Sayings You Can Only Get Away With At Thanksgiving

This is from all around the interwebs, with slight variations, but always funny. Sayings You Can Only Get Away With At Thanksgiving. 1. Talk about a huge breast! 2. Tying the legs together keeps the inside moist. 3. It’s Cool Whip time! 4. If I don’t undo my pants, I’ll burst! 5. Whew, that’s one […]

America is Loco for Four Loko

Few things can illuminate the fact that we’re a nation governed by jackasses as completely as how our officials treat the production, marketing, and consumption of alcohol. Four Loko – John Adams would have drunk it if he could. Witness the recent furor over Four Loko, a ridiculous and sugary prepackaged cocktail of caffeine and […]

Around the Boozosphere

Doing my occasional crawl from on blogroll to theirs to theirs..etc. The Boozebloggers review a schmancy pistachio liqueur – Dumante . The Hanky Panky Cocktail. Nice. Looks like the perfect drink for Thanksgiving. Tasty, and a couple of these and you will be hitting on your cousin – Sloshed In a timely piece, Doug launches […]

Old World Spirits Kuchan Poire Williams Eau-De-Vie

For our tasting of Kuchan Poire Williams Eau-De-Vie the four principal locusts gathered at the home of the Bon-Vivant on a glorious fall evening. We poured out four small glasses of the clear liquid, and proceeded with the tasting. The Bon-Vivant: Ajmo na piche. Old World Spirits Pear Eau De Vie  The Enabler: I get […]

Happy Guy Fawkes Day!

It is one of my favorite things about the Brits. They have a day to celebrate someone trying to blow up Parliament. I do not think there is a man alive who, just having gone through this election season, does not sympathize with that and think to himself (or herself as the case may be), […]

Woodford Reserve Releases Limited Edition Maple Wood Finished Bourbon

Like the title?  I lifted off the entire title from the press release.  Here is some blah blah verbage from the same distinguished source: This whiskey is one of the most unique Master’s Collections to date as it is the industry’s first bourbon to be finish-aged in barrels made from sugar maple wood. Barrels play […]

The Liquor Locusts

The Liquor Locusts

"The harsh, useful things of the world, from pulling teeth to digging potatoes, are best done by men who are as starkly sober as so many convicts in the death-house, but the lovely and useless things, the charming and exhilarating things, are best done by men with, as the phrase is, a few sheets in the wind." ~H.L. Mencken

The Dangers of Thirst

"Let your boat of life be light, packed with only what you need - a homely home and simple pleasures, one or two friends, worth the name, someone to love and someone to love you, a cat, a dog, and a pipe or two, enough to eat and enough to wear, and a little more than enough to drink; for thirst is a dangerous thing." ~Jerome K. Jerome

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The Jug of Empire!

The Jug of Empire!

"How solemn and beautiful is the thought that the earliest pioneer of civilization, the van-leader of civilization, is never the steamboat, never the railroad, never the newspaper, never the Sabbath-school, never the missionary -- but always whiskey!" ~Mark Twain