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MillerCoors to Launch a Ridiculously-named Beverage Inspired by a non-existent Mexican Tradition

I have no idea what kind of Mexicans the people of MillerCoors hang out with, but apparently they are the inspiration behind Zumbida, an alcoholic drink with a make-believe Mexican name, which is supposed to be inspired by the “Mexican tradition of Aguas Frescas.” Wait. Whaaaaat? Per its very colorful package, Zumbida … Continue reading

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One has to be Pretty ‘Desperado’ to Drink this Thing

The French might have some of the best wines in the world, but when it comes to packaged cocktails, they are not exactly Le top. I found the French youth to be particularly fond of Desperados, a tequila, beer, lemon, cactus (yep) concoction … Continue reading

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I Might Have Found the Perfect Wine for Hot Latinas

I’m sure this thing tastes like ‘guácala,’ but it’s always good to know we (i.e. the mamacitas of the world) have options. Hat tip: @Bathtubmedia

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I’ll Take My Cocktail With a Twist of Social Justice

For the uninitiated, a Mexican “cockteleria” is not really a place where you sip cocktails; instead, it is ground zero for shrimp, oysters, mussels, squid and other seafood deliciousness… and if you can have all this with a bit of … Continue reading

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