Tomorrow, Esquire TV will premiere the new show, which follows two quirky brewers as they tour the US making unusual beers in even more unusual locations. We chat with James Watt, co-founder of BrewDog, who stars in the series.
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What are the characters on Mad Men drinking? The short answer: everything, all the time. They also drink so much it's a surprise the alcohol vapors don't explode every time they light up their Lucky Strikes. But the specific drinks that the characters on Mad Men drink show us a period in American history when the drinkscape uniquely reflected the cultural forces that created it.
You could probably design a pretty good drinking game around Downton Abbey. Just take a drink every time Lady Grantham says, "Poor Edith," Bates falls on his sword, or Thomas reminds you of a vampire. But what do you drink while watching?
Even cafés can have their 15 minutes of fame: Surely you don't think Magnolia Bakery is the only pilgrimage TV fans make when visiting New York. Here, a few of our favorite coffee shops—both real and fictional—made famous by the boob tube.