Smoky Quartz Distillery in Seabrook, NH just celebrated its one-year anniversary. So naturally they threw a party, released their new bourbon, and invited me down for a visit. All of those things are great ideas. I had been meaning to visit Smoky Quartz for several months, ever since one of […]

Smoky Quartz Distillery: Veteran Owned, NH Proud

So, last Friday night I went to Bully Boy’s speakeasy party. It was pretty sweet. Let me explain. A couple months ago, the Bully Boys started dropping hints on Facebook and Twitter that they were going to throw an exclusive bash to celebrate their one year anniversary of the distillery. […]

The Bully Boy Speakeasy

Holy crap. There’s ANOTHER craft distillery IN Boston. ! I had no idea. I stumbled on an article on that described a new distillery in South Boston called GrandTen. An email was immediately sent, and in a short amount of time I received a reply from co-owner Matthew Nuernberger, […]

GrandTen Distilling

Modern Drunkard Magazine’s articleThe 86 Rules of Boozing, by Frank Kelly Rich states: Rule 37. Try one new drink each week. The Rule 37 series of posts chronicle my attempts to accomplish this feat every week. For the recipes of R37s past, click the Htf do I make these drinks? […]

Rule 37: Windex

Yet another travel series that I never seem to finish. This one tells the tales of our Milwaukee adventures in late March of 2012. We went there to do some serious drinking. Oh, and also Trevtastic got married. Yeah, some girl actually married that boy. But still, it was a […]

Mil-wacky in March, Part 3: Great Lakes Distillery

I am sick. It’s not been a pleasant week. You should understand: I HATE getting a cold. I’m sure no one enjoys it, but I DESPISE it. I take it personally, as an attack on my body from a foreign enemy. So I’ve been fighting it. Vicodin-assisted slumber ensures a […]

Ryan & Wood Distilleries vs. The Plague

The Monday Hangover: Other drink adventures of note from the weekend. Another week down. Friday night we skipped over our usual Rule 37 cocktail night to attend a party in Natick. It was the Irish Lad’s company holiday party, which I had bartended last year, and took on the role […]

The Monday Hangover: Dec 10-11