On Tuesday, cocktail writer and historian David Wondrich took over our Facebook Page to chat everything from the origin of Pisco to the next great cocktail destination. Missed the conversation? Not to worry. You can read all 141 comments over on our Facebook page and here are a few highlights.
Ryan Dorn kicked off the conversation with, "David, how did you get started?" Dave's response? "Ryan -- I liked to drink, some, I knew how to write, some, and I was very curious about the history about the whole thing. Fortunately, there weren't a lot of other writers who were at the same time."
Michael Cooper asked, "How far do you think this craft cocktail/ingredient trend will go? Isn't this sort of pricing itself out of feasibility?" Dave agreed and said, "I see a correction happening now, with simpler, cheaper drinks at many new cocktail bars."
After we wrapped, we asked Dave (offline) to share his favorite Thanksgiving punch recipe. Here's what he said:
"For Thanksgiving, I tend to favor simple drinks that can be made in advance and that don't try to overwhelm the food. A bowl of 18th-century "Punch Royal" fits the bill quite nicely. Here's how: