Booze

May
09
A picosita from Hugo's in Antigua

TDG #018: The Guatemalan Hangover Cure

One of the best damn hangover cures around.
3 min read
Mar
13
The outside of an Albanian kafe in Tirana

TDG #012: The Albanian Kafe

The room is cast in a blue-gray hazy from the cigarette smoke. A couple of old couches and a few
5 min read
May
27
Flat Hat Distillery in San Juan Island, Washington

Re-Defining Grain to Glass in the San Juan Islands

Recently I took a trip up to the San Juan Islands, northwest of Seattle in the Salish Sea. Despite growing up in the Pacific Northwest, a journey to the islands has eluded me over the years.
5 min read
Jan
11
Aperol Spritz veneziano

The History of the Spritz Veneziano (Aperol Spritz)

I'll be honest, before going to Italy, I assumed the Aperol Spritz was an Italian-ish drink recently co-opted by the
2 min read
Dec
28
how to order a martini

How to Order a Martini like a Professional

The martini is a formidable cocktail. It holds a gravitas backed by decades of history and pop culture. A drink
5 min read
Dec
18
Venetian bacaro la sete

The bacaro, a local Venetian watering hole

After walking around Venice for a few hours, you’ll start to notice a couple of things. First, you’ll
2 min read
Dec
11
beer trends 2022

Craft Beer Predictions for 2022

The desires of the beverage-consuming population seem to wax and wane with each year. The Aperol Spritz, then the espresso
3 min read
Oct
02
raicilla agave

Raicilla: This agave spirit is Mexico’s best-kept secret

You definitely know tequila; college kids have been getting hammered on tequila since the beginning of time. Or maybe you’
9 min read
Sep
18
fresh hop one the bine

WTF is a “fresh hop” beer?

Some may use pumpkin spice everything as the harbinger of Fall. Me? Well, for me, Fall is ushered in by
3 min read
Jun
27
Crowberry Liqueur from Reykjavik Distillery in Iceland

An Interview with Snorri Jónsson of 64° Reykjavík Distillery

3 min read