Appendix G — Cocktails

Each of the chapters inspired a cocktail.

Chapter 1—Telling stories with data

Everything in it’s right place

\(1\) oz Bacardi Superior
\(\frac{1}{2}\) oz lime juice
\(\frac{1}{2}\) oz mango syrup
1 oz champagne

Chapter 2—Drinking from a firehose

I jumped in the river and what did I see?

\(2\) oz Hennessy
\(1\) oz lemon juice
\(1\) oz strawberry syrup
Top with soda water

Chapter 3—R essentials

Gravity always wins

\(2\) oz Buffalo Trace bourbon
\(1\) oz sweet vermouth
\(1\frac{1}{2}\) oz cherry syrup
\(1\frac{1}{2}\) oz lemon juice
One dash Fee Brothers Old Fashioned bitters

Chapter 4—Reproducible workflows

No alarms and no surprises

\(1\frac{1}{2}\) oz Empress gin
\(\frac{1}{2}\) oz St Germain
\(\frac{1}{2}\) oz lime juice
\(\frac{1}{4}\) oz raspberry syrup
One dash Angostura bitters

Chapter 5—Writing research

Don’t get sentimental it always ends up drivel

\(1\) oz Hennessy
\(\frac{1}{2}\) oz Grand Marnier
\(\frac{1}{2}\) oz Amaro Nonino
\(\frac{1}{4}\) oz lemon juice
\(\frac{1}{4}\) oz honey syrup
Cherry garnish

Chapter 6—Static communication

Jigsaw falling into place

\(1\) oz Bulleit rye
\(1\) oz lemon juice
\(1\) oz green chartreuse
\(\frac{1}{2}\) oz st germain
\(\frac{1}{2}\) oz Luxardo Maraschino Originale
One dash Angostura bitters
Top with lemonade

Chapter 7—Farm data

In the neon sign; scrolling up and down

\(1\frac{1}{4}\) oz Bulleit rye
\(\frac{1}{2}\) oz Grand Marnier
\(\frac{3}{4}\) oz lemon juice
\(\frac{3}{4}\) oz orange juice
\(\frac{1}{2}\) oz grenadine
\(\frac{1}{4}\) oz raspberry syrup

Chapter 8—Gather data

January has April showers and 2+2 always makes up 5

\(2\) oz Buffalo Trace bourbon
\(1\) oz Galliano Vanilla
\(1\) oz raspberry syrup
\(1\) oz lemon juice
One dash Angostura bitters

Chapter 9—Hunt data

Here I’m alive, everything all of the time

\(2\) oz Lillet
\(1\) oz Cointreau
\(2-3\) oz tonic

Chapter 10—Hunt data

The don’t speak for us

\(1\frac{1}{2}\) oz Captain Morgan dark rum
\(1\) oz honey syrup
\(1\) oz lemon juice
\(\frac{1}{2}\) oz ginger syrup
One dash Fee Brothers Old Fashioned bitters
Cherry garnish

Chapter 11—Clean and prepare

The infrastructure will collapse

\(1\frac{1}{2}\) oz cherry-infused vodka (Iceberg)
\(1\) oz sweet vermouth
\(1\) oz raspberry syrup
\(1\) oz lime juice
One dash Angostura bitters

Chapter 12—Store and share

And you realize you’re looking in, looking in the wrong place

\(1\frac{1}{4}\) oz Four Roses bourbon
\(1\) oz apple cider
\(\frac{1}{2}\) oz Grand Marnier
\(\frac{1}{4}\) oz ameretto
\(\frac{1}{2}\) oz lemon juice
\(\frac{1}{2}\) oz ginger syrup
One dash Angostura bitters

Chapter 13—Exploratory data analysis

Just cause you feel it doesn’t mean it’s there

\(1\frac{1}{2}\) oz Glynnevan Canadian whisky
\(\frac{3}{4}\) oz Sweet vermouth
\(\frac{3}{4}\) oz Benedictine
One dash absinthe
Two dashes Peychaud’s bitters
Two dashes Angostura bitters

Chapter 14—Linear models

You can try the best you can, the best you can is good enough

\(2\) oz Bulleit rye
\(1\) oz sweet vermouth
\(\frac{1}{2}\) oz blackberry syrup
One dash Angostura bitters

Chapter 15—Causal inference

We are accidents waiting to happen

\(1\frac{1}{2}\) oz Hennessey
\(\frac{3}{4}\) oz Cointreau
\(\frac{3}{4}\) oz Verjus
1 barspoon simple syrup
Lemon garnish

Chapter 16—MRP

Little by little by hook or by crook

\(1\frac{1}{2}\) oz Captain Morgan dark rum
\(\frac{3}{4}\) oz cane sugar syrup
\(\frac{1}{2}\) oz lemon juice
\(\frac{1}{2}\) oz orange juice
\(\frac{1}{2}\) oz ginger syrup
One dash Old Fashioned bitters

Chapter 17—Text as data

Words are blunt instruments; words are a sawed-off shotgun

\(2\) oz Buffalo Trace bourbon
\(\frac{1}{4}\) oz Luxardo Maraschino Originale
1 sugar cube
One dash Angostura bitters
One dash absinthe
Cherry garnish

Chapter 18—Concluding remarks

I’m the next act, waiting in the wings

\(1\) oz Plymouth gin
\(\frac{1}{2}\) oz lemon juice
\(\frac{1}{2}\) oz St Germain
One dash Angostura bitters
Top with champagne