Drinking

Sex Roulette to Vodka Eyeballing: Teens on Which Bizarre Trends They Actually Do - Vice

While some teens are already activists still living under their parents roofs, others are out getting wrecked on vodka tampons and trying to get high off of special mp3 files, at least according to alarmist local news segments and terrifying web articles warning parents of the next dangerous teen …

Alcohol

This Smoothie Will Cure All Your Hangover Woes

Nothing kills a buzz like a nasty next-day hangover. Alcohol acts as a diuretic, meaning it increases urination, so you lose electrolytes and become …

Smoothies

Rogue 5 Hop Black IPA, missing member of Rogue Farms IPA series, just released

<i>[Press Release:]</i><p>(Independence, OR) — Rogue Ales announces the release of 5 Hop IPA, the missing member of their family of Rogue Farms grown IPAs. …

India Pale Ale

The 15 Best Tequilas to Mix and Sip this Cinco de Mayo

Skip the shots—these are tequilas worth taking your time<p>Put down the shot glass (for now, at least). In America, tequila’s had a longstanding …

Liquor

Hey, Gringos, You’re Doing Tequila Wrong - Bloomberg

Let's get two things straight.<p>First, Cinco de Mayo is not Mexican Independence Day. That's in September. Cinco de Mayo, though now mostly an excuse …

Liquor

How to Homebrew an IPA That's Worth Drinking

It takes some practice, but keeps these tips in mind so you can create an IPA to rival the very best.<p>Want to enjoy the big, hoppy IPA that beer nerds will stand in lines for hours to buy? Just brew one at home!<p>It's a little more complicated than brewing a cup of joe, but it's entirely possible to …

India Pale Ale

I Gave Up Booze and Surprisingly My Life Doesn't Suck

Here's the thing: quitting alcohol is not hard. Unless you're dealing with a serious illness (read: alcoholism), it's actually very, very easy. If …

Alcohol

Prohibition, Soviet style: Propaganda posters from the 1980s

Vodka and Russia. The former is so ingrained in the identity of the latter, it’s hard to imagine restrictions on its sale and production. But in 1985, the Soviet Union’s newly appointed general secretary, Mikhail Gorbachev, did just that when he ramped up a nationwide campaign against …

Alcohol

Just how bad are energy drinks for your health?

As sales of energy drinks grow, so are energy drink-associated visits to hospital.<p>From Red Bull to Monster and Relentless, more than 500 energy drink …

Alcohol

Fender and Jose Cuervo Just Made a Guitar Out of Agave

Tequila has long inspired musicians and undoubtedly added fuel to many a rock ’n’ roll show. Now, Fender and Jose Cuervo have teamed up to create a …

Liquor

8 Things Every Tequila Lover Should Know

And why you should never keep it in the freezer.<p>If your favorite cocktail is a margarita, and tequila is your booze of choice, you might as well know the best way to drink the liquor. For that, there's Antonio Rodriguez, director of production at Patrón Tequila, who wants you to live your best …

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Straight Up: The Martell Suite at The Mondrian London

Cognac: the drink is not synonymous with modernity. But one visit to Martell’s Thameside suite at the Mondrian hotel will make even the most discerning cognac drinker flip 180° and is sure to leave taste buds reeling.<p>The golden rule of self-professed connoisseurs - "cognac must be drunk neat" - is …

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Cocktail of the week: the Gabriel cooler – recipe

A refreshing snifter for sunny days (and evenings)<p>A long drink for spring and early summer, inspired by the classic sangaree. This ditches the traditional heavy red wine for a more refreshing white, and pairs it with fresh kiwi and apple. Serves one.<p><b>½ granny smith apple, cored</b><b><br>1 kiwi fruit,</b> …

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Recipe: The Ultimate Dessert Manhattan

This riff on a Manhattan isn't your run-of-the-mill cocktail. No, it's a special cocktail — one that should be made with care and sipped with some …

Bitters

Heineken just put Pepsi to shame with an ad that actually makes people think

It’s not often you’ll walk into a bar ready to have your views challenged by a total stranger.<p>But in a new Heineken advertisement called “Worlds …

Feminism

Ask Amy: Daughter wonders how to disclose stepmom’s alcoholism

<i>Dear Amy: My mom died several years ago, and my father has remarried. The woman he married is an alcoholic.</i><p><i>Dad seems to be in denial about this fact, or, perhaps he simply doesn’t care. When my siblings and I have confronted Dad about her alcoholism, he gets uncomfortable, makes excuses and changes</i> …

Alcoholism

Watch Andrew "Beef" Johnston challenge an entire bar to a putting contest, then buy drinks for everyone

How many PGA Tour pros would challenge an entire bar to a putting contest into a pint glass? Maybe a handful. (Yes, John Daly comes to mind...)<p>Well, Andrew "Beef" Johnston would be at the top of that list. And Beef did just that in New Orleans this week before the Zurich Classic. Here's a pretty …

Alcohol

Can Rum Be Collectable?

<i>Old and rare rums are often much cheaper than similar dark spirits.</i><p>Image © Whisky For Everyone.<p>It seems that the price of spirits are always going up, especially when it comes to the super-premium sector. Of course, there are a number of reasons for this - market forces, tax increases, consumer …

Liquor

Energy drinks are way more dangerous than other caffeine-heavy drinks, research finds

Energy drink can trigger potentially ‘life-threatening’ changes in blood pressure and the heart, warns new research.<p>The study showed that drinking …

Alcohol

The best thing to drink on every airline

Flying coach often feels like paying someone a couple hundred bucks to gently smoosh a bunch of hard-but-weirdly-upholstered surfaces against you while also forcing you to listen to strangers' mouth noises. Plus you get to be forcibly dehydrated and literally jerked around! It can be sort of …

Airlines

Chrissy Teigen Reveals the Adorable Thing John Legend Does When He Drinks

He becomes "way too loving."<p>After the Grammys in February, Chrissy Teigen posted videos of herself to Snapchat as husband John Legend took care of her by removing her jewelry and helping her get ready for bed. It wasn't the first time the model took to social media after a fun night, having tweeted …

Alcohol

Peter Kurzweg Isn’t Joking (About Beer)

Pittsburgh ties with one other city for having the worst drivers in the nation.<p>All the foodie news that's fit to blog<p>Brandon Blumenfeld introduces an …

Valentine's Day

Proposed Catonsville liquor store under fire from some in Westgate neighborhood

Neighbors in Catonsville's Westgate community have started a petition drive opposing a proposed liquor store on Edmondson Avenue near the city …

Liquor

Booze With a View: The 12 Best Rooftop Patios in Dallas-Fort Worth

Dallas is pretty damn flat, topographically speaking, so any sort of elevation that can be achieved while drinking seems to be intriguing to …

Texas

Ommegang Pale Sour Ale joins year-round lineup

<i>[Press Release:]</i><p>(Cooperstown, NY) – Brewery Ommegang welcomes a remarkable new year-round beer this month. Pale Sour is a 6.9% ABV mixed fermentation …

Food

New Manhattan cocktail bar provides anti-Trump safe haven

Liberals looking for a place to drown their sorrows are in luck.<p>A new cocktail bar near Astor Place has a decidedly anti-President Trump vibe.<p>The …

Alcohol

SweetWater TripleTail promises a taste of tropical

“Tropical” is very much in style right now. Tropical hops like Mosaic, Galaxy, and Citra. Tropical flavors like mango, papaya and pineapple. …

Food

Drink: make mine a vodka

With the resurgence of gin, vodka producers have had to raise their game to keep its place as the UK’s favourite spirit<p>Despite the extraordinary growth of gin, vodka remains the UK’s best-selling spirit. Most of us slosh it in with mixers for the alcohol hit rather than the flavour, but vodka is …

Liquor

This Shot Glass Camera Will Be The Hit Of Every Summer Party

That filter? Oh, it's Fireball and Diet Coke.<p>There's no limit to the lengths people will go for a killer Insta story, or Snap, or really, any …

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