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.

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 Boba month 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...
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 Frommer2 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 Uzeki2 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 Uzeki2 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 Newcombe2 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 Uzeki2 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 Newcombe2 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 Kusek2 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 Krogel3 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...
Corey Gittleman3 months ago
Best Songs About Drinking
Drinking is one of the world's favorite pastimes, for those who are of age. Enough so that musicians have been writing songs about drinking, getting drunk, and their favorite drinks for years now. The...
Ossiana Tepfenhart3 months ago
Simple Two Ingredient Summer Cocktails
Most people adore drinking cocktails at bars and restaurants, and who can blame them? Cocktails taste great, are festive in nature, and always seem to be artfully presented to those who get to drink t...
Chris Cori3 months ago
Drinking Like a Champion
For those of us who drink, we usually either tend to go to a full extreme or not partake at all. There are a small number of people who actually use that weird little word some of us know as "moderati...
Jessica Herring3 months ago
Best Big Batch Cocktails Made with Vodka
During the summer, most people love entertaining and relaxing with cocktails, but it can be stressful to figure out which drinks to make. Big batch cocktails made with vodka are the perfect way to hav...
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Dante Cooper3 months ago
Zima
A few weeks ago, one of my coworkers asked me if I was going to be bringing Zima back. The topic of Zima had been brought up months prior, during a conversation between said coworker, our boss, and my...
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...