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The Rebel Whiskey Distillers

A group of whiskey distillers are breaking from tradition in all the right ways. Batch #1: BLACKENED AMERICAN WHISKEY Ultimate Heavy Metal Mash-up Imagine a glass of water sitting next to a giant spea...[Read More]

Newest Cocktail and Bar Trends

It’s hard to find any articles about this post-COVID, so take these predictions from the beginning of the year with a grain of salt. However, here’s a few new ideas to look out for. Minima...[Read More]

The World’s Most Expensive Alcohol

Ever wondered exactly how much the highest-end brands cost? Let’s take a look at the highest price tags. Diva vodka–this bad boy comes in at $1 million a bottle. You might be wondering if ...[Read More]

New Whiskies of Winter 2020

Who doesn’t love a good tasting? Here’s a few brands to try, new this year. Taketsuru Pure Malt–This particular blend isn’t exactly new, but the Nikka Company has completely re...[Read More]

Drinking with the Stars (Part 2)

If you need to catch up on Part 1, go here to learn Steve Carrel, Pierce Brosnan, and Johnny Depp’s favorite drinks. Now, let’s continue our alcoholic tour of Hollywood. Today, we’ll...[Read More]

The list of the world’s 50 best bars is out — and the winner isn’t in NYC

The World’s 50 Best Bars were announced on Nov. 5 in London via a virtual awards ceremony, with the city’s Connaught Bar clinching the No. 1 spot. The bar — which ranked No. 2 last year — traded place...[Read More]

The World’s First Whiskey

If you read our story about Historical Figures Who Probably Drank Too Much, you probably noticed that wine was the main (well, only) drink of choice for the ancient world. When did the stronger stuff ...[Read More]

Winter Cocktails to Try in Cooler Weather

It’s the time of year for warm cocktails and lots of whiskey. Here are some fun recipes if you want to try something new. Cranberry Apple Hot Toddy–A fun, sweeter twist on the traditional ...[Read More]

Can a Manhattan Chill on the Rocks?

Many purists will tell you that serving a Manhattan over ice makes a completely different drink. It is true that most Manhattans don’t include ice, but that doesn’t mean you can’t tr...[Read More]

Historical Figures Who Probably Drank Too Much

Ever wondered if historical figures were able to achieve success while being very drunk? Turns out, it’s not just possible, but it’s happened many times. Here’s a few who marked hist...[Read More]

Let’s Talk Tequila

Tequila: the fastest way to a night you won’t remember. Despite its ability to make its drinkers lose control, it’s also a delicious, versatile liquor that can be enjoyed by anyone–a...[Read More]

Best Cherries to Try in your Manhattan, Old Fashioned, or, Really, Any Cocktail

It’s hard to miss the Halloween decorations in every store (and the pumpkin spice…well, everything). Fall is here, and winter is right on its heels. As the weather turns cold, people tend ...[Read More]

The Best Vodka for Less

Vodka: the versatile clear liquor perfect for any situation. Whether you’re mixing it in a cocktail or drinking it straight, here are some great brands to try for under $100. –Crystal Head...[Read More]

Drinking with the Stars (Part 1 of ???)

Ever wondered what famous people drink? Learn a few celebrities’ go-to alcohol below. –Pierce Brosnan We all know 007’s favorite drink is a vodka martini, “shaken, not stirred....[Read More]

Does the Ice in a Cocktail Really Matter?

We’ve all done it. It’s an hour before your party, and you remembered all the booze and mixers you needed. When you go to your freezer, you realize you have no ice. After muttering a strin...[Read More]

Let’s Talk Martinis

Gin or vodka? Dry or wet? Shaken or stirred? Martinis are classic, but if you’re not a bartender, it can be confusing to start drinking them. Don’t be intimidated. The original martinis we...[Read More]

What’s the Deal with Vermouth?

Vermouth is a fortified wine that is used in many cocktails as a standard ingredient. While there are both “sweet” and “dry” varieties, a sweet vermouth isn’t going to ta...[Read More]

How to Make a Manhattan–and How to Make it Interesting

The Manhattan is a pretty simple drink, usually including the standard whiskey, vermouth and bitters. Here’s an easy recipe to try: 2 ounces rye whiskey 1 ounce sweet vermouth 2 dashes Angostura bitte...[Read More]

What is a Craft Cocktail Bar, and Why Does it Matter?

People will tell you that a “craft” cocktail is just a more expensive version of a regular drink, but it’s not that simple: we’ve all been to college bars and tourist traps that charge way too much fo...[Read More]

Affordable Whiskeys to Try Now

When looking for a decent, affordable whiskey, most will reach for a name brand on the shelf. Jameson, Johnnie Walker, Jim Bean, and Jack Daniels all come to mind. Most whiskey fans will tell you thes...[Read More]

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