Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

Since the Republican candidate for President Donald Trump is obsessed with a non-existent sex tape of Alicia Machado, the former Miss Universe from Venezuela, we thought we would share his obsession by celebrating with the favorite alcoholic beverage of her native land, the Cuba Libre. For the ill-informed, it’s a rum and Coca-Cola. Esquire informs […]

So much for voting your conscience, or not letting an insult of your wife and father slide. This is Texas Senator Ted Cruz’s endorsement of Donald Trump: Update🚨Here is Ted Cruz's official endorsement of Donald Trump. pic.twitter.com/GGIKRvVXRx — Tennessee GOP (@TEN_GOP) September 23, 2016 This is me heading to the bar. Look, I get it. […]

Our good friends at the McPaper chain have found an instruction video for making an Old Fashioned that they would not recommend following at home, especially if you’re a Wisconsinite: Okay, I’ll admit that’s a little more than 3 oz of bourbon. As one YouTube commenter posted, “May as well just pour the other ingredients […]

We haven’t done one of these in a while, but a topic came up and it’s piqued my curiosity. Does it matter which tonic water you use as a mixer? Our friend Ryan Ojibway says his wife has to use Schwepps for the traditional Gin & Tonic. I’ve never noticed that much of a difference, […]

I was asked, so what is the perfect drink to celebrate Brexit? Or, I suppose, drown your sorrows, depending on which side you’re on. Whatever you do, the gin martini is out. In order to have a great martini you need vermouth from Martini & Rossi. That’s Italian, for the uninformed. Olives are not native […]

A scientist is exploring the chemistry of whiskey, scotch and bourbon, to learn what makes them so different from each other. When it comes to the magic of whiskey, their complex profiles might be explained the chemical fingerprints that separate them from one another — and change the way that they taste. It’s an idea […]

Jeff at EatWisconsin does not understand the hype of another microbrew, Fat Tire. I don’t have anything against Fat Tire or New Belgium brewing I just don’t get the hype. It seems like these beer drinkers feel that they have been deprived of the best beer ever brewed. Fat Tire isn’t a bad beer but […]

Just discovered you won’t be invited to the Inaugural Ball? Did your congressman already sell your district’s allotment of tickets on Ebay? Are you going to have to watch the most important presidential inauguration since Abraham Lincoln from the comfort of your own living room? Or will the Holiday Season include the Inauguration of The […]

Quite often when planning a party, alcohol tends to be a last-minute decision. Halloween party tonight? Better Homes and Gardens offers this helpful suggestion: For easier bar prep, create a signature cocktail—and a non-alcoholic version—for your Halloween party. Make batches in advance, and you can even have poured glasses ready for the witching hour. If […]

For this week’s Friday afternoon cocktail, we drink a toast to Zero the Polar Bear. Zero literally went off the edge when he heard the Milwaukee County Board wanted to triple the county sales tax. Fortunately there was a net below, so Zero is now enjoying the cooling weather and an unusual amount of attention […]