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The Secret Language of Cocktails

Your cocktail says something about you. For instance, ordering a martini says you appreciate the finer things in life, ordering a gin and tonic says...

Drunkard’s Dozen

The Eye Opener Rehumanize Yourself Good morning! How's your head? What's that? You'd like it surgically removed and replaced with a beach ball? No need to go...

A Guide to Manly Drinks

If you're a man aged anywhere from 21 to 35, I've got some sobering news for you. Your Grandmother is a better drinker than...

Cocktail Power

Dr. Cocktail knows what you’re drinking. And he wishes you would pause for a moment and reconsider that vodka/ Kool-Aid combo you’re throwing together, and...

Enter the Exciting World of Kitchen Cocktails!

We’ve all been there. You’re broke, it’s three in the morning, and you’re not quite ready to go nighty-night. You make a quick but intense...

The Faded Glory of the Martini Lunch

Winston Churchill, bolstered by gin martinis, outlasted the Luftwaffe. James Bond typically enjoyed a martini while on the clock, right before pummeling an extra into...
In Praise of the Liquor Cabinet

In Praise of the Liquor Cabinet

“Hospitable” was once a high-ranking compliment, one of the nicest things you could say of people, redolent of all sorts of related traits like...

The Perfect Martini (and How to Make It)

The creation of a perfect martini is no great mystery. Once the process to produce one is learned, a perfect martini can be made over...
Quest for the Perfect Cocktail

The Quest for the Perfect Cocktail

The legendary libation was allegedly devised by an 18th-century alchemist/adventurer named Marquis Ferdinand D’Etatis, the very same ‘Mad Marquis’ who led the famous grog...

A Powerful Stillness

“The martini,” Dr. Giorgio Lolli wrote in his seminal 1960 book Social Drinking, “conveys the impression of a powerful stillness.” A mix of gin and...