jim beam

09 Jul 2019

Whiskey Kills Tens of Thousands of Fish Following Massive Distillery Fire in Kentucky

The Jim Beam Distillery in Kentucky went up in flames last week, and with it, 45,000 barrels of whiskey.  The fire was blamed on a lightning strike, but the runoff from the fire has massively contaminated the adjoining Kentucky river.  Tens of thousands of fish have died, and crews on

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 0
12 Feb 2014

The 2014 SF Midwinter Bar Workers Ball- 10 Years United In Nightlife

Ten years ago, when I was just a slightly younger bartender, I was working at Kimo’s up in the Polk and had just recently been hired on as a floater at El Rio, when I was invited to a citywide gay bar mixer held at some guys’ house in the

Stephen Torres - Threadbare-Fact Finder (Editor, San Francisco) 0
01 Jul 2013

Dispatches From The Road: A Survivor’s Guide To Sydney

It’s a little endearing when everyone you know in Sydney keeps telling you how Sydney hates you and wants you to die. The resume of dangerous places you’ve been to and survived doesn’t count for anything here. It doesn’t matter if you’ve ever taken a stroll through the Tenderloin or

Royce Kurmelovs - The Australia Desk 1
20 Dec 2011

Broke-Ass Kitchen: Booze Edition

Maybe I’m phoning this week’s recipe in because it’s the week before Christmas and I am already mentally sitting in my pajamas on my couch at home in Ohio watching syndicated Seinfeld with cookie crumbs all over my shirt. Or, as anyone who’s been to The Levee in Brooklyn can

Jill S. 0