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.
This week in 1984, 40 of the biggest pop stars in the world assembled in London to tape a charity Christmas song that became a UK record-breaker. Hear the story of their smash hit, then "raise a glass to everyone" with this liquid evidence that the world can work together in harmony.
Back in 1951, "I Love Lucy" debuted on CBS-TV... barely. Learn the tale and get strong armed into trying a delicious rum cocktail.
Around this time back in 1907, the greatest mystery writer ever took on a criminal case himself. Learn the history, then enjoy a curious cocktail.
This month marks the 72nd birthday of the inventor of an object that infuriated millions.
This week, back in 1847, a seafarer from Maine created one of the most popular confections in America.
Derek Brown writes about drinks for outlets like the Atlantic and The Washington Post. He also runs a slew of celebrated bars, including "The Columbia Room," which GQ once said makes the best Martini in America. The D.C. Bartender-in-Chief tells us all about "the king of cocktails," and why a Martini with balanced ingredients is a better Martini.
Around this time back in 2007, a guy named Richard Drew was inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame. Learn the sticky history and enjoy a Vermouth-based cocktail.
Right around this time back in 1987, New Jersey became the 3rd state in the union to mandate trash recycling… and the impetus may’ve been the long and inglorious journey of the Mobro 4000 — a barge, loaded with litter, that couldn’t find a home. Hear the story, then toss back this trashy custom cocktail.
This week back in 1926, a great American's high-flying career came to a sudden end. We toast to Bessie Coleman's life and legacy with a moonshine-based cocktail.