Haley Hamilton

Haley Hamilton is a Boston-based bartender. She writes The Shakes, MEL's weekly column dedicated to drinks, booze, bar culture and sometimes other vices. She enjoys cocktails, mezcal, yoga and fucking with the patriarchy.

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Bartenders Are Sharing Your Shitty Yelp Review and Laughing at You

Yelp reviews are like dick pics. No one wants them, but douchebags still feel entitled to send them out into the world and expect everyone…

The Ultimate Guide to Boozy Gift-Giving

If you’re anything like me, you have a lot of friends who like to drink. Maybe they’re whiskey people, gin people or anything-I-can-get-my-hands-on people, but…

Why We Should All Be Eating Pineapples and Drinking Rum on Thanksgiving

Pineapples are suddenly everywhere, and I love it. One quick Google search for “pineapple accessories” yields pineapple sunglasses, pineapple wine stoppers, pineapple bookends, a pineapple…