Summertime means long sessions of languid, laid-back drinking—on docks, beaches, and anywhere else that allows embarrassing sandals. This is awesome, but it poses one problem: You’ll likely have the opportunity to casually hit on potential paramours, but you will also have to provide literally hours of conversation, which can be taxing.

No fear: The tipsier people get, the more they love random trivia, especially when it relates to the drink in their hand. To arm you with artillery for some top-shelve seasonal bar conversation, here are some interesting and amusing facts about some of our favorite summer drinks, from the daiquiri to the piña colada.