alcohol

All about the effects of alcohol on the mind and body, and what a drinker should expect from a sip, or ten, of the hard stuff.

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...
Cindy S.a month ago
Wet Brain
Wet brain is more than just an alcohol-soaked brain. Did you know that it is a very real and very serious brain disorder called Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome?
Hannah Swazzia month ago
I Should Have Died That Night
I went through a phase. I was sad. Not a "boohoo no one likes me" kind of sad, but a deep, bone-settled kind of melancholy. I was at a small college in San Francisco. A 24-hour plane ride from home wi...
Josh Broughtona month ago
I Nearly Died
I just came out of the womb unlucky. I wish I was joking but I really am not. I come from Yorkshire, and you know that if something is going to happen whether it be funny, bad or dangerous, then chanc...
What Food Pairs Best With Wine?
If there's one thing I adore, it's a good meal alongside a great wine pairing. I love to pair wine with Italian food, wine with seafood, and even wine with chocolate. As many wine aficionados would ma...
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...
Cherise Threewitt3 months ago
You Can Pry My Moscow Mule Mugs from My Cold, Lifeless Fingers
Last week, news began to circulate that poorly-made copper Moscow mule mugs can cause food poisoning, and if you have a Moscow mule habit, you should reconsider your choice of vessel. Of course, a bun...
Jake Frommer3 months ago
Best Low-Calorie Tequila Brands
You may not know it, but tequila is the best spirit. If you already knew that then congratulations, you are ahead. If you are shaking your head right now, you probably only associate tequila with bad ...
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 ...
Skunk Uzeki4 months ago
How To Make Your Own Twisted Tea
Twisted Tea might just be one of the most refreshing alcoholic beverages currently being sold by the bottle in liquor stores. The drink, which is called a "hard iced tea," is an alcoholic version of y...
Skunk Uzeki4 months ago
Best Hard Seltzers for Summer
If you're over the age of 21, you've probably had at least one cocktail that was made with seltzer or diet soda mixed with vodka. It's a staple in bars and also is a quick way to make a waistline-frie...
Rachel Newcombe4 months ago
Talking Under the Influence
There is a strange phenomenon that happens when you indulge (or overindulge) in alcohol. The things that you were previously too shy or too smart to say suddenly start sounding pretty good out loud. I...
Skunk Uzeki4 months ago
Best Ready to Drink Margaritas
I love to drink. Though I love to drink just about anything given to me during a party, cocktails are my favorite. And, of all the cocktails I enjoy, margaritas, in particular, hold a special spot in ...
Rachel Newcombe4 months ago
God I Need(ed) a Drink
I was 17 when I started uni, and I had only started drinking a few months before. I was a novice who still thought it was a good idea to take all the shots at once, then chase it with beer and Kahlua ...
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...
Brandon Krogel4 months ago
The Infinite Loop of Drinking and Depression
I've struggled with depression for pretty much my entire life. Over the years I feel as though I've gotten better at managing it but I suppose the disappointing reality is that it still feels ever pre...