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Cocktail Corner: Quarantine Party

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MINDY MALONE, Evergreen columnist

October 1, 2020

I come from a household that doesn’t drink — which is a polite way of saying I know nothing about alcohol — so on my first trip to the liquor store after turning 21, I asked for some recommendations and walked away with bottles from two brands I’ve never heard of. Roku Gin Distilled in...

Sprang break drankz: Recipes to explore

At home or in Mexico, the hangover from these drinks is the same. Drink responsibly.

BRUCE MULMAT, Evergreen columnist

March 12, 2020

Aight kiddos spraaaang breaaaak is right around the corner and you bet we will be getting blasted - be it on beaches (SHOUTOUT TO CORONA BEER BAYBEE), in the desert, on a mountain or just sitting around in your apartment or parent’s house. So I’ll be dropping some mixed drinks with the vibe of a much...

Paddy’s Day pints

Paddy's Day pints

BRUCE MULMAT, Evergreen columnist

March 12, 2020

While you’re enjoying your spring break, remember that there is a high holiday for those who love to drink. St. Patrick’s Day seems to always be over this break, so here’s the top Irish cocktails and drinks to enjoy during this very special day. It is also very important to note that some of these ...

Cocktail corner: Spiking your punch bowl

Experimenting with your drinks is fun and helps you develop your personal taste. Fruity drinks are sweet and help mask the taste of what you’re drinking, but too much can result in a nasty hangover the next day.

BRUCE MULMAT, Evergreen columnist

February 27, 2020

Remember the Vine of the woman who said the recipe needed two shots of vodka and poured half the damn bottle in? That's what these spiked punch bowls are going for. These mixes won’t be riot punch (a sh*t ton of juice and a sh*t ton of booze), and they aren’t just water, Crystal Light and vodka either. Try something new! Tropical Vodka Punch 8 ounces vodka (Stoli), 8 ounces orange curaçao, ...

Booze News: Tiki Tuesday causes mojito mania

CHRIS WEST, Evergreen columnist

April 18, 2019

Have you ever wandered outside after a major thunderstorm or flood? You felt safe and sound inside the confines of your castle knowing Armageddon is happening, then when all is quiet, you cautiously step outside to survey the damage. This is what the Monday after Mom's Weekend feels like. So appar...

Booze News: Welcome WSU moms with wine, cocktails

Spenser Peery, member of Sigma Iota and bartender at the ZZU Club + Grub, discusses the upcoming Mom’s Weekend Winefest on Tuesday in Valhalla Bar and Grill. The event will include wine tasting, live music, a silent auction and a commemorative wine glass.

CHRIS WEST, Evergreen columnist

April 11, 2019

The gods, both old and new, clearly had a plan in mind when it came to aligning the heavens for the year 2019. After eight years of dragons, a blonde woman and the drunken musings of Tyrion, winter has finally come. It’s about damn time. The series finale of "Game of Thrones" brings with it not...

Booze News: Pullman, Moscow are best places to drink a cold one

Local brewery Rants & Raves creates tasty stouts and amber ales. “I think we just like being different,” Ryan Broyles says about beer-makers in the Palouse.

CHRIS WEST, Evergreen columnist

April 4, 2019

I’ve always loved the changing of the seasons. There’s something rejuvenating about it. It’s the time of year when people shed their winter coats and get their summer tans ready or wear shorts and sandals and not get called a f-cking idiot because it’s no longer three-below-zero outside. But...

Booze News: Celebrate vacation with cocktails

Combine ginger kombucha with lemon juice, vodka and ice to prepare a contemporary twist on the classic cocktail. Serve in a copper mug and enjoy on a sunny beach or in wintry Pullman.

CHRIS WEST, Evergreen columnist

March 7, 2019

Spring break and all of its rum-soaked, beach-bashing, snow-bunny glory is finally here. Nine whole days of pure downtime. For some, spring break is about escaping the snow and sub-zero temperatures to go in search of warmer climates. For others, it’s about finding even more snow. “For spring...

Booze News: Celebrate alcoholic holiday with classic, spicy margarita recipe

Celebrate National Margarita Day and other alcoholic events with a tasty margarita. Combine tequila, orange liqueur and lime and shake well. Add chili to spice up your drink.

CHRIS WEST, Evergreen columnist

February 28, 2019

There are many great times to celebrate during the year — grand holidays that mark this little blue rock’s trip around the sun. These annual celebrations call for friends and family, but more importantly, booze. New Year’s Eve has its champagne, Independence Day calls for cracking open a beer...

Booze News: Local Moscow bartender meets King of Booze

Jake Weigand, manager of Moscow Alehouse, talks the ins and outs of working at a bar in small town and his favorite aspects of the job Feb. 6 in Moscow. Weigand enjoys talking to patrons about travel destinations.

CHRIS WEST, Evergreen columnist

February 21, 2019

Every so often, a spark strikes in the right place at the right time and genius is brought forth into this world. Charlie Mopps, the mythical Irishman who invented beer, comes to mind. Or how about Sir Thomas Philips, the great Irish adventurer who was historically the first man granted a license...

Booze News: Moscow Alehouse creates friendly, ideal bar atmosphere for patrons

Moscow Alehouse, located in downtown Moscow, is a great place for customers who wish to be known by their bar-going companions. Fried food and a Mug Club are among other reasons to visit.

CHRIS WEST, Evergreen columnist

February 7, 2019

Do you know what we all have? Goals. Aspirations. Levels of accomplishment that we strive tirelessly to achieve, day in and day out, without fail. Personally, I aspire to have a bar that I am known so well at that the entire patronage screams out my name in unison upon me entering the establishment....

Booze News: Themed parties make delightful nights

The Clique is the must-try drink of Etsi Bravo’s latest disco party.

CHRIS WEST, Evergreen columnist

January 31, 2019

Have you ever stopped dead in your tracks and found yourself stuck in some sort of existential quandary, wracked with the pain and isolation of your pitiful, meaningless existence, and wondered, “What could make my life better right now?” If so, rest assured, you’re not alone. This happens to me...

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