Alcohol

  • 9 Best Beers for Summer 2014

    9 Best Beers for Summer 2014

    As I write this in Austin, Texas, it’s about 58 degrees outside and rainy. In other words, not very summer-like, which only means that I’m looking forward to summer even more than usual (most years, of course, it’s already here by now). And part of that anticipation involves looking ahead for the best beers for […]

  • Myken Whisky: The First Arctic Whisky on Earth

    Myken Whisky: The First Arctic Whisky on Earth

    Norwegians have up to this point been pretty much left out of the world whisky distilling business, but a group of Norwegians have announced their intention to break with that longstanding tradition. Their endeavor will go by the name of Myken Whisky, the first whisky to be distilled in an Arctic locale. One of the […]

  • 9 High-End Mezcals for Cinco de Mayo

    9 High-End Mezcals for Cinco de Mayo

    Today is Cinco de Mayo, also known as Mexican Independence Day, also known as a night to get horrendously drunk on different kinds of alcohol. One of those interesting types of libation is mezcal, a Mexican beverage distilled from the maguey plant, and which is generally consumed straight up. Mezcal isn’t as well known as […]

  • Crown Royal XO Blended Canadian Whisky

    Crown Royal XO Blended Canadian Whisky

    New from Crown Royal is a blended Canadian whisky that seeks to change your attitude towards Canadian whiskies. It’s made by the Crown Royal Master Blender’s specifications, blended from more than 50 of Crown Royal’s finest whiskies, and left to completion in a cognac cask. It’s called Crown Royal XO Blended Canadian Whisky, and it’s […]

  • Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Fire

    Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Fire

    A new offering from the legendary Jack Daniel’s introduces a little bit of new hotness to an old favorite. Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Fire is a cinnamon flavored whiskey that could eventually add a thick layer of spice to your liquor cabinet. Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Fire is made by taking some JD Old No. 7 Whiskey […]

  • Little Devil Bloody Spice

    Little Devil Bloody Spice

    If you’re looking to cool off this summer with some Bloody Marys, you might want to consider the new Bloody Spice from Little Devil. It works like most Bloody Mary mixes; you mix it with vodka and tomato juice for spicy, alcoholic fun. Also like most Bloody Mary mixes, Little Devil Bloody Spice has Lea […]

  • Go To IPA From Stone Brewing

    Go To IPA From Stone Brewing

    The Stone Brewing company is known for their well-crafted IPAs, and their latest is probably not going to rustle any feathers if it’s up to their usual standards. It’s called Go To IPA, a brew that’s engineered for drinking outdoors during the warmer months that are ahead. The Stone Brewing Go To IPA has the […]

  • The 21 Drunkest Countries on Earth

    The 21 Drunkest Countries on Earth

    Every year on St. Patrick’s Day people in North America pretend to be Irish by getting wasted, because that’s how they picture Ireland—a magical place with sheep and wool sweaters where people are plastered and jolly pretty much all the time. But do the Irish really consume so much alcohol so as to be worthy of an entire […]

  • Buffalo Trace Experimental Collection Extended Stave Dry Time Bourbon

    Buffalo Trace Experimental Collection Extended Stave Dry Time Bourbon

    Buffalo Trace does a pretty cool thing called the Experimental Collection, which is an ongoing series of releases of experimental bourbon that let the public in on their laboratory tinkering. The latest release in this collection is “Extended Stave Dry Time.” Stave drying is the process by which wooden planks are dried out before being […]

  • 11 Cool Things You Can Do with Beer (Besides Drink It)

    11 Cool Things You Can Do with Beer (Besides Drink It)

    One of the things I love most about having a party at my place is that people almost always leave some beer behind at the end of the night. And since most of my friends are beer snobs, that usually means I get left with some pretty nice stuff. Of course, every once in a […]