A friend of ours recently bought us a bottle of Hpnotiq as a gift; what drinks could we mix with our new liqueur? I decided to try the 34 proof alcohol in a popular and easy drink, the Hpnotiq Martini. Turns out there is something to be said for this being a hypnotic drink; we were all mesmerized after drinking one of these. So sit back, crack a bottle, and let the Friday Night Drinking Club show you how to mix this tropical Hpnotiq cocktail.
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Teri Porter is a spitfire and a whirlwind of energy. This is only the second time I’ve met her, and I can already see this clearly. As I conduct our interview, Teri answers the phone about five times, prints up tabs, and greets a customer. Such is the life for the manager of The Distillery, a Midtown Sacramento bar and restaurant. But I have a feeling there’s no where else she would rather be than behind the bar, making people right at home.
When: Afternoons and evenings, every day but Monday
When most people think of wine tasting tours, they envision rural vineyards à la Sonoma or Napa County. Unbeknownst to many, Sacramento has an urban winery of its own– Midtown’s Revolution Wines. When one of our FNDC members was ready to celebrate her thirtieth birthday, the stage was set for us to get the band back together and sample some locally produced vintage.
In the late 1990s, a revolutionary new drink took American bars by storm. At first, this concoction was dubbed a Red Bull Blaster, but gradually became known as the Jägerbomb. Like other “bomb-shot” drinks, the Jäger Bomb is guzzled as fast as possible after dropping a shot of liquor into a glass of something carbonated, in this case, energy drinks. Let’s examine why this drink in particular has become so popular.
Wait—we’re talking about the mixed drink, aren’t we?
Drinking is a journey, not a destination. What do we mean by that? What is our philosophy of drinking? Simply stated, that while ample beverages and the perfect venue contribute heavily to having a good time, the formula is notably incomplete without good friends with which to partake in the night’s activities with.