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The Alternative Bloody Mary

The Alternative Bloody Mary

Bloody Mary cocktails have been around since the early 1920s when bartender Fernand "Pete" Petiot created a version during the prohibition at Harry's New York Bar in Paris. Years after he brought the drink to Manhattan, namely in the St. Regis Hotel bar. Originally...

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The Alternative Martini

The Alternative Martini

The martini is so classic and with such basic ingredients, we truly questioned whether it is possible or right to twist this drink. One popular story of the drink's origin tells that a gold miner in the mid-1800s requested a pick me up in Martinez, California during...

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The Alternative Moscow Mule

The Alternative Moscow Mule

The Moscow Mule has been a beloved vodka cocktail as far back as 1941 when Sophie Berezinki, a Russian immigrant brought her 2,000 of her father's unique copper mugs to sell in the United States. Vodka was actually not particularly popular in the U.S. at this time so...

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Make Your Drinks Prettier with These Garnishes

Make Your Drinks Prettier with These Garnishes

Everyone needs a good lesson or refresher on garnishes. Many classic drinks simply cannot exist without them. Ranging from simple citrus pinwheels to more complicated skewered candied flags, garnishes are an easy way to elevate any drink and add to your home bar

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The Perfect Home Bar

The Perfect Home Bar

When it comes to a party, everyone loves a bar. Even as a kid, I found myself at the bar making Shirley Temples and sneaking all the Coca-Cola off the bottom of the cart. The Fourth of July is quickly approaching, but the following tips and tricks for your home vodka...

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10 Vodka Poptails to Kickstart Your Summer

10 Vodka Poptails to Kickstart Your Summer

Making popsicles at home is actually incredibly easy, so why not take the treats from your childhood summers and simply spike them for an adult version? Just grab your Balls Vodka, whip together one of the recipes below, freeze, and enjoy! 

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11 Ballsy Gifts for Every Type of Dad This Father’s Day

11 Ballsy Gifts for Every Type of Dad This Father’s Day

Dads are truly the best. They are full of embarrassing stories and terrible jokes but at the end of the day really just want you to be happy. After all they have done and continue to do for us they deserve nothing short of the best. So this Father’s Day let them know just how much you love them.

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5 Fun Drinking Games to Play This Weekend!

5 Fun Drinking Games to Play This Weekend!

~ By Jacob Williams ~ Drinking games are a great way to start a party and can really lighten the mood. Either one of these delightful games would break the party tension, if there's even any. What really makes these game successful boils down to two things, having...

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5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Vodka

5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Vodka

~ By Jessica Gomez ~ Oh, the fun water for fun people. It is the most popular drink in the United States, too. There is a lot of different kinds of information on this spirit out there. Some are myths and some are true. Balls Vodka always likes to give it to you...

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