Deputy Dave’s Drink of the Day – High Stakes

On this day in 1866, the Reno gang carries out the first robbery of a moving train in the U.S., making off with over $10,000 from an Ohio & Mississippi train in Jackson County, Indiana. Prior to this innovation in …

Deputy Dave’s Drink of the Day- Monkee Madness

When producers Bert Schneider and Bob Rafelson conceived a situation comedy called The Monkees in 1965, they hoped to create a ratings success by blurring the line between pop music and television. The show was about a band was composed …

Deputy Dave’s Drink of the Day – American

On this day in 1814, Francis Scott Key pens a poem which is later set to music and in 1931 becomes America’s national anthem, “The Star-Spangled Banner.” The poem, originally titled “The Defence of Fort McHenry,” was written after Key …

Deputy Dave Drink of the Day Sep 10th

English adventurer John Smith is elected council president of Jamestown, Virginia–the first permanent English settlement in North America. Smith, a colorful figure, had won popularity in the colony because of his organizational abilities and effectiveness in dealing with local Native …

Deputy Dave’s Drink of the Day – Fox and Hounds

On this day in 1780, Patriot Francis Marion’s Carolina militia routed Loyalist’s forces at Blue Savannah, South Carolina, and in the process Marion won new recruits to the Patriot cause.

Marion, a mere five feet tall, won fame and the …

Bitters Thoughts

The Wonderful World of Bitters

So lately, we have been working on an experiment in bitters. I keep getting asked…. “WD, what exactly are bitters and what are they good for?” So I thought I would take a few moments …

Help us Win a Superbowl Ad

So, I love football as much as anyone, but more fun than perhaps football, are the ads at Superbowl time. We are officially entered in Intuit’s Small Business Big Game contest to win a 30 second ad during the Superbowl! …

Are you ready to Rumble?????

On this day in 1920, seven men, including legendary all-around athlete and football star Jim Thorpe, meet to organize a professional football league at the Jordan and Hupmobile Auto Showroom in Canton, Ohio. The meeting led to the creation of …

Deputy Dave’s Drink of the Day – Bull Moose

Theodore Roosevelt, the former U.S. president, is nominated for the presidency by the Progressive Party, a group of Republicans dissatisfied with the renomination of President William Howard Taft. Also known as the Bull Moose Party, the Progressive platform called for …

Happy 4th of July

I thought long and hard about what to post for July 4th. I searched hard to find the words to express why I love this country and all that it stands for. As a country, we are not perfect, but


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