Tag Archives: lemon

December 26

Penicillin

Everybody is sick. Let me paint you a picture. My sinuses are congested and my head feels like it’s full of concrete. My 2½-year-old is coughing like she’s been down in the coal mines all her life and has a perpetual runny nose. My 3-month-old is suffering from a wicked post-nasal drip resulting in choking […]

July 17

Conquistador

“Nosotros los españoles sufrimos de una enfermedad del corazón que sólo el oro puede curar” “We Spaniards suffer from a sickness of the heart that only gold can cure.” – Hernán Cortés Conquistadors, from the Spanish/Portuguese word meaning “conquerors”, were murderous, disease-spreading bastards operating under the guises of “adventurers” and “explorers”. These Spaniards and Portuguese […]

June 22

Paper Plane

I fly like paper, get high like planes If you catch me at the border I got visas in my name If you come around here, I make ’em all day I get one down in a second if you wait – Mathangi “Maya” Arulpragasam (M.I.A.) This drink was created by Sam Ross when he […]

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 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 – […]

January 20

New York Sour

To quote the Atlanta Daily Constitution in 1879, “When American meets American then comes the whisky sour.” The Sour, and in particular the whiskey variety, enjoyed immense popularity across America from the 1860s up until the 1960s. According to David Wondrich, classics scholar and cocktail historian extraordinaire, the Sour’s popularity was driven by two things: […]