Tag: drinks

The Independent Brewing Company

My new local bar… The Independent Brewing Company is a tavern located in my old/new neighborhood, Squirrel Hill.  We are dedicated to serving fresh, local beer, made only by Western Pennsylvania breweries.  Beer is an incredible beverage and we do…

Ausable Brewing Co. Opens in Keeseville, N.Y.

Gotta support the fellow Plant and Soil Science alumni… Go Catamounts! On Labor Day weekend, brothers Dan and Dylan Badger quietly threw open the doors to Ausable Brewing Company in Keeseville, N.Y. Situated a quick, four-mile bike ride from the Port Kent Ferry, the brewery shares…

The Bloody Bull Cocktail

The Bloody Bull, a favored cocktail of the prestigious Rolling Rock Club of Western Pennsylvania, is very much like a Bloody Mary, but with a few delicious added ingredients. You will need the following: Vodka, Bloody Mary mix (I prefer…

A Few Notes on Presiding over the Punch Bowl

Critical influence over the tenor of the party…   March 21st was my maternal grandparents’ wedding anniversary; they were married in 1946 in Silver Spring, Maryland, my grandmother’s hometown. As a child I loved to pore over the Silver Spring Standard wedding…

The Bourbon Whiskey Guide: America’s Native Spirit

Bourbon Whiskey

“Bourbon whiskey”. When you hear that name many thoughts come to mind. From first class passengers aboard the Titanic enjoying it as an after-dinner drink to the cast of AMC’s Mad Men guzzling Old Fashions like bottled water, one thing…

Drink This | Mt. Saint Helen

Athens Georgia Drinks

A few weeks ago, Jamie Clayton and I were in Athens to shoot a wedding together. We didn’t have to be there until 4:00, so we decided to grab a late lunch at The National, a place neither of us…