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The ultimate lists of what alcohol has to offer: A roundup of the world's best wines and favorite bars, and instructions for optimal alcohol enjoyment.

Questionable Drinks to Have on a First Date
First impressions are a big deal, and the fact is that they can make or break our ability to find the right person for us. That first date, we're looking at every little detail to see if there are red...
Jen Coe2 years ago
Best Canned Craft Beers
Brewers nationwide are turning to cans when it comes to distributing their best canned craft beers. Liquor store shelves are slowly seeing bottles being replaced by cans and new breweries who are comp...
Best Breakfast Beers From Around the World
Believe it or not, having a beer with breakfast is an age-old tradition. As far back as the 17th century monks at the Paulaner monastic brewery in Munich sipped on a dopplebocks in the early morning a...
Skunk Uzeki2 years ago
Craziest Shots You Need to Try
Few things served in a shotglass are ever called "tame." In the eyes of bartenders, hearing a party calling for a round of shots signals the beginning of a wild night. Among lightweights, shots are so...
Beginner's Guide to Wine Tasting
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...
Aaliyah Williams2 years ago
What to Do When You’re the Only One Not Drinking
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 ...
Shinji Kazuma2 years ago
Facts About Alcohol You Didn't Know
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...
Miranda O'Conner2 years ago
Weird Drinking Laws in Europe
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...
Miranda O'Conner2 years ago
10 Hilariously Creative Cocktail Books
It sometimes feels, after you've mixed a few drinks, that no one is creative anymore when asking for special cocktails. White Russian. Manhattan. Screw-driver. Long island ice tea. Every recipe is the...
Brent Smith2 years ago
Hacking Cheap Liquor
Nobody wants to drink from the bargain bin. Cheap liquor leaves a bad taste, ruins mixed drinks, and is a quick way to dampen the good vibes at a party. So, what if there was a way to turn that value-...
Miranda O'Conner2 years ago
Weird Drinking Laws in America
Alcohol has had an odd history in the court of law. During Prohibition, alcohol became illegal, which, it turned out, did little to stop people from drinking. Shocking. As the drinking age creeps high...
Sheera Lee2 years ago
33 Booze Life Hacks Every Drinker Needs to Know
Elevate your bartender, mixologist and sommelier skills to the next level with these 33 booze hacks: Capsaicin, the chemical that makes peppers hot, is not water-soluble but is alcohol-soluble. Take a...
Paul Barker2 years ago
Essential Beer Gadgets
It seems that everyone and their bearded hipster neighbor is starting a micro-brewery these days. We’ve found the essential beer gadgets sure to enhance every aspect of your brew experience. Whether i...
Iwan Palinski2 years ago
Craft Beer Trends That Need to End
Craft brewing has been a booming business for the last few decades or so. Of course, with the rise of these small breweries comes the rise of silly gimmicks. Most of these trends stem from marketing m...
Lynne Shumaker2 years ago
Is Your Bartender Actually Into You?
Pull up your barstool if you’ve ever been stumped by that age-old question: is the girl or guy tending the bar actually flirting with me, or simply trying to lock in a good tip? Maybe she is just bein...
Robby Tal2 years ago
29 Rules of Drinking
Most would agree that getting drunk is easy–but getting the right kind of drunk? Not so much. Nights spent drinking with friends are supposed to be some of the greatest times... but if you overdo it y...