from the it's-got-a-little-bit-of-age-to-it dept.
Praxiteles writes "The first cocktail was...grog?! From the article: 'The first cocktail ever was made in Mesopotamia 5,000 years ago, using wine, beer, apple juice and honey. Patrick McGovern defined the mix as "grog", an archaic drink that in the United States is sold as the Midas Touch'."
Lo! Men have become the tool of their tools.
-- Henry David Thoreau