The History Behind the Bloody Mary Cocktail

The Origins of the Bloody Mary Cocktail

Aside from the (stirred not shaken) martini, Bloody Mary is the most famous cocktail out there. Do you know that January 1st is officially the Bloody Mary day? That isn’t that strange, given that this particular cocktail is adored by many as a hangover cure. So, making the day after New Year’s the Bloody Mary day isn’t that big of a surprise.

If you’ve ever tried to dull the pain of partying a bit too hard with this deliciously biting cocktail, you already know that it’s one of the best cures out there. But what else do you know about it? Do you know its original recipe? Do you know how Bloody Mary came to be one of the most famous, if not the most famous alcoholic beverages?

What Exactly Is a Bloody Mary?

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How to Drink Alcohol All Day and Not Pass Out

Let’s face it — some people are just better at drinking alcohol than others. You probably know that one person who downs a whole bottle of vodka at night without any problems and wakes up feeling fresh as a daisy. What’s their secret, you’re wondering? Even after so much practice, you still get plastered after only a couple of shots? If you want to know how not to get drunk so fast, keep reading.

Why Do Other People Have High Alcohol Tolerance?

The answer to this question is not so straightforward. Many factors affect a person’s tolerance, most notably — practice. However, some people are naturals, and it might seem like they were born with a bottle. They most certainly weren’t, but they probably were born with a higher tolerance for alcohol. Genetics plays an important part here.

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The Best Way to Learn Mixology

Bartender! Yes, the guy who stands behind the bar mixing and showing his or her skills with various drinks. For others, it is just another profession like others, but only those who have been on the other side of the table know what it takes to be successful in providing each customer with what exactly he or she wants. It is an art that very few masters proficiently.

To be a bartender who satisfies each of his or her customers, there are several skills that one must possess. The very basic and the most obvious of these is that you need to be properly skilled in making drinks. Secondly, you need to have knowledge of all the various types of cocktails and how to make them. Third and the most popular that will take you a step ahead towards being a pro is being updated and well known about the …

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What’s the Origin of the Word ‘Cocktail’?

No, it doesn’t have anything to do with a rooster—but it does have something to do with a horse. Type “origin of word cocktail” into your search engine and you may see a dictionary entry that explains the term cock-tailed originally described a horse with a docked (or clipped-short) tail, and “cock-tailed” became a sort of pejorative for racehorses without thoroughbred pedigrees—with mixed lineage, if you will. So the term may have come to be applied to alcoholic drinks that were similarly blended rather than pure spirits.

But that’s still not quite right. Keep reading for cocktail clarification.

We may never know precisely when the first cocktail was made or who invented it, and for a long time, the etymology of the term used to describe it—in the words of H. L. Mencken (who did an extensive research on the topic but in the end came up short)—was “quite as

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How To Stand Out From The Crowd In an Adult Party?

Adult parties are of many kinds and they range from formal social functions where only adults are invited to sex parties. One has to behave differently in various kinds of adult parties depending on the theme the host has chosen. There are bound to be lots of people at the party and the chances of you getting ignored are, let’s admit it, pretty high. This number will climb up higher if you have become alone without any group and moreover if you don’t know anyone apart from the host. But that’s no reason to miss out on some fun and you could also become the life of the party as well. Don’t believe us? Then there are some tips which will help you out:

Look the part

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Classic Cocktails That Never Go Out of Style

Cocktails are all about nuance, subtlety, zest, and exotic flavors. They have been a staple for many years and are ideal for social occasions, parties, and wild nights out. 

Cocktails come in an infinite variety, and almost every single bar nowadays has a special drink to offer that you’ll never be able to try somewhere else! You can also make cocktails at home during slumber parties and classy dinners. But, as with any beverage, some stand out as tried and true classics. 

Check out our list of classic cocktails that never go out of style! 

Why Should One Be Familiar With Classic Cocktails?

Firstly, we’ve all seen what happens when a certain secret agent uses the words “shaken, not stirred” while casually asking for a Martini. James Bond is the ultimate representation of a cocktail connoisseur who knows what he wants as well as how to get it. And that’s

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9 Things I Wish I Knew BEFORE Going To My First Sex Party Orgy

You don’t want to go before reading this… trust me.

Sex parties are real.

I know, I had a hard time wrapping my head around that, too. I thought that outside the provenance of films like Eyes Wide Shut, these things were mostly imaginary.

If they did exist, I was sure they were totally unsexy messes, an excuse for guys to get wasted and walk around leering at naked women enjoying themselves together.

That’s definitely a part of some sex parties, but the real ones — the good ones — are about so much more.

A sex party is a great opportunity for sexually active and sexually curious adults to explore their kinks in a safe, fun, group environment.

Do you fantasize about group sex? Do you dream of being watched while you masturbate? These are relatively common fantasies you can totally explore at a sex party.

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How to make a Cosmopolitan Cocktail Drink – Recipe, Mocktail and History

More than just a drink, the Cosmopolitan Cocktail defines a whole era. Its stand out color and fancy glass made it a hard to miss drink in the late nineties and early noughties and brought a revolution to the drinking world. And although it’s more than just a drink, it’s also a drink with a beautiful flavor. The Cosmo is relatively easy to make but has the look of a cocktail that you’ve put loads of effort into.

Cosmopolitan Recipe
40ml Vodka
15ml Tripe Sec
Cranberry Juice
Fresh Lime Juice

Cosmopolitan Cocktail Equipment
Martini Glass
Cocktail Shaker
Bar Spoon
Cocktail Strainer
Ice Cubes

Making a Cosmopolitan instructions
1. Pre-chill your glass by adding ice to it.
2. Add all the ingredients and ice to your cocktail shaker, using a jigger to measure the amounts, and give a good shake.
3. Empty your glass and pour in the mixture using a …

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Make A Great Impression When Attending Adult Parties by Handing Out Sex Toys

Recently adult parties are getting very popular and most of the people opt for it for experimenting with their sex life. If you have not attended any adult parties then you need to know a lot of things. Adult parties are parties where people get together to talk about the exciting topic of sex and have a lot of booze and food. Adult parties are all about the erotic mood that one can see in the atmosphere.

If you have been invited to any adult parties presently then you need to make a good impression by providing some unique gifts like sex toys. In adult parties, you can see that most of the people will use you a lot of sex toys and which is why gifting the best one is going to enhance the mood of the party.

See this Business Insider article talking about booze-infused food

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The Most Expensive Cocktails In the World

Who doesn’t love going to the bar after a day of hard work and sipping on a calming cocktail? Or perhaps going to the bar for a celebration of some sorts? The reasons for having a cocktail can be many, but the decision on what to have depends on both taste and money. A glass of beer and rum mixed together costs way less than one which is made with various elements in a bar and topped off with some garnishing. Many times we want to have that expensive cocktail, but the fear of emptying our pockets prevents us from trying it. So in case, you are saving up money to finally taste an expensive cocktail or waiting for a lottery ticket to land in your lap, here’s a list of the most expensive cocktails in the world to help you out with what you can have:

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How Alcohol Affects Our Brain

Most of us love the fuzzy feeling we get after a glass or two of wine or a couple of beer cans. We get warmer and more relaxed, and everything seems better. However, we’ve all read about the side effects of drinking too much alcohol, and it probably makes you wonder if there are any true benefits of alcohol and how it affects our brain. We’ll get to that, but first, let’s see why we drink in the first place.

Reasons Why People Drink Alcohol

Alcohol is so deeply rooted in our culture that, if you think about it, no one can tell you for sure why they drink. The most common answer you’ll get is: “Because I like it.” There are numerous reasons for letting it affect our brain. Some of them are sociological (e.g., culture, heritage), some are psychological (family, relaxation, arousal, social lubrication), but whatever your reason …

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Why Hangovers Are the Worst When You Get Older

Having a couple of drinks more at the age of 24 isn’t that big of a deal. However, when we reach the age of 44, it seems that we can’t get away with it without a severe headache and nausea. This isn’t just our imagination — the hangovers get worse as we grow older!

This phenomenon is scientifically explained. If you want to learn why you can’t drink as much as you used to, just keep on reading. You’ll also find several pieces of advice on how to avoid the consequences of overindulging in alcohol.

Your Body Does Not Metabolize Alcohol as Well as When You Were Younger

This may sound depressing, but our alcohol tolerance decreases as we grow older. Our bodies change a lot with time, inside as well as outside. For that reason, when we reach a certain age, we’re more likely to suffer the consequences of …

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Butt Plugs and Temperature Play

Have you noticed how, during unusually cold winters, your nipples harden and stand up to pledge allegiance? When in this mode, they are more sensitive, and everything we do to them feels amplified. But you don’t have to wait for winter to get that feeling!

Imagine you (or your partner) taking an ice cube and running it over your body. But this time, not just your nipples, but other areas as well! Or, if you’re not into ice cube sex, imagine hot candle wax dripping over your body and nether regions. Still, that’s not all you can do. There are parts of the body that are not that easily accessible. You can use hot or cold water to heat or cool your toy of choice and insert it inside you. It’s undoubtedly a way to bring something new to your (anal) sex life!

If you’re into any of the above,

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How to Use Glass Dildos Safely

Glass dildos are fun, and many people enjoy using them. There is something special about the lack of flexibility and firmness of the toy. But if you want to ensure that your sexy time is nothing but pleasure, there are a couple of things you need to know. 

That is important, regardless of the type of glass toy you own. It applies to both large and small models, and you should ensure that you know what you’re doing to avoid injuries.

The Popularity of Glass Dildos

There are several reasons why people would wish for a glass dildo. That, of course, doesn’t mean that it is the best material for sex toys. Glass only offers more options, which makes it exciting for many people.

Firstly, getting a glass dildo means that you won’t need to worry about allergies and cleaning. Cleaning a glass toy is a lot easier than cleaning

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What Happens When You Stop Drinking Alcohol?

Having a few glasses of wine from time to time is perfectly fine. However, when one drink turns into five, and then one night, a week turns into every night (and later every day), you might have a problem.

Honestly, alcohol consumption only seems fun. In reality, the physical and mental consequences of alcohol abuse range from fun and hilarious to humiliating and devastating. Of course, that depends on the amount of alcohol you’ve had.

We should never forget that alcohol alters our thought processes. It affects us on a cognitive level, effectively lowering our inhibitions and our capacity to make decisions. So you see why not drinking alcohol might be beneficial. But what exactly happens to our bodies after we say NO to alcoholic beverages?

READ: What Is Moderate Alcohol Consumption?

Your Heart Gets Healthier, and Your Blood Pressure Stabilizes

The effects of alcohol can be devastating for …

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