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Ask Adam: What Cocktails Are Safe to Order at a Dive Bar?

1 month ago   |   By Vine Pair

If you're a viewer of HBO's “Hacks,” it's possible you've seen the episode where Jean Smart's character doles out some drinking advice to the young comedy writer who is traveling with her on tour. While sitting at a dive bar, Smart tells Einbinder that she should never order a cocktail at bars on the road, or red wine for that matter. Only cold white wine will do because, when white wine is cold, you can't tell it's bad.
There is a bit of truth to the idea that you don't go to a dive bar to have a proper Martini, and her white wine trick does work, but there are a few cocktails you could...
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