Simple Bourbon Cocktail Recipes Everyone Should Know
If you have gotten past the confusion between whiskey and bourbon (spoiler, all bourbon is whiskey, but not all whiskey is bourbon), and you understand that bourbon is always made in the U.S., stored ...
Classic Tequila Cocktail Recipes Everyone Should Know
Tequila is one of my all-time favorite spirits. It enjoys immense popularity across North America, but I think its strengths are underutilized in the United States. North of the border, tequila is bes...
Nicola P. Young4 days ago
Must Have Essential Oils for a Hangover
Drinking alcohol can wreak havoc on your nervous system. The next morning, you wake up to nausea, headaches, shakiness, lack of focus... the symptoms of a hangover can render you useless. There are pl...
Best Craft Beer of 2018
American Craft Beer Week has come and gone, but don't feel too upset if you missed out on the festivities. We're living in the golden age of American craft brewing, with small and independent craft br...
Victoria Gawlik6 days ago
Prohibition
Prohibition, an exponential social experiment conducted for economic and social reasons, turned into one of the most criminal, corrupt, and socially moving periods in history. During Prohibition, ther...
C V6 days ago
My Alcoholic Husband
Here I am again. Sitting up and unable to fully relax. To sleep, that would be peace. I don't think I have slept fully in months. My husband is in the thick of his addiction. It feels worse than ever....
Best Craft Beer of 2018
American Craft Beer Week has come and gone, but don't feel too upset if you missed out on the festivities. We're living in the golden age of American craft brewing, with small and independent craft br...
Hellen Gable13 days ago
Irish Pubs
Whether you’re in the heart of Dublin or the beautiful village of Kilsheelan, the pub is the center of life in Ireland. Not just for the Guinness or Jameson, or (the author’s personal favorite) Magner...
Chica Reyass25 days ago
Best Drinking Games You Can Play Without a Deck of Cards
I love playing these games with my rec soccer team, which is made up of the most badass, fiercest women I know. Self-care is important; it belongs in Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs. And this is some of t...
Kelsey Langea month ago
Best Flavored Alcohol That You Need to Try
People who choose an unflavored bottle of alcohol over a flavored one are certainly interesting human beings. Personally, that could never be me. My freshman year of college, I had a very poor experie...
Jovelle Avancenaa month ago
10 Delicious Cocktails You Can Make On-the-Go
You deserve only the best quality of relaxation, so of course the cocktail in your hand should reflect that. Ideally, we would be able to make our cocktails with patience and love, paying close attent...
Cassy Dunn2 months ago
For Cinco De Mayo Try Tequila 10 Ways
The classic margarita is a simple cocktail made with 4 oz. tequila, 2 oz. triple sec and one and half oz. fresh lime juice. Tequila itself is gluten free because it is made from the blue agave plant w...
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Wine and cheese, beer and bread, tequila and lime. Explore these favorite food pairings.
Sue C6 months 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 Sarkar6 months 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 Marchbank8 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 ...
C V6 days ago
My Alcoholic Husband
Here I am again. Sitting up and unable to fully relax. To sleep, that would be peace. I don't think I have slept fully in months. My husband is in the thick of his addiction. It feels worse than ever....
Devon Thomas21 days ago
Best Drinking Games for Two People Everyone Should Play
I let my son Jarret have alcohol if he's supervised by me. I figure if he's already drinking, then he might as well do so in a safe space. And he may very well be drinking given that he's in the 9th g...
Skunk Uzekia month ago
Best Rated Hard Seltzer Brands
Hard seltzer is the newest, trendiest thing on the market. Its popularity comes from the fact that it's an alcoholic beverage that gets you buzzed, has low carb counts, and still manages to taste cris...
11 Tips for Getting a Drink in a Crowded Bar
If there's one thing I've learned from being a raver, it's that getting a drink in a crowded bar is absolutely brutal. There are millions of people, all clamoring for the bartender's attention, and yo...
Jacqueline Hanikeh2 months ago
Tips for Passing the Sommelier Certification
Whenever I head out for dinner to a really high-end restaurant, I always fancy the sommeliers that would serve me. They're much more experienced and knowledgeable in wine than anyone I've ever come ac...
Jesse Kinney2 months ago
How to Make Your Own IPA Beer
"Beer is proof God loves us and wants us to be happy," may be a Benjamin Franklin myth, a fabrication of what the Founding Father really said, but none can argue the truth behind the statement. Since ...
Best Boxed Wine to Take on the Go
Whether it's a romantic picnic with your loved one or a potluck dinner with a dozen friends, wine is still the go-to, never-miss beverage of choice. Most wine has only one major flaw: its packaging. G...
Lynne Shumakera month ago
Why Does Serving Wine at a Specific Temperature Matter?
If you're not a wine professional, you've probably never wondered about serving wine at a specific temperature. But in all honesty, the temperature of your wine will help (or hinder) your enjoyment. I...
Kelsey Langea month ago
Ultimate Gift Guide for Every Wine Lover
We have covered just about everything a wine lover could want. From wine pearls to on the go coolers and unique wine holders, each of these products would be a hit for any birthday, Christmas, anniver...
Simple Bourbon Cocktail Recipes Everyone Should Know
If you have gotten past the confusion between whiskey and bourbon (spoiler, all bourbon is whiskey, but not all whiskey is bourbon), and you understand that bourbon is always made in the U.S., stored ...
Classic Tequila Cocktail Recipes Everyone Should Know
Tequila is one of my all-time favorite spirits. It enjoys immense popularity across North America, but I think its strengths are underutilized in the United States. North of the border, tequila is bes...
Rebecca Moore8 days ago
How To Channel Your Cocktail’s Namesake
Ordering a drink is important business. Because it's not just a cocktail. It's a chance to channel your inner badass. Some say 'liquid courage' comes with alcohol in general, but I say it's all about ...
Best Craft Beer of 2018
American Craft Beer Week has come and gone, but don't feel too upset if you missed out on the festivities. We're living in the golden age of American craft brewing, with small and independent craft br...
Jerrica 14 days ago
Bud Light Orange - Just in Time for Summer
Hi, my name is Jerrica and I hate beer. Ha. I drink it every now and then because I’m cheap and beer is usually cheaper when you go out. What’s better than a $2 PBR? Well honestly, lots of things are....
Chica Reyass20 days ago
Things You Didn't Know About Beer... Probably
Were it not for beer, it'd be a lot harder to relax after a long day of dealing with things women are expected to do at work but shouldn't. Sure, I've got the best motivational soccer quotes to rememb...
Tim Steiner3 months ago
St Patty's Day in Jax Beach
Ahhh St. Patrick's Day... a day when everyone can either pretend they're Irish or celebrate actually being Irish for one whole day while getting smashed at the bar. Jax Beach is no different. With St. Patty's day landing on a Saturday and beautiful typical 75 degree and sunny weather, we knew it was going to be a shit show and unfortunately we were right. Tommy and I just landed a couple more bars in our security business and St Patrick's Day was going to be a good test for them to see how they ...
Roland Barnes3 months ago
10 Best Hidden Speakeasy Bars in the World
From Hong Kong and Buenos Aires to Los Angeles and New York, modern speakeasies take the idea of prohibition era secret bars and spin them into havens for aficionados of craft cocktails. While the 8th...
Tim Steiner3 months ago
Sun of a Beach
Going out to the bars is usually a good time for you and your friends. You spend a couple of bucks to get tipsy enough and go over and talk to that hot girl you've been checking out all night. Little ...
A M B M4 months ago
The History Behind Absinthe and How to Make a La Louche
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Jon Medrano Miller6 months ago
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 Kuseka year 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...
Alexis Hustus3 months ago
The Ginger Tea Reviews: Darjeeling and Pear Sangria
Hello, and welcome back to another fruity edition of the Ginger Tea Reviews! Tea is my passion, and I am making it my goal to share my passion with the world! Today, we are going to be talking about a...
EmmaLeigh Rivera3 months ago
The Tipple Tattle: Bonneville Brewery
About 30 minutes outside of Salt Lake City, nestled in the small town of Tooele is a great craft brewery called Bonneville Brewery. Now, Utah isn't traditionally known for their alcohol but with a new...
Bum Wine Bob10 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...
Ryan Epps3 months ago
Basic Bartending Techniques That Are Easy to Learn
Whether it's making a popular shot or choosing the right amount of ice cubes, it's obvious to everyone that bartending isn't simple. Fortunately, we've made it right by simplifying the intricacies, th...
Sherry Campbell3 months ago
10 Ways to Spot a Bad Bartender
Maybe they're a rookie, or maybe they simply don't care about their job, no one wants to get the worst bartender in the club. And as some of the best ways to spot a bad bartender, these tricks will he...
Nancy D4 months ago
Bar Tools
So you want to be bartender or maybe you are opening your own bar. Better yet, you want to build your own bar at home. Here is a complete list of the the essential bar tools.
aaron 2 months ago
10 Signs You're Drinking Too Much Alcohol
Like most adults I like the occasional alcoholic drink, but when does it become too much? Everyone drinks for different reasons—some do it socially, others to relax, and some do it through dependency....
Gerald Oppugne4 months ago
Strange Hangover Cures That Actually Work
Nobody likes a hangover. Problem is, there isn't much in the form of aid or advice for cleansing this deteriorating phenomena. We all like to drink (hopefully not too much), and more often than not, h...
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Adonis McManus8 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...
Peyton Morris24 days ago
Drinking and Driving: Stricter Laws Needed to Prevent Drunk Driving
According to CDC.gov, “Every day, 28 people in the United States die in motor vehicle crashes that involve an alcohol-impaired driver.” With this resulting in a death every fifty-one minutes, driving ...
Rebecca Bucklanda month ago
For the Grace of God Go I
“For the grace of God go I,” is my mom’s favorite saying. It means “Don’t judge because at the roll of a dice it could be you.” My mother isn’t a particularly religious woman, I mean unless vodka is a...
Iria Vasquez-Paez3 months ago
I'm An Alcoholic
Hi, my name is Iria, I’m an alcoholic. This is a piece on why you do not offer a sober person alcohol in any manner. You do not bring alcohol to the house of an alcoholic who doesn’t want alcohol to e...
Alexis Hustus4 months ago
The Ginger Tea Reviews: Tea Infused Alcohol
Hello, and thank you for joining me for another fun review! Tea is my passion, and I am making it my goal to share my passion with the world! Today, I decided to try and make something I've never made...
Rachel Blanchard4 months ago
Best Wine Glass Decorating Ideas
Wine glasses are the best simply because they can be used to enjoy my favorite beverage in the world. It's wine, by the way, and wine cocktails. But wine glasses can actually be used for so many other...
Greg Bond6 months 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...