Howdy, dear and stalwart readers. Drinking in Public has been too long neglected, and I’m sorry for that. I can explain… Here’s Where We’re Heading That said, Drinking in Public isn’t a personal blog, it’s an art and beverage blog. So here’s what 2023 will look like on this site. First, Drinking in the Public […]
Friends, it’s been a minute. Or a month, more accurately. My apologies. Today we’re talkin’ shrubs. What they are, how to make ’em, how to use ’em. And I found some nice old pictures of fruit to go along with them. A recipe for a raspberry shrub is at the very end of this long […]
Drinking in the Public Domain’s second volume is coming, and this time, friends, we’re talkin’ toons. I don’t want to give away too much just yet, but suffice to say that cartoons and cocktails are both greater than the sum of their parts. Both take something static and give it motion. Both are hobbies of […]
I’ve added some recipes to the recipe page. They include, but are not limited to, a funky agricole vieux carre, a rosy vodka sour, and an arugula gimlet. Sláinte! Research for Drinking in the Public Domain Vol. 2 has begun, and below are a few public domain images that that research has churned up.
Lest we forget, this site is about drinking and art, and so far it’s been a bit heavy on the drinking; that’s something I have in common with this website. Materials that exist within the public domain are, somewhat intuitively, publicly owned. They are free for use, and reuse. Stanford has an excellent primer on […]
Good question, man. It’s a few things. First and foremost, it’s an archive for drink recipes, mostly cocktails, inspired by righteous indignation about secret recipes. Too many in the beverage industry get off on making it all seem so dang inaccessible and esoteric. To hell with that! Good drinks ought to be closer to right […]