SideBlog: Backpacking and Booze by Doug Winship 14 November Sideblog science Rule 2 Backpacking and Booze: How to best drink in the wilderness. Spoiler alert… liquor’s initial popularity wasn’t because it tasted better back then than wine or beer (it did not), but because it made better freight. Related NO COMMENT Add Comment Click here to cancel the reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * By using this form you agree with the storage and handling of your data by this website. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.