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Cocktail Recipes to Celebrate Cinco De Mayo!


Cinco de Mayo is a Mexican holiday that celebrates Mexico's victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla.  But  for many of us  it is a great excuse for a day of patio drinking! And since we are drinking in honor of Mexico, it only seems right that we should feature some drinks made from the blue agave plant, a spiky-leafed member of the lily family. By Mexican law the agave spirit called Tequila can be made only from one particular type of agave, the blue agave, and can be produced only in specifically designated geographic areas, primarily the state of Jalisco in west-central … [Read more...]

Sip & Stroll – Coming Soon To Outdoor Drinking Districts


Governor Kasich signed House Bill 47 yesterday making it effective now, allowing more than 60 Ohio cities with a population greater than 35,000 people to create 'outdoor refreshment areas' that are exempt from the state's open-container laws.

The Bourbon and The Chainsaw: Jackyl Brings Their Own Party


You probably know their music and their history. Do you also know about their bourbon and the beer? You can find out tonight!

Cocktails with Champagne: A New Way to Ring in a New Year


Champagne is not just for sipping on its own. Creative bartenders have mixed it with other spirits for decades.

Popping the Cork!


There’s no doubt that a bottle of bubbly is the perfect go-to-libation to celebrate New Year. But how do you choose the right sparkling wine for your festivities? Probably the biggest factors are taste and budget. If budget is no object, Champagnes like Krug, Dom Perignon and Cristal come to mind. It’s rare to find a bottle of champagne for under $50.

The Long, Cold Fermentation of Beer – National Lager Day


National Lager Day is here! Craft beer has embraced the ale. Is it time to revisit an old friend, the lager?

The Second Century

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” The second location of The Century is going to be in the south of the city, near the Dayton Mall. It will have two patios, one for smoking cigars and one for the non-smokers just wanting to enjoy a fine bourbon outside on a warm summer evening. Another expansion in the works is not as far from their current location. In fact, it is right next door to it. “There is going to be a speakeasy attached to The Century, with a false store front and a secret entrance in the back of our bar

Thinking About a Stout? – National Stout Day


The question of “stout vs. porter” now causes some serious debate among the beer brewing and drinking crowd, some insisting the styles are as different as twilight and midnight, some saying that there is little difference other than a naming preference

Seeking The Greatest Bloody Mary in Dayton – The Bloody Mary Showdown


The Bloody Mary is an icon in the cocktail world. Dayton is going to find out who makes the best one!

Superfry & Big Ragu to Bartend at Fifth Street BrewPub


OK, this is a MUST drink ... we have a cure for your next Monday doldrums!! Mark your calendar for  a charity event, Monday March 10th ... at the Fifth Street Brewpub Dayton Most Metro's own Food Adventure guys,  Superfry & The Big Ragu, will be tapping and pouring beers, while working the bar. ALL of their tips will be donated to Dayton's Ronald McDonald House Charity.   The Brewpub has 12 taps of craft beers.. Want to know a secret?  One  of them will be  Conway's Irsh Ale from Great Lakes Brewing Co.  A Food Adventure favorite and will be on special with $1 off … [Read more...]