Posts Tagged ‘Drinks’

The Lufthansa First Class Cocktail

Wednesday, February 20th, 2019

The Lufthansa Cocktail was served on Lufthansa flights in the 1950s to passengers of the First Class. Due to the lack of space and staff on board, Lufthansa decided to bottle the cocktails before the flight, based on definite recipes and premium spirits. Those cocktails were then served on board as a Welcome Drink. Many wanted to transport the charm and elegance of flying, the status symbol of its time, back to their homes.  Soon the Lufthansa Cocktail was also offered in retail and turned into a must-have item for every German house bar.  In 2015 the former bartenders Steffen Lohr and Bastian Heuser took over the trademark rights for the Lufthansa Cocktail and have been offering a range of six bottle-aged cocktail based on high-quality brand spirits ever since.

These bottle aged mixes are easy to serve:  The exact preparation is written on each bottle, yet they follow the same principle: pour the cocktail over 4-5 ice cubes and add a garnish. The garnish usually is a citrus fruit, available in every supermarket. And those who like it more on the lighter side can top up their cocktails with a splash of soda, tonic water or sparkling wine.

Since they only use spirits for Lufthansa Cocktail, its shelf life is virtually unlimited.

I used my Lufthansa Miles & More card at the Miles & More Worldshop to redeem some miles and picked up two bottles that will I can pick up in the Frankfurt Airport upon arrival when I fly into Germany on my first business trip for work.  Each bottle pours about 6 drinks so I will end each night with a drink.  Why not.

Pink Slip | Jackson’s Song | Everyone Has A Little Groove In Them Somewhere

Friday, June 12th, 2015


I’m a big fan of Casey on Youtube and I fall in love with the music that is embedded in his videos.  One of the artists is Pink Slip.  We all need beats.  They pick us up.

It’s Friday + if it’s drink and relax night… then here is a chillout mix for you from PinkSlip on Soundcloud.


Cider | Somersby | Yummy Goodness

Thursday, October 30th, 2014



Somersby is a yummy thing introduced to me this summer.  I had some at a Pub and was hooked this past summer.

The other day I was downtown and picked up a couple cans and sat outside on a mild day and watched the world go by.  I’ve tried a couple other kinds and so far…  and I just keep coming back to Somersby.  I like the sweet taste.

My goodness… it’s so easy to drink it up since it’s like drinking juice.


I’ve had many cans from the LCBO and I enjoy drinking it out and about.


Eat Me Tuesday | Hot Chai Cider | For A Wintery Day

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012


It’s a chilly day here in the woods! What better time to curl up by the fire with a book and some Hot Chai Cider. Just pop a chai tea bag in a pot and simmer with cinnamon sticks, a bit of water and some apple juice or cider. The tea adds a nice spice to the traditional cup of cider. Serve hot with cookies!