Beginner's Guide to Wine Tasting

Mackenzie Kennedy
in How To

Historically, just about everyone drank wine. Wine was actually cleaner and safer than water throughout most of human history, since the alcohol helped kill a number of germs. Since people noticed win...

Best Ways to Remove a Red Wine Stain

Annie Kiely
in How To

Red wine can be the perfect compliment to a meal or to any dinner party, and there are endless pairings that can make it more enjoyable. But if spilled, red wine can be very likely to leave a nasty st...

How to Tip Your Bartender

Aaliyah Williams
in How To

If you’ve ever been desperate to know exactly how to tip your bartender in a restaurant, why you should tip them and even if you really have to, then stay tuned because this post is for you. Eating an...

What to Do When You’re the Only One Not Drinking

Aaliyah Williams
in Entertainment

I hate being the only one not drinking. I hate the awkward silences and muffled whispers when you announce your sobriety for the night and people awkwardly start to shuffle away from you. I mean, you ...

Facts About Alcohol You Didn't Know

Shinji Kazuma
in Culture

Many people feel they have a good grasp on the various elements of alcohol after just buying one drink, as if that somehow makes you know every aspect of the drinking world. However, while many know t...

Weird Drinking Laws in Europe

Miranda O'Conner
in Culture

I wrote an article awhile back on weird American drinking laws, and, while there are more than enough to fill a second list, it's time to look across the pond at Europe. Europe has a long, storied his...

Beginner's Guide to Brewing Beer

Paul Barker
in How To

Many of us have wondered what it would be like to brew some beer, but very few of us ever have the confidence to start. The idea may birth itself in our minds, but we'll just shrug and go "Well, I don...

Beer and Chocolate: A Match Made in Heaven

David Greenwood-Haigh
in Culture

Have you ever thought about pairing beer and chocolate? Want to know more about it? Here are some things I learned from Cheryl Cade beer sommelier at The Thirst Consultants (yes real job who knew) whe...

Refreshing Summer Vodka and Gin Cocktails

Anthony Gramuglia
in Culture

Considering how many different cocktails and mixed drinks there are, and the number and variety of new concoctions that are created every year, it's surprising to discover that two of the most popular...

What Makes a Manhattan a Manhattan?

Connor Ferguson
in Culture

There are approximately 12 million Google results for "Manhattan recipe." Every major food website and cocktail blog offers their take, and each of these recipes is ever so slightly different. Chowhou...

How the Swizzle Stick Made a Comeback

Ray Shikinami
in Culture

Swizzle sticks may appear to be a bit of a relic from the 70s, but, in recent years, have made something of a comeback thanks to old-school nostalgia. Nostalgia tends to bring a lot of antiquated or o...