Author: Aubrie Oliver

Black Friday Drinking Game

We here at JAT News do not condone public intoxication, but if you’re braving the Black Friday crowds you might need a little liquid courage in your Starbucks cup. So here is your BLACK FRIDAY DRINKING GAME: Any time you enter a store take a drink.  Every 15 minutes you wait in line to get into the store… take a drink. When you see someone arguing with an employee… take a drink. See an empty shelf? take a drink. Take a drink for every member of a group in matching T-shirts (extra shot if they are neon colored) Take a drink...

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Thanksgiving Day Drinking Game

As I sit here with my Wild Turkey and coke in-hand I can’t help but think of all the things Thanksgiving represents. (Besides Europeans being the first refugees to be let into America…) To some it means a time of reflecting back on all the things that they are thankful for: friends, family, etc. For some it is a time for giving and charity. And for others it is the time of year to eat and drink delicious things and try not to get into a fist fight with any of the relatives across the dinner table. Here  is a lovely...

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Happy Vikings Day (Cuz Columus didn’t discover America)

As I’m sure you have heard, Columbus did not actually “discover” America. The Vikings were here long before the Italian ever set foot on dry land.  But let’s face it, the Spanish (ehem Catholic Church) had a better PR campaign about “discovering” the New World so everyone just assumed they were the first. I mean, why would the church and the royal crown ever lie to the people?! Plus, the Vikings were way more humble about their findings and didn’t really care about being the first to land anywhere as long as they could get some women and booze. Leif...

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Cocktails for America

To help celebrate our nation’s birthday we want to raise a glass (or two) in America’s honor. And what better way than with some American-inspired cocktails. Don’t worry, there’s more to it than just some red grenadine and blue curacao. KENTUCKY MULE  (not to be confused with those damn Russians) American Bourbon, ginger beer, squeeze of lime. (mint optional) BOSTON SIDECAR Aged rum, cognac, lemon, orange liqueur, lemon twist. FANCY FREE Bourbon, maraschino liqueur (or the actual cherries), orange bitters, orange twist. CHICAGO FIZZ Spiced rum, port, lemon, raspberry syrup, soda. THE AMERICAN SPIRIT Vodka, club soda/Sprite, frozen strawberries...

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The MOST American things

To celebrate America’s Birthday (HAPPY 239TH ‘MERICA) we have compiled a list of some of the most American things ever! Feel free to comment with anything we might have missed, after all, America means so many things to so many people there’s no way we could capture all its glory in one post and well America is just so full of awesome that we are bound to miss some awesomeness. HAPPY 4TH EVERYBODY! BASEBALL – America’s National Past Time! What’s more American than having a hot dog and an ice cold beer while watching the game! BBQ -whether you love some Southern...

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