that you linked: The earliest reference to Epiphany as a Christian feast was in A.D. 361, by Ammianus Marcellinus. So, it would be pertinent to drink wines made from Italian ...
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Shrove Tuesday - what alcohol can I serve with my pancakes?

If you wanted to stick with the Lenten theme and wanted to stay traditional and you lived in Munich Germany and you were a monk working at a monastery, you would be drinking Doppelbock beer. I'm not a ...
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Shrove Tuesday - what alcohol can I serve with my pancakes?

Some people might like wine with their pancakes on Shrove Tuesday. Seeing that Shrove Tuesday is the day before Lent, please allow me to make two recommendations. My first recommendation would be ...
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Are there National Drinking Holidays?

Adding yet another possibility for everyone, but this time I would like to make the national drinking day an international drinking day: International Beer Day (IBD). International Beer Day (IBD) ...
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Are there National Drinking Holidays?

In The Netherlands we have Kingsday. King’s Day may well be the best party in Holland. On 27 April, we celebrate King Willem Alexander’s birthday with music, street parties, flea markets, and fun ...
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Are there National Drinking Holidays?

Another possible answer for this question could be Drunkard's Thursday. It is celebrated on the Thursday before Ash Wednesday by Syrian Catholics. Syrian Catholics have celebrated the day as "...
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Are there National Drinking Holidays?

Now there is the Newfoundland thing. You know Tibb's Eve (sometime called St Tibb's Eve) which occurs in Newfoundland and Labrador every December 23, on the eve of Christmas Eve. Tibb’s Eve. Tipp’s ...
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Unique drinks to make Halloween memorable?

I tend to think of drinks with scary names. Specifically you could serve Zombie Dust from 3 Floyds Brewing which has the advantage of being a really excellent beer. A Google search for "Halloween ...
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Unique drinks to make Halloween memorable?

Why not try this chillischnaps liquor: Kehlenschneider. It has an 80% ABV and is a real evil drink if taken in untamed quantities! Kehlenschneider is of German origin and means throat slicer and ...
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