cocktail trivia

10 Things You Should Know About Fernet-Branca

10 Things You Should Know About Fernet-Branca

It’s cool. It’s vaguely medicinal-seeming. It’s made with stuff you could find in body wash or the Bible. At one point, it definitely probably might have contained opiates. It’s Fernet-Branca. Sure, it’s a shade of brown we tend to prefer squarely in the realm of chocolate desserts or fine wood furniture. And, yes, it’s been […]

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If Instagram Existed in the 1980s Flair Bartenders Would Be Influencers

If Instagram Existed in the 1980s Flair Bartenders Would Be Influencers

Like most of the strange yet amusing things on planet Earth, flair bartending is probably best explored via YouTube rabbit hole. Almost immediately, you’ll encounter the self-proclaimed “Bruce Lee of bartending,” a man who wears the kung fu icon’s famous yellow jumpsuit while juggling four bottles in slow motion at a Taipei cocktail bar. A […]

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How To Pronounce Weird Cocktail Names And Ingredients

How To Pronounce Weird Cocktail Names And Ingredients

There are many, oh so many, ways we’re able to embarrass ourselves socially. If we happen to be in a fancy or even semi-serious drinks establishment, that number goes up exponentially. First, there’s the fact that we’re likely wearing some non-casual, entirely sweatpants-free outfit—spike heels to maneuver, cravat that just won’t sit right. Then there’s […]

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