Back to the Booze

In honor of today’s terrific tale of Ernest Hemingway’s lesser-known brother from More Lessons of History, the guys debunk a Hemingway drinking myth and introduce fans to a Hemingway-favorite cocktail mix. On a serious note, Alex and Bryan touch on the causes of suicide and the modern availability of resources to get help for depression and other mental illness (see show notes for a few).

And, of course, Pirates.


Lessons From History: Hidden heroes and villains of the past, and what we can learn from them

More Lessons From History

Gregorio’s Rx

1 1/2 ounces Papa’s Pilar Blonde Rum
1 ounce honey syrup (made from a ratio of 1:1 water to honey)
1 ounce lime juice
4 mint leaves

Add all ingredients to cocktail shaker with ice and shake. Strain into a glass filled with ice. Add sparkling water to shaker. Swirl and pour into drink. Garnish with a mint sprig.