James Fangs3 hours ago
Best Breweries on the West Coast You Must Visit
The West Coast is filled with exciting places to visit when traveling. Either you're flying to Hawaii for a beautiful vacation or road tripping to California to check out their exciting attractions li...
Megan Harta day ago
Music City Brews
Welcome to Music City! Nashville, Tennessee is known for its honky-tonk bars and constant music drifting through the open doors of downtown venues. After spending time in these areas, you may get a cr...
Kathy G2 days ago
Sassy and Sober
When you mention the word “alcoholic,” the first image that comes to mind is often that of an old man sitting on a park bench, wearing fingerless gloves and swigging whiskey from a brown paper bag. Bu...
Greg Bond2 days ago
Best Breweries on the East Coast You Must Visit
There are tons and tons of breweries all across America. From the South to the East and West Coasts, there are breweries that serve their best craft beer and are known for it. So many people not only ...
Staci Hunsinger3 days ago
Vodka Cherries
I truly have some of the most amazing friends!! Not only are they inspirational, but they have become some of the best taste testers around!! Take these beauties for example. Vanilla vodka chocolate c...
How I Recognized I'm an Alcoholic
I was flirting with functional alcoholism from the age of 18 when I graduated high school. My family imposes their problems with alcohol on each other, with nobody really recognizing their problem. I ...
Great Rums to Stay the Winter Blues
Winter libations revolve around warmth. Sweet, spiced Toddies, decadent Blueberry Teas, whipped cream-topped Alpines—all designed to coax drinkers through the cold and wet winter season. But only one ...
Jennifer Violet6 days ago
Thirst Quenching Drinks You Can Make With Beer
Whenever most of us head out to lunch, to the beach, to a football game, a concert, or any outing with our friends, we grab a pack of beer. Beer is among the best alcoholic beverages that comes in a w...
James Fangs11 days ago
How Hard Is It to Become a Bartender?
Believe it or not, there's a lot of work to do in order to actually become a certified bartender. Yes, this means attending bartending school to become an amazing bartender who studied in mixology and...
Sue C20 days ago
Pointers to Ease a New Year's Hangover
New Year's Eve is here and you are ready for the festivities. All you drinkers out there know tonight will be fun tomorrow morning is payday for it, especially if you have to work. There are many ways...
Joey Kendricka month ago
Jazz & Drinks - 'A Charlie Brown Christmas'
Like perhaps most people, I'm really not a fan of most Christmas music. Traditional classics like "Deck the Halls" and "Jingle Bells" have grown stale to the point where the melodies are simply tiring...
April Demarcoa month ago
How to Make Vodka Gummy Bears
When it comes to simple, yet fun alcohol-centric ideas, vodka gummy bears take the cake. There are really only a few steps to make until the gummies do the rest of the work. And they look super fun to...
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Sue C20 days ago
Pointers to Ease a New Year's Hangover
New Year's Eve is here and you are ready for the festivities. All you drinkers out there know tonight will be fun tomorrow morning is payday for it, especially if you have to work. There are many ways...
Patricia Sarkara month ago
Stocking Stuffers for your Favorite Martini Fan
Martinis are, and always will be, in style. They are a cornerstone of drinking and have long been a classic among connoisseurs of all kinds. They're elegant, taste delicious, and can be surprisingly g...
Katie Marchbank3 months ago
Best Alcoholic Cupcake Bakeries in NYC
If you had to choose between alcohol and cupcakes, which would you pick? Wait... why do you need to choose? Don't, because the newest craze that's sweeping the nation is alcoholic cupcakes. For those ...
How I Recognized I'm an Alcoholic
I was flirting with functional alcoholism from the age of 18 when I graduated high school. My family imposes their problems with alcohol on each other, with nobody really recognizing their problem. I ...
Greg Bond10 days ago
Best Cognac and Cigar Pairings to Enjoy
When it comes to cigar pairings, you can't just grab any glass of spirit to enjoy it with. Certain cigars have a distinct taste, as well as certain cognacs. And when you find the right pair, the two c...
Taylor Markarian25 days ago
10 Best Affordable Cognacs You Can Get Right Now
Fetty Wap would love this list. He most likely goes for the higher end bottles, but he didn't base his entire brand around Rémy Martin's 1738 for nothing! You don't have to be famous and rich to enjoy...
April Demarcoa month ago
How to Make Vodka Gummy Bears
When it comes to simple, yet fun alcohol-centric ideas, vodka gummy bears take the cake. There are really only a few steps to make until the gummies do the rest of the work. And they look super fun to...
Kelsey Langea month ago
Best Ways to Prevent a Hangover
After suffering from a painful hangover, most people will do just about anything to prevent one from happening in the future. Compared to a headache, nausea, and sometimes vomiting, any precaution wil...
Ossiana Tepfenhart5 months ago
Easy to Make Sangria Recipes
Sangria has become one of the most popular cocktails in America, and it's a drink that's being sold by the pitcher in restaurants from coast to coast. It's a cocktail that goes well with just about ev...
Jessica Ta month ago
Wine: An I'm Not at All Ashamed "Confession List"
So, I like wine. I'm not an expert when it comes to wine though. I can't tell you how earthy, how much body, or how much tannin a glass of wine has, but I can tell you the alcohol content of the reall...
Kelsey Langea month ago
Best Date Night Wines to Try
Are you tired of stressing at the liquor store to find the best option for your dinner date each weekend? This is the ultimate list of wines that will pair the best with your evening meal. Give these ...
Kelsey Lange2 months ago
Guide to Sweet Wines for Beginners
Whether it be the taste, the tones, or even the pronunciation, diving into the world of wine can be a bit daunting. However, it shouldn't be. Wine tasting is all about preference, and only you get to ...
C.C. Curtis9 days ago
Best St-Germain Cocktails You Can Make for Any Occasion
St-Germain is one of the finest liqueurs out there that’s flavored with elderflowers. If you aren’t familiar what elderflowers are, they’re small, white starry flowers that only bloom through the spri...
George Nekilan14 days ago
How To Make Your Own Bitters
The best cocktails and drinks include bitters to enhance aroma and flavor. Bartenders are very creative when it comes to putting the right bitters in the right alcohol. And their top signature drinks ...
5 Fun Party Drinks That Everyone Will Love
So this year I became really enthralled with beer and alcohol. I've always been a drinker. I had my very first beer at 14. All through high school and my first couple years of college, I was mostly dr...
Greg Bond2 days ago
Best Breweries on the East Coast You Must Visit
There are tons and tons of breweries all across America. From the South to the East and West Coasts, there are breweries that serve their best craft beer and are known for it. So many people not only ...
Jennifer Violet6 days ago
Thirst Quenching Drinks You Can Make With Beer
Whenever most of us head out to lunch, to the beach, to a football game, a concert, or any outing with our friends, we grab a pack of beer. Beer is among the best alcoholic beverages that comes in a w...
C.C. Curtis23 days ago
Best Mexican Beer to Drink Anywhere
Many of us can appreciate a great bottle or can of beer. Popping open that first bottle to many more and indulging in that crisp, chilled flavor is heaven. What’s even better is enjoy a couple of beer...
Megan Harta day ago
Music City Brews
Welcome to Music City! Nashville, Tennessee is known for its honky-tonk bars and constant music drifting through the open doors of downtown venues. After spending time in these areas, you may get a cr...
Adrian Scott4 days ago
Best Beer Gardens in America You Must Visit
From New York to San Fransisco to Nashville, the top beer gardens can be found all around the United States. With beautiful outdoor patios and extensive beer menus, you can't go wrong with visiting on...
Ginger Curls3 months ago
Little Town Wonders
I recently moved to a small community in rural Newfoundland (NL), Canada called Twillingate. This is a beautiful little community located in what is known as Ice Berg Alley. During the summer months, ...
How an Old Fashioned Became the Old Fashioned Staple of NYC
It’s a drink that’s always in style no matter the decade or day of the week. It’s on every bartender’s curriculum and every mixed drink enthusiast’s bucket list, but the Old Fashioned has always been ...
Amanda Kusek6 months ago
Top Shelf Cures
When I was six or seven, my parents went out to celebrate an anniversary and left our grandmother to watch my brothers and me. Grandma Jean is British, and when I was little I loved this the most abou...
Russian Vodka
"Is that vodka?" Margarita asked weakly. The cat jumped up in his seat with indignation. "I beg your pardon, my queen," he rasped, "Would I ever allow myself to offer vodka to a lady? This is pure alc...
Bum Wine Bob5 months ago
BWB Malt Beverage Of The Week — ZIMA
ZIMA is BACK! If you've been living under a rock for the last month and haven't heard the news, the original flavored malt beverage, Zima is back for a limited time only! I was too young to enjoy Zima...
Ben Luxon6 months ago
A Considered Beer-d
Walking through London, especially as the hordes are released from their daily lockups, I cannot help but notice the inordinate number of young men sporting facial foliage. There are small ones, beard...
Carlos Chacon6 months ago
Malbec from the Land of Dreams
In the central area of the arid, southern reaches of Argentina, there is a rare oasis: the Río Negro Valley. An ideal place for growing grapes of great concentration, given the low humidity which goes...
Josh Pogue9 days ago
What I've Learned Working at a University Campus Bar
Bartending on your university campus can be one of the most rewarding experiences of your university career. However, it can also be one of the most physically draining aspects as well. If there's any...
James Fangs11 days ago
How Hard Is It to Become a Bartender?
Believe it or not, there's a lot of work to do in order to actually become a certified bartender. Yes, this means attending bartending school to become an amazing bartender who studied in mixology and...
Skunk Uzeki15 days ago
Best Bartending Schools in the US to Enroll In
Being a bartender is one of the few jobs where you get to cash in on your personality and also show your knowledge of booze. In the case of a dive bar, you don't really need to know much about liquor ...
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Adonis McManus3 months ago
Confessions of a Nightclub Owner: Part 2
Noah: "I sure hope we don’t have any more broken water pipes in the future.” “It was just a one-off all fixed up and no problems now!” Noah: “Come on, I’m not stupid. I’ve been in the industry for a l...
5 Things People Don't Tell You About Being a Liquor Critic
Prior to my current jobs, I worked part-time as a food and liquor critic for a magazine. For most people, this sounds like a dream job. I won't lie; there were huge perks that still make me miss that ...
Ossiana Tepfenhart7 months ago
Is Beer Belly Real?
If there's one thing that strikes fear into every dieter's heart when they attend a party, it's the possibility of gaining a beer belly. It's easy to see why; beer belly's not exactly the most attract...
Kathy G2 days ago
Sassy and Sober
When you mention the word “alcoholic,” the first image that comes to mind is often that of an old man sitting on a park bench, wearing fingerless gloves and swigging whiskey from a brown paper bag. Bu...
Cherry Colaa month ago
Saying Goodbye To Alcohol
I speak from a place of personal and heartfelt experiences in which I have seen the effects of alcohol, both short term and long term. Like any young adult, alcohol-related socialising is a frequent e...
Amanda Damicoa month ago
Suicidal Thoughts
I want to talk about suicidal thoughts. I think they are serious and soul crushing. I’ve never had such strong suicidal thoughts the way I’ve had this year. It’s been the worst by far; let me explain ...
Greg Bonda month ago
How to Make Hard Apple Cider from Scratch
Drinking hard apple cider is the best type of drink to enjoy any time of the year. Whether it's in the middle of the crisp and cool of fall or even during the hot summer. But I personally would prefer...
Cherise Threewitt6 months ago
How to Get Creative with Tea
In my previous entry, I sang the praises of The Garden’s Secret, a unique cocktail found exclusively at Chicago’s The Duck Inn. To recap, The Garden’s Secret is made from a rare Swedish tea and a blen...
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Edward Anderson6 months ago
Refresh Yourself with a Chocolate Mojito
During the summer, it is always fun to sit outside with friends and enjoy some cocktails. Most of my friends love wine and will have a glass or 5 of that, but I am difficult. It's not that I don't lik...