C.C. Curtis12 hours ago
Reasons You Need a Wine Fridge
Wine can make you do almost anything, such as make you believe in horoscopes. Wine can also cure your emotional concerns pretty much on a whim, better than any pep talk ever spewed. It's also probably...
A M B M2 days ago
The History Behind Absinthe and How to Make a La Louche
History of Absinthe: Modern day Absinthe is derived from Wormwood (Artemisia Absinthium) along with other herbs and was originally curated by French Dr. Pierre Ordinaire during the French Revolution (...
Alexis Hustus2 days ago
The Ginger Tea Reviews: Hangover Cure!
Welcome back, everyone, to another exciting installment of the Ginger Tea Reviews! Tea is my passion, and I am making it my goal to share my passion with the world! After my last two blog posts about ...
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...
My Alcoholism Prevented Me From Getting Advanced Degrees
When I was busy drinking on half-baked meds and wasting my time in other ways, I didn’t think about how this would impact my desire to get advanced degrees. I knew in my twenties that I wanted to beco...
Rowan Marley4 days ago
What One Glass of Wine Does to Your Brain
Wine has a lot of health benefits that people like to tout, but at times, one has to ask whether or not it's actually as good for you as you'd think. Though red wine may have great benefits involving ...
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 Smith10 days ago
Beer Styles That Pack a Punch
American Barleywine typically ranges from 8–15% ABV; this style is characterized by fruity sweetness and deep complexity. They range in color from amber to very dark brown and are quite thick-bodied, ...
Chris MacDonald20 days ago
How Wine Made Me Believe in Horoscopes
Two summers ago, I was in the land of Don Quijote—La Mancha, Spain; a dry, vast, anciently enchanting part of the country. One day, my fellow travel buddies and I decided to venture to a local well-kn...
Cassy Dunn23 days ago
Cocktails to Drink Before Noon
Morning cocktails have gotten a bad reputation but morning drinking shouldn't be limited to holiday brunches. Before the Temperance Movement which began in the 1820s and picked-up steam until the 1930...
Skunk Uzekia month ago
Essential Things You Need If You're a Beer Connoisseur
Only 20 years ago, being a beer snob was relatively rare—but thanks to the recent boom in microbreweries, that all has changed. Being a beer connoisseur has become incredibly common, with many craft b...
Lorna Buckinghama month ago
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 ...
Designated Driver
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Wine and cheese, beer and bread, tequila and lime. Explore these favorite food pairings.
Sue C2 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 Sarkar2 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 Marchbank4 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 ...
My Alcoholism Prevented Me From Getting Advanced Degrees
When I was busy drinking on half-baked meds and wasting my time in other ways, I didn’t think about how this would impact my desire to get advanced degrees. I knew in my twenties that I wanted to beco...
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 Bonda month 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...
Alexis Hustus2 days ago
The Ginger Tea Reviews: Hangover Cure!
Welcome back, everyone, to another exciting installment of the Ginger Tea Reviews! Tea is my passion, and I am making it my goal to share my passion with the world! After my last two blog posts about ...
Alexis Hustus11 days ago
The Ginger Tea Reviews: Valentine's Day TEAmosas
Welcome back for a special lovey-dovey edition of the Ginger Tea Reviews! Tea is my passion, and I am making it my goal to share my passion with the world. So, with Valentine's Day just around the cor...
April Demarco2 months 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...
C.C. Curtis12 hours ago
Reasons You Need a Wine Fridge
Wine can make you do almost anything, such as make you believe in horoscopes. Wine can also cure your emotional concerns pretty much on a whim, better than any pep talk ever spewed. It's also probably...
Rowan Marley4 days ago
What One Glass of Wine Does to Your Brain
Wine has a lot of health benefits that people like to tout, but at times, one has to ask whether or not it's actually as good for you as you'd think. Though red wine may have great benefits involving ...
Cheap Pizza with Expensive Wine: A Decadent Glamorous Gourmet Story
One week ago me and my housemates decided to throw a house party for one of my housemate's friends who were leaving to Europe to work on his graduate school thesis in an European university. The house...
Cocktails
I’m proud of the fact that I’ve been drinking cocktails from teen to now—I never stopped when people took the mickey fin, I never gave up when I’d enter a bar and have to make my own up, I never gave ...
Alexis Hustus15 days ago
The Ginger Tea Reviews: Boozy Chai Matcha Latte
Welcome back to another chapter in the Ginger Tea Reviews! Tea is my passion, and I am making it my goal to share my passion with the world. Today, I am reviewing a Boozy Chai Matcha Latte recipe! Now...
Cassy Dunn23 days ago
Why Signature Drinks Are a Winning Wedding Idea
When you are planning your wedding, there are so many details to consider and so many decisions to be made. You might think that adding a signature drink will be just another item to add to your endle...
George Nekilan6 days ago
Breweries Known for High ABV Beers
There are so many of us beer lovers who can only enjoy beer with high ABV. If you're unaware of what ABV is, it basically stands for Alcohol By Volume and it's usually measured through percentages. It...
Greg Smith10 days ago
Beer Styles That Pack a Punch
American Barleywine typically ranges from 8–15% ABV; this style is characterized by fruity sweetness and deep complexity. They range in color from amber to very dark brown and are quite thick-bodied, ...
Nancy D14 days ago
Know Your Beer
So, you just got a job as a server or maybe even a bartender. Well, then this is the right article for you because it has the absolute most basic knowledge to help you get by without completely embarr...
Anna Flaherty14 days ago
The 5 Best Bars in Bristol
As a student, there are some places I wish I had discovered sooner, and so I compiled a list of different bars that are my favourite to visit. Underneath I have linked to the website of each bar menti...
Jennifer Violeta month ago
Best Dive Bars in the US to Visit
Many of us love to head out for a few drinks after work for a quick refresher with coworkers or want to simply get a casual beer at an easygoing place with friends. You don't always have to drop so mu...
George Nekilana month ago
Best Rooftop Bars in America You Should Visit
The atmosphere of rooftop bars is always exciting. Not because are we lounging on top of a many story building, but the views are breathtaking—especially if you're lounging on a rooftop bar in the mid...
A M B M2 days ago
The History Behind Absinthe and How to Make a La Louche
History of Absinthe: Modern day Absinthe is derived from Wormwood (Artemisia Absinthium) along with other herbs and was originally curated by French Dr. Pierre Ordinaire during the French Revolution (...
Jon Medrano Miller2 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 Kusek7 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...
Bum Wine Bob6 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 Luxon7 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 Chacon7 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...
Leanna Davis11 days ago
Things Every Bartender Wished Customers Understood
From flirting rules to not being your therapist, your local bartender needs you to know these unspoken rules of the bar. As a way to make the night not only better for your bartender, but for your qua...
Nancy D17 days ago
How to Become a Bartender
About six months ago I decided to become a bartender out of the blue. I was a server at time and made a decent amount of tips, even though I wasn’t really good at it yet. It was a seasonal job and I k...
Greg Bond18 days ago
Secrets Every Bartender Knows and So Should You
Depending on what day, most bars are always crowded with drunk and loud individuals. Especially if it's a tight bar, things can get messy and unorganized. The weekdays are nothing compared to the week...
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Adonis McManus4 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 Tepfenhart8 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...
Michele Miller16 days ago
He Chose the Beer
It was 3 months into the relationship when he told me he drank a 6 pack every night after we got off the phone. I was high when he told me. So was he. We were in Seattle. It was legal. And I didn't kn...
C Mariea month ago
Foxwoods
School was officially over for the summer and I was ready for the much anticipated, best holidays with my best friends. At newly 14, I was thrilled at the thought of no school for a whole six weeks, w...
Kathy Ga month 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...
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 Bond2 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...
Cherise Threewitt7 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...