During the reign of Tsar Peter the Great, it was customary for foreign dignitaries to drink from the “Cup of the White Eagle”, a chalice containing 1.5 litres of vodka – so many nations’ ambassadors travelled in pairs, with one official drinking the vodka, and the other discussing state issues

20 Facts About Your Favorite Liquors Jack Sparrow has his rum, Ron Burgundy has his scotch, and you probably have your own favorite liquor, too. But how much do you know about your beverage of choice from that magical shelf behind the bar? Whether you’re a whiskey connoisseur or just a gin enthusiast, it’s always …

During the reign of Tsar Peter the Great, it was customary for foreign dignitaries to drink from the “Cup of the White Eagle”, a chalice containing 1.5 litres of vodka – so many nations’ ambassadors travelled in pairs, with one official drinking the vodka, and the other discussing state issues Read More »