This week’s drink links include 20 weird ways to use vodka around the house, instructions to make frozen Margarita pops, a guide to daytime drinking in New Orleans, a look back and forward about Tiki cocktail culture and a look at fuve of the best cocktail bars in Paris. Cheers til next time.
Vodka as a Household Cleaner
According to this post vodka can kill mold and mildew, keep away bees or wasps, prolong the life of razors or be added to your shampoo. We still prefer to use it for a vodka martini and ignore the mildew, bees and dull razors.
The Lowdown on Tiki
Jeff ‘Beachbum’ Berry, author of 5 books on Tiki cocktails and cuisine shares his thoughts on the history and current state of Tiki cocktail culture.
Margarita on a Stick
It may be the middle of winter here, but we’re still filing these instructions to make these delicious looking Margarita Pops for when the weather warms up.
Daytime Drinking in New Orleans
Lick the Screen on CNN’s Eatocracy blog takes us along on a daytime drinking tour of signature New Orleans cocktails, including a Brandy Milk Punch, the Corpse Reviver and more.
The Best of Paris Cocktails
Wine may still be the preferred drink of choice for Parisians, but Bonjour Paris has a great article on five of the best places to find examples of Paris’s new wave of cocktail experimentation.