Well drinks. Not “Fantastic drinks.” Not “Listen-guys-I’m-gonna-be-shutting-off-all-my-social-media-accounts-during-my-blue-period drinks.” They’re just well. And that’s fine.
What you don’t know about Jose Cuervo could fill a shot glass, assuming said shot glass were about the size of a Big Gulp (don’t actually try to shoot anything that comes out of a Big Gulp). True, most of us made our first (and possibly last) acquaintance with Cuervo sometime between earning the right […]
There are many things we do know about Smirnoff, maybe because it’s everywhere (that kind of happens when you’re the best selling vodka brand in the world). But as is probably the case with vodka generally, we don’t know everything there is to know about Smirnoff. Mostly we just know how to drink it. But […]
We love our vintage clothes and Thanksgiving leftovers and eco-friendly upcycling. So why is it America insists on a new white oak barrel every time a little bit of bourbon needs some aging? That’s a good, and complicated question. And like any complicated question, it has a few possible answers, ranging from the Great Depression […]
Bitters: A Brief History From classics like The Manhattan to inventive, elaborate concoctions, plenty of cocktails call for bitters. But what exactly are bitters, and why would you want them in your drink? In short, bitters consist of liquor that’s sharply flavored with herbs and plant elements. As is the case with plenty of vices, […]