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It’s 5 o’clock somewhere! We’ve got delicious drinks and cocktail recipes for every season, holiday, and special event.

Holiday themed cocktails are both festive and delicious! Maybe you want to brew a love potion for Valentine’s Day or set the mood with a spooky ghostbuster cocktail for Halloween. Either way, we’ve got you covered!

Each season is best served by different kinds of drinks. Try making a mojito for spring, a pina colada for summer, apple cider for fall, and Irish coffee for winter.

You can also find out information about different types of alcohol. Learn the best temperatures to serve and store wine, and get facts about different liquors, like vodka!

There are so many national cocktail days to celebrate during the year. Some of them fall on holidays, while others have their own national day dedicated to them. If you want to celebrate these drinking holidays, the best way to do so is to make their namesake drink! Just remember to enjoy responsibly. All of …

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If you’ve ever had a mint julep, you’ll understand why this tasty cocktail is so popular. Learn the mint julep facts below to impress all your friends during your next cocktail party. What is a Mint Julep and why is it served in a silver cup? Curious about what’s in a mint julep? You may …

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If you like refreshing summer cocktails, you’ll enjoy celebrating National Mint Julep Day. This national day is observed every year on May 30. A mint julep is made from three main components: fresh mint, sugar and whiskey (traditionally bourbon whiskey). The cocktail has a subtle sweetness and just enough whiskey to make you forget the summer …

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Do you prefer wine over beer and cocktails? If so, get ready to celebrate one of your new favorite wine holidays – National Wine Day! This day of wine enthusiasm falls annually on May 25. There are many wine holidays throughout the year; some dedicated to specific varietals of wine, and others dedicated to drinking …

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 St. Patrick’s Day is quickly approaching! If you need an easy holiday drink, look no further than this green mimosa recipe. It has only four ingredients, and is sure to wow your guests. Come March 17, you’ll find the color green is everywhere, and for good reason! Green is one of the colors of St. …

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If making healthy food choices was one of your New Year’s resolutions, then you might enjoy National Green Juice Day, which occurs annually on January 26. This day was created in 2016 by Evolution Fresh, a cold pressed juice brand which is sold nationwide in Starbucks and select grocery stores. Evolution Fresh noticed that most …

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The month of December gives us so many holidays and national days to celebrate. December 24, in addition to being Christmas Eve, is also National Eggnog Day!  Eggnog, the namesake beverage of this December 24 national day, is a holiday drink made of milk, cream, sugar, spices and beaten eggs. Sometimes alcohol is added to the …

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Chai tea is a delicious drink which has been enjoyed all over the world for thousands of years. It’s no wonder that is has it’s own day, National Chai Day! National Chai Day falls annually on September 21, and celebrates this spiced tea beverage. It’s one of the many tea themed national days during the …

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If you’re a rum drinker you probably already know that not all rum is created equally. There are many different types of rum, which each have their own flavors, hues and methods of production. This popular spirit has a fascinating history. It has been consumed by everyone from pirates (who made the first piña colada) …

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National Rum Day is here! Grab a glass pour yourself a taste of rum to celebrate this drink themed national day which falls annually on August 16th. There’s so many types of rum to enjoy and this day celebrates them all! You can enjoy this spirit neat, on the rocks, or in cocktails! Keep reading …

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National Prosecco Day falls on August 13th, right in the middle of summer. It’s the perfect time to enjoy this refreshing sparkling wine. Keep reading to learn to learn more about Prosecco and ways to celebrate this August national drink day. It’s one of the many wine days we can observe during the year. The …

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It’s time for National Mojito Day! Get ready to brush up your bartending skills, and learn how to make this cocktail with an easy mojito recipe. The main ingredients in this refreshing cocktail are rum and mint. Since mint grows during the summer months it’s only fitting that National Mojito Day falls annually on July 11th. …

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If you’re wondering “does wine temperature matter?”, the answer is yes! There actually is an ideal red wine temperature and an ideal white wine temperature. Serving and storing wines at their recommended temperatures will ensure you get the most balanced flavors the wines have to offer. If a wine is too hot or too cool, …

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If your favorite spirit is vodka, then you’re in luck! October 4th is celebrated annually as National Vodka Day. While the history of the day is unknown, it’s definitely a day worth celebrating! No matter how you enjoy your vodka – in a cocktail, or over ice – make sure you enjoy responsibly! Keep reading …

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Are you a chocolate milk lover? If so, you’ll be interested in the history of chocolate milk! We will go over who invented chocolate milk, and where it was invented.  Chocolate milk is a popular childhood drink. When you were a kid, did you ever find yourself wondering how chocolate milk came to be? Believe …

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Are you a fan of chocolate milk? If so, you’ll be delighted to know that there’s a day called National Chocolate Milk Day dedicated to celebrating this delicious chocolate beverage. Did you have chocolate milk as kid? If so, I encourage you to use today to be like a child again and pour yourself a …

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No matter what kind of tea you like, iced or hot, these tea facts are for you! Some are downright unbelievable, but they really are true! Below you’ll learn answers to questions like “what is the most expensive tea?”, “is herbal tea really tea?”, and more. Let’s get started! At Always the Holidays, we love …

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National Tea Day is here! If you love drinking tea, this holiday is for you! Maybe your favorite is Earl Grey, or maybe you like iced tea. Whatever you fancy, celebrate it today! Grab a cup of your favorite tea and read on, for fun tea facts and ways to celebrate this national day. National …

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There are many national days of the year devoted to both alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks. Can’t make up your mind which one to celebrate? Why not raise a glass to all of them on National Cocktail Day – March 24? It’s always interesting to celebrate a national day that focuses on alcohol. I seem to …

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If you love cocktails, World Bartender Day is for you. This February 24 national day post is filled with bartending facts, history & recipes! Read on to learn who the “father of bartending” is, how much to tip your bartender, ways to celebrate this national day. If you want to try your hand at being …

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If you love coffee, National Cafe Au Lait Day is for you! Read on for a cafe au lait facts, and more info on this February 17 national day. Maybe you’re a die hard espresso fan, or maybe you like a strong cup of Irish coffee. No matter your coffee preference, join us in celebrating …

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Baby, it’s cold outside! Grab a mug and get read to warm up with the Irish coffee original recipe, to celebrate National Irish Coffee Day. Irish coffee is equal parts delicious, boozy, caffeinated, and comforting. It’s no surprise that there is a national day to celebrate it! Not only is Irish coffee a great beverage …

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This simple Love Potion Cocktail is easy to make and so pretty to look at, too. Imagine seeing two of these cocktails on a table next to a bouquet of roses, how romantic! Valentine’s day is a special day to show your love of another person in your life in a special way. One way …

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National Espresso Day is a holiday dedicated to this delicious caffeinated beverage. Grab your espresso and read on to learn more about the day! Whether you like your espresso served as a shot, or in a latte, National Espresso Day is for you! This drink has a history as rich as its flavor, so let’s …

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Apple Cider Day was created to celebrate this delicious drink and its many varieties. Whichever version you prefer, let’s celebrate it today! When I think of fall, I think of pumpkin carving, caramel apples, cooler temperatures and apple cider! They’re one of those things that just are a symbol of fall to me! Fittingly, Apple …

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