Three Sheets: Drinking Made Easy! 6 Continents, 15 Countries, 190 Drinks, and 1 Mean Hangover!
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Most people have a few drinks to relax after work. For Zane Lamprey, however, having a few (or a few too many) drinks is work. But he’s not complaining. Zane has circled the globe knocking back an endless variety of booze while capturing his imbibing exploits for the cult-hit TV show Three Sheets. And now the Indiana Jones of alcohol consumption has gathered a round of his most amusing adventures, fascinating factoids, and tips for adventurous tipplers into this, the ultimate pub crawler’s memoir. Join him as he ventures, glass in hand, to
• Ireland, where whiskey was invented, drinking is a way of life, and beer is the best medicine
• Tanzania, where the popular “bee brew,” engortorogi, was accidentally discovered by a woman trying to poison her two-timing husband
• Las Vegas, where the scary-to-look-at, tasty-to-sip, and impossible-to-finish-alone Witch Doctor is a better bet than the gaming tables, and a bacon martini is a savory way to wash down Sin City’s famed $777 burger
• Japan, where the celebrated sake is brewed like beer and once featured saliva as a secret ingredient
• Poland, where vodka is the equivalent of America’s apple pie (one of the most popular brands is infused with flakes of gold) and lovers of beer constitute an official political party
Zane also sips champagne in the French region that gave the bubbly its name and heads to Tequila, Mexico to sample the infamous local spirit from the blue agave plant. He also bellies up to bars in Scotland, Jamaica, Argentina, New Zealand, Belgium, St. Martin, South Africa, and Taiwan. Each destination is a new adventure in libation.
Packed with anecdotes, recipes and drinking games, and more hangover remedies than you can shake a swizzle stick at, Three Sheets makes for a delightfully intoxicating cocktail.
finely minced and spiced to the point where the organs and taste are indistinguishable. I’d say it tasted good, but I couldn’t stop thinking about the ingredients … Remedy rating: One out of Three Sheets. Something that makes you sick to your stomach before you even eat it won’t do much to reduce your nausea. In Belgium, they take their beer seriously. So seriously that they’re happy to waste it just to make you happier. Bartenders will often overfill your glass so the foams runneth over.
his path, you would be offered a shot—and by offered, I mean very strongly encouraged. You were not asked, you were told. And it was tough to refuse. After his fifth visit to our table, I deduced that in Polish, “No” means “Please pour me an overflowing shot of vodka and then stand there emphatically shouting at me in Polish until I give in and drink it.” It was at the wedding that I met Arthur, who offered to share some Polish drinking customs with me. Arthur had a sly look, and as soon as I
tequilana weber) is covered in giant, spiny, dusty blue-green leaves, called pincas. When the agave are ready to be harvested, at about eight to twelve years, the jimadors (the people who harvest the agave) remove the pincas until they are left with the heart of the plant, called a piña, which is Spanish for “pineapple,” because it looks just like a giant white pineapple. The piña is covered in a multitude of tiny fibers, like fiberglass, which can burn if they come into contact with your skin—a
pictures of where you were going. You probably thought “whatever happens, happens.” Then you realized that all of the hotels were booked, so you fell asleep in the train station, and when you woke up someone handed you a euro because they thought you were homeless—which you essentially were. This book is exactly what both kinds of travelers need. But instead of focusing on the typical tourist traps, it will tell you how to have a unique experience in whatever country you visit. Instead of
have a morbid logo of a skeleton with twigs growing out if its head. The bar is adorned with a “chaotic and psychedelic mural that covers every inch of walls and ceiling” while “disturbing videos come at you from all directions.” Their signature cocktail fits in like a demon on a velvet poster under a black light: the bacon martini. The bottle sits at the bar, with several (formerly crispy) strips of bacon infusing themselves into the vodka. HOW TO MAKE A BACON MARTINI Cut five strips of bacon