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A Whole Decanter of Negronis

October 19, 2018

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They usually had a cocktail every evening before dinner. Sometimes two. She would tell him about her day while he stirred their drinks. He wouldn't be home this evening though. It was a rare guys night.

By the time she got home, he would be halfway through a ribeye the size of Texas and all the way through his second . . .

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This Massive Collection of Mezcal had Mint Condition Rookie Status

October 13, 2018

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A few sips in he realized this would not be like any tasting he had ever attended. No sales pitch was lurking in the shadows. No brand to be seen. Each glass bottle held clear liquid and had blue painters tape attached. In Sharpie, he could read date, agave, and distiller.

He had been invited to try his buddies personal . . .

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An Americano Before Dinner Sounded Like a Good Way to Kill an Hour

October 12, 2018

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It had been raining all day. He kicked off his soggy shoes the second he got the door open and decided then and there he would be staying in for the evening. There was no need to brave the elements and cooking dinner at home sounded nice.

There was a chicken in the fridge that would do well in the oven and throwing together . . .

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He was Pretty Sure it was a Year Ago When He Last Ordered a Sidecar

October 11, 2018

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The sun was retiring earlier than it did yesterday. It was also the first day he had tied a scarf on before heading out. The leaves had a firm grip on their respective trees but they had begun to change into their more seasonally appropriate hues. Leaves are always so fashionable. In a few weeks, they would be crunching under his . . .

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His Very Own Private Island in a Sea of Rum

Congrats to Lost Lake in Chicago

October 08, 2018

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His suit made him stick out like the bruised banana in front of him. It wasn't that he didn't like rum drinks, he did. Usually only on vacation though and the simpler the better. This simulated paradise felt inauthentic and cheesy. The menu was sticky and someone was bird calling over the speakers while a backup band of . . .

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This Was a Glass of Summer Over Ice

October 05, 2018

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He was early to dinner and needed to kill some time. The friend he was meeting had a taste for hooch even stronger than his own. Sneaking in the usual martini was out of the question for now. Tonight was all about defense. He needed to make sure aspirin wasn't on the menu for breakfast.

The bartender who looked to be . . .

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The Worst Thing that can Happen Behind Any Bar

October 04, 2018

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A glass gets broken in the ice.

Your bar back is running late.

A drink that you made gets sent back.

You run out of __________ on a busy Friday.

Nobody stocked the beer cooler last night.

You cut your finger on the foil when opening a new bottle.

The sink gets clogged with fruit . . .

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