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.
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!
The New York Times wine critic Eric Asimov recently wrote about a Manhattan restaurant called Italienne that serves wine in a totally different way. Brendan wanted to learn more about how the ritual started and its intended purpose. So, he lured Eric to the DPD New York studio by promising they could drink Beaujolais while they talked about this.
(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 […]
This March, we're pitting cocktail against cocktail in the most spirited tournament ever. Which classic drink will reign supreme? YOU decide!
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
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.
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.
Back in 1849, a quiet woman named Elizabeth Blackwell made a big noise in the world of medicine. Learn the history, then get a custom cocktail that's (sort of) good for your health.
This week back in 1919, one of the most unlikely disasters in U.S. history took place. Learn all the sticky details, then safely sip on a custom cocktail.