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How Thomas Jefferson Saved and Changed the Library of Congress

This week back in 1800, the U.S. government's oldest cultural institution was founded. Find out how the founding father influenced the library’s scope, then toast with a cocktail celebrating the institution's current top librarian.


Martini Madness: And the Winner Is…

All month long, we put cocktail against cocktail in the most spirited tournament ever. Now find out the classic drink YOU voted on to reign supreme!


Martini Madness: Round 2

(Click to enlarge) Wait, what is this? Missed the first round of the competition or want to know more of about the cocktails? Check out round 1 here. You can see the polls for yourself, find out more about cocktail history and get some classic recipes. OK, I’m caught up. Now, what’s going on? It’s […]


VOTE: Martini Madness

This March, we're pitting cocktail against cocktail in the most spirited tournament ever. Which classic drink will reign supreme? YOU decide!


How ‘Nosferatu’ Was Almost Burned Out of Existence

Back in 1922, a classic movie monster was born and was almost immediately plunged into the scariest nightmare of all... a lawsuit. Learn the tale, then get the recipe for a custom twist on the Blood & Sand cocktail


The Health Nut Who Invented Corn Flakes

This coming week back in 1852, a man was born who went on to change the way mainstream America ate breakfast. Learn why his ideas weren't exactly mainstream and enjoy a mocktail.


How American Money Upgraded From Coins to Paper

Back in 1689, cash got a whole lot easier for Americans to carry around. Learn how our country's currency went from primarily metal to mostly paper, then cash out with a custom rum cocktail.