When we think of rum, our minds wander straight to the white-sand scenery of the Caribbean—palm-tree-lined distilleries located next to docks, waves lapping against the shore. But the fact is rum, and it’s kissing cousin, cachaça, can be produced anywhere in the world, including the mountainous regions of North America, Nepal, Guatemala and Brazil. More […]
London-based online retailer Firebox is taking marmalade to the next level with its gin and tonic spread.
Rum can indeed go Italian.
It’s called Carcavelos.
Lime + sugar + rum.
Where rum comes from can tell you a lot about its flavor.
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The three-ingredient classic has been delighting drinkers for more than a century.
From pirate ships to Hemingway, the cocktail’s backstory is as colorful as the drink itself.
Seven distilleries to visit.
The muddler is not overrated.
Ryan Wainwright likes to buck the norm.
Six cities. Six drinking destinations.
Because you can only have so many pints of Guinness.
Is this true innovation?
New research shows that the B3 vitamin found in brewers yeast can lower cardiovascular disease risk, lower cholesterol and reduces atherosclerosis.
Be on the lookout, whiskey lovers, because that cement mixer barreling down the street may not be a cement mixer after all.
Discover who’s representing the US at the global finals in Mexico City.
All that popularity has led to a booming market for agave—one farmers can’t keep up with.
All the items to own.
The world’s most popular cocktail is also one of its simplest.
Much more than just a Rum & Coke.
Words of wisdom. From someone who knows firsthand.
Where to go now.
How companies are doing it green.
How one rum producer has been turning waste into energy for a long time.
Go forth. And drink.
Its co-owners Anu and Chris Elford tell the story.
Words of wisdom from bartenders who have made the transition.
What to make. This month.
One of the world’s oldest rum-drinking cultures.
The bartenders prepped for the national finals by diving deep into Puerto Rican culture.
Don’t you want to know what your zodiac sign has in store for you—at least in terms of cocktails—during the most romantic month of the year?
The King of Beers must give up its crown. Budweiser is no longer one of the top selling beers in the U.S., according to new data from Beer Marketer’s Insights. Miller Lite took Budweiser’s No. 3 spot, behind No. 1 Bud Light and No. 2 Coors Light. Budweiser has been slowly falling in the […]
Spreading the rum gospel in Europe.
Stay warm. With one near you.
A peek behind the curtain at the Cathedral of Rum.
Getting steeped in the new trend.
Mmm. Coffee and booze.
The Old Fashioned is arguably the grandfather of all cocktails. Simple yet complex, subtle yet bold, it’s easy to see why the three-ingredient classic, believed to date back to the early years of the Republic, remains so revered. Ordering an Old Fashioned at a bar will earn you an approving nod, but it’s also the […]
Its founder, Bryan Davis, has quite the point of view.
Take the edge off the cold.
If you’ve been searching for a way to make your hangovers worse, we think we just found the answer. Little known spirits brand Penthouse (yes, the pornographic magazine publisher) produces its own line of liquor, and among its lineup of booze is a “Whiskey Tequila Fusion.” It’s a blend of Mexican tequila and American whiskey […]
Get your vitamins. And a buzz, too.
A bartender’s job is a balancing act. It requires juggling an assortment of drink orders and patron personalities, all while remaining calm, friendly and focused. It’s not a job for the easily frazzled. Unfortunately, though, everyone has had that other kind of bartender—the one you have to strain to flag down for a cocktail, and […]
If you love snow sports, you know there’s nothing more refreshing than a midday beer on the mountain. But who wants to pay $10 for a domestic beer just because it’s sold at 10,000 feet? Pabst Blue Ribbon feels your pain, and that’s why it designed a ski jacket specifically to hold cans of beer. […]
Better than maybe any other version you’ve ever had.
Kentucky Fried Chicken just debuted three cocktail recipes made with a very unexpected ingredient. The chain restaurant’s U.K. and Ireland team released four YouTube videos this week, each featuring a special gravy-soaked cocktail. The Finger Lickin’ Sour mixes gravy, mezcal, cherry liqueur and egg white and looks pretty stunning garnished with thyme and poured into […]