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These Are the Drunkest Cities In Every State

Nov 21, 2017

Imbibing one too many drinks around the holidays happens to the best of us. But according to new data from the CDC analyzed by 24/7 Wall St, some cities may be drinking more than others. The company broke down the metropolitan areas reporting the highest levels of binge and heavy drinking in each state. Are you […]

Love Whiskey? Try This Rum.

Nov 20, 2017

The rum for whiskey lovers.

Really Good Tiki: Martin Cate on What Makes a Great Tiki Bar

Nov 20, 2017

The Tiki maestro talks about the genre and where it’s at these days.

The Next Generation of Spiced Rum Will Make You a Believer

Nov 17, 2017

What’s happening in the world of spiced rum.

6 Extremely Useful Tips for Holiday Menus That Make Sense for Your Bar

Nov 16, 2017

How to do the holidays right for your guests.

Are We Witnessing the Birth of American Agricole?

Nov 16, 2017

Everything you should know about the secret handshake of the rum world.

The Do’s and Don’ts of Making a Manhattan

Nov 14, 2017

All hail the almighty Manhattan. As iconic as it is potent, the whiskey cocktail, which is believed to have first been mixed in New York City in the late 1800s, has stood the test of time. If you’re looking to master a classic that will impress your friends as well as get them a nice buzz, the […]

This Lock Keeps Your Favorite Liquor Safe

Nov 13, 2017

If you’ve ever acquired a bottle of booze so special that you want to give it extra security, this genius product is just what you’ve been looking for. This combination lock protects bottles of wine or liquor from being opened with a three-digit code you can change at any time. It also acts as a […]

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Experience Cognac Like Never Before at Hennessy’s Le Grand Voyage

Nov 10, 2017

If you’ve ever experienced interactive theater, an escape room or even a really good haunted house, you know the thrill that comes from being immersed in something you’re not quite expecting. Enter Hennessy’s Le Grand Voyage, a new experiential and educational pop-up that serves up wows. Hennessy has been producing fine cognac for more than […]

Man Pays $10K For a Shot of Whiskey and Finds Out It Was a Fake

Nov 09, 2017

Unique, rare whiskey is worth the high price tag—at least that’s what rising prices of Pappy Van Winkle and other scarce spirits seem to indicate. But with the increase in fraud throughout the booze industry, how can you be sure that what you’re drinking is actually what the bottle promises? Zhang Wei, a 36-year-old author […]

How to Drink Rum in Barbados

Nov 09, 2017

Have you met a rum shop before?

If You Love Capri Sun Pouches, This Boozy Twist Was Made For You

Nov 09, 2017

There are so many different ways you can taste and learn about new spirits these days. You can attend events, head to your local liquor store or try out a local artisan distiller. There are even boozy advent calendars. A recently launched U.K.-based whiskey club is making a name for itself by doing things a […]

Yes, You Can Absolutely Be a Bartender and a Parent. But There Are Challenges.

Nov 09, 2017

Here’s what a few who are doing both think is key.

How to Help North Bay Fire Victims

Nov 08, 2017

While one of the worst disasters in Northern California history may be over, the weeks and months following such an event are some of the hardest. Wildfires in the area killed 43 people and burned more than 100,000 acres, destroying more than 8,900 homes. We’ve rounded up the events you can attend this month to […]

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The Sweet Lowdown on Spiced Rum

Nov 08, 2017

Even the most adventurous drinker can get bogged down in all the different kinds of rum on the market: light, dark, black, overproof, navy. One style definitely worth exploring is flavored rum and specifically spiced rum. Spiced rums are typically created by adding spices and caramel to either light or dark rum, which gives the […]

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Your Hard and Fast Guide to Why Molasses is Essential to Rum

Nov 08, 2017

Molasses, a thick, viscous sweetener, is the backbone of rum. Yet most people know very little about it. Whether you’re a rum rookie or a sophisticated sipper, this is everything you need to know to start your cane education. What’s the deal with sugar cane molasses? Molasses made from cane juice is often used as […]

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The Tale of Two Cocktail Styles: Tiki vs. Tropical

Nov 08, 2017

Let’s say you’re poolside and someone serves you a rum cocktail with an umbrella. Chances are you’ll assume it’s either a Tiki or tropical drink, but do you know the difference? Although the names are similar, and the drinks tend to be enjoyed in the same kinds of places, many drinkers don’t know that Tiki […]

Curious About Rum? This Is the Book for You.

Nov 03, 2017

The ins and outs of Fred Minnick’s new rum book.

It’s About Time to Fall in Love with This Rum Cocktail. It’s Called the Ti’ Punch.

Nov 03, 2017

And bartenders are having fun with the Caribbean classic.

8 of the Most Unhealthy Cocktails to Avoid

Nov 02, 2017

The holiday season is upon us, and that inevitably means two months straight of indulging—in that slice of pie, those Thanksgiving mashed potatoes and of course, festive cocktails at endless holiday parties. It’s not always easy to make healthy choices this time of year, and when it comes to libations, it can be even more […]

These Boozy Stockings Will Make You Win Christmas

Nov 02, 2017

Drinking wine out of a bag doesn’t exactly scream classy holiday cocktailing. But if Franzia is one of your guilty pleasures, we just found a new Christmas must-have that’s perfect for your increased holiday boozing. You can now buy a refillable stocking flask to adorn your home this year. The term flask shouldn’t be taken […]

Sam Adams’ New Beer is More Like Cognac And It’s Illegal in 11 States

Oct 31, 2017

Should you drink liquor or beer tonight? It’s a question we often struggle with, especially with the craft cocktail revolution and the craft beer boom in lockstep with each other. Boston-based brewery Sam Adams is releasing its annual Utopia beer next month, making that difficult choice a bit easier—that is, if you can get your […]

Jim Meehan’s New Bar Is a Beautiful Ode to Frank Lloyd Wright

Oct 31, 2017

Chicago is one lucky drinking town.

We Ate Lots of Boozy Gummy Bears So You Don’t Have To

Oct 30, 2017

We come across a lot of weird trends in the booze world. From cocktail sausages to beer spa treatments to augmented reality cocktail menus, we’ve seen it all. And boozy gummy bears are pretty normal in the grand scheme of things. And while you can definitely make your own at home, there are lots of […]

You’re Going to Need This Flask Bracelet To Get Through the Holidays

Oct 27, 2017

A lot of amazing products cross our desks here at We’ve seen everything from rainbow coupe glasses to bourbon soap to beer pong robots. But sometimes something truly genius makes us exclaim, “How did this not exist before?!” Today, that was the bracelet flask. This $31 piece of jewelry comes in four colors and […]

You Can Now Shower With Bourbon Soap

Oct 27, 2017

By now, you’ve heard of the shower beer. And if you’re like us, you’ve even had your eye on this drinking companion for the bathtub. But now, one men’s grooming products company is bringing bourbon into the bathroom. Duke Cannon has teamed up with Buffalo Trace to produce the bourbon-infused Big American Bourbon Soap. The […]

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