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Apr 9, 2010
Happy Hour
This should come as a surprise to no one, but I’m a dive bar guy. I like dark rooms, shady characters, and cheap drinks—places where my lack of manners and fashion sense pass, for the most part,...
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Feb 19, 2010
The Sporting Life
Liquor company executives aren’t stupid. Why shouldn’t you have Olympic-themed cocktails the next time your pals come over to watch the bobsled finals? No reason at all. The marketing wizards at...
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Feb 2, 2010
The Sporting Life
This Sunday is Super Bowl XLIV (or 44, if you’re counting). I’m not the football fan I once was, but like most intelligent and thoughtful citizens, I’m rooting for the New Orleans Saints. The...
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Dec 17, 2009
Christmas list
I’m working on a comprehensive post about Christmas gift ideas for the beer and cocktail lover (like me!) on your list, but here’s a few to tide you over in the meantime. Beer of the Month...
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Dec 11, 2009
Ill Communication
Alas dear drinking buddies, I have succumbed to the plague. I am unwell. Under the weather. Bit by the bug. Sick as the proverbial dog. The question is, should this unfortunate turn of the...
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Nov 23, 2009
Holiday Cocktails
As promised, I’ve turned my attention to Thanksgiving cocktails. Any time my family is shoved together under one roof, it calls for drastic measures, alcohol-wise. Since slamming a forty of malt...
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Oct 30, 2009
Drink or Treat
I’m going to a Halloween cocktail party this Saturday and I’ve been racking my cranium for the perfect drink to bring. Needless to say, it’s got to be scary. I seem to remember one year we did a...
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Sep 22, 2009
Mixology 101
I’ve been on a whiskey sour kick lately, and I’ve discovered a few things: fresh juice is a must. Bottled sour mix tastes like a pack of Sweet Tarts that’s been stashed in a cat box, so invest in...
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Sep 18, 2009
Drink Locally
This could be you. After a weekend spent getting your rafters rattled by Monotonix, Mudhoney, and Red Fang, a sunny and scintillating Mai Tai would really help clear the cobwebs. But that’s just...
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Aug 20, 2009
Mixology 101
I recently had a drunken argument (the best kind) with one of my friends about the proper execution of a martini. I know, everyone loves to bust out the cocktail shaker, but stirring is really the...
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