CHEERS! Everyman’s drink

WORKING MAN’S SWILL From Edgewater Brewery

Everyman’s drink

I can’t stand the smell or taste of whiskey (I blame my youth) unless it’s a really, really good one.

Since that usually means it must be a really, really expensive whiskey, the only way I can drink whiskey is mixed, preferably with some kind of cola.

And as I’m not much of a beer drinker either, I was pleased that Edgewater Brewery, 905 Struthers Ave., offers mixed drinks.

The manager there says she came up with a few, including one named Working Man’s Swill in honor of the nearby blue-collar businesses.

OK. It’s really just a bourbon and soda — “No Coke, Pepsi!” — but it works ... and I don’t regret it in the morning.

— Charles Ashby

Ever-ready to improve his martini-making skills, Charles is still challenging anyone to show him one better than he can make. Email him at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).


Commenting is not available in this channel entry.

Search More Jobs

734 S. Seventh St.
Grand Junction, CO 81501
970-242-5050; M-F 8:00 - 5:00
Subscribe to print edition
eTear Sheets/ePayments

© 2017 Grand Junction Media, Inc.
By using this site you agree to the Visitor Agreement and the Privacy Policy