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Patrick Hurley

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2014

    Reinventing the Cocktail at Layla

    The Drunken Vegan, a.k.a. Patrick J. Hurley, is a full-time barman at the Civil Life Brewing Company and cocktail enthusiast about town. He's an unapologetic drunkard, a vegan and a bon vivant, and, no, he doesn't think those last two terms contradict each other. More and more bars and restaurants ... More >>

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    October 14, 2014

    Warming Up with Whiskey-Based Cocktails at Small Batch

    The Drunken Vegan, a.k.a. Patrick J. Hurley, is a full-time barman at the Civil Life Brewing Company and cocktail enthusiast about town. He's an unapologetic drunkard, a vegan and a bon vivant, and, no, he doesn't think those last two terms contradict each other. Fall cocktails are starting to make ... More >>

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    October 7, 2014

    Late Night Deals at Mission Taco Joint

    The Drunken Vegan, a.k.a. Patrick J. Hurley, is a full-time barman at the Civil Life Brewing Company and cocktail enthusiast about town. He's an unapologetic drunkard, a vegan and a bon vivant, and, no, he doesn't think those last two terms contradict each other. Everyone loves tacos. What's better ... More >>

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    September 30, 2014

    Olio's New October Cocktail List is a Taste Autumn in New England

    The Drunken Vegan, a.k.a. Patrick J. Hurley, is a full-time barman at the Civil Life Brewing Company and cocktail enthusiast about town. He's an unapologetic drunkard, a vegan and a bon vivant, and, no, he doesn't think those last two terms contradict each other. As we stand at the cusp of the seas ... More >>

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    September 23, 2014

    CBGB Mixes the Best Sandinista -- a Shot Made with Sriracha -- in St. Louis

    The Drunken Vegan, a.k.a. Patrick J. Hurley, is a full-time barman at the Civil Life Brewing Company and cocktail enthusiast about town. He's an unapologetic drunkard, a vegan and a bon vivant, and, no, he doesn't think those last two terms contradict each other. The "Sandinista" is a curious shot, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2014

    How to Make Grenadine at Home in 3 Easy Steps

    The Drunken Vegan, a.k.a. Patrick J. Hurley, is a full-time barman at the Civil Life Brewing Company and cocktail enthusiast about town. He's an unapologetic drunkard, a vegan and a bon vivant, and, no, he doesn't think those last two terms contradict each other. To most, grenadine brings to mind t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2014

    How 33 Wine Shop and Tasting Bar Got Way Ahead of the Whiskey Craze

    The Drunken Vegan, a.k.a. Patrick J. Hurley, is a full-time barman at the Civil Life Brewing Company and cocktail enthusiast about town. He's an unapologetic drunkard, a vegan and a bon vivant, and, no, he doesn't think those last two terms contradict each other. St. Louis has some great whiskey ba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2014

    Tick Tock Tavern Revives the Much Maligned White Wine Spritzer

    The Drunken Vegan, a.k.a. Patrick J. Hurley, is a full-time barman at the Civil Life Brewing Company and cocktail enthusiast about town. He's an unapologetic drunkard, a vegan and a bon vivant, and, no, he doesn't think those last two terms contradict each other. The white wine spritzer is a much m ... More >>

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    August 6, 2014

    Learn to Make Tonic Water at Home at Natasha Bahrami's Gin Room

    The Drunken Vegan, a.k.a. Patrick J. Hurley, is a full-time barman at the Civil Life Brewing Company and cocktail enthusiast about town. He's an unapologetic drunkard, a vegan and a bon vivant, and, no, he doesn't think those last two terms contradict each other. Natasha Bahrami is as passionate ab ... More >>

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    August 1, 2014

    Local Bartender Tyler Baublitz Invents Cocktail-Themed Beard Oils

    Tyler Baublitz, bartender at Art Bar (2732 Cherokee Street; 314-769-9696), strokes his neatly groomed blond beard as he recounts how he started making and selling his new product -- a line of cocktail-themed beard and mustache oils. He's been at it for just over three weeks. "Growing a beard's a n ... More >>

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    July 30, 2014

    Slugging a Pickleback, a Shot of Moonshine and Pickle Juice, at Quincy Street Bistro

    The Drunken Vegan, a.k.a. Patrick J. Hurley, is a full-time barman at the Civil Life Brewing Company and cocktail enthusiast about town. He's an unapologetic drunkard, a vegan and a bon vivant, and, no, he doesn't think those last two terms contradict each other. When you think of cocktail ingredie ... More >>

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    July 23, 2014

    Square One Builds its Cocktail List Around House-Distilled Spirits

    The Drunken Vegan, a.k.a. Patrick J. Hurley, is a full-time barman at the Civil Life Brewing Company and cocktail enthusiast about town. He's an unapologetic drunkard, a vegan and a bon vivant, and, no, he doesn't think those last two terms contradict each other. More and more bars have been toutin ... More >>

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    July 16, 2014

    Modesto Puts a Spanish Spin on Classic Cocktails

    The Drunken Vegan, a.k.a. Patrick J. Hurley, is a full-time barman at the Civil Life Brewing Company and cocktail enthusiast about town. He's an unapologetic drunkard, a vegan and a bon vivant, and, no, he doesn't think those last two terms contradict each other. Amid a sea of Italian-American rest ... More >>

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    July 9, 2014

    Mangia Italiano's New Infused Spirits Bolster Its Cocktail Program

    Mangia Italiano (3145 South Grand Boulevard; 314-664-8585) makes many people think of either pasta or the debauchery of staying out until 3 a.m. listening to live music. So who, one might wonder, would go to Mangia for cocktails? This summer, Mangia wants to change that perception by making some h ... More >>

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    July 2, 2014

    How to Make Simple Syrup at Home (the Vegan-Friendly Kind)

    The Drunken Vegan, a.k.a. Patrick J. Hurley, is a full-time barman at the Civil Life Brewing Company and cocktail enthusiast about town. He's an unapologetic drunkard, a vegan and a bon vivant, and, no, he doesn't think those last two terms contradict each other. Interesting fact: That snowy white ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2014

    "Beyond Meat," the Mizzou-Created Faux Chicken That Fooled the New York Times

    "Chicken-Free Strips," by Beyond Meat, were created in a lab at the University of Missouri. When we heard that both Mark Bittman and Alton Brown think this faux meat can substitute for the original without anyone being the wiser, we decided to taste test it ourselves and see what all the fuss was ab ... More >>

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    June 25, 2014

    Three Potable Bourbons for Less Than $20 at Starr's, Schnucks and Randall's

    The Drunken Vegan, a.k.a. Patrick J. Hurley, is a full-time barman at the Civil Life Brewing Company and cocktail enthusiast about town. He's an unapologetic drunkard, a vegan and a bon vivant, and, no, he doesn't think those last two terms contradict each other. It's nice to keep your home bar sto ... More >>

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    June 18, 2014

    Mission Taco Joint's Inventive Cocktail List Goes Beyond the Margarita

    The Drunken Vegan, a.k.a. Patrick J. Hurley, is a full-time barman at the Civil Life Brewing Company and cocktail enthusiast about town. He's an unapologetic drunkard, a vegan and a bon vivant, and, no, he doesn't think those last two terms contradict each other. There was a time when cocktails at ... More >>

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    June 13, 2014

    Comparing Sanctuaria's Barrel-Aged Cocktails to the Fresh-Mixed Version

    The Drunken Vegan, a.k.a. Patrick J. Hurley, is a full-time barman at the Civil Life Brewing Company and cocktail enthusiast about town. He's an unapologetic drunkard, a vegan and a bon vivant, and, no, he doesn't think those last two terms contradict each other. Barrel aging spirits is a very old ... More >>

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    June 5, 2014

    Brunch Cocktail Alternatives: Robust and Tree House Go Beyond the Bloody Mary

    The Drunken Vegan, a.k.a. Patrick J. Hurley, is a full-time barman at the Civil Life Brewing Company and cocktail enthusiast about town. He's an unapologetic drunkard, a vegan and a bon vivant, and, no, he doesn't think those last two terms contradict each other. The Drunken Vegan loves a good bloo ... More >>

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    May 28, 2014

    Eclipse Bar's "French 75," a World War I-Era Cocktail Perfect for Summer Drinking

    The Drunken Vegan, a.k.a. Patrick J. Hurley, is a full-time barman at the Civil Life Brewing Company and cocktail enthusiast about town. He's an unapologetic drunkard, a vegan and a bon vivant, and, no, he doesn't think those last two terms contradict each other. Gin and citrus-based drinks are nat ... More >>

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    May 22, 2014

    Campari Cocktails, the Bartender's After-Work Drink of Choice, at the Good Pie and Olio

    The Drunken Vegan, a.k.a. Patrick J. Hurley, is a full-time barman at the Civil Life Brewing Company and cocktail enthusiast about town. He's an unapologetic drunkard, a vegan and a bon vivant, and, no, he doesn't think those last two terms contradict each other. Jeffrey Moll Jr., head barman at th ... More >>

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    May 21, 2014

    Resurrecting the Daiquiri: The Cocktail of Summer 2014

    All week long we're rolling out content from our Summer Guide 2014. In it you'll find all the best ways to enjoy the season in and around St. Louis. Pick it up in print at the red Riverfront Times box nearest you. When some drinkers think of the daiquiri, they imagine a red or blue slush excreted b ... More >>

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    May 14, 2014

    Olio, Taste and the Good Pie Feature Top-Tier Vermouths

    The Drunken Vegan, a.k.a. Patrick J. Hurley, is a full-time barman at the Civil Life Brewing Company and cocktail enthusiast about town. He's an unapologetic drunkard, a vegan and a bon vivant, and, no, he doesn't think those last two terms contradict each other. In the U.S., vermouth has been much ... More >>

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    May 7, 2014

    Café Natasha's New Gin Room Features 50 Gins and 9 Housemade Tonics

    The Drunken Vegan, a.k.a. Patrick J. Hurley, is a full-time barman at the Civil Life Brewing Company and cocktail enthusiast about town. He's an unapologetic drunkard, a vegan and a bon vivant, and, no, he doesn't think those last two terms contradict each other. Natasha Bahrami loves gin. That is ... More >>

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    April 30, 2014

    The Drunken Vegan Solves the Problem of an Egg White Cocktail with Ted Kilgore

    The Drunken Vegan, a.k.a. Patrick J. Hurley, is a full-time barman at the Civil Life Brewing Company and cocktail enthusiast about town. He's an unapologetic drunkard, a vegan and a bon vivant, and, no, he doesn't think those last two terms contradict each other. The egg white is to the cocktail wo ... More >>

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    April 23, 2014

    The Drunken Vegan's Herb Garden: What to Plant and Drink This Spring

    The Drunken Vegan, a.k.a. Patrick J. Hurley, is a full-time barman at the Civil Life Brewing Company and cocktail enthusiast about town. He's an unapologetic drunkard, a vegan and a bon vivant, and, no, he doesn't think those last two terms contradict each other. Few things do the Drunken Vegan's h ... More >>

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    April 9, 2014

    The Drunken Vegan's Guide to Bloody Marys: Animal-Free Versions in STL and At Home

    Gut Check is proud to introduce the Drunken Vegan, a.k.a. Patrick J. Hurley, a full-time barman at the Civil Life Brewing Company and cocktail enthusiast about town. He's an unapologetic drunkard, a vegan and a bon vivant, and, no, he doesn't think those last two terms contradict each other. A drun ... More >>

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