Skunk Uzeki12 hours ago
Must-Have Accessories for Your Home Wine Bar
There's something to be said about having an elegant home wine bar. It's a place where you can feel at home, and just have a respite from the rest of the horrors of the world. It's a place where it's ...
The Health Trend’s Impact on Cocktails
Over the past year, the health trend has been taking hold of various aspects of modern culture. The health trend is in no way a bad thing. With many people getting more frequent exercise and eating we...
Kelsey Lange6 days ago
Best Gifts for Whiskey Lovers
There are a plethora of gifts for whiskey lovers that are available on the internet. We did the digging for the best of the best. Choose one, or multiple, of the best gifts for your favorite whiskey l...
Yvette Cordova6 days ago
Peru Celebrates Its Pisco Cocktail with Its Own National Holiday
Latin America is filled with tons of rich culture, adventure, and architecture that keeps tourists on their toes, but the one thing that visitors can agree on is how enticing Latin American food is. O...
Jake Pine7 days ago
Best American Porters to Try This Winter
Porters are a delicious style of dark beer made from brown malt and, while there is no strict definition, they usually feature chocolate and coffee flavors, dark fruit, and roasted barely. With the ex...
Marco Saveriano8 days ago
The Best Cocktails Ever Made on 'You Deserve a Drink'
Anybody who knows anything about YouTube probably knows Mamrie Hart. The writer/comedian/bartender has been making cocktails on her YouTube channel You Deserve A Drink since 2011. Along with her best ...
Jake Pine7 days ago
Best American Porters to Try This Winter
Porters are a delicious style of dark beer made from brown malt and, while there is no strict definition, they usually feature chocolate and coffee flavors, dark fruit, and roasted barely. With the ex...
Rachel Blanchard14 days ago
Best Gifts for Craft Beer Lovers
Craft beer, along with other types of alcohol, is certainly looked at as a form of art. And those who are huge fans of craft beer can certainly agree with me here. There's a lot when it comes to craft...
Kelsey Lange23 days ago
Best American Wheat Beers
Comprised of 50 percent malted wheat, there are many different types of wheat beer. However, the decision for which wheat beer is best to your taste buds is left up to you. A tasting party is in your ...
Skunk Uzekia month ago
Tastiest Beer Cocktails that Might Surprise You
Beer cocktails were often something that were relegated to the "gross" side of bar menus — or to frat houses. However, times have changed and it's become a cocktail category that evolved into a pretty...
Joseph Farleya month ago
Best Cider Brands to Drink This Fall
When the leaves change, it's not just time for football, fall beers, and great fall TV — ciders have a lot to offer as well. Don't overlook them next time you're picking up some seasonal alcoholic bev...
Iwan Palinski2 months ago
Non-Alcoholic Beer Brands You'll Actually Want to Drink
Most people drink beer for two reasons: flavor, and to get blitzed. We love to get drunk. That's why we all think sober challenges suck, and why beer tastings rock. Unfortunately, there are some times...
Designated Driver
For those who choose not to drink.
Beginner Bartender
Our Bartending Blueprint will help you fake it til you make it.
Pairings
Wine and cheese, beer and bread, tequila and lime. Explore these favorite food pairings.
Katie Marchbanka month 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 ...
What Kind of Drinker Are You?
I have spent a lot of my free time in bars, for both social reasons and alcoholic reasons. Bars are kind of my thing, and to a point, I've noticed that they are almost everyone's "kind of thing, too."...
Mackenzie Kennedy3 months ago
Sparkling Wine and Food Pairing Guide
Most people know that sparkling wine (erm "champagne") goes well with almost every dish. In fact, one of the classic rules of thumb is that champagne should be used as a go-to when you aren't sure wha...
Ian Massengale22 days ago
I Don't Remember, I Was Drunk
Weak ass excuses like this shouldn't work on anyone, but for some reason they do — not on me, but most people. That's not your get-out-of-jail free card for being stupid just because you were drinking...
Serenity Seeker25 days ago
Alcoholism & My Child
I am the wife of an alcoholic and would like to share my experience of what I have learned in the process of becoming lost in the vortex of his disease. I wish to share how this has affected our daugh...
Serenity Seekera month ago
Stepping Away From Madness
Many say when a person is intoxicated they tell the truth. I call bullshit! Everything a person says when they are intoxicated is utter toilet dribble. Have you ever been in a conversation with a drun...
Ossiana Tepfenhart3 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...
Ossiana Tepfenhart3 months ago
Best Indian Food and Wine Pairings
Indian food and wine aren't exactly a combination that most would call intuitive. In fact, most people tend to pair water with almost all Indian food, primarily because the food tends to be pretty dar...
Jessica Herring3 months ago
Tips for Buying Premixed Cocktails
Premixed cocktails come in handy when you're having a large get-together or just want to unwind because the drink is already made; you just need to pour it in a glass and sometimes can add a garnish o...
Old World Versus New World Wines
There is a common debate among wine drinkers all over the world about which are the superior wines: Old World or New World. People will often voice their preference for one over the other. In fact, pe...
Kelsey Lange25 days ago
Tastiest Wine and Chocolate Pairings
I don't know about you, but we think that wine and chocolate are two gifts in life. Why not have them together? Though it might seem that simple, there are a lot of details that make up a perfect wine...
Liza Zimmermana month ago
Ice Wine and Food Pairing Guide
The term "ice wine" is an anglicized form of the German word "eiswein." It is a rich and sweet dessert wine made from the juice of grapes frozen on the vine. Water crystals are still in the juice when...
The Health Trend’s Impact on Cocktails
Over the past year, the health trend has been taking hold of various aspects of modern culture. The health trend is in no way a bad thing. With many people getting more frequent exercise and eating we...
George Nekilan9 days ago
Easy Ways to Make Cheap Liquor Taste Better
Most of us own cheap liquors in our house that haven't been touched yet, because we don't exactly know if they're any good. Whether you own cheap whisky, rum, tequila, or red wine, know that they won'...
The North Shore’s Best Mai Tai
You haven’t heard from me because a month ago I was in Hawaii, and ever snce then, I’ve been thinking about nothing but Hawaii. While I was in Hawaii — Oahu and Maui, to be precise — we saw the sights...
Jake Pine7 days ago
Best American Porters to Try This Winter
Porters are a delicious style of dark beer made from brown malt and, while there is no strict definition, they usually feature chocolate and coffee flavors, dark fruit, and roasted barely. With the ex...
Best Smoked Beers You've Never Heard Of
You've had smoked bacon. You've had smoked salmon. But smoked beer? Probably not. This is one of the newest beer trends hitting the craft beer world, and it's beer that has been created with malted ba...
Kelsey Lange23 days ago
Best American Wheat Beers
Comprised of 50 percent malted wheat, there are many different types of wheat beer. However, the decision for which wheat beer is best to your taste buds is left up to you. A tasting party is in your ...
Ginger Curlsa month 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, ...
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Adonis McManusa month ago
Confessions of a Nightclub Owner: Part 3
As a nightclub owner I was always interested in maximizing profits. You pay rent for an entire month, but you are only open 2 days of the week, so what do you do with the other 5 nights? In an ideal w...
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Adonis McManusa month ago
Confessions of a Nightclub Owner: Introduction
A long time ago in a city not so far away I had a dream of owning a nightclub. Not just any nightclub but an incredible nightclub full of beautiful women, well dressed men, the biggest international D...
Amanda Kusek4 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...
Madeline Basirico5 months ago
Famous Books Written by Alcoholic Authors
Many famous authors have struggled with alcohol addiction. Some use it as a means of sparking inspiration, while others depend on it to self-medicate. It is widely debated whether or not drinking actu...
Bum Wine Bob3 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 Luxon4 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 Chacon5 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...
Malcolm Hardy11 days ago
Tales from Groovy Spoons 3: 'Occupational Hazards'
Hello again. I hope you are well. This is this my third testimony on the weirdness of my workplace. You can find part 1 here. And Part 2 here. But if you're up to date, then lets crack on with today's...
Malcolm Hardy15 days ago
Tales from Groovy Spoons 2: 'Insecurities'
Greetings once again. It is I, Malcolm. I'm here to tell you even more stories from Groovy Spoons. You can find my original article here. But if you're all caught up, then lets dive straight in, to ta...
Malcolm Hardy19 days ago
Tales from Groovy Spoons
Hello. I'm here today to tell you a story. Not a fantasy epic, or a chilling thriller, but a simple story of how a nice northern man got way out of his depth in a completely abnormal club/pub. That ni...
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Adonis McManusa month 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 Tepfenhart5 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...
David Parks9 days ago
When a Drunk Driver Crashes into Your Living Room (While You're in It)
Everyone has that one crazy night in college. Mine is just a little different. My roommate Paul, his girlfriend Miranda, and I had just gotten home from a night out. We (being responsible young adults...
Denise Willis17 days ago
Always Have a Drink Handy
Drinking was considered the number one cardinal sin in our home growing up. My father's first wife was an alcoholic, which caused him to start drinking, and by the time they divorced he had an issue w...
Serenity Seekera month ago
Alcoholism and the Blame Cycle
Have you noticed that the alcoholic appears to blame you for everything? You may have prepared the best meal, or overly cleaned the home, or made sure the children were all in bed before he arrived ho...
Cherise Threewitt4 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 Anderson4 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...
Skunk Uzeki4 months ago
Budget Friendly Champagne Cocktails for Summer
Champagne is often considered to be the pinnacle of class. It's the token drink of major celebrations and pairs well with almost anything you could want to serve up — including other drinks. Champagne...