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Brewing the Perfect Cup of Hot Tea

Nothing goes better with SomruS than tea, and that’s saying a lot, especially if you’ve ever had a SomruS milkshake. But there’s just something special about the way SomruS’ flavors mingle with the different varieties of tea. Simply put, it’s magic in a mug.
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A Strong Case for Tea over Coffee

We’re big tea people. Don’t get us wrong, we’re perfectly normal sized people—we just happen to love tea. Coffee is wonderful, but there’s just something about the simple elegance of brewing a cup of tea that we’ll always take comfort in. It’s a soothing sort of ritual. And while SomruS...
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Drink Recipes

Recipe: SomruS Thandai Cocktail Recipe, inspired by the Holi Festival

Thandai is a popular drink throughout much of India, and particularly during Holi. One popular recipe includes bhang, which is actually a blend of cannabis leaves and buds. Needless to say, it’s an intoxicating mix. In spite of the mild psychotropic effects, thandai is considered to be an energy...
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What is Holi?

In terms of bucket-list level celebrations that you simply have to experience, Holi should be right up there with Mardi Gras, Dia de los Muertos and Carnival. Maybe you’ve seen pictures of wild revelers pelting each other with handfuls of brightly colored powder. Imagine a snow ball fight with all...
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SomruS Adult Milkshakes at Key West’s hidden gem The Salty Angler

When you have a liqueur infused with so many exotic flavors, you expect to occasionally run into a bottle in beautiful, far-flung destinations. Luckily for us, during our travels we managed to run into two bottles perched on the back bar of the southernmost tip of Key West. On a...
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Press: Valentine’s Day Cocktails & Aphrodisiacs to a Love Diet

Our lovely friends at the Little Pink Blog did a Valentine’s Day aphrodisiacs, love diet, and cocktails article featuring several of our favorite Valentine’s Day cocktails! From the article: In central Asia and India, it is believed that pistachios arouse sexuality and cleanse the blood. … and now...
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SomruS Origins: The History of Pistachios

When we went in search of our five signature flavors for SomruS, we went old-school—like, way, way back. We went so far back that we picked up one of the plants likely cultivated in the Hanging Gardens of Babylon. That’s right, during 700 BC people were already enjoying pistachios. Like...
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SomruS Origins: The History of Almonds

Five is a significant and important number. There are five senses through which we perceive the world, and Aristotle posited that the universe was made up of five basic elements: earth, water, air, fire and ether. So it’s no wonder that we chose five essential flavors to create SomruS. And...
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SomruS Origins: The History of Cardamom

Rum and fresh, all-natural Wisconsin cream were wonderful bases to build a liqueur from, but we love our spices. If we were going to make the first, delectable Indian cream liqueur, we knew we needed to represent with some genuine flavors representative of the diversity and history of Indian cuisine. And what’s more traditionally appropriate than cardamom?
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