Tag Archives: rum

January 21

Dave Matthews

I didn’t make it back to my hometown of Fredericton, New Brunswick this past holiday season (Lord, it seems like a long time ago now). I can’t remember the reason. Something about $2400 worth of plane tickets and traveling with 2½-year-old and 2-month-old girls in shitty weather. Yeah, that was it. As such, although it […]

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 […]

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 […]

February 12

Cubed Old-Fashioned

To wrap up the Old-Fashioned motif, I’ve decide to conclude with one of Jamie Boudreau’s variations on the time-honoured classic. Mr. Boudreau, a fellow Canadian originally hailing from Montréal, has fashioned a cocktail using the Old-Fashioned framework, but has tripled the number of spirits and bitters. What’s more, he’s captured the essence of the Old-Fashioned […]

January 16

Hemingway Daiquiri

To be a successful father… there’s one absolute rule: when you have a kid, don’t look at it for the first two years. – Ernest Hemingway There you have it. Hemingway was an exceptional father… said no one ever. Nope, Hemingway didn’t win any Father of the Year awards, that’s for sure. But, boy, could […]