Thursday, December 17, 2009
Cheap beer isn't your only choice when your pockets are light
Have only $8.25 in your pocket until tomorrow's payday but still could go for a nice martini on your way home from work? There's no need to go for your usual Belvedere or Grey Goose martini, smooth and yummy as they are. Ask for a basic Absolut or even Smirnoff martini, as these are economical and perfectly drinkable vodkas (if not the very smoothest), but when you order your martini, order it dirty. The addition of olive juice to your cocktail will handily cover any shortcomings in the vodka (much like the way Bloody Mary mix does for a Bloody Mary), resulting in a perfectly good martini experience on the cheap. Just don't go too cheap. In other words, go for the Banker's Club or Jacquins at your own risk.