A fresh and light cocktail perfect for a Sunday afternoon on the porch, the "Mother May I" recipe is built for two. Grab some fresh strawberries, two rocks glasses, and celebrate Mom today (and every day).

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Just because we're not from Kentucky doesn't mean we don't know how to make a mean Mint Julep. Alex Diimig, KOVAL's resident mixologist, treats Bourbon the same as Southerners, making this cocktail in the most classic (and delicious) fashion.

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No matter if they were Democrats or Republicans, a two-termer or impeached, a Founding Father or the first Internet President, the majority of United States Presidents have one thing in common--they like to drink.

In honor of President's Day, we read through Mark Will-Weber's Mint Julep's with Teddy Roosevelt, a book that highlights historical moments from the first days at the White House to the days of Prohibition to the present--all while exploring the role that alcohol played in them as well.

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6 More Weeks of Cocktails


This morning, Pennsylvania's most famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, emerged from his cozy burrow, saw his tiny shadow, and predicted six more weeks or winter. We all proceeded to groan as we dug our cars out of the 20 inches of snow that fell in Chicago from Saturday night to Monday morning.

But we do have a trick to make these next six weeks (or, more realistically, next two-three months) a little bit more bearable--a series of six Groundhog Day cocktails, concocted in the style of one of one of our favorite Bill Murray movies, Groundhog Day.

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