Summer might be winding down, but that just means we’ll take any excuse to enjoy a warm evening with a tasty cocktail. But sometimes you don’t have the ingredients on hand to mix up what you’re really craving, or if you’re like us, you’re just feeling lazy. ‘Merican Mule is now selling ready-to-drink Moscow Mules […]
Ever since our keg-drinking college days, we’ve been taught that the foam that appears when pouring a beer is bad. But what if you found out that that beer foam is actually what keeps your stomach feeling great when you’re deep into a night of imbibing in your favorite brews? Business Insider released a video this weekend […]
One freshly minted bartender cries foul about the need for school.
If you’re looking to turn even the most boring glass of chardonnay into an Instagram dream, well, you’re in luck. Urban Outfitters is now selling magical coupe glasses that can turn any near-translucent beverage into a boozy rainbow. Thanks to a translucent RBGV coating on the bottom of the glass, you can join the trendiness […]
No one understands the intersection of drinking and culture quite like the Italians do. From morning to night, there’s a drink for every moment. Go ahead: Drink Italian. It’s a way of life. Legend has it that in 1919 Italian aristocrat Count Camillo Negroni asked a bartender to strengthen his Americano cocktail by adding gin […]
It’s a debate that has been raging on among whiskey enthusiasts for ages. Does a little water dilute your whiskey, or does it enhance the flavor? When a debate gets this heated, it’s best to turn to science. At least that’s what a few Swedish chemists thought when they decided to attempt to put the […]
Hear his side of the story.
Will might have escaped, but one Chicago bar is here to make sure you can return to the Upside Down. The pop-up space next to Emporium Arcade Bar in Logan Square will transform into an ’80s-themed tribute to the popular show. Upside Down is meant to resemble an “end-of-summer ’80s dance party,” complete with recreations […]
The lowdown on what’s happening with robotics in bars.
There’s something special about the coziness of a neighborhood Irish pub. Since we can’t exactly hop on a plane to Ireland anytime we want, we thought we’d found the next best thing when these inflatable pubs came on the market. But now there’s something even better available. If you’ve always dreamed of running one of […]
We’ve come across some pretty odd spirit flavors over the years—we’re talking gin infused with motorcycle parts, smoked salmon vodka and bacon bourbon. And while most of these make us audibly gasp and scrunch up our faces in disgust, every once in a while, a spirit comes along that we just can’t wait to try. […]
Suntory’s Johnnie Mundell lays it out.
It’s a new way to think about ice in your drinks.
No one understands the intersection of drinking and culture quite like the Italians do. There’s a drink for every moment. Go ahead: Drink Italian. It’s a way of life. Italian liqueurs and spirits are a lot like the different regions and cities in the country; each has its own unique history and profile. That’s why […]
Bringing southern France to the metropolis.
Put that bourbon to good eating use.
You’ve probably played a game of beer pong in your lifetime, with lightweight Ping-Pong balls eliciting that characteristic clunk as they land in a shallow pool of domestic beer held by an oversize red Solo cup. The game certainly hasn’t changed much since its entrance on the college scene somewhere between the 1960s and ’70s, so […]
Aldi is making big headlines in the alcohol world these days. It was recently crowned as having not only one of the best rosés but also one of the best gins in the world. And our favorite part? The bottles are available at very affordable prices. Aldi UK has launched four wines under its new Featherweight private […]
Environmentally conscious efforts are on the rise at bars and restaurants throughout the US. You’ve probably heard about bars ditching straws and growing their own herbs, but what about establishments that go so far as using would-be trash to make your cocktails? One bartending duo wants to show you how, so they’re on a global […]
If you’re sitting at your computer wondering how it could possibly be Monday again, it may be time to search for a new role. And if you spent the whole weekend drinking whiskey and dreaming about traveling the world, we’ve found the role for you. William Grant & Sons Distillers, responsible for brands like Glenfiddich, […]
There’s a reason this cocktail is a global hit.
Moscow Mules are one of our favorite summer drinks. And we’re not alone—it’s one of the most visited recipes Liquor.com. They’ve become so popular in recent years, someone even made a $185 one this summer. But new research says that the copper cup that is so integral to the perfection of our favorite beverage could […]
Boozy food is nothing new to the Irish. You can find a Guinness stew just about anywhere, and that’s definitely not the only place you’ll find their flagship beer. But a few Northern Ireland butchers are pushing beyond beer and opting for cocktail flavors in their sausages this summer. Irvinestown’s Maguire Meats debuted a Red […]
We know we’re not the only ones who think hot sauce makes just about everything better, but does that extend to vodka? One U.K.-based distillery thinks so, producing pure grain vodka infused with the world’s hottest chili, the Carolina Reaper. Patrons at The White Hart pub in Godalming, Surrey, were offered a shot of the […]
How the shift happened. And what it means for businesses there.
The black-and-white cookie has so many uses. They will blow your cookie-loving mind.
Looking back at a legendary bar.
After a long night of drinking, most imbibers would admit that their memory can get a little fuzzy. But a new study from the University of Exeter suggests that a few drinks might actually strengthen your memory. In the study, 88 participants were split into two groups and given a word-learning task to complete. One […]
We’d guess most people have a pretty strong opinion about Fireball cinnamon whiskey—you either love it or hate it. If you haven’t formed one yet, who better to seek out than your grandparents for advice? Obsev asked a group of grandmothers to taste Fireball, and they actually liked it. After the initial fiery shock, the foursome agreed it […]
Fried chicken and beer are like coffee and doughnuts—where one is, the other is sure to be found. While they might be a harmonious pairing we can’t get enough of, some crazy East Coast brewers love the duo so much, they decided to put them together. Veil Brewing Co has teamed up with Evil Twin […]
Aldi does it again. If you were skeptical about the discount supermarket, even after its $8 bottle of rosé won similar accolades, Aldi is proving once again that its spirits might just be better than that expensive stuff you’ve been buying. Aldi’s $13 Oliver Cromwell London dry gin received a gold medal at the International […]
We’re at the height of summer, and to celebrate, Starbucks debuted a new drink this week that’s an ode to the tropics. The Piña Colada Tea Infusion, which hit stores Monday, is alcohol-free and replicates creamy, fruity flavors of the classic cocktail. The drink uses black tea, coconut milk and a “pineapple fruit and botanical […]