Twenty-five bartenders arrived in Mexico for the Tequila Herradura Legends finale. Each finalist took a different route to Casa Herradura, using their own style and background to reach the last true tequila-producing hacienda. Naomi Levy walked away from the hacienda the champion, with Christian Suzuki-Orellana and Ryan Puckett finishing close behind. Even though they were […]
No matter how you feel about the concept of drinking in the shower, it’s a phenomenon that isn’t going anywhere. Perpetuated by college kids and people that love wasting time under a constant stream of hot water, it doesn’t seem like a ritual with much need for improvement. You simply open a beer and take it […]
Every piece of bar equipment, furniture and art pre-dates 1930.
If you didn’t think you could possibly get any lazier, we’ve found your perfect new appliance. Panasonic unveiled the prototype for Ku last month, a voice-activated fridge that comes when you call. It uses LIDAR and special sensors to navigate and map your home, much like a Roomba. Panasonic said it designed the appliance with […]
With NAFTA on the rocks, the Mexican booze industry is poised for an uncertain future.
The nation’s capital has gone a little crazy for rum recently.
Ah, ring pops. Those sweet diamond-shaped candies were the stuff of childhood dreams, worn on your finger like a little trophy you could eat all day—until your hands ended up a stained, sticky mess. Playing to our nostalgia, candy company Sweet Saba has teamed up with Campari to create a special-edition candy crystal cocktail ring […]
.Possibly the greatest achievement a bartender could hope for is to have a recipe enjoyed throughout the world and for decades to come. The USBG Legacy competition gives bartenders the opportunity to make that happen. Previous winners and finalists share how to make a splash in the global competition.
The nation’s recent obsession with Oreos continues to heat up. From constantly changing flavors to cocktails to edible boozy twists, America’s favorite sandwich cookie is an unstoppable force. Now, the chocolate and creamy goodness has invaded our beer, thanks to some crazy minds at this year’s State Fair of Texas. While we expect to see out-of-this-world […]
Most happy-hour menus trot out a handful of drinks to lure people through the door during those quiet moments before the real drinking starts. But at NYC’s Suffolk Arms, the oversize laminated menu contains more than a hundred different cocktails. And yes, they’re all marked down until the clock chimes 7 p.m. Proprietor Giuseppe González […]
Christmas tree ornaments always did seem a little … useless? Sure, they’re pretty and all, glittering within the green branches during December, but at the end of the season, they’re packed up and stored for another 11 months of exile. Luckily, a U.K. distillery just transformed the traditional pine tree adornment into a vessel of […]
If you’ve ever been inside a wine cellar, you know what a serene, relaxing place it can be. You’re surrounded by the faint smell of wine and wood, the temperature is cool, and the lighting is dim. Who wouldn’t want to curl up and take a nap? Now, you can. Visitors to the southeastern wine […]
While Coloradans everywhere are likely still nursing a craft-beer-induced hangover, breweries all over the country are celebrating huge wins earned at last week’s Great American Beer Festival. The largest ticketed beer event showcased 266 medal-winning breweries, and 293 total medals were awarded. The festival broke down the medals won by ratio of medals to entries […]
Maybe you’re new to the world of spirits or maybe you’ve been dabbling for a while. Either way, knowing the right terminology can separate the rookies from the masters, especially if you plan to actually get behind a bar. We’ve compiled a list of advanced drinking terms that will really up your booze cred. Angel’s […]
The slate is set for the finale of the Tequila Herradura Legends competition. Bartenders will be traveling to Mexico for the experience of a lifetime. They’ll get a VIP distillery tour at the last true tequila-producing hacienda on the planet, explore popular and historic attractions and—most importantly—face off for the grand prize in the global […]
Bitcoin isn’t exactly easy to understand or use for the average consumer. The worldwide cryptocurrency and digital payment system may not have caught on across the nation yet, but we just found a new currency we can definitely get on board with. BeerCoin is virtual money you can send to friends as a form of […]
If you’ve made it to 111 years old, you may as well enjoy your favorite things every day. At least that’s what Richard Overton, the oldest man in the U.S., does. Overton, born in 1906, spends most of his days sitting on his front porch in Austin, Texas, drinking whiskey and smoking cigars. He still […]
These bars are taking rum to a whole new level.
Learn his tricks.
Talking rum with one fervent collector.
See how it works its magic.
There’s plenty of boozy ice cream on the market, from big name brands like Häagen-Dazs and Ben & Jerry’s to small artisan shops. But most of the stuff you’ll find in the supermarket or ice cream parlor doesn’t actually contain much alcohol at all. Arctic Buzz is doing things a little differently. The Baltimore-based company teamed up […]
Hurricanes have brought devastation across the nation this year, destroying homes and leaving countless victims in need of basic supplies like water and electricity. Breweries and alcohol companies have stepped up big time to help, halting beer production in favor of canning water and even donating money to save abandoned pets. This week in Florida, […]
If your dream job involves drinking beer all day (whose doesn’t?) and talking about the nuances of hops, malt and more, you’re in luck. London-based Meantime Brewing Company is searching for a team member to taste-test new products. This person needs to be passionate about beer and have advanced knowledge of the beverage. Basically, you need to […]
Portland’s Multnomah Whiskey Library nails it.
With the cocktail revolution came the resurgence of classic cocktails across the nation. Bartenders no longer stared at you blankly when you ordered an Old Fashioned, waiting for you to change your mind to a Jack and Coke. And what’s even better, those same bartenders actually knows how to make a proper Old Fashioned now—no […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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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.
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 […]
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 […]