How I Won The Thrill (But Shouldn’t Have)


Are you not entertained?

I know what you like, Thrill readers: alcohol. And although your average blogger could’ve told you that college students enjoy a drink now and then, I’ve got the numbers to prove it. It’s all part of the multi-year journey that has culminated in my “winning” the Thrill, as my editor Nathaniel told me the other day in econ. What does it mean to win The Thrill? Let me explain.

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Weekend Drink: Hot Toddy

I’m doing my part to spread awareness!!

Well, November has set in.  It’s cold, it’s dark, the schoolwork is immense, and Thanksgiving break is tantalizingly close.  It’s also Sweet Potato Awareness month, incidentally.  Which I feel raises the dual questions of A) Who is unaware of sweet potatoes? and B) Why do we need a whole month to tell people about them?  I feel like it’s overkill…sorry, where was I?  Oh yes, booze!  You did  come here for booze, right?  It says Weekend Drink at the top of the page after all.  If you were expecting something else, this is your chance to close the page.  Go ahead, I’ll wait.

Still here?  Great, we didn’t need those other stuffy guys anyway.  Finally though, here’s a classic drink to keep you warm and pull your through all your Movember growing, NaNoWriMo typing, November themed needs:  Continue reading

Know Your Liquor: Scotch, Whisky, Bourbon and Rye

Do you really know what you’re drinking?

It is not uncommon that at some point during my Friday/Saturday night, someone will confuse whisky, scotch, rye and bourbon.

It’ll go something like this:

Ignorant Drinker: This scotch is really good!

Me (mumbling under my breath): Jack Daniels isn’t scotch, it’s a type of bourbon whisky…

But how does me being passive-agressive help you understand the differences between scotch, bourbon and whisky? Well, it doesn’t. So I’m going to tell you about the differences.

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