Everything you know about grenadine is a lie

by Justin D'Olier on February 25, 2011 | (2) Comments |

I just spent $20 on a bottle of grenadine. Yes, grenadine. The neon red syrup used to make a Roy Rogers or a Shirley Temple. Even worse, I already have a bottle of grenadine in my cupboard. Unopened. Only, it’s not real grenadine. I always thought it was. In fact, I spent 30 years blissfully […]

The Lava Lamp of Beverage Accessories

by Justin D'Olier on February 24, 2011 | Comments Off on The Lava Lamp of Beverage Accessories |

On Super Bowl Sunday, the Lead Cork Dork and the Spirits Gypsy brought over their new iSi Soda Siphon, a gas injection device that carbonates anything. We decided to take liberties with the anything. You see, a soda making kit is similar to a breathalyzer: a seemingly innocuous and helpful device if used for its […]

It takes an American to make a good French cocktail

by Mel Galarneau on February 16, 2011 | Comments Off on It takes an American to make a good French cocktail |

This past weekend, we here at Drink with Aloha gathered to celebrate the births of our Resident Beverage Chugger and Jen, an alcohol enthusiast and friend. The party started at a relaxed pace with friends slowly trickling in as the early afternoon passed into early evening. Beers were casually sipped and Gin & Fresca cocktails […]

The Top 3 Reasons Why Bud Light Lime and Wiz Khalifa’s “Black and Yellow” are Basically the Same Thing

by Jordan D'Olier on February 15, 2011 | Comments Off on The Top 3 Reasons Why Bud Light Lime and Wiz Khalifa’s “Black and Yellow” are Basically the Same Thing |

Wiz Khalifa? Black and Yellow?! Bud Light Lime?!! If any of these questions initially popped into your head, I immediately envy your powerfully beneficial naivety. While I would prefer that any who have not been touched by the aforementioned inadequacies of American popular culture remain comfortably aloof, the duty of information sadly falls on my […]

Where Everybody Knows Your Name

by Justin D'Olier on February 2, 2011 | (2) Comments |

I’ve never been a regular at a bar. Not for lack of appreciation of well made cocktails or skilled bartenders, just my overwhelming frugality. If I’m going to knock back six Jack-and-Diets, I’d rather save the money and do it at home. The closest I ever came to “regular” status at a bar was routine […]