Alcohol

  • Province Brands’ Cannabis Beer Gets You Extremely High

    Province Brands’ Cannabis Beer Gets You Extremely High

    This October, Canada’s decriminalization of recreational marijuana goes into effect. You can imagine that that means a whole lot of Canadians are planning to fire up in celebration, but a heroic company has even the Canadians who aren’t crazy about inhaling smoke into their lungs covered. It’s called Province Brands, and it has reportedly developed […]

  • Nikka Whisky From the Barrel: Famous Japanese Whisky Comes to US

    Nikka Whisky From the Barrel: Famous Japanese Whisky Comes to US

    North American whisky enthusiasts, particularly those who know the difference between whisky and whiskey, have long had a certain Japanese whisky on their mental lists of beverages to try. But Nikka Whisky From the Barrel has, until now, never been available in the US. Now, as you have probably guessed, Nikka Whisky From the Barrel […]

  • Booze Dogs: Liquor-Infused Bratwurst

    Booze Dogs: Liquor-Infused Bratwurst

    Usually when someone calls someone else a “booze dog,” it’s meant as an insult, as in “wake up, you blasted booze dog,” etc. But now the phrase is a brand name as well: Booze Dogs, a new line of liquor-infused bratwursts. And the bratwursts are sold by their own canine mascot: “Step into the world of […]

  • World’s Largest Paradise Cocktail Mixed by Snoop Dogg

    World’s Largest Paradise Cocktail Mixed by Snoop Dogg

    How was your Memorial Day weekend? Mine, unfortunately, was fairly uneventful. And now I feel even worse about that now that I know that Snoop Dogg was busy whipping up the official world’s largest Paradise Cocktail as per Guinness World Records. Chefs Hubert Keller and Michael Voltaggio helped Snoop unveil the world’s largest Paradise Cocktail at the Bottlerock Napa […]

  • Chill-Can: A Beer Can That Chills Itself (Video)

    Chill-Can: A Beer Can That Chills Itself (Video)

    For decades Man has dreamed of a beer can that, somehow would be able to keep itself cold. The Chill-Can is a newly developed piece of technology that does that dream one better by purportedly chilling itself in about sixty seconds. I’ll be honest, the Chill-Can’s website doesn’t really fill me with confidence that it’s legit, since […]

  • Budweiser Freedom Reserve Red Lager Made from Washington’s Recipe

    Budweiser Freedom Reserve Red Lager Made from Washington’s Recipe

    In 1757, George Washington made what may still prove to be his most enduring contribution to human society: A recipe for beer tucked away in a journal entry. Now, that recipe is being used to create Budweiser Freedom Reserve Red Lager, crafted by veterans of both the American military and Bud. Here’s how Bud describes the […]

  • Heaven’s Door: A Whiskey Brand by Bob Dylan

    Heaven’s Door: A Whiskey Brand by Bob Dylan

    When Bob Dylan went electric in 1965, it rocked the folk and rock music worlds to their cores. Now, 53 years later, that guy has started his own whiskey distillery in Tennessee. It’s called Heaven’s Door, and Bob is characteristically clear and to the point in his press copy on the brand: “GATES APPEAL TO […]

  • Mikkeller Wreck Ale Based on Lost Beer from 150 Years Ago (Video)

    Mikkeller Wreck Ale Based on Lost Beer from 150 Years Ago (Video)

    Gather ’round kids, and I’ll tell ye a tale of the time the S/S Neva wrecked and ended up at the bottom of the ocean. It happened in 1861, and while there were no casualties the ship’s cargo — beer from more than 30 different breweries — was lost. Now, that beer is back, kind […]

  • Wild Turkey Longbranch Presented by Matthew McConaughey

    Wild Turkey Longbranch Presented by Matthew McConaughey

    Matthew McConaughey: What can’t he do? In addition to having mastered the art of acting in feature films, prestige television, and local TV commercials, and he also finds time to be Wild Turkey creative director. Now, he and Wild Turkey’s Master Distiller Eddie Russell have collaborated on a “rare, small-batch bourbon” called Wild Turkey Longbranch. Here’s the info […]

  • Budweiser Reserve Copper Lager Aged on Jim Beam Barrel Staves

    Budweiser Reserve Copper Lager Aged on Jim Beam Barrel Staves

    Beer and whiskey is mighty risky, but now there’s a way to bring the two somewhat spiritually together without having to employ any kind of spurious bourbon loophole. And anyway it’s moot, because no amount of folksy rhyming sayings can compete with the drawing power of a collaboration between Jim Beam and Budweiser: Budweiser Reserve […]