I’d Like to Drink the Academy…

Let me state right up front that I am not a fan of the Oscars. Watching a bunch of grossly overpaid celebs half-heartedly try to feign sincerity was funny for a while. Now it’s like wearing wet wool – annoying and irritating, and you can’t wait to get it off....
Posted On 23 Feb 2007

It’ll Give You Fever

This is not your father’s energy drink. It’s not even technically an energy drink. Fever is the first ever “libido stimulant beverage” (yes, that means exactly what you think it means), and was recently launched in major city nightclubs and bars. (Launching a libido stimulation...
Posted On 20 Feb 2007

Spoil Her with These V Day Drink Selections

A short intro today. I am heading out to prepare a special dinner. For two. Here’s a few drinks you can mix for your own Valentine. Because sometimes you need a little liquid lubrication… St. Valentine’s Day Massacre 1 1/2 oz. vodka 1 oz. Campari bitters 1/2 oz....
Posted On 14 Feb 2007

Who Says Drinking Beer Ain’t Classy? – Boston Lager Pint Glass

Red wine drinkers? They drink from a deep, rounded glass designed to let the wine breathe. White wine has a specific type of glass too. And there are two designed for champagne. Beer drinkers? Doesn’t matter. Bottle, can, glass, mug, straight out of the keg… whatever...
Posted On 14 Feb 2007

Weekend Drink – Black Velvet

Got a bottle or two of champagne left over from New Year’s? Here’s a quick and easy drink to bring a little class to your weekend. Think of it as a manly version of a Mimosa. Black Velvet 5 oz chilled Guinness 1 1/2 oz chilled Champagne Prep: Pour Guinness into...
Posted On 26 Jan 2007

Your Weekend Drink – The Platinum Bruno Martini

It’s Friday. The week has been long. And stressful. You need a drink. A strong drink. Something in the martini family should do it. So you head out for dinner and open the drink menu. Have you seen the prices of “signature” drinks lately? $12. $14. $20. When did...
Posted On 19 Jan 2007

Drink of the Week – Flaming Ring of Fire

Cold where you are? Yeah, it’s gonna be a long, cold winter. You’ll need a drink that’ll take the edge off the chill. Hot toddies? Warm apple cider? Come on. Maybe if you’re by the fire with your girl. But if it’s just you and a couple of buddies out...
Posted On 05 Jan 2007

Not a Fan of Champagne? Vodka is the #1 Alternative

Not everyone’s a fan of the bubbly. And there’s no law that says you have to toast the New Year with champagne. If you’d rather lift a glass of something else this December 31st, you’re not alone. TheBar.com, a website created by Diageo – the premium...
Posted On 28 Dec 2006

Name the New Flying Dog Ale

Here’s your chance to join the ranks of Gonzo Journalist Hunter S. Thompson. Thompson was a friend of the founders of Flying Dog Brewery in Colorado and wrote their tag line, “Good People Drink Good Beer”. In fact, all of the brewery’s brands have been...
Posted On 27 Dec 2006

Drink of the Week – Mission Accomplished

It’s been a tough week. Late, last-minute gift hunting in overcrowded, under-stocked, stores. Hundreds of other stressed-out shoppers pushing, shoving and banging into each other. In the parking lot. The week was spent cramming five days of work into three, so you can take...
Posted On 22 Dec 2006