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To master alcohol takes skill: Learn how to do anything as well as a bartender, become a wine sommelier, a cocktail whiz or a beer buff.

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...
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 Herringa month 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...
Stu The Wine Guru2 months ago
How Do I Buy Wine?
So you just got into wine, or you are an enthusiast and collector, but how do you buy wine? And where do you buy it? Well, there is the local mom and pop liquor store that may carry a few "brands" of ...
Corey Gittleman2 months ago
Coolest Bar Tricks
Who doesn't love to be the life of the party? Well with these cool bar tricks, you will be impressing those drunk friends or strangers that you are spending your time drinking with at the bar. It might be a smart move to wait until people are nice and drunk first before you begin pulling out these tricks so that you can get the best reaction while also confusing those who you are tricking or betting. All of these tricks are done with simple materials in which you can find in a bar, or even do at...
Eli Sooker2 months ago
The Art of Rolling Solo: Going Out Alone as an Introvert
Going out alone, going out by yourself. Sounds kinda lonely, doesn’t it? Like something you would only do if you didn’t have any friends to go with? Here’s the thing. Now, I want you to get this in yo...
Russian Vodka
It is hard to imagine any traditional Russian feast without vodka. It is customary to celebrate with it more significant life events (birthday, anniversary, or wedding) and less remarkable ones (a new...
For the Night and the House: How To Meet the Parents
I remember the first time I met a girl I was seeing's parents, and it wasn't good (in hindsight). I believe I must've been 16 at the time, and I didn't quite have a grip on how to keep my identity whi...
Yoshio Chandler3 months ago
A Guide to Professional Drinking
So, you think you can drink. The real question, can you drink anything and still remain coherent? Can you out-drink your friends, wake up without a hangover, and make them think you're a god? If your ...
Ossiana Tepfenhart3 months ago
Gastropub Food to Pair with Beer
Gastropubs are one of the hottest trends in the food industry, and while the trend may be slowing down slightly, the truth is that there are still tons of new gastropubs cropping up throughout the cou...
Paul Barker3 months ago
Amazing DIY Bar Setups That Are Easy To Build
For many people, having a bar at home is something that they always wished they could get — but never fully were able to afford. After all, most people can't just plunk down several thousand dollars f...
Ossiana Tepfenhart3 months ago
Best Big Batch Cocktails Made with Rum
Rum is one of the best party liquors you can buy. It gets people drunk fast, works well with cocktails, and basically helped invent the whole tiki party movement that you end up seeing every summer. I...
Hydro Wilson3 months ago
Cool Ways To Serve Whiskey
Whiskey is one of those drinks that most people either love or hate, depending on how it's served. One of the biggest issues that whiskey seems to have, at least in terms of reputation, is the misconc...
Corey Gittleman3 months ago
Drinking Games You'll Love To Play
While drinking alcohol, there are many routes one can take to getting to that perfect level of drunk. Some prefer drinking at a bar and sipping on their beer or cocktail, while others enjoy the fast p...
Ossiana Tepfenhart3 months ago
Guide to Chilling Red Wine
I feel like I might end up getting crucified by certain oenophiles for writing this, but yes, the world does need a guide to chilling red wine properly. Red wine, if you listen to most people in the w...
Skunk Uzeki3 months ago
How To Open Wine Without a Corkscrew
There was a point where I lived in a warehouse with a bunch of other rag-tag artist individuals. None of us were particularly wealthy, but a lot of us did enjoy our wines. But, unlike the 40s of malt ...
Skunk Uzeki4 months ago
Themed Cocktails
Themed cocktails are big now – really big. This is particularly true among geeks who enjoy cocktails named after their favorite characters and drinks featured in movies, TV shows, and books. In fact, ...
Ossiana Tepfenhart4 months ago
How To Cook With Beer
Most people know how to cook with wine, but don't know how to cook with beer. After all, everyone knows how to make a red wine sauce for pasta, or a white wine sauce for seafood. That being said, ther...