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Fabulous Fall Cocktails

Posted on: September 20th, 2021

Fall weather calls for cocktails with the tastes of the season. Here are some great fall cocktail recipes from Bill’s Package Store.   Pumpkin Martini Ingredients: 2 oz. vanilla vodka ½ oz. cream liqueur* ½ oz. pumpkin liqueur 1 tsp. whipped cream Cinnamon stick for garnish * Bill’s suggests using Bailey’s Irish Cream. Instructions: Pour…[READ MORE]

Game Day Cocktails

Posted on: August 27th, 2021

Bill’s Package Store has some great cocktail ideas to make game day a success. It’s that time of year again when football and football parties are in full swing. No matter what team you root for, Bill’s has some adult beverages to make your game day party a winner. Black Cherry Bourbon Cola Smash Cocktail…[READ MORE]

Why Do Cocktails Need Different Glasses?

Posted on: July 23rd, 2021

Bill’s Package Store answers your questions about which glass you should use for which cocktail and why Different glassware makes different cocktails look and taste better. The function of the glass serves two purposes: To enhance the aroma. To keep liquid at the correct temperature. Red wine glass The standard red wine glass has a…[READ MORE]

It’s Time For Summer Cocktails!

Posted on: June 22nd, 2021

Summer is officially here! And what better way to celebrate than with a few recipes from Bill’s Package Store Whether it’s for a BBQ party or just something to sip on during a warm summer evening, here are a few ideas to get you going. Frozen Strawberry Daiquiri Ingredients: 14 oz. hulled and frozen strawberries…[READ MORE]

Cool Cocktails For Warmer Weather

Posted on: May 12th, 2021

Warmer weather calls for some cool, refreshing cocktails. Here are a few recipes from Bill’s Package Store It’s time to pull out the grill, uncover the patio furniture, and retool the cocktail menus. Let’s start with something really basic and easy! Greyhound Ingredients: 2 oz. vodka* 4 oz. grapefruit juice Preparation: Add ice, vodka, and…[READ MORE]

Derby Day Cocktails

Posted on: April 13th, 2021

The Mint Julep is the iconic cocktail for the Kentucky Derby, however, Bill’s Package Store recommends some other drinks to enjoy during those 2 minutes of the race. Not everyone is a fan of the famous “Mint Julep,” so for those that prefer something else, here are a few cocktail recipes for inspiration. Woodford Reserve*…[READ MORE]

Let’s Talk About Rum

Posted on: March 15th, 2021

The movie, “Pirates of the Caribbean” had Johnny Depp say those immortal words, “Where’s all the rum gone?” To which we reply… it’s at Bill’s Package Store  What is rum? Rum is made from fermented sugarcane juice, cane syrup, or molasses that is distilled to become alcohol at about 80 proof or higher. It was…[READ MORE]

Fun Facts About Wine

Posted on: February 19th, 2021

Wine has been around for centuries. Here are few fun facts you might not know about wine from Bill’s Package Store  Wine is a sophisticated drink that takes years to produce and to achieve the perfect taste. Centuries ago, people drank wine instead of water that wasn’t always clean. Fermentation, when the wine is made,…[READ MORE]

Winter Cocktails That Will Warm You Up!

Posted on: January 11th, 2021

Stay warm this winter with these cocktail recipes from Bill’s Package Store  Hot Toddy This is a classic drink to sip on during these cold winter nights Ingredients: ½ cup water 1 ½ oz. bourbon 1 tbsp. honey 2 tsp. lemon juice Cinnamon stick, for garnish Lemon slice, for garnish Directions: Bring water to simmer…[READ MORE]

New Year’s Eve Cocktail Recipes

Posted on: December 15th, 2020

Ring in the New Year with these festive cocktail recipes from Bill’s Package Store! Confetti Champagne This makes a festive drink for your guests to have in hand when the clock strikes midnight. Ingredients: 1 lime wedge ⅓ cup assorted Pop Rocks 6 oz. vodka 1 bottle champagne 1 (20 oz.) bottle of Sprite Directions:…[READ MORE]