Brian and I aren’t big drinkers. Moreover, alcohol is expensive and gone are the days when I could order a $9 margarita without feeling badly about it. I’m usually a white wine person myself, but I think mixed drinks are really cool. For a reason I can’t quite determine, the blogging community seemed mighty interested in adult beverages this past week…and with the rapid approach of summer, so am I.
The Atlantics’s A Slow Drink Manifesto discusses the value of a carefully made cocktail. I’d certainly rather have a slow drink than a bad drink.
What are the 25 most influential cocktails of the past century? Serious Eats asks the question, but I guess I’d have to find a copy of Imbibe magazine to find out the real answer. I don’t think I could even name 25 cocktails…I always order the same things over and over.
Alcohol-infused whipped cream. What will they think of next?
This is the perfect job for someone…a market in London is hiring a beer taster. Probably not the job for me, since I still think most beer tastes gross. And I’m not willing to move to London.
Anyone have a favorite cocktail recipe they want to share?