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The Art of the Tiki Cocktail, or the best tropical drink for warm weather!

The tiki cocktail became popular in the 30s and reached its peak in the 40s and 50s thanks to the efforts Ernest Raymond Beaumont Gannt who you might know as Donn Beach.  Gannt founded his famous bar Don the Beachcomber on Hollywood Boulevard

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Posted in Cheap Cocktails, Culture, Dollar Drinks, Rum, Tiki Monday

Happy Newman’s Day! Or the perfect excuse to drink 24 beers in 24 hours.

Today is a special day for beer lovers.  Not because it is a day about great beer, but because it is a challenge involving beer.  For today, 4/24, is Newman’s Day.  The day is rumored to have started because of

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Posted in Beer, Culture

Does Your Favorite Wine or Spirit Indicate Your Politics?

According to a recent article released by the Washington Post, it almost certainly does.  The research began as consumer data supplied by GFK MRI, and was analyzed by Jennifer Dube of National Media Research Planning and Placement (an Alexandria-based Republican consulting

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Posted in Culture

The 5 Best Emmy Awards Drinking Games, or a great excuse to have fun!

Tonight is the night of the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards, that event where TV’s best and worst gather to have fun and be made fun of.  Lucky for you, there are a number of great drinking games that have been

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Posted in Culture

Sunday Funday: 3 Rules of Bottomless Brunches

It’s summer. We are all thirsty and brunches with bottomless drinks are all the rage. But just because it’s bottomless doesn’t make it a true deal. Today we look at some tips on how to maximize both your drink and

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Posted in Culture, Sunday Funday

Sunday Funday: Get Buzzed Edition

Getting buzzed can mean a lot of things, from being bothered by a bee to a number of illegal activities.  However we are going to focus on a great combo that is becoming increasingly popular: caffeine and alcohol.  This combo

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Posted in Culture, Sunday Funday

25 Reasons Why Alcohol Should Be Served at Work

Originally posted on Lords of the Drinks:
There are plenty of reasons why alcohol should be served at work. Most employers don’t allow their employees to drink at work. The general assumption is that people would be less productive when…

Posted in Culture, History
Nick McAfee
Nick McAfee is a student of Princeton University and is passionate about mixology. As a student with a low monthly income, he has developed ways to create simple cocktails with complex flavors from inexpensive ingredients. Learn more about Nick and Broke & Thirsty.
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