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Drinking Myself Smart

Half the group drank the equivalent of two pints of beer before doing the tests, while the rest carried them out sober.

The drinking group solved nearly 40 per cent more problems than the others, and took an average of 12 seconds compared to the 15.5 seconds needed by sober subjects.

It’s official. Drinking makes one smarter. Now I have justification for making my coffee Irish.


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A delightful holiday reflection on bourbon.

Once I was an avowed Maker’s man, then the neighborhood liquor store introduced me to Buffalo Trace. My life was changed, eyes opened. Virginia tobacco, Louisiana perique, Kentucky burley and straight bourbon, these are the very things that form the essence of American manliness.


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