Alcohol

  • ‘The Scratch & Sniff Guide To Becoming A Whiskey Know-It-All’

    ‘The Scratch & Sniff Guide To Becoming A Whiskey Know-It-All’

    Scholarly pursuits (like becoming a “know-it-all” in any subject) aren’t generally associated with scratch & sniff, but as we all know it’s 2015 and the old media schema just don’t apply anymore. And so we have The Scratch & Sniff Guide To Becoming A Whiskey Know-It-All, a new whiskey guide from Richard Betts, Crystal English […]

  • Absinthe Flavored Ground Coffee From World Market

    Absinthe Flavored Ground Coffee From World Market

    I’ve never had absinthe, but as far as I know the appeal of the beverage isn’t really connected to its flavor, as much as its legendary psychoactive effects. Nevertheless, someone made an absinthe-flavored coffee – more precisely World Market has whipped up what they call Absinthe Flavored Ground Coffee. Infused with the flavors of fennel, […]

  • Space Glass: Ballantine’s Develops Whiskey Glass for Outer Space

    Space Glass: Ballantine’s Develops Whiskey Glass for Outer Space

    Scientists are working on surmounting many of the challenges facing humans in outer space, but one activity has (presumably) skimmed under the radar when it comes to astronaut activity: Drinking whiskey. Luckily, whiskey brand Ballantine’s has collaborated with the Open Space Agency to develop a whiskey glass engineered for use in zero-gravity environments – the […]

  • MixStik: A Guiding Light for Your Cocktails

    MixStik: A Guiding Light for Your Cocktails

    The difference between a good cocktail and a bad one might be a simple matter of quantity, rather than quality, of ingredients. If you’re lucky enough for that to be the case wherever you mix your drinks, there’s now a product that helps you get those ingredient ratios exactly right – MixStik. MixStik is equipped […]

  • Draft Top: Turn Cans Into Glasses

    Draft Top: Turn Cans Into Glasses

    The sensation of drinking cold beer from a glass is sometimes just straight-up better than drinking it from a can. And if you’ve ever wished you’d never again have to settle for a can when you want a glass, there’s a product now raising funds on Kickstarter to make your wish a reality – the […]

  • Club W: A Personalized Wine Club

    Club W: A Personalized Wine Club

    When you hear the name “Club W,” you might assume it’s some kind of community of the fans and supporters of former president George W. Bush. But actually it’s something a little more palatable to a mass audience – a wine buying club that’s personalized to your own specific vinous tastes. Basically, you start by […]

  • 121-Year-Old Whiskey Found in Scottish Time Capsule

    121-Year-Old Whiskey Found in Scottish Time Capsule

    Alcohol is not one of the standard-issue time capsule components, maybe because no one wants to waste good liquor on their descendants. But someone went against the standard formula over a hundred years ago, and now we have a newly-surfaced bottle of 121-year-old whiskey as a result. The bottle, which is unfortunately sans label so […]

  • Toaster Pastry India Style Red Ale From 21st Amendment

    Toaster Pastry India Style Red Ale From 21st Amendment

    We all know that the best way to start the day is with an ice cold beer and a Pop-Tart. But maybe you don’t have time to open up a beer and a Pop-Tart, in which case I present the Toaster Pastry India Style Red Ale by the 21st Amendment Brewery. It’s a beer that […]

  • ‘NEAT: The Story of Bourbon’ Gets Trailer (Video)

    ‘NEAT: The Story of Bourbon’ Gets Trailer (Video)

    The world of Kentucky bourbon is a fascinating one, at least to the select few bourbon enthusiasts out there. And there are apparently enough of those to warrant at least one feature-length documentary on the subject, called NEAT: The Story of Bourbon, a trailer for which has recently hit the internet. NEAT: The Story of […]