Weekend Drink: Mom and Dad are Home from Work

Oops, it's a stock photo. I didn't actually make this drink. My b. (via dreamstime.com)

Oops, it’s a stock photo. I didn’t actually make this drink. My b. (via dreamstime.com)

In this special Parents’ Weekend cocktail, we’re gonna mix two stereotypical post-work liquors to form a weird hybrid Mom-n-Pop disaster. After all, the two most important things in life are family and getting totally shitfaced, am I right?

You’re gonna need a few things:

  • White wine. Make it sparkle if you just got some extra cash.
  • Whiskey. What kind? I don’t know. Ask a dad.
  • Orange juice.
  • The ability to make believe you’re a really busy parent who just got home from the office.

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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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