History Stories
CATEGORY: Beverages
When Life Hands You Lemons, Make Qatarzimat
June 30, 2015

It’s hard to find a better way to cool off on a sticky summer day than with a glass of ice-cold lemonade—and humans have felt that way for centuries. Read More

The Birth of the Piña Colada
June 16, 2015

Who really created this iconic rum-based cocktail ? Read More

The New Coke Flop
April 23, 2015

If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. The time-tested adage appears to be the lesson from Coca-Cola’s disastrous introduction of “New Coke” in 1985. Read More

Bottoms Up: The Salty History of the Margarita
May 2, 2014

Revisit the delicious history of this refreshing drink. Read More

The Surprising History of Punch
August 9, 2013

It’s the chosen summer drink of thousands of thirsty kids every day, and the chosen rum-based tipple of Charles Dickens himself. Read More