Posts Tagged ‘Manhattan’
As “Mad Men” season 5 premiered last night, one bourbon brand tells us they are the favorite bourbon among the writers and cast members of “Mad Men.” Got a guess as to which one it is??
Basil Hayden’s Bourbon that the writers of AMC’s “Man Men” love Basil Hayden’s and actually while writing the show. Matthew Weiner, “Mad Men”‘s creator and executive producer, tells us that they keep a bottle of Basil Hayaden’s in the writer’s room to toast a long day’s work. It’s not just the show’s writers who love Basil, cast members Aaron Staton and Michael Gladis tell BourbonBlog.com that they enjoy it on set.
I know this is Drink Music City, but we do like to get out of town every now and then and sample some beverages in other strange, foreign lands. Like Alabama.
I just got back from a trip to the Gulf Shores area for my kid’s Spring Break. It was also Spring Break for a lot of college bros and girls who scream “WOOOOOOOO!” at three in the morning, but that’s another blog. My tropical drink of choice was Cruzan Dark Rum with Pinapple/Mango juice. Why is this significant? I haven’t had rum in years, but I felt obligated, being at the beach. It was delicious.
But I digress. Let me tell you where I want
Nashville is just beginning to see the wave of the cocktail movement that has been going on for quite some time in major cities like New York City, Chicago, and San Francisco (just to name a few). Thanks to my friends over at The Patterson House, The Holland House Bar & Refuge, and Bar No. 308, Nashville is moving in the right direction. After starting this site, I quickly became entrenched in the art of the cocktail and am on my way to learning everything cocktail related. I hope to, in turn, give what I learn to our readers in a easily digestible format with a little fun and humor.