Dry January Drinking Options

One of the most daunting elements of a dry January happens to be finding options beyond non-alcoholic beer or tonic and bitters when one chooses to go and about with others who are not participating. While not a new article, Buzzfeed provided a substantial list of creative alternatives last year. It touches upon flavors for every palate and it’s sure to come in handy. Most …

Notes: Bar Culture

Our food and drink editor recalls everything he missed during dry January

Have you ever had a Pickleback? Today, it’s a shot of whiskey (commonly Jameson) followed by a pickle brine chaser. The name of the drink is attributed to a Williamsburg, Brooklyn bar circa 2006 where Old Crow bourbon was used, though some credit a Philly iteration as the first documented, while even fewer claim it made its debut in Texas. Truth be told, it isn’t …