|"The Dude Abides," a vegan version of a white Russian, complete with vintage glassware. | Patrick J Hurley|
The Drunken Vegan, a.k.a. Patrick J. Hurley, is a full-time barman at the Civil Life Brewing Company and cocktail enthusiast about town. He's an unapologetic drunkard, a vegan and a bon vivant, and, no, he doesn't think those last two terms contradict each other.
In the dead of winter, rich, sweet drinks are appealing -- preferably those that call to mind warming climes and long sunny days. You can't go wrong with Kahlúa. It's very easy to make on your own, and the homemade stuff is much better than most store-bought coffee liqueurs.
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