Alcohol

Why the first glass of Champagne poured from a bottle gets you drunker than the rest

It has more of an effect than the second and third glasses poured...<p>A professor of medicine has revealed some interesting facts behind some of our …

Drinking

Even moderate drinking by parents can upset children – study

Children who see parent tipsy or drunk are less likely to see them as a positive role model, report says<p>Three in 10 parents say they have been drunk in front of their children and half have been tipsy, and such behaviour can trigger family rows or make children anxious, research suggests.<p>Even …

Drinking

Busted: 6 health myths on chocolate, caffeine and alcohol

SINGAPORE: Does cutting back on chocolate, caffeine and alcohol really help to improve your health? Not always, according to a new book, Longevity …

Drinking

Auckland alcohol law change: Why would anyone need to buy liquor at 7am?

Auckland bottle shops will still be allowed to sell alcohol at 7am under a change in trading regulations – but who's actually buying booze at that …

New Zealand News

The drink prices to expect at Oktoberfest event in Middlesbrough

The world’s largest beer and folk festival is heading to Middlesbrough this weekend.<p>Oktoberfest will be taking over Middlesbrough’s Centre Square …

Oktoberfest

Alcohol board undecided on distilleries serving cocktails

The Alaska alcohol board was unable to decide whether Alaska's nine operating distilleries can continue to serve cocktails in their sampling rooms, …

Business

5 things your body *actually* wants when you're hungover

Calling all people who are paying the price for boozing it up excessively over the weekend: We know you’re probably feeling too effed up to pay …

Wellness

How to Minimize the Effects of Alcohol on Your Body

Almost everybody loves to have a drink, but everybody hates the way they feel the morning after. With each passing year, a beer or a cocktail’s …

Wellness

How Much Booze Do You Have To Drink To Mess With Your Hormones?

<i>Amy Shah, M.D., is a nationally renowned functional medicine doctor and trained ayurvedic practitioner.</i> <i>She’s also one of the lauded instructors in</i> …

Wellness

11 Essential Vodkas Everyone Should Have in the Liquor Cabinet

For mixing into dirty martinis, splashing with soda, or spiking up any drink you can think of, vodka is a necessary bottle. And it’s key for …

Drinking

England fans will not be allowed to drink at games at World Cup as part of strict booze-ban

England fans will not be allowed to drink at games or in fan zones due to a strict booze-ban at next year’s World Cup .<p>The authorities in Russia want …

FIFA

Drinking this vodka will help fight hunger

The American-made Vodka gives meals to the hungry<p>Your next hangover could help fight hunger.<p>Every time you tip back a martini made with new startup …

Money

UK mother with cancer dies from alcohol poisoning during holiday Yahoo7 News

A mother battling breast cancer died from alcohol poisoning during a holiday to celebrate a break in her treatment, an inquest has heard.<p>Valerie …

Australian News

Five things you should know about shochu

Let's assume for a moment that you're not very well-informed about shochu. Shochu? Is that Japanese vodka? Nope. Oh, soju! Wrong again.<p>Considered …

Drinking

Everything You Need to Know to Get Started Drinking Scotch Whisky

If you’ve never really explored it before, drinking whisky can be intimidating. Deciding what whisky to try first is a big decision. And once you …

Scotch Whisky

20 Gift Ideas for the Dude With a Home Bar

Buying for booze enthusiasts just got easier with these accessories<p>Shopping for a spirited spirit-lover this season? For the cocktail connoisseur or home bar hobbyist, there’s no shortage of knick knacks to elevate his at-home drinking experience. But, since anyone reading this is likely in a …

Drinking

Gifts for Drink Lovers

When no standard drink or red plastic cup will do, turn to this gift guide for top-shelf inspiration.<p>Let's raise a glass to the connoisseurs who've …

How To Deal With A Hangover [Infographic]

Image: iStock<p>If you're feeling a little dusty in the Morning After The Night Before, then you've gone and got yourself a hangover, haven't you? …

Drinking

Where to Eat, Drink, Drink Some More, and Crash for the Perfect Night in Dublin

And why you should never, ever order an "Irish car bomb".<p>If you can’t have fun in Dublin, there’s a solid chance that you’re doing it wrong. Ireland’s handsome capital is filled with some of the most friendly people on the planet, plus it holds a damn near infinite number of drinking opportunities. …

Ireland

Diminishing Gender Gap, Pressure of Work-life Balance Fuel High-risk Drinking in US

Many consider drinking a part of their culture and a way of life. It is legal after certain age and easily available at every corner of the street. …

Drinking

Auckland liquor law changes draw criticism

Planned changes to Auckland's local alcohol laws don't go far enough, a health watchdog says.

New Zealand News

The 17 Unwritten Bar Rules You're Probably Breaking

Whether a dingy old dive or a high-end cocktailery, bars are where certified adults go to let loose and, quite often, behave like grown children. But …

Drinking

Something we all do every time we go to the pub could get you FINED

Nobody likes queuing at a packed bar on a night out - so, like countless other Brummies, you and your mates probably take it in turns.<p>But did you …

Birmingham, UK

How long before you can drive after drinking the night before?

You might not consider getting behind the wheel after having a few drinks - but what about the next morning?<p>The road safety charity Brake found that …

Drinking

Drinking up around Disney's monorail

Want to drink pineapples full of rum and glowing martinis while being whisked around a lagoon in space-age splendor? Then drinking around the …

Walt Disney Company

11 things you should know before you drink vodka ever again

Including how many calories there are in a shot<p>We've got a fun fact for every time you've said, "I'll just have a vodka soda." (You know you're guilty, right?) Brush up before your next night out.<p>Vodka used to be called gorzalka.<p>In the 1400s, the alcohol was referred to as <i>grozalka</i>, a derivative of …

Drinking

Five drinking apps for geeks, experts and liquor lovers | Style Magazine | South China Morning Post

Many wine and spirits apps on the market are targeted at expert drinkers only. We have selected five informative and user-friendly apps for drinkers …

Drinking

Macklemore Car Crash, Drunk Driver Blood Alcohol Twice the Legal Limit

<b>(TMZ)</b> <b>--</b> The guy who collided head-on with <b>Macklemore</b> <b></b>had a blood alcohol level more than twice the legal limit ... TMZ has learned.<p>Jake Pitcher's BAC …

Pop Music

Places in London to drink when you’re not drinking

Whether you’re having a night off or you prefer to swerve the booze altogether, being sober in London doesn’t mean you can’t have fun. These bars …

London

Piecing Together the History of the Rob Roy Cocktail

The lengths that a cocktail sleuth goes to finding the roots of this Scotch-and-vermouth drink.<p>I first began drinking Rob Roys a good 20 years ago, when I was the second-string jazz critic at the <i>Village Voice</i> and got tired of drinking the rocket-fuel, no-vermouth Martinis prevalent at the time in …

Drinking