Hurricanes were apparently invented to get rid of the overstock of rum that bars were forced to buy during WWII in order to get a case of the much coveted whiskey and scotch. The first Hurricane is credited to New Orlean's tavern owner Pat O'Brien. Hurricanes have been referred to as 'alcoholic kool-aid' due to… Continue reading Hurricane


Hyper Dolly

Once fall rolls around, I start to enjoy the occasional hot drink with a dog in my lap and my feet up in front of a roaring fire. Don't get me wrong, I will never desert my white wine as that will always be my happy home, but a cup of Hyper Dolly is a… Continue reading Hyper Dolly

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A Monthly Celebration of Drinks

No matter the month, you can find a 'National' Drink Day to suit your fancy. Feel like throwing an impromptu party? Search the official (or unofficial) drink days for your chosen month and you will be inundated with a varied, and sometimes strange, selection of celebratory days to build your theme around. Although I know… Continue reading A Monthly Celebration of Drinks