Valentine’s Day. A day of love or heartbreak, a day of happiness or sadness – no matter how you feel about this day, it can only lead… Read more “You’re drinking on Valentine’s Day anyway, might as well drink what I tell you”
Why We Celebrate National Beer Day
The Cullen-Harrison Act was enacted in Congress on March 21, 1933 and signed by FDR the next day. The act legalized 3.2% abv beer, and wine with similarly low alcohol content. The law went into effect on April 7, 1933.
Happy Repeal Day!
This day in drink history marks the 81st anniversary of the end of the alcohol prohibition in America!
Summer time is a good time for drinking
Tomorrow is the beginning of summer and I am excited! It’s been a great spring so far – a bit rainy, but perfectly mild – and I… Read more “Summer time is a good time for drinking”
The Moscow Mule
What happens when a group of businessmen from complimenting companies sit down for a drink? Well, if it’s 1941 and their companies sell ginger beer and vodka,… Read more “The Moscow Mule”
This week is Imbibe Magazine and Campari’s Negroni Week. Like many other days and weeks that celebrate specific cocktails, this one is meant for appreciation of the… Read more “The Negroni”
Beach Drinks: The Pink Slip
It’s been a cool spring so far, but that doesn’t mean we’re not thinking about the beach. Before you know it, the humidity is going to climb,… Read more “Beach Drinks: The Pink Slip”
Easy Camping Cocktails for Memorial Day
It’s Memorial Day weekend, and for many of you that means it’s the first big camping holiday of the year. When I think of camping, it’s drinking… Read more “Easy Camping Cocktails for Memorial Day”
Around the 1850s in New Orleans, Louisiana, a Creole apothecary named Antoine Amadie Peychaud often served up a drink to his friends made from his own bitters… Read more “The Sazerac”
Ad to Pennsylvania lawmakers: Keep booze in liquor stores or children will die
I’ve seen some fear mongering ads in my time, but this one takes the cake. The ad is paid for by a union that represents liquor store… Read more “Ad to Pennsylvania lawmakers: Keep booze in liquor stores or children will die”