Joined: Oct 10, 2013
Clair is a freelance writer and bartender-at-large in Birmingham, Ala. When she's not writing, Clair is usually nerding out on trashy science-fiction or researching cocktail history. Her other writing and rambling is usually posted on Twitter @see_clair_write and at clairmclafferty.com.
What's the Right Way to Make a Sazerac?
What’s the Right Way to Make a Milk Punch?
What’s the Right Way to Make a Jack Rose?
What’s the Right Way to Make a Caipirinha?
Prep for the Olympics with the perfect Brazilian cocktail.
The History of Rum In 4 Drinks
Your favorite summer cocktails have stories to tell.
Cocktail Chemistry: What's the Right Way to Make a Sex on the Beach?
This tropical, sweet cocktail is more than just fun to order—it's tasty to drink, too.
How Aging Affects Whiskey, Beer, and Wine
Father Time comes for us all—even booze.
A Brief History of the Mint Julep
The mint julep is the official drink of the Kentucky Derby—but the cocktail's history dates back to long before the famous event was even conceptualized.
What's the Right Way to Make a Mojito?
Its fresh ingredients are what make it special (and the bane of a few bartenders).
What’s the Right Way to Make a Ramos Gin Fizz?
This drink takes time—but it's worth it.
6 Weird Alcohol Laws From Around the Country
Warm booze in Oklahoma? Bars must sell milk in Indiana?
25 Things You Should Know About Birmingham, Alabama
2. In 2014, the BBC published a roundup titled, "10 British Things About Birmingham, Alabama," calling out, among other things, the city's 'Doctor Who' fan club.
How 5 Whiskey Brands Got Their Names
What's the Right Way to Make a Cosmopolitan?
The pink, tart cocktail became a '90s staple. Here's how to make it.
What’s The Best Way To Make A White Russian?
The Dude abides, and so does his drink.