Your Saddest Desperation Cocktails, Ranked

Remember back in college, when you had limited money, limited access to alcohol, and limited supplies in the dormitory kitchen? Making a cocktail, or even a highball, was a matter of inventiveness often driven by desperation. You mixed what you had. It can also happen when you are adult, but broke, or a high school student sneaking what's available up to your room.

Deadspin collected stories of these cocktail recipes born of desperation dredged from readers' pasts. -via Metafilter, where you'll find even more.

(image credit: Elena Scotti (GMG))


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