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An Excuse to Drink - February 15, 1898

photo by Kenn Wilson via flikr.com<p>This evening in 1898, the American battleship, U.S.S. Maine, which was sent to protect U.S. interests during the …

An Excuse to Drink - February 16, 1958: Happy Birthday Ice

photo by david_shankbone via flikr.com<p>Today we’re sending out birthday wishes to rapper and actor (among other pursuits) Tracey Marrow, better known …

An Excuse to Drink - February 19, 1847

photo by Lynn via flikr.com<p>Today in 1847, the tragic story of the Donner Party (aka Donner-Reed Party) finally neared an end as the first relief …

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photo by happy via on flickr.com<p>Today we celebrate the birthday of George Washington, hero of the American Revolution (or American War of …

An Excuse To Drink - February 21

This is one of those odd times where two moments in history collide in one of those strange “alpha and omega” moments. Here we have the founding of …

An Excuse To Drink - February 22, 1979

Photo by TooFarNorth via Flickr.com<p>On this date in 1979, the Caribbean island nation of Saint Lucia gained independence from the United Kingdom and …

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Happy Margarita Day! While it might seem strange to celebrate this ubiquitous and often abused drink while some of us are in the midst of winter, …

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photo by [email protected] via flikr.com<p>Happy Kahlua Day everyone! Yes, it’s time again for yet another seemingly random national alcohol-specific …

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Today we salute the humble strawberry, first mentioned for it’s medicinal properties during ancient Roman times. By the 14th century, the French were …

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Today in 1827, the United States saw the chartering of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, the nation’s first railroad to offer commercial transportation …

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photo by DG Jones via flikr.com<p>“Beware the Ides of March” – William Shakespeare, <i>Julius Caesar</i><p>Yes, “Et tu Brute” and all that jazz…on this date in 44 …

St Patrick's Day Drink Guide 2013 • A History of Drinking

• 1 1/2 oz <i>P</i><i>artida Reposado</i><br>• 1 1/2 oz Guinness Draft<br>• 1/2 oz Tawny Port<br>• 1/4 oz Agave Nectar (Cut with water so the Agave Nectar is cut with equal parts water …

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Today, Washington D.C. kicks off it’s annual Cherry Blossom Festival, marking the return of spring to the nation’s capital and the 1912 gift of 3,000 …

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Spring is in the air, and while some of you are enjoying fair weather and mild temperatures, most of use are either dealing with unseasonable snow …

An Excuse To Drink - April 3, 1973

photo by mikek via flickr.com<p>On this date 40 years ago, Martin Cooper, a division manager at Motorola, used a prototype cell phone (weighing in at …

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Peanut Butter & Jelly © by @joefoodie<p>Yes everybody, it’s time to pay homage to the most humble of duos: peanut butter and jelly. Who knows when the …

An Excuse To Drink - April 10

Photo from the the Wikimedia Commons<p>Today is the Church of England’s traditional day of commemoration for William of Ockham (c. 1287 – 1347), …

An Excuse To Drink - April 11, 1913

photo by benwatts via flickr.com<p>On this date in 1913, militant feminists torched the Nevill Ground cricket pavilion in Kent, England, leaving behind …

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You make Superman Drink..<p>On this date in 1938, Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster’s icon character made his debut in Action Comics #1. The “Man of Steel” …

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photo by Fragile Oasis via flickr<p>For once in our spurious existence, we’ve actually stumbled upon a 100% official day of recognition!<p>Back in 2011, …