Wall Street Journal – Nov 2012

Recently, the Drunk Uncle was featured in the Wall Street Journal, the article is below and the recipe as well. Come in and enjoy one or try it at home.

Make Mine a Mini

Do you really want a Martini the size of your head? Diminutive drinks are the next big (little) thing.

By ERIC FELTEN

FOR TOO LONG, COCKTAILS have been too big. A benchmark is the Martini: Consider the prewar versions favored by Mame Dennis, the chic Manhattanite of “Auntie Mame.” We’re told in the 1958 movie version that she abjures an olive garnish because it takes up too much room in such a little glass—which, in that era, might have measured anywhere between 2 and 4 ounces. By contrast, in modern glasses of 8 or 10 ounces (or more), there’s so much space that three overstuffed olives have become the norm.

Read the article here.

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