Happy Hour History: The Martini

By JIM SABATASO | STAFF Editor’s note: This part of a series exploring the history of various cocktails the author likes to make for happy hour. Enjoy responsibly. For today’s lesson, we’ll be exploring the storied past of the Martini, a cocktail HL Mencken once called the “the only American invention as perfect as the sonnet.” I couldn’t…

Happy Hour History: The Moscow Mule

By JIM SABATASO | STAFF Editor’s note: This part of a series exploring the history of various cocktails the author likes to make for happy hour. Enjoy responsibly.  Today, I’ve got the perfect quaff for your May Day Happy Hour: the Moscow Mule. This cocktail may have commie connotations, but its origins are all capitalist, comrade. Indeed, the Mule…