Paternal Drunk - Post 25 - Bohemian - S April 17

Bohemian

Alright folks, welcome to part 5 of 7 of the “Drinks We Drank at Drink” series that’s been in progress since I returned from the glorious city of Boston some weeks ago. The subject of this post was a cocktail that was prepared for another of my dear friends – a man who is both […]

Paternal Drunk - Post 24 - El Presidente - S April 10

El Presidente

“I am going to teach the South American republics to elect good men.” – US President Woodrow Wilson Capítulo número cuatro, amigos. Today’s installment from the ongoing “Drinks We Drank at Drink” series features the “El Presidente”. The bachelor, for whom we can thank for our debaucherous trip to Boston, is a rum man. As […]

Paternal Drunk - Post 23 - Toronto - S April 06

Toronto

Yonge Street, Bloor Street, Queen Street, King: Catch an itchy monkey With a piece of string. Eaton’s, and Simpson’s, And Honest Ed’s: Give him his pyjama pants And throw him into beds! – Dennis Lee, “Bed Song” from Alligator Pie Fellow readers, may I present to you, Installment #3 of my “Drinks We Drank at […]

Paternal Drunk - Post 22 - French 75 - S March 27

French 75

Continuing with my feature of the drinks that my compatriots and I imbibed at Boston’s Drink, next up is the French 75. Now, some might say that this drink has no business showing up at a bachelor party. It’s got Champagne in it ferchrissakes! Well… yes. You’re right. But what can you do? My friend, […]

Paternal Drunk - Post 21 - Greenpoint - S March 20

Greenpoint

You may have noted that it’s been some time since my last post. I have a legitimate excuse: I was drunk. This past weekend I negotiated a leave of absence from parental duties and attended a bachelor party in Boston. The trip marked three notable “first-times” for me: my first time visiting the Hub; my […]

Paternal Drunk - Post 20 - Le Pere Bis - S March 12

Le Père Bis

“There are two things a Highlander likes naked, and one of them is malt whisky.” – Scottish proverb Yes, I would tend to agree with the Scots in this regard, but sometimes it’s cold and wet outside. Sometimes your nose is running and your bones are aching, and the urge to whine rears its ugly […]

Paternal Drunk - Post 19 - Blood and Sand - S March 06

Blood and Sand

Suddenly the man was thrown from between the bull’s horns with a devastating blow, and tumbled to the sand. The bull lowered his head, picking up the lifeless body, lifting it for an instant on its horns and letting it fall once more before careering away on a mad path, the rapier plunged deep to […]

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