Monthly Archives: March 2014

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

March 04

Cameron’s Kick

They speak of my drinking, but never think of my thirst – Scottish proverb I love scotch. Scotchy, Scotch, Scotch. Here it goes down, down into my belly… – Ron Burgundy Ron Burgundy and I share a common love for Scotch. It’s glorious. I am currently building a case – amassing means of justification – […]

March 01

Vesper

As many of your know, the Vesper was the creation of none other than the famous MI6 agent himself – James Bond. Which, of course, means that the cocktail was the invention of Ian Fleming who penned the recipe in ‘Casino Royale’ (1953) – the first novel of fourteen in the James Bond series. Let’s […]