We know the jigger. We love the jigger. We love to watch as a bartender pours quantities of alcohol into the jigger, flips it, and pours more. But where did this curious little tool come from? And how did it get it’s name? It’s not the weirdest term in the drinking world—there’s always “Scuppernong”—but jigger […]
Yes, it seems like sacrilege. Certainly backwards—removing wine from a wine rack and putting, well, non-wine stuff in there instead? But people have many reasons to repurpose a wine rack—maybe a pregnancy, maybe a new and improved wine rack, maybe a suddenly desperate need for storage space or some indoor greenery that outpaces the craving […]
Shaking a cocktail already looks cool enough (or terribly embarrassing, and dammit why didn’t you start doing push-ups last fall like you said you would?). But even if not everyone can look like T Cruise in “Cocktail,” we can still look relatively great, provided we pick out an awesome cocktail shaker.