Jeppson's Malort

Strange Brews: Jeppson’s Malort

I don’t know how many countries actually signed the Evil Booze Nonproliferation Treaty of 1903, but we can safely say it was a total...

Here’s How to Make a Fucking Bloody Mary

I wasn't aware until fairly recently that there are some people out there—grown-ass adults, even—who have never had themselves a Bloody Mary. That's wrong. And...

So You Want to Write a Cocktail Guide!

Good for you! But be aware that there is already a massive, ever-growing zombie horde of cocktail guides out there, so you'll need a fresh...

Punch Drunk: An Interview with David Wondrich

MDM has a word with David Wondrich, one of the world's leading authorities on cocktail history and culture, not to mention the author of...

Volatile Cocktail: An Interview with Cocktail Scientist Dr. Troy Parsons

I met with Dr. Troy Parsons in the President’s Club Lounge during his two-hour layover at Denver International Airport. He’d just arrived from Houston where...
Solution to All of Life's Problems

Solutions to All of Life’s Problems

  The Problem  The Drink  The Solution You lost your job. Brutal Hammer 1 part cheapest vodka 1 part cheapest burgundy Cynically throw in a few ice cubes. Drink ten of these and pass...

The Bartender Strikes Back

The rush of the night hits. I'm singing I Fought the Law while slinging a hula hoop around my waist and juggling five burning...