People Who Throw Cigarette Butts-Why I Drink

Driving behind a car. Nice car, not super nice, but nice. He comes to a full stop at the stop sign. Long full stop, no one coming. WUCK? I think. Oh well, some people just follow the rules even in California. Then, not 200 yards down the road, he flicks out a lit cigarette butt […]

That Calls for a Carlsberg

Officially on my list of the Top Ten Beer Commercials of All Time

Bourbon Heritage Month-What it Means to Me

When I heard it was National Bourbon Heritage Month, I was astounded.  Mostly astounded that they had actually passed some Senate resolution at one point in time for that.  Or so interweb legend holds. But I thought about it.  Bourbon is my favorite hard liquor.  I could pretty much drink it to the exclusion of […]

If I Saw This on the Street…

You would not be able to keep me out of that bar.

Cider Season

There was an old maid of Oneida, Who screamed at the sight of a spider; She would faint at a lamb And run wild from a ram, But fearlessly tackle hard cider.  

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