Cocktails

A Refreshing Mint Julep To Beat The Heat

mint julep

Some cocktails are just made for hot weather, and the mint julep is near the top of that list. The mint has a cooling sensation both in scent and taste that can make even the hottest day a little more tolerable. ...

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Tangy Shandy Punch

Selecting the perfect daytime cocktail is more complicated than you’d expect. It has to keep you refreshed in the hot summer sun and taste delicious, while being mild enough to sip all day without risk of overdoing it. But let’s ...

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Aperol Sangria For A Bitter Bite On A Hot Summer Day

Aperol Sangria

Aperol is a Italian bitter aperitif made from bitter orange, gentian, rhubarb, and cinchona among other ingredients. It adds a desirable and unexpected flavor to that pitcher of Sangria you love to throw together for your friends. Aperol Sangria For A ...

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Nuvino Wine: Perfect for a Spring Adventure

Portability is important to us here at 50 Campfires. We are constantly on the go, searching out new adventures and new places to camp and enjoy the outdoors. There are a ton of products made for campers that improve how ...

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Kingston Colada Cocktail

Camping and cocktails go together like, well, you know how well they go together. With spring upon us, and summer right around the corner, it’s hard to beat relaxing in the sun with a light and refreshing cocktail. We like ...

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Fill Your Flask With Wassail This Winter

wassail

By Trish Gavin In the 13th century it was ordinary to see a group of people (generally in Southern England) walking along, singing and drinking to apple trees, hoisting up either a young woman or young boy to “toast”; literally ...

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Mulled Wine Recipe For Your Fall Camping Trip

mulled wine recipe

Campfire Mulled Wine By Elliot Manthey Wine was first recorded as being spiced and heated in 1st century Rome.  Roman legions brought wine with them as they conquered much of Europe.  I imagine as they pushed north through France and ...

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Class Up Your Campsite With A Jug Of Manhattan Punch

Manhattan Punch

So I asked a top notch bartender what kind of punch he’d make for his friends while camping… That bartender was Elliot Manthey, and he’s a bartender at Cafe Maude in Minneapolis, MN. He said he had a lot of ...

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Must Have S’mores Pudding Shots

There are few things that just have to happen on every camping trip. S’mores are one of those must haves. But if you’re out camping with a bunch of friends we suggest making these S’mores pudding shots over the graham ...

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Delicious Shamrock Pudding Shots

shamrock pudding shots

If you’re like the rest of the country, Shamrock shake time at McDonalds is something you look forward to. That one time a year when those delicious, minty shakes are available for purchase. But wouldn’t they be even better with ...

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