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.

When Life Is a Mess
It is 10:31 PM and I'm sitting here with my whole life shattered into pieces. I have lost my wife and I have lost my job. I am at the end of the road and I just simply do not know what will be next in...
What Is Baijiu?
Many Americans have heard of the Japanese drink sake (though there will be things you probably didn't know about sake as well), but more likely than not, they'll ask the question: “What is baijiu?” Th...
Skunk Uzeki6 months ago
Things You Might Not Know About Alcohol Poisoning
I remember my 30th birthday party. Well, okay, not really. I don't remember much of it, since I did 30 shots for 30 years over the course of eight hours, argued with a salsa jar, then passed out somew...
Nancy D7 months ago
Eight Amazing Shooter Recipes
SHOTS! SHOTS! SHOTS! Have a party coming up? Need a new drink of the week were you work? Better yet, want to just make some shots for fun? Well, I have some good news for you: you have come to the rig...
Ann King7 months ago
The Alcoholic's Spouse
They say if you dig deep enough into any family tree, you will find one, no matter how hard the family has tried to hide their family shame. The "one" I am talking about is the family "alcoholic." In ...
Mama Mood7 months ago
My Alcoholic Husband
Here I am again. Sitting up and unable to fully relax. To sleep, that would be peace. I don't think I have slept fully in months. My husband is in the thick of his addiction. It feels worse than ever....
Devon Thomas8 months ago
Best Drinking Games for Two People Everyone Should Play
I let my son Jarret have alcohol if he's supervised by me. I figure if he's already drinking, then he might as well do so in a safe space. And he may very well be drinking given that he's in the 9th g...
Skunk Uzeki8 months ago
Best Rated Hard Seltzer Brands
Hard seltzer is the newest, trendiest thing on the market. Its popularity comes from the fact that it's an alcoholic beverage that gets you buzzed, has low carb counts, and still manages to taste cris...
April Demarco8 months ago
Best Yeast Free Alcohol to Bring to Your Next Party
Many of the most popular alcoholic beverages unfortunately include yeast. And for someone who is trying to transition their diet into a yeast-free or gluten-free one, this can come as a disappointment...
Maurice Bernier8 months ago
Confession of a Teetotaler
I am a weirdo!!! I just realized that wasn't a great way to open up because my friends already know that I am a weirdo. This is nothing new to them. What I meant to say is that I have a strange habit....
Spencer MacAdam8 months ago
Cheapest Brews in the Maritimes
If you, like me, reside in the Eastern Provinces of the Great North, chances are you have come across the taxes which plague our liquor stores. With such elevated prices, how can you still catch a buz...
Carolann Sherwood9 months ago
Alcoholism
Whenever anyone has a problem with overuse of food, beverage, drug, alcohol, and anything, it is not a good thing, and the person must realize that there may be a problem. In this article, we are talk...
Damien Wood9 months ago
At the Precipice of Madness
Sometime around the beginning of December, 2015, I received a Facebook message from Kelly, a woman whom I had dated back in 2011. We had started dating after Valentine's Day of that year and continued...
Ben Kharakh9 months ago
Funniest Hidden Flasks to Help You Hide Your Booze
Sure, you can drink a can of Steel Reserve or blackberry brandy from a brown paper bag, but what if you want to be even more discrete? Maybe you're at a beach, park, movies, or high school graduation ...
Carolann Sherwood9 months ago
Alcohol Dependence, Are You at Risk?
Take this simple test to determine if you are at risk for alcohol addiction. If you can claim two or more of these warning signs of alcohol you may be at risk and need to speak to your primary doctor ...
Elizabeth Brandon10 months ago
What Six Months of Sobriety Has Taught Me
Six months ago, I didn’t know how this was going to go. I didn’t know if I’d quit for a week, a month, two months, the classic one hundred days, or more. Here I am today, six months after I chose to t...
Jovelle Avancena10 months ago
9 Best Boozy Ice Cream Recipes
You shouldn’t have to justify bringing boozy ice cream into your life, but if you do, think about life as an adult. You can spend your hard-earned money on cool stuff like new frying pans and toilet p...