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A Giraffe Walks Into A Bar …

“The highball, high priest of tall drinks, is nothing but spirits, ice, and water or soda, but its concoction is nonetheless governed by basic rules for bringing out the life flavor of its principle ingredient.”

~ Esquire’s Handbook For Hosts, 1949

A highball is any cocktail consisting […]

By | 2018-01-10T15:07:10+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|diveblog|0 Comments

Bigger Better Bolder Bitter

“Fernet is the best liquor you’re (still) not yet drinking.”
-The Atlantic

Various Fernets LiquorsIn Argentina it’s mixed with Coca-Cola as the country’s favorite cocktail, as well as its preferred hangover cure. In San Francisco, where it’s been hugely popular since the 1920s, it’s downed straight with […]

By | 2017-08-17T02:15:07+00:00 August 17th, 2017|diveblog|0 Comments

Pickled Egg-Cellence

Pickled Eggs with Jameson Whisky“Listen up, guys, the Springfield Police have told me that 91% of all traffic accidents are caused by you six guys. So the bad news is we gotta start having designated drivers. We’ll choose the same way they pick the Pope. Everybody […]

By | 2017-08-17T03:17:57+00:00 August 13th, 2017|diveblog|0 Comments

Think American, Drink Canadian

Crown Royal, Lot 40 Canadian Whiskies“She drank Canadian whiskey
Pure blended whiskey
She drank it like wine
Her eyes were the color of Canadian whiskey
Pure blended whiskey
So light brown and fine”
Tom Russell, ‘Canadian Whiskey’

Canadian whisky does not get the respect it deserves. Among […]

By | 2017-08-17T02:18:11+00:00 July 28th, 2017|diveblog|0 Comments

World-Class Single Malts, A Long Way From Scotland

“Charm is a product of the unexpected.”
~Jose Marti

The practice of distilling fermented grains is said to have begun with either the Babylonians in 2nd Century BC Mesopotamia or the Greeks in the 1st Century AD. What is known for certain is that the technology evolved from the medieval Arabs, with the earliest records discovered in […]

By | 2017-07-15T17:20:16+00:00 April 12th, 2017|diveblog|0 Comments

For The Old Kentucky Home Far Away

The best thing about the Kentucky Derby is that it is only two minutes long. It is the quickest event in sports, except for sumo wrestling & Mike Tyson fights. Maybe drag racing is quicker, but I have never been attracted to it.
~ Hunter S. Thompson

Kentucky has always said you can’t really make […]

By | 2017-07-15T17:28:53+00:00 April 12th, 2017|diveblog|0 Comments