New Liquor Store Items

Clement V.S.O.P Rhum Agricole, Fresh From the Cane

     Hemingway Days are Over, Daiquri Week is Passed, But  rum still  is on our minds at Green Parrot Package Goods and Spirits, specifically Clement V.S.O.P Rhum Agricole.  Clement Rhum is produced in Martinique, in the French West Indies,  the only geographic region in the world to have an AOC mark in the rum industry. […]

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Green Parrot Beverage Academy/ Session 2

Green Parrot Beverage Academy and Premier Beverage presents “Simple Summer Sensations” The Green Parrot beverage Academy is a monthly mixology class sponsored by The Green Parrot and Premier Beverage  that  focuses on essential cocktails, seasonal classics, mixology tips, and trends in Cocktail Culture. The latest installment of The Green Parrot Beverage Academy, “Simple Summer Sensations”,  was […]

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Fathers Day Gifts: a trio of Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whiskies

    Father’s Day offers an opportunity to show your appreciation to someone that has played an important part in your life.              Neckties and golf balls are nice but a fine whisky also makes a great gift. Here are three of the finest single malt Scotch whiskies from the […]

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Negroni ingredients at The Green Parrot Package Store

What We’re Drinking Tonight is a Negroni

National Negroni Week, the brainchild of Imbibe magazine, was devised as a way to encourage bars across the country to serve up more Negronis,  the classic Italian Campari-based cocktail that has made bitterness palatable for generations of drinkers. Its easy-to-remember 1:1:1 ratio of equal parts gin, Campari and sweet Vermouth means it’s super easy to mix up at home.  […]

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What We’re Drinking Is Tequila-Watermelon Punch

With summer and Memorial Day right around the corner,  one of the the first things that comes to mind  is picnics. And when I think of picnics I think of watermelon. I imagine myself reaching elbow-deep, arms stinging, into a washtub filled with block-ice, sodas and beer, and wrangling out a ice-cold watermelon, cutting a […]

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Bulleit Rye, Available in Green Parrot Package Goods & Spirits

Watching the return of Mad Men the other night naturally got me thinking of those boozy, sophisticated drinks everyone seemed to be ordering back then,  and how, nowadays, thanks to some very highly-crafted bourbons and rye whiskeys now being produced  they seemed to be making a comeback. Add to this trend the fact that mixologists […]

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Banfi Chianti w /Thai Beef Salad

Sure, everyone loves Chianti, and everyone knows it pairs well with everything italian from pasta marinara to a pepperoni pizza. I brought home a bottle of Banfi from the our Green Parrot bottle shop last night and matched it with a thai beef salad. It was a great fit,  from the char of the grilled […]

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theChive Chooses Parrot and Friends to Launch KCCO Black Lager in Key West

Resignation Brewery, an extension of theCHIVE.com has partnered with Redhook Brewery to launch KCCO Black Lager and The Green Parrot Bar and Green Parrot Package Goods and Spirits, along with the other Pat Croce Properties in Key West have been selected as the exclusive outlets to market their new brew in our area.  Described as “a toast […]

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Mt. Gay Black Barrel Rum Arrives

Just released Monday, Mt. Gay Black Barrel Rum is now available by the bottle at Green Parrot Package Goods and Spirits. Each numbered bottle comes from a barrel produced exclusively for us, once and only once, so when it’s gone, it’s gone.  The latest from Mt. Gay Master Blender Allen Smith, Black Barrel Rum is a […]

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What We’re Drinking This Week Needs a Name; The Color of The Sea, Flecked with Mint

Not only is today the official beginning of summer, but it’s also the longest day of 2013, which means there’s a bit more time for cocktailing. Let’s take a few minutes, those extra minutes granted us today, perhaps, to revisit a  warm-weather favorites we’ve touched on before. Here’s a summer frozen drink that uses the […]

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What We’re Drinking This Week is a “Dark and Stormy”

All you have to do is look out the window or check the Key West Radar to see why what we’re drinking this week is a Dark and Stormy. Get the recipe and read Esquire’s take on the origins of the Dark and Stormy.  All the ingredients, Gosling’s Black Seal Bermuda Black Rum and Gosling’s Ginger […]

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“What We’re Drinking This Week” is a Hendrick’s Gin & Fever Tree Tonic

Driven by the Memorial Day weekend and all it connotes, and inspired further by a recent New York Times article on the timelessness  of a classic Gin and Tonic, “What We’re Drinking This Week” is gin, and the gin we have chosen to spotlight on this holiday weekend is Hendrick’s, a small-batch, hand-crafted gin produced in Scotland,  […]

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“What We’re Drinking This Week” is Sweetwater 420 Extra Pale Ale.

The Green Parrot is proud to participate, in our own way, in the celebration of American Craft Beer Week. So this week as a tip-of-the-hat to American Craft Beer “What We’re Drinking This Week” is Sweetwater 420 Extra Pale Ale,  Sweetwater Brewery’s most popular brew, a west-coast style pale ale, newly introduced into our neck of the […]

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What We’re Drinking This Week

What We’re Drinking This Week The main ingredient of  “What We’re Drinking This Week” resides high on the bourbon shelf of The Green Parrot Liquor Storeand comes in a distinctive flask, but more than just a distinguishable bottle, this bourbon is the only bourbon in the world that is distilled solely in copper pot stills. […]

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