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All Things Pumpkin

Thanksgiving is coming and I’m sure by now you’ve figured out that means pumpkin-flavored EVERYTHING! It’s no surprise that pumpkin spice is a fall-favorite now that everything – even your coffee creamer – is pumpkin spice flavored and we can’t get enough of it. Here’s a seasonal sangria we know you’ll love: Pumpkin Pie Sangria

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November 3, 2020

2-Ingredient Beer Bread to Soothe Your Self-Isolation Woes

What’s for dinner? Self-isolating souls wanna know… TASTY, FUN & EASY recipe (to pair with your favorite local beer)! Beer Bread: Tip: This bread can be used to mop up gravy or after baking you can simply pan fry it in butter, or use it as a pizza crust. Shira Bliss, owner of San Diego…

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April 23, 2020

Something to “Wine” About

If you’re looking for an excuse to drink a well-deserved glass of your favorite wine and cook a delicious, homemade dish, you’ve come to the right place. Try out these white wine and food pairings for a combination that will have your pallet exploding with flavor. CHARDONNAY We recommend a meaty fish or shellfish to pair with this buttery white wine. Shrimp and grits or crab mac and cheese would pair amazingly well.   MOSCATO Moscato is typically a very sweet wine, so pairing it with spicy foods can balance the pallet. Try out spicy chicken curry with long grain rice.   PINOT GRIGIO This wine is best with pasta. If you’re looking to whip up a citrusy lemon chicken piccata or savory spaghetti carbonara, pinot is the right choice.   RIESLING To bring out the acidity and sweetness of…

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August 19, 2019

An Irish Twist on a Classic

If you’ve even remotely kept up with drinking fads in the past couple of years, you will be very familiar with the looks of a copper mug, holding different variations of the ever-so-popular mule. If you have them on your wet bar for cute decoration or have always wanted an excuse to get them –…

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March 2, 2019

Cheers to New Year’s!

Happy New Year from our SD family to yours! We hope your 2019 is filled with fun, laughs, and a little more bubbly! Check out this champagne punch recipe that will make your friends and family very thankful for you this holiday season: 2 bottles champagne 1-cup triple sec 1-cup pineapple rum 2 cups pineapple…

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January 1, 2019

Jolly Eggnog

We all look forward to the holidays. Some for the presents, some for the jolly spirit, and some (maybe most) for the booze. Spiked Eggnog is a tradition among numerous generations. Although spirits have started creating their own blended versions of spiked eggnog, we promise this homemade recipe is better, stronger, and more homey than…

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December 20, 2018

Cocktail of the Month – Halloween Edition

Halloween is one of the easiest holidays to make everything themed! From jack-o’-lanterns to vampires to haunted houses and corpses, parties and celebrations are sure to be a hit with this eerie cocktail. Check out this refreshing yet spooky twist on a fall favorite. The Poisoned Apple ¾ cup sparkling apple juice 1.5 oz dark rum 1.5 oz cinnamon schnapps 1 teaspoon brown sugar Shake and pour over dry ice. Add a splash of purple or black liqueur for dark, spooky coloring. Come with us on a Distillery Tour and find your favorite distilled spirits to enjoy while hanging out with spooky spirits.

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October 20, 2018

Cocktail of the Month

Our September Sips series continues with a cocktail of the month! Since Fall is quickly approaching and it seems that pumpkin spice is back everywhere, we thought we’d put a spin on a fall classic. Pumpkin Spice Martini: 1.5 oz cake vodka (Try 619 Spirits Distillery’s Vodka) 1.5 oz pumpkin liqueur 1.5 oz irish cream liqueur 1 pinch pumpkin pie spice 1 pinch ground cinnamon 1 cup ice Shake and serve, makes 1 serving.

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September 21, 2018

National Red Wine Day “Another Day to Wine About”

If sweet wines aren’t your favorite and you felt a little left out on International White Wine Day, have no fear because it’s National Red Wine Day! Red wine lovers unite as we give you some delicious meals to prepare while enjoying a glass (or two) of wine.   CABERNET SAUVIGNON Pair this full-bodied red wine with simply prepared red meat to bring out its rich, savory flavors.   MALBEC This wine pairs great with bold flavors like blue cheese. It’s also known to be fantastic Portobello stuffed mushrooms and cumin spice.   PINOT NOIR Because this wine is light enough to enjoy with pieces of fish, we recommend pairing this red with grilled salmon with asparagus.   ZINFANDEL Zinfandel is best paired with pasta, pizza and barbecued dishes so we’d suggest a barbecue chicken pizza to be paired with…

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August 28, 2018

Get Your Vitamin C with This!

Did you know, rations of rum and lime juice were given to Royal Navy sailors because it was said to fight off scurvy? Well San Diegans, time to soak up some Vitamin C like the sailors would and celebrate another sunny San Diego day with this flavor-packed twist on a margarita. Frozen Lime Daiquiri ½ cup lime juice (fresh squeezed) 1 cup simple syrup 4 cups water 12 oz. light rum Shake or blend to perfection. Want to learn more about rum and other spirits? Book a Chauffeured Distillery Tour today!

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August 21, 2018