Tapping the table with your glass before taking a shot is like drunkenly arguing about politics — you can participate even if you don’t really understand what’s going on. Unlike booze-fueled debates, however, touching the bar with a shot glass unites all involved. Here’s how it works. You heroically purchase a round of shots for […]
If you raise a glass of water during a toast you will die by drowning, according to one particularly moribund tradition from our friends at the U.S. Navy. According to the Navy’s ”Mess Night Manuel,” water toasts are bad luck.
On June 23, 2014, Louis Salgar was shot to death in his Miami home during a home invasion. He was a musician, photographer, and an up-and-coming bartender in the trendy Wynwood district of Miami. After his death, friends described him as a major influence in the cocktail community, and as the type of person who […]
Not that we don’t advocate consumption of Champagne for New Year’s Eve, or anytime. (Honestly, Champagne should be something we drink during tax season.