Bobby Heugel

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  • 5 years ago | Booze

    Sloe gin is one of those products that people who overvalue the importance of spirit and liqueur knowledge reference to impress friends when ordering at a bar. You know the guy: For some reason, he always tries to get the bartender's attention by ...

  • 5 years ago | Booze

    Why write about a drink whose names suggest such a pro-Canadian agenda in, of all states, Texas? Because right about now, we are probably all wishing we were in Canada. The upcoming weekend in Montreal sounds nice - high of 77 and low of 56. Hell,...

  • 5 years ago | Booze

    This week's cocktail is the Bee's Knees - both figuratively and literally. The phrase "the bees knees" appeared at some point in the 1920s as an allusion to the prized pollen carried by bees in sacs located on their legs. The cocktail itself origi...

  • 5 years ago | Booze

    The gin and tonic is arguably the world's favorite highball. Blissfully botanical gin, bubbly tonic and a squeeze of fresh citrus make for a leisurely, refreshing cocktail that always helps to beat the summer heat. While the drink was a staple of ...

  • 5 years ago | Booze

    I know what you're thinking. Yes, the swizzle does sound like some crazy drink Snoop would have verbally invented at the height of his popularity. And it wouldn't be the first of his concoctions - gin and juice, anyone? We can see Snoop riding dow...

  • 5 years ago | Booze

    The Tom Collins is among the most famous of historical cocktails. Yet despite its notoriety, one glaringly obvious question remains unanswered: Who the hell was Tom Collins, anyway? There are two competing stories about the name: It seems that the...


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