Drink of the Week newsletter: Like Shakespeare, except you get to drink.

You are currently not subscribed to the Drink of the Week newsletter.
You can change your subscription from your account page.

Drink of the Week for May 29th, 2004: Stock Market Crash

What we had to say

There are a few universal constants that most sciency types agree on. Stuff like the gravitational constant, Planck's constant, Daisy Duke shorts, and the speed of light. Well, the shorts might not really be a universal constant. But everyone agrees on them. Imagine our surprise then, when this week we were witness to the horrible spectacle of UGLY KITTENS! That's right. Kittens... that weren't cute! And we're not talking mildly unattractive kittens here, either. We're talking kittens that looked like they had climbed out of the River Styx and hijacked the boatman to take them out of the lower levels of Hades so they could unleash chaos and ultimate suffering upon the hapless denizens of the mortal realm. Seriously un-cute.

This clearly violated some sort of scientific law. It spooked us so bad, we did our own research into the matter, but watching TV really only made us stupider, and hungrier, so we gave up researching and went for burgers. On the way out, we realized the kittens had followed us home! Preparing for certain death, it was only at the last second that we realized that the kittens were covered in... tape? Wait. The kittens had taped pictures of presidential candidates to themselves! After a huge sigh of relief, we (carefully and using safety gloves) removed (and burned while chanting spells to ward off curses) the pictures, and the kittens ran off.

If there's a moral to this story, then we don't know what it is. Maybe something about shorts. At least science wins again.

Rating:   6.2 / 10   (62 votes)

Stock Market Crash Drink Recipe

This recipe was Drink of the Week on 2004-05-29. Check out the review!
Stock Market Crash drink recipe

This is a flaming drink. Please read our notes about flaming drinks and be careful.

Glass to Use

Beer MugBeer Mug

Ingredients

Mixing Instructions

Mix one shot of Goldschlager with one shot of 151-proof rum in a double shot glass. Pour Coke into a beer mug to a height above the height of the shot glass. Ignite the contents of the shot glass and then drop it into the glass with the Coke.

Contributor

This drink recipe was submitted by one of our damn fine readers, JD!

For previous Drinks of the Week in an easy-to-browse format, check out the Recipe Browser collection!

Cocktail recipe search

Advanced search

Mixed drink recipe browser By:
Drinking games and bar games
Bartending and basic bartender skills

Drink recipe stuff
Your bar
Your favourites
Your account

Advanced Search
Best Drinks
Newest Drinks
Drink of the Week
Ingredient Glossary
Random recipe
Submit recipe

Some more stuff
New here?
FAQ
Urinal Test
Got a web site?
RSS Feeds
Mixed drinks via RSS!