This is a Glass of Trouble | How to Drink

This is a Glass of Trouble | How to Drink

Today I tackle the Long Island Iced Tea, or maybe it tackles me? ********************************** This week I tackle the legendary Long Island Iced Tea! Created in the 70’s by bartender Bob “Rosebud” Butt for a cocktail contest hosted by Oak Beach Inn. The version I’m presenting here is slightly rebalanced by Jeffrey Morgenthaler but goes…

The highest proof cocktail I've ever had | How to Drink

The highest proof cocktail I've ever had | How to Drink

I was really caught off guard by this one … that’s what she said. ********************************** I’m making Michael Scott’s famous One of Everything as served at Moroccan Christmas and nothing makes sense anymore. Who even am I? What is this about? The office premiered in America in 2005, as an adaptation from the British series…

The National Drink of Brazil | How to Drink

The National Drink of Brazil | How to Drink

What’s up with the bird? ********************************** The Caipirinha is a drink with a long and strange history. In it’s original form it was made with Augadente garlic and honey and used as a medicine for the Spanish Flu in 1918, obviously it didn’t really help. But the drink migrated from Portugal to Brazil where it…

Six Demon Bag from Big Trouble in Little China – also I force myself to drink Baijiu | How to Drink

Six Demon Bag from Big Trouble in Little China – also I force myself to drink Baijiu | How to Drink

John Carpenters Second best film is one of my all time faves, lets nerd out about it, make Six Demon Bag, and try some Baiju. ********************************** Oh man do I love this movie. It’s so incredibly weird and wonderful and full of crazy 80’s special effects, and demons, ghosts, vampires, lich’s, bugbears, beholders… a veritable…

A Drink from Paradise, the Painkiller | How to Drink

A Drink from Paradise, the Painkiller | How to Drink

If you like Piña Coladas… you’ll LOVE a Painkiller. Most of America partied a bit too hard last night and is in pain, so drink these. ********************************** The Painkiller is a drink with a clearly defined history. It was invented in the 70’s at the Soggy Dollar Bar on Jost van Dyke, a so-called Sailor’s…

A Moonshine fueled Musical Tribute to America (hope they don't revoke my citizenship) | How to Drink

A Moonshine fueled Musical Tribute to America (hope they don't revoke my citizenship) | How to Drink

Just the high octane moonshine fueled thing you need for your Fourth of July BBQ. So beautiful I shed a tear… ********************************** The purpose of this drink is to be layered Red, White and Blue, beyond that my goal was to make it tasty and from all American spirits. Typically when you get into color…

Archer's Horatio Cornblower | How to Drink

Archer's Horatio Cornblower | How to Drink

The greatest spy of all time is without question Archer, and this drink inspired by one of his creations is the best I’ve ever had! ********************************** Archer has been around for quite a few years now, so it’s kinda weird that I haven’t done anything inspired by it until now. But that’s just it really,…

Piña Colada | How to Drink

Piña Colada | How to Drink

If you’re not into yoga, if you have half a brain, get in here and lets make a perfect Piña Colada already, it’s delicious. ********************************** Yacht rock aside, the origins of the Piña Colada are a bit murky. Legend holds that it’s roots are with a pirate by the name of Roberto Cofresí who mixed…

Gonna need two of these… | How to Drink

Gonna need two of these… | How to Drink

If you’re not into yoga, if you have half a brain, get in here and lets make a perfect Piña Colada already, it’s delicious. ********************************** Yacht rock aside, the origins of the Piña Colada are a bit murky. Legend holds that it’s roots are with a pirate by the name of Roberto Cofresí who mixed…

What's in Rick's Flask? | How to Drink

What's in Rick's Flask? | How to Drink

Rick Sanchez is seldom seen without his faithful hip flask, but just what IS he drinking? Talking Rick & Morty. Peace Among Worlds. ********************************** I held out a long time but recently I finally gave Rick and Morty a shot and it turns out I’m obsessed and I love this show, so let’s make a…