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    Landed a second round interview with two VPs in a boutique firm. I am supposed to have a formal interview with one of the VPs and go out for drinks after. Any recommended drinks for someone who doesn't drink that often? I don't want to kill the ...

    52 comments2 Nov 2018 -

  3. What is everybody's favorite (alcoholic) drink that you will usually get when going to a bar or drink casually at home. Alcohol to Thursday, July 5, 2018- 7:55pm ...

    55 comments5 Jul 2018 -

  4. Eddie Braverman's blog I'm looking to hear from the college monkeys today, and any Streeters that fall into the "bro" category who might have an opinion on the matter. For the past few weeks I've been hearing about Four Loko and a ...

    109 comments25 Oct 2017 -

  5. Few things make ITF's blood boil more than a shoddily-constructed, inconsistent, poorly-explained "best of" list. You should have heard my reaction to Rolling Stone's 100 Greatest Artists List, or 500 Greatest Songs list (or really, an ...

    88 comments4 Jun 2013 -

  6. I came across an older, but interesting article which addressed a highly important topic (sarcasm): Alcohol in the Workplace. In this article, Alcohol in the Workplace: Cool Trend or Risky Policy, the author observes the tradeoffs of allowing drinking at ...

    42 comments17 Dec 2016 -

  7. Welcome to Blitzed, Smashed and Drunk, WSO's new blog about all things alcohol related. It's a celebration of alcohol, a veritable treasure trove of recipes to be tried out, a collection of useless facts, tips and suggestions to survive the next ...

    39 comments28 Jun 2016 -

  8. Some of you older guys might be wondering why I would post something like this. The answer is that the younger guys need to hear it. That, and there is far too much shit being directed at Goldman for me to choose from, so I'll default to my second fa ...

    30 comments12 Mar 2016 -

  9. After a busting your ass at the office you may want to kick back and enjoy the finer things in life like for example gorgeous women and Scottish Whisky. Of course the former is often revealed to you after copious amounts of the latter, or at least that� ...

    46 comments20 Oct 2013 -

  10. Fellow monkeys, I am curious to get your insight on a question that's been bothering me: Is it that much harder to succeed in the business world without drinking alcohol? Networking often occurs at bars after work, where everyone lets loose and has a ...

    69 comments23 Feb 2018 -

  11. I was curious to see what everyone's favorite Whiskey/Scotch is. Personally, I'm a big fan of Johnnie Walker Black (haven't had the blue), Lagavulin (great single malt), and of course Makers Mark (classic). Include the price per bottle if y ...

    120 comments22 Nov 2016 -

  12. "There are more old drunkards than there are old doctors..."- Benjamin Franklin As if you needed another reason to partake in Wall Street's culture of booze (well, some of you do), a recent 20-year study has concluded that heavy drinkers li ...

    61 comments31 Aug 2010 -

  13. After a long day at work, few things can beat having a good drink to relax. As you hit the couch and open the bottle, the aroma greets you like a seducing temptress. And man do you want to give in. Pouring yourself a glass and giving it a whirl, the scent ...

    42 comments4 Sep 2010 -

  14. Happy Hour Guest: "This place is a bit more expensive than the Galway Hooker, isn't it?" Me to She: "Have you paid for a drink yet tonight?" Happy Hour Guest: "No..." Me: "So there's no problem, is there?" ...

    24 comments20 Aug 2014 -

  15. How many times have you insanely binge drank? Alcohol ...

    46 comments6 Mar 2013 -

  16. Just wondering. Is it possible? Alcohol party Fun club Salary ...

    22 comments12 Apr 2019 -

  17. My firm held a networking event last night and I definitely drank more than 15 craft beers of varying sizes over a period of 4.5 hours. About a week ago I had been drinking and almost crashed driving home, so last night I decided to have a coke light with ...

    14 comments6 May 2020 -

  18. Alright so I've been thinking about this for awhile and would like to hear what some of you monkeymen (and women...I guess) think about it. The price of a particular libation usually increases as it ages (obvious, I know but stay with me). How feasib ...

    29 comments2 Jan 2011 -

  19. Just to change it up this week... it's always fun to start things out with a song... ...

    17 comments23 Jul 2014 -

  20. I have a feeling I'm gonna need a catcher's mitt for all the monkey shit about to be flung by the WSO readers who don't enjoy the occasional toddy quite as much as I do. Don't shoot the messenger, guys, but it appears alcohol consumpti ...

    20 comments3 Nov 2010 -

  21. There is something to be said about The Great American Lager. The King of Beers, except for a brief marketing ploy at the turn of the millennium, has been the title held by AB/Inbev's own flagship beer, Budweiser since the 80s. I'm not necessari ...

    15 comments20 Sep 2014 -

  22. Over the last few days, I've noticed something in my local beer store. Maybe you guys have noticed it too. Pumpkin Beers are slowly appearing on the shelves. Pumpkin beers mean the season is changing. Except when I look out the window, read the therm ...

    13 comments19 Aug 2014 -

  23. Labor Day marks the end of the "Summer Season". No more white after Labor Day. The Seersucker Suit gets put back in the closet. We may still have an Indian summer to prolong the warmth and feel of the summer before slowly easing us into the fall ...

    11 comments30 Aug 2014 -

  24. What are your thoughts on having an alcoholic drink at lunch? This isn't about getting plastered, but enjoying a drink to go with your meal. Also, how is this issue viewed across areas such as Consulting, PE, IBD, S&T, Fortune 500, etc... Alcohol ...

    14 comments23 Oct 2009 -

  25. I'm sure some of you have read about this by now: excerpt form 'The Buy Side' It basically describes the insane models/bottles (really, hookers and blow) lifestyle of one particular wall street trader late '90s- mid 2000s. Obviously, t ...

    9 comments15 Jan 2014 -

  26. Drunken Lullabies

    Off Topic

    Monkeys, Recently I was arrested while under the influence and will likely have some mark on my public record. Nothing serious, just a really stupid decision at the wrong time and place. Anyway, suppose that I am graduating this spring and currently have ...

    8 comments21 Apr 2012 -

  27. Hello WSO, I've been lurking here for a while, this is my first post. So I just got an offer as a software developer from one of these prop trading firms in Chicago, and it seems like a sweet place to work. The only thing is how there seems to be ove ...

    6 comments6 May 2020 -

  28. There is nothing better than a well-made drink. It doesn't matter whether it's a perfectly steeped green tea, a glass of fresh homemade iced tea or a perfectly constructed cocktail, a well-made drink always tastes better. At the bar, it is very ...

    6 comments27 Sep 2014 -

  29. best thing I real all day... from newyork.grubstreet.com One of my favorite things about drinking in the morning is just how purposeful it has to be. At night, you can simply have a drink without need for any particular reason. But between the hours of, s ...

    6 comments26 Sep 2012 -

  30. I've never been a big fan of ridiculous cocktail menus. Actually, that's not quite true- I happen to love a ridiculously huge menu because I find them thoroughly enjoyable to peruse and really figure out what I want but I don't like it when ...

    5 comments12 Aug 2014 -

  31. Making Alcohol can definitely be a labor of love. It is definitely labor intensive. It's a time consuming process. It can be financially intensive and the economies of scale don't always favor the small producers. It takes a long time to perfect ...

    5 comments30 Jul 2014 -

  32. Happy Tuesday after the 4th of July to everyone! I hope you all had a good long weekend and were able to drink some good beer. I went 10 for 10 on the BSD Top 10 Americana Beers over the long weekend and am proud of it. I did some grilling and cooking and ...

    5 comments8 Jul 2014 -

  33. I thought it would be a cold day in hell before I wrote signing praise about something from Detroit. While the city may be a mess and rife with crime, the public pension totally shot, and home to sports baseball and football teams who haven't hoisted ...

    4 comments10 Sep 2014 -

  34. http://dealnews.com/Whiskey-Stone-9-Pack-for-6-5-s... great deal. Alcohol Whiskey ...

    3 comments30 Nov 2011 -

  35. Chopped. Iron Chef. Master Chef. Throwdown! with Bobby Flay. Sweet Genius. Cutthroat Kitchen.What do all of these have in common besides being cooking shows? At one point or another, during the course of the competition, the contestants are shocked and su ...

    2 comments29 Jul 2014 -

  36. Another simple question what are everyone's plans or what is everyone doing for the night. Or people who are already in 2020 what did they do. Alcohol ...

    1 comment31 Dec 2019 -

  37. Curating a list of whiskeys to try. Really enjoyed a japanese whiskey called Nikka From The Barrel, planning on buying a bottle of Kavalan (Taiwanese whiskey). Would be great to get your guys' suggestions. Alcohol Whiskey ...

    1 comment26 Jul 2019 -

  38. Special Accreditation

    Resume Advice

    Technically I am a 'Certified Jameson taste tester' since I was picked randomly out of my tour group to sample their whiskey while visiting the distillery in Ireland. Cons of including it in my resume: Unprofessional Makes me seem like an alcoho ...

    1 comment6 May 2020 -

  39. Please share this invitation with your coworkers and friends in support of the Women's Venture Fund. Women's Venture Fund cordially invites you to an evening reception honoring VIVIENNE TAM Please join us for cocktails and hors d'oeuvres an ...

    6 May 2020 -

  40. It's that time again--WSO Happy Hour time! NYC Chairs In The Flesh and guerrillagrrl will be in attendance, and all are welcome. ITF will be around to celebrate and answer questions about his new website, headofmetal.com, a passion project that he is ...

    12 Apr 2013 -

  41. A professor at Iowa State has created a vodka that apparently won't leave you a useless sack of shit the following morning. Professor Johannes Van Leeuwen claims to have developed the first ever 100 percent pure vodka. So this guy is basically the He ...

    6 Sep 2014 -