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Author: Jasmine Herring

Hennessy Cognac, #1 in Music

A 2013 study on alcohol references in music determined Grey Goose, Patrón, Jack Daniel’s & Hennessy as the four brands most frequently mentioned in popular music. Hennessy claimed first place on the list, so here’s a look at 15 songs that name-drop the brand. #1 Montell Jordan – Somethin’ 4 Da Honeyz “I call up my crew I tell them bring a brew, and some Hennessy for the beach party” #2 Xzibit – X “Hennessy and orange juice baby fill up a cup” #3 Natalie – Energy (Ft. Baby Bash) “Your melody is my remedy, lemon squeeze to my Hennessy” #4 Bob Schneider...

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Let’s Talk Salt

Bars are no stranger to salt; Margaritas, Salty Dogs & Tequila Shots all get a decent dose of the stuff. You may have seen flavored or dyed salts, but there are also some amazing varieties of naturally derived salts that add dimension and flavor to cocktails. Black Lava Salt We’ll start with my personal favorite, black lava salt. The dramatic color comes from activated charcoal introduced during the evaporation process, which is hailed for its detoxifying properties (does not negate the alcohol in the drink you put it on) and gives the salt a subtle earthy flavor. Pink Himalayan...

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How to: Old Cuban

The mojito’s caramel cousin; The Old Cuban is a crowd favorite with Imurj’s members.  As we move into winter it becomes harder to find enough fresh mint to keep this gem on our menu, so here’s how to make it at home! Ingredients: 1 sprig fresh mint 1 oz Kraken Black Spiced Rum 1 oz Bacardí Superior 0.5 oz simple syrup Prosecco Directions: Strip the leaves off of the mint sprig, leaving a few at the top to use for a garnish later Muddle mint leaves, rum, and simple syrup in a cocktail shaker to begin melding the flavors Add a...

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