Classic Cocktail Series: Mai Tai

Everyone loves a good Mai Tai. Don’t even try to play that “it’s not manly enough” card — you love it. It’s refreshing, fun and perfect for warm weather.

From the official Trader Vic’s website, which claims the invention of the Mai Tai. They sell more than anyone else in the world each year, so who am I to argue?

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Drink of the Month: Dogfish Head Festina Peche

I thought for this month’s Drink of the Month, I would finally feature a beer! This is one of my favorite seasonals. It’s beginning to warm up nationwide so grab a pint of this, sit on your porch and enjoy the beauty of Spring.

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Growing old alone?

Pardon the personal nature of this post. I’ve heard mixed reviews from readers when I talk about my personal life, veering off course from more Catholic- or beer-related matters. But my heart yearns to share my struggle in hopes of allowing others to see they are not alone if they feel this too. So please accept my sincerest apologies in advance if this topic offends or displeases you. I’m simply attempting to be authentic and share with others some of my struggles.


My biggest fear seems like it might come true: I might grow old alone. I’ll be 32 this fall. A scary number for certain when you’re woefully single without any prospects on the horizon. 

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Top 5 Cocktails for Easter

Stumped for what to serve at your Easter brunch, lunch or dinner celebration? After taking a very scientific poll of folks via Twitter, text and Google Hangout, I compiled the following 5 cocktails to recommend! It’s a nice mix of classic and “now” cocktails. Have fun celebrating the Risen Lord with your family and friends!

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Sights of the Holy Catholic Triduum

Most Catholics will say that the Triduum delivers their favorite liturgical celebrations of the year. Between the Holy Thursday Mass which celebrates the gift of the Eucharist and institution of the priesthood, Good Friday solemn liturgy which leaves the church in prayer until Easter, and then the Easter Vigil Mass, the longest Mass of the year when it is standing room only to welcome new Catholics into the Church, there are a lot of beautiful liturgies to attend.

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