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You Need This Whiskey Advent Calendar

Sep 26, 2017

If you’re a wine lover, you’ve probably seen wine advent calendars floating around your social media feeds already. As we get closer to December, who doesn’t love a boozy way to countdown the days until Christmas? If wine isn’t your alcohol of choice, we’ve found the answer. Drinks by the Dram is accepting pre-orders for […]

Pumpkin Spice Vodka Is Here

Sep 26, 2017

It has infiltrated your coffee, breakfast cereal and even Oreos, so it’s no surprise it’s now invading your cocktails. The infamous pumpkin spice is now available in vodka form via Canada’s Lucky Bastard Distillers. The limited-edition liquor is 35 percent ABV and is available for $32. If you want to take your Pumpkin Pie Martini […]

What Makes Braulio the Jewel of the Italian Alps?

Sep 25, 2017

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. For more than a century, Braulio has been distilled in a small town tucked deep into the Italian alps. Somehow it keeps getting better. Discover how […]

Averna Is a Sicilian Masterpiece

Sep 25, 2017

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. Three Sicilian artists can all agree on one masterpiece from their region Averna. No other place in Italy—or the rest of the world—could produce an amaro […]

Your Dream of Owning a Winery Can Finally Come True

Sep 21, 2017

If you’re daydreaming about quitting your job and becoming a Napa Valley winemaker, today is your lucky day. That is, if you like playing Farmville or The Sims. Game design company General Interactive Co released a new game today that puts players in charge of their own wine company, from planting the grapes to harvesting to […]

TGI Fridays Wants to Deliver Booze To Your Doorstep

Sep 21, 2017

The worst part about ordering delivery from your favorite restaurant is that you can’t order a cocktail or glass of wine to go with it. Today, TGI Fridays announced it’s solving that age-old problem. At select restaurants, you’ll soon be able to get alcohol delivered with your meal. Beginning in November, customers can add alcoholic drinks to […]

This Bartender Thinks Good Garnishes Are Pretty Much Impossible. Here’s Why.

Sep 21, 2017

Say goodbye to wasteful citrus wedges.

What Do Master Distillers Drink When They Drink Cocktails?

Sep 21, 2017

Liquor makers reveal their favorite ways to mix things up.

6 Tips to Help You Be a Better Bourbon Hunter

Sep 21, 2017

Increase your chances of scoring a taste of rare bourbon.

Cynar: How to Say It, How to Drink It

Sep 20, 2017

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.

This $10 Rosé Bottle Is One of the Best in the World

Sep 19, 2017

It didn’t seem possible, but rosé was more popular than ever this summer. And when we saw that discount supermarket Aldi’s $10 bottle was named one of the greatest in the world, we were jumping for joy. Now, that precious bottle of the pink stuff is finally coming to the U.S. this week. The Exquisite Collection Côtes de Provence […]

There Are About to Be a Lot More Boozy Taco Bells

Sep 18, 2017

Taco Bell made a big splash in 2015 when they introduced their first “Cantina” location in Chicago. This drive-thru-less version of the traditional tex mex chain was built to appeal to millennials, booze and all. In addition to new and exclusive menu items, patrons could order beer, wine, and Twisted Freezes, the chain’s version of […]

Experience the Appalachian Cocktail Bar That Time Forgot

Sep 15, 2017

A North Carolina spot that’s serious about local drinking.

Everything You Need to Know About Strainers. And What Kind to Buy.

Sep 15, 2017

With wisdom from two notable bartenders.

Aldi Debuts New Prosecco Bottle That’s Even Bigger Than a Magnum

Sep 13, 2017

If you’ve ever been tempted to buy one of those huge bottles of sparkling wine because they just look so celebratory, you’re in luck. Discount retailer Aldi is going to start selling three-liter bottles of prosecco for $48. This jumbo size holds twice the amount of a traditional magnum and can serve more than 24 […]

Breweries Sending Kegs and Cans of Water to Irma Victims

Sep 12, 2017

One of the most concerning consequences of a devastating hurricane is the affected community’s lack of access to clean drinking water. Breweries and alcohol companies alike came out to help Hurricane Harvey victims, halting beer production in favor of canning water and even donating money to save abandoned pets. Now, they’re doing the same for […]

Amazon Launches One-Hour Alcohol Delivery in Select Cities

Sep 08, 2017

Beer, wine and spirits get delivered straight to your front door.

The Ultimate Guide To Your Boozy Halloween Costume

Sep 07, 2017

Labor Day weekend has come and gone, and before we know it, we’ll be in the throws of the holiday season. This means it’s time to start thinking about your Halloween costume. If you’re like us, you’re attempting to find the perfect balance of boozy and easy. So we’ve rounded up some of the best […]

Sir Richard Branson Plans To Ride Out Hurricane Irma In His Wine Cellar

Sep 06, 2017

If you’re going to watch a passing hurricane, may as well have a couple nice bottles of wine at your side. At least that’s what Sir Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group, thinks. Hurricane Irma is headed toward the Caribbean islands, one of which includes Branson’s private Necker Island. The billionaire entrepreneur has been […]

Wine Flour Is Boozy Magic For All Your Baking Needs

Sep 06, 2017

Wine is showing up in more unpredictable places very day. From frosting to ice pops to gummy bears, you can munch on these tasty treats any time of day, no corkscrew required. But what if you want to make your own wine-infused treats? Finger Lakes Wine Flour is now producing wine flours, using merlot, cabernet […]

These Are The 10 Drunkest States in America

Sep 05, 2017

It’s no secret that the U.S. loves its booze. Whether it’s enjoying a good cocktail party or indulging in drinking games, Americans take any excuse to relax and throw back a few. But recent studies suggest we might be imbibing more than we should, especially in these top-ranking states. States were ranked by the highest […]

Adidas Just Released Beer-Proof Shoes Perfect For Tailgating

Sep 01, 2017

There’s nothing worse than spilling beer on your shoes. And we’ve all been there, squishing around all night while we count down the moment until we can peel off those soaking socks. Adidas announced München Oktoberfest shoes this week, designed to keep your toes dry with “durable DPBR coating.” The shoe is named after the […]

Tito’s Vodka Teams with Red Cross to Help Hurricane Harvey Victims

Aug 31, 2017

Individuals and businesses across the nation have been stepping up to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey this week. Breweries are halting production of their beer in favor of producing canned drinking water. Big brands like Walmart and Home Depot have pledged $1 million in donations. And yesterday, Texas-based Tito’s Vodka teamed up with the […]

This Bartender’s Exit Strategy: Open a Rum Distillery

Aug 30, 2017

How Todd Thrasher went about it and what he learned while doing so.

MillerCoors Joins Breweries Stopping Everything To Bring More Than 150K Cans of Water to Hurricane Harvey Victims

Aug 29, 2017

MillerCoors announced yesterday it will be sending 50,000 cans of drinking water to the region devastated by Hurricane Harvey. Rival Anheuser-Busch sent more than 50,000 cans of water to the Red Cross in Baton Rouge, La., on Friday and later sent more than 100,000 additional cans to the agency in Arlington, Texas. The MillerCoors packaged […]

Blue Wine Is Finally Coming to the US

Aug 29, 2017

Whether they’re downing Unicorn Frappuccinos or visiting the Color Factory museum, Americans have proved their fascination with bright colors is here to stay. You’ve probably heard of blue wine, the neon nectar that debuted in 2015. In fact, there’s also a blue prosecco on the market these days. But until now, the bright blue vino […]

Target Is Releasing Its Own Line of Wines

Aug 28, 2017

Discount retailers from Aldi to Trader Joe’s are jumping in on the booze business, introducing their own beer, wine and spirits at a fraction of the price of big-name brands. The latest to join the craze is our beloved Target, and we’re pretty excited about this one. Target announced today it’s introducing five wine blends, […]

Drinking These Amari Neat Won’t Leave You Feeling Bitter

Aug 28, 2017

Three Italian liqueurs find the perfect balance of bitter and sweet.

Ireland Is No Longer The Heaviest Drinking Country In The EU

Aug 28, 2017

The Irish may love their whiskey and Guinness but apparently not as much as they used to. According to statistics compiled by the European Commission, the nation is now 12th on the list of highest-drinking nations in the EU, down from No. 1 in 2000. Lithuania now holds the top spot. In 2000, the Irish consumed […]

Anheuser-Busch Halts Brewing To Produce Canned Water For Hurricane Harvey Victims

Aug 28, 2017

Brewers at Anheuser-Busch are taking a break from beer right now, opting instead to produce and ship cans of water to victims of Hurricane Harvey. The Cartersville, Ga., brewery will send more than 50,000 cans of emergency drinking water to Baton Rouge this week, where Red Cross shelters will receive and distribute it. Clean drinking […]


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This Is How You Build a Great Modern Dive Bar

Aug 24, 2017

Lessons from the Best Intentions duo in Chicago.

2017 Beefeater MIXLDN Bartender Competition

Aug 24, 2017

The world’s biggest and most prestigious gin cocktail competition is back. This year, MIXLDN 7 is looking for recipes inspired by the cultural vibe of your city. You could win a trip to the finals in London by submitting a cocktail that could only come from your hometown.

Attention, Dog Lovers! This Dog-Friendly Bar Serves Dog Beer.

Aug 24, 2017

Dog-friendly bars aren’t exactly a new concept, but we’ve never seen anything quite like this. If you like bringing Fido with you everywhere you go, you’re about to wish you lived in Croatia. Shaped like a giant dog house, Monty’s Dog Beach & Bar not only caters to our furry friends, it even serves specially […]

Bar Hill Bee’s Knees Week – Save the Bees

Aug 23, 2017

Barr Hill Gin, which adds raw honey just before bottling, is giving back to the bees that make it possible. Celebrate Bee’s Knees Week, sponsored by Barr Hill Gin, to help it raise money for bee and pollinator groups . All you have to do is feature a Barr Hill Bee’s Knees cocktail at your […]

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