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How to Make a Classic Mojito

Posted on: August 20th, 2020

Make the most of the last days of summer with a classic Mojito. Bill’s Package Store provides the recipe for this iconic Cuban cocktail The Mojito originated in Havana, Cuba, and is on the International Bartender Association’s (IBA) official cocktail list. Here’s what you’ll need: Fresh mint 3 mint leaves, plus additional for garnish 1…[READ MORE]

They Say You Have to Acquire a Taste for Scotch… Have You?

Posted on: July 16th, 2020

Bill’s Package Store believes you should at least try all spirits to find your special taste. Here’s the lowdown on Scotch. What is Scotch? To start with, Scotch is a whisky (notice the spelling with no “e” unlike our US whiskeys). Color: Pale straw/gold/nutty amber Region: Scotland ABV: Minimum 40% ABV Aged: Must be aged…[READ MORE]

How Do You Take Your Tequila?

Posted on: June 25th, 2020

Bill’s Package Store believes that whether you like it neat, shot with a lime, or in a Margarita, Tequila is easily enjoyed in many situations. What is Tequila? Tequila is made from the core of the agave plant. It is produced by steaming the agave in industrial ovens before being distilled two or three times…[READ MORE]

Why that Gin & Tonic is Good for You

Posted on: April 8th, 2020

That afternoon gin & tonic might be your go-to refreshing drink but it also has some added health benefits.  First off, what is gin? Gin originated in Holland in the 1550s and was originally made to be a medicine, hence the reason it’s good for you. Gin is made from juniper berries, little dark purple…[READ MORE]