Friend of the site: JOE PRESSER made this video about the Bloody Mary in his free time because some people have hobbies that involve art creation and contribution of knowledge in important fields. I’ve watched it 6 times—it’s very soothing, very nice. Brava, Msr. Presser.
I will not order a cocktail if it has a dumb name. I will pick anything other than the cocktail with a dumb name. If it can’t be avoided, I will point to it. “This one,” I’ll say. Or “the gin one.” Won’t say the dumb name.
According to The Washington Post, English sparkling wine is becoming an alcoholic beverage people want to drink because, as winemakers contend, climate change has created “increasingly hospitable temperatures” for vineyards in southern England, resulting in French champagne makers to buy land in the U.K.
It’s sort of a joke that the hipster beer of choice is PBR (mostly because it’s cheap, probably), but now there is actual data and heat maps that proves this to be true.
This year was my attempt to work toward soothing the gut-clutching financial guilt.
And fancy is what I felt last night when a friend invited me to have a drink at the sort of place that forbids jeans and sneakers—the sort of place that’s “jacket required” for men, preferably with a tie.
A secret about beverages.
It’s all about the Jacksons, baby.
Comparing liquor prices in my life.