The Brickbat Cocktail Recipe

The coming on of Fall and the (finally!) broken heat means more than just stocking up the fridge with pumpkin ales. Around the Chophouse it means switching it up in the liquor cabinet as well. Gone are the need for light, crisp club soda mixers. This time of year we’re ready for something a bit […]

5 Underrated Bottles of Whiskey

In a break with Internet tradition we present to you today a post that is not about the ‘top five’ ‘Best’ bourbons and ryes. After all, the web is full of clickbait articles by phony experts as to what makes one whiskey superior to another. Adding our own opinion isn’t going to do much in […]

Scooter Squad: A Stroke of Genius

During our recent stay in Nashville we had a pretty easy time getting around. Their bike share program was great, and we took several rides a day each day we were there and paid only $10 for the week. We also got our fill of the free Music City Circuit bus and even managed to […]

Should You Be Boycotting Russian Vodka?

Yes. Yes you should. Here’s why. First of all, The Russian Vodka Boycott has nothing to do with the Olympics. Unfortunately we live in an age of very lazy journalism where no hack of a cable news reporter can resist conflating two separate stories because they happen to be tangentially related. World class athletes, whether […]