Something to consider when reading old bar guides.  Not all proofs are created equal. Proof as a measure of alcohol content comes from the British Navy.  While sailing there are a number of factors that need to be managed on a long voyage.  Among them the need for fresh water, vitamin C and Morale.  WaterRead More

Drinking History

There is an element of history that cannot be ignored when looking at drinking and cocktail culture.  I’ve recently started re-watching Mad Men the period series from AMC about madison avenue in the 60’s.  It has been given many awards and nominated for many more.  I can’t seem to get over the AMC writing problem.Read More