Benicio Del Toro Talks Hunter S. Thompson & Drinking!

Written by Outdoor Beasts Staff on July 26, 2016

 

If you’re gonna drink…

It’s best to do so with the master…

And that master was Hunter S. Thompson.

Benicio Del Toro Talks Hunter S. Thompson & Drinking!

Are your friends like mine and insist on hanging out in the kitchen? “Always the kitchen. I spent time with Hunter S. Thompson, the writer, and his office was in the kitchen and it was because of that. Everybody hangs out by the kitchen, so he made his office [there]. Really smart.”

Did you learn anything else while drinking with him? “Ice. It was important to have ice. If he ordered a drink or a beer or whatever, he ordered a bucket of ice. He kept everything cold. His glasses would be filled with ice.”

Benicio Del Toro Talks Hunter S. Thompson & Drinking!

Do you have ice at home? “I do have some ice. If you come to my house and you need some ice I can provide it—[but] probably not as much as Hunter could provide.”

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