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How to Make the Old Cuban, or The Best New Years Eve Cocktails!

Champagne and other sparkling wines have become ubiquitous with New Year’s Eve, and all of the posts leading up to the new year will use that amazing ingredient.  Sparkling wine is not a well known cocktail ingredient, however it can

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Posted in Celebration Drinks, Cheap Cocktails, Dollar Drinks, Events, Rum, Sparkling Wine

Shutdown Specials or Great Drink Deals for a Furloughed DC

Now that a large population of the US capital no longer has to go to work, the bars and restaurants of DC have taken it upon themselves to give these employees something to do, namely drink.  There are some amazing

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Posted in Events

Breaking Bad Finale Cocktails or A Shot as Strong as Blue Sky

Breaking Bad’s famous crystal blue meth in the show has many names: Blue Sky, Fring’s Blue, Big Blue, and Blue Magic.  The more important fact is that it is 99.1% pure.  While I would love to make a cocktail that

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Posted in Dollar Drinks, Events, Everclear/Grain Alcohol, Liqueur, Shooter

Sunday Funday: Breaking Bad Finale Cocktails, Part 1

Breaking Bad is ending today and it’s all about the blue crystal. There is no question that everyone will be glued to the series finale of Breaking Bad to find out what happens to all of the characters.  Although Walter

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Posted in Events, Liqueur, Sunday Funday, Tequila, Vodka

An Introduction to All Things Bourbon, or a livestream from Woodford Reserve

This coming Tuesday (August 13th 2013) there is going to be great livestream at 8pm EST from Woodford Reserve’s Master Distiller Chris Morris. Chris is going to explain what makes bourbon bourbon, it’s history, and even answer your questions. This

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Posted in Bourbon, Events

Sunday Funday: DC Beer Week! or how to drink amazing craft beer on the cheap

Sorry for this late post and for a general lack of posts this weekend. But there was a reason for my absence: I was helping out with the great week long event that is DC Beer Week! But why should

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Posted in Beer, Events, Sunday Funday

Celebrate! It’s International Beer Day!

Today is International Beer Day! Okay, it sounds awesome, but what does it really mean and what is it for? International Beer Day was founded in 2007 by a couple of guys named Jesse Avshalomov and Evan Hamilton who appreciated

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Posted in Beer, Dollar Drinks, Events

It’s happening this weekend! Drink the District: Birthday Beer Edition

Last call to get your Drink the District tickets! A giant celebration for the first anniversary of this amazing event. Everyone in the DC metro area get ready to get your drink on with unlimited 5oz pours of over 50

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Posted in Beer, Events

Sunday Funday Event Bulletin: Drink the District

In this special Sunday Funday Event bulletin, calling everyone in the DC metro area for an event occurring in two weeks. The event is called DRINK THE DISTRICT and you should be there. I was lucky enough to go to

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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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