Hatchet Jack’s is open

Update, July 13, 2018: Hatchet Jack’s has its grand opening today. Lanes may be booked online, with up to four patrons in each of the 12 lanes. A two-hour session costs $35 per person; groups of 1-3 may rent lanes for an hour at $20 per person. Non-throwing spectators pay a $10 fee. Groups are […]

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Fireball recall raises health concerns for Iowa City

Finland, Sweden and Norway recently announced a recall on all bottles of Fireball Whiskey after learning that the American version of the popular liquor contains antifreeze. According to the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), an allergic reaction can appear if propylene glycol, the type of antifreeze in question, is consumed in large […]

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Boozehound 101: The old fashioned

In this edition of Boozehound 101, we’re taking a look at yet another one of David Embury’s six basic drinks: the Old Fashioned. There’s a lot of history behind the Old Fashioned, as it may well be the progenitor of the word ‘cocktail’ itself and dates to the early 19th century. The inherent appeal of […]

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