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How to Pair Wine with Food

Posted on: October 15th, 2020

Bill’s Package Store gives you the low-down on the best way to pair your favorite wines with food Great food and wine pairings create a balance between the components of a dish and the characteristics of a wine. Here are the basics: The wine should be more acidic than food. The wine should be sweeter…[READ MORE]

Fall Cocktails That Will Warm the Soul

Posted on: September 17th, 2020

Bill’s Package Store has some delicious Fall cocktail recipes that are better than a Pumpkin Spice Latte! Drunken Pumpkin Latte Ingredients: 2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice, divided 3 tsp. granulated sugar, divided 1 lemon wedge 1 ½ cups boiling water 1 tbsp. espresso powder 2 tbsp. sugar 5 oz. Rumchata 3 oz. vodka Garnish with…[READ MORE]

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]