Monthly Archives: July 2018

July 24

Children’s beverage maker secures $6.7 million investment

Rethink Brands, a boxed water company primarily focused on the children’s beverage industry has received a $6.7 million investment in a funding round led by AccelFoods. Founded in 2016, Rethink offers unsweetened organically flavored water for children. The Rethink Kids Water line, made with only purified water and US.D.A. certified organic fruit essence, is available […]

July 24

Demi Lovato hospitalized for apparent drug overdose

Singer Demi Lovato is awake and with her family after being hospitalized earlier Tuesday, according to a statement from the singer’s representative. A source close to Lovato’s family previously told CNN the singer’s hospitalization was the result of an apparent drug overdose. “Demi is awake and with her family, who want to express thanks to […]

July 24

In honor of National Tequila Day, here are all the places with cheap margarita deals #nationaltequiladay

Today Tuesday, July 24, is National Tequila Day 2018. And that’s reason enough to have a drink! To celebrate National Tequila Day, Mexican restaurant chains like On the Border, Chuy’s, and Chili’s have some great drink specials featuring (what else?) tequila. There is no particular reason why National Tequila Day is celebrated on July 24 […]

July 24

More palomas, please! A summer twist on the margarita #nationaltequiladay

All over the world, Tequila lovers are taking advantage of an opportunity to imbibe with their spirit of choice. But what we all can agree on is that after a few shots and a few margaritas here and there, shouldn’t there be more to one of the world’s favorite spirits? Enter the Paloma — margarita’s […]

July 22

#100ProofPlayback: Cocktails & Diversity, the New Orleans edition

Hit the play button and subscribe to see even more antics behind last week’s 100-Proof Radio with Je Wesley live from the Big Easy and #talesofthecocktail!

July 22

Barcardi, Lonley Whale joins forces to eliminate plastic straws #TheFutureDoesntSuck

Hamilton, Bermuda-based Bacardi Ltd. and Seattle-based nonprofit Lonely Whale have joined forces to help rid the environment of single-use plastic and eliminate one billion single-use plastic straws by 2020, the companies said. There focus is on bringing forth courageous ideas that positively impact the health of the world’s oceans. Their campaign is titled hashtag #TheFutureDoesntSuck. “Engaging […]

July 20

Cocktails and Tequila: Do All Tequilas Taste The Same? #SaltAndLime

Many people think all tequilas are the same. However, as with whiskeys and rums, tequilas come in a variety of styles, from unaged “blanco” to lightly aged “reposado” to deep amber-hued “añejo” and “extra-añejo.” If you are usually just grabbing your agave spirits from the bottom shelf at the liquor store, assuming most tequila is […]

July 18

Cocktails & Diversity: Is it Possible for Bartenders to be Colorblind? #TalesOfTheCocktail

Special Show Alert!!! 100-Proof Radio and @Rollingout LIVE will be streaming live on and RollingOut’s Facebook page in New Orleans, this Friday, July 20.  If you are in town for @Tales_Of_The_Cocktail we invite you to join @Jewesley06 at @theyequilahouse on Bourbon Street, and be a part of our live show.  Not in New Orleans? Check us out on @Rollingout […]

July 17

Do restaurants and bars have the right to refuse service?

How many times have you went into a bar or restaurant and saw a sign that reads, “We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone”? I’ve seen these signs many times. They don’t seem like a very friendly greeting and, today, most restaurant or bar patrons tend to emphasize their right to service. Do restaurant and […]

July 14

‘Rolling Out’ taps Cocktail Chronicles’ Je’ Wesley Day to launch new digital media department “RollingOut LIVE” for this fall

RollingOut has announced that it will be launching a new digital media department this fall — “RollingOut LIVE.” The department will host live streaming shows on multiple digital and social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Soundcloud, Tune-In, IHeart Media, etc…). At the helm of this project for RollingOut is none other than Cocktail Chronicles’ own […]