Poetry: Friends sharing a bottle in winter

We believed it was time for some poetry again. The only problem was we had no more alcohol related poems laying around. So it was time to ick up a pen ourselves. Last night Micky wrote his first poem ever and now we’d like to share this with you. A bit of an exciting moment really,…

Poetry: Vodka by Joel Brouwer

Everyone knows that most great poets were also very good drinkers. So it is high time to share some of their creations. From time to time we’ll bring you poems on drinking, odes to booze and adventures under intoxication. This time we bring you one with the catchy title Vodka. No wonder this creation by…

Poetry: Be drunk by Charles Baudelaire

Everyone knows that most great poets were also very good drinkers. So it is high time to share some of their creations. From time to time we’ll bring you poems on drinking, odes to booze and adventures under intoxication. We start off with the French 19th century poet Charles Baudelaire. This poem (translated by Louis…

Heavy Fuel

Now this is a classic rock song by Dire Straits, which says it all – “If you wanna run cool, you got to run on heavy, heavy fuel.” It has some other remarkable lines in its lyrics, like:

Musical tribute to the king of drinking

  Time for a musical interlude now. This time we’ll bring you a Dutch song by the Band Zonder Banaan (Band Without Banana) called Koning Pinteman (free translation: King Pintman). It’s about the guy in the bunch who leads everyone in drinking. Compared to him all the others are amatures and the example he sets…