Miami’s Red, The Steakhouse Introduces New Cocktail Menu

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With the changing of the seasons, restaurants and bars across the country are introducing a bevy of new drinks to their cocktail menus. Among those providing new, Lushworthy options for their guests is Miami, Florida eatery, Red, The Steakhouse. Located on South Beach, the steakhouse boasts a new cocktail menu that “incorporates fresh and unique ingredients.”

Among the drinks featured on the new cocktail menu at Red, The Steakhouse is the Red “305,” which is made using Bombay Sapphire, fresh agave, orange bitters, strawberries, cucumbers, and is topped off with a Prosecco float. Yeah, I could go for about two of those bad boys right now.

In case you don’t plan on hitting the streets of South Beach anytime soon, you can find full recipes for Red, The Steakhouse’s boozy, new options below. Cheers!

Corzo Pepino

INGREDIENTS

2.0 oz Corzo Silver Tequila
1.0 oz Fresh Agave
Splash of fresh Pineapple juice and Sprite
Muddled Pineapple & Cucumber

DIRECTIONS

Muddle fresh fruit in a martini shaker. Add Corzo Silver Tequila, Pineapple Juice, Sprite and Agave to the same martini shaker. Shake well and pour over ice in a highball glass.

Red “305” (Pictured Above)

INGREDIENTS

1.5 oz Bombay Sapphire
1.0 oz Fresh Agave
Splash of Orange Bitters
Fresh Strawberries & Cucumbers
Prosecco Float

DIRECTIONS

Combine Gin, Agave, Bitters and fresh fruit in martini shaker. Shake well and strain over ice in a highball glass. Top with a Prosecco float to finish.

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K. Michelle Shares Her Favorite Jack Honey Cocktails

K Michelle Jack Daniels

Although K. Michelle may be known as one of the cast members on the VH1 reality series, “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta,” the Memphis-born songstress is actually quite the Jack Daniel’s connoisseur. She even became somewhat of an ambassador for the brand, reportedly signing an endorsement deal with Jack Daniel’s late last year. With her passion for all-things-Jack, K. Michelle recently shared her favorite Jack Honey cocktails. Check out her favs, along with full recipes, below.

Honey Jack Recipe 1

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Fun Facts About Popular Cocktails

Cuba libre cocktail isolation on a white

The following is a guest post written by Nick Stokes*

In comparison to alcoholic drinks and alcohol brands, which are usually made for profit, most cocktails were made for fun or out of boredom. This is only logical because there are no copyrights or other legal barriers when you make a cocktail. You make it for yourself and for your friends, so that you can enjoy new and interesting mixtures while you spend time together. Cocktails are usually made in public, making them that much more intriguing. Some of them were created accidentally, while others were created in order to promote a certain alcoholic beverage.

The Cuba Libre is a drink which was created in order to celebrate Cuban independence. After The Spanish-American War, this cocktail was made out of Cuban rum and American Coca-Cola. Whether it was made by a Cuban bartender or an American soldier, it still remains a mystery.

Robert Roy McGregor was a Scottish folk hero and in the 19th century there was an opera created about his life. Prior to the performance, a local New York bartender made a cocktail to honor Rob Roy. It included whiskey, sweet vermouth, and bitters.

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Crown Royal Socks Giveaway (Instagram Contest)

Crown Royal Socks Giveaway

To encourage people to use the #Lushworthy hashtag on their cocktail and booze-related pictures on Instagram, I’m giving away two pairs of Crown Royal socks as part of a new contest.

To win a pair of the beautifully boozy socks (pictured above), all you have to do is follow me on Instagram (@Lushworthy_Danielle) and use both the #Lushworthy and #LushworthyGiveaway hashtags on one or more of your cocktail pics. Simple, right? You can even add those two hashtags to older pictures to enter.

You must be 21 or over to enter and must reside in the United States. I’ll choose two winners on Friday, March 20. Good luck!

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Thin Mints, Samoas & Other Girl Scout Cookies Paired With Booze By Experts

Girl Scout Cookies

I don’t know what the situation is for you guys, but I just received some vital intel from my cousin and it looks like my Girl Scout cookies will arrive by mid-February. Thank the snacked out heavens! And after coming across a list of recommended booze pairings for a variety of Girl Scout cookies on FirstWeFeast.com, I’m even more excited about receiving the goods next month. Thin mints and bourbon? Yes, please.

The pairings come courtesy of The Bourbon Review and Craft Beer & Brewing. Check out a handful of their pairing suggestions below.

Thin Mints

Thin Mints

Recommended Bourbon Pairing: Basil Hayden’s

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Four Must-Have Accessories For Your Inner Lush

Lushworthy Baube Bar

A couple of months ago I purchased the #Lushworthy necklace pictured above from Bauble Bar and it’s easily my most loved accessory. It’s pink and gold, it represents my blog, and it’s just pretty dope overall. Customized jewelry can take a few weeks to make, but if you look hard enough or even hop on Etsy you can find a plethora of booze-inspired jewelry pieces.

In fact, I’ve compiled a short list of my favorite booze-inspired jewelry finds on Etsy. Check ‘em out below!

Jameson Irish Whiskey Bangle

Jameson Irish Whiskey Bangle – When I was in Aruba a few years ago I can’t tell you how many times I saw wine and liquor bottles shaped into cups and vases. But I’ve never seen glass bottles made into bracelets. It really is a brilliant idea. And that signature green from the Jameson bottle makes this Jameson Irish Whiskey Bangle a pretty nice statement piece.

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