Drinking

Home Bar: Bitter in Paradise

Everyone has a story about a drink that they’ve sworn off due to a hellacious night. It usually happened during high school or college or in Mexico. …

Cocktails

Improve Your Drinking Knowledge With Our Guide To Fortified Wines

<i>First, the definition: Fortified wine is a wine fermentation fortified with a clear grape spirit or brandy to increase the shelf life and amp up the alcohol content. Sometimes sugars and botanicals are added to modify flavor profiles and deepen textures.</i><p>Ports, Sherries, Vermouths, Madeiras all have …

Wine & Spirits

Sparkling Wines For Every Occasion and Budget

From the every day to the exclusive, these bubblies from around the globe suit every palate and wallet. Recommended bottles for $25 and under to over …

Wine & Spirits

Lager made with the 133-year-old yeast that forever changed beer is surprisingly tasty

For a long part of humanity's history, beer was more than an after-work or weekend beverage. In many years and in many cultures, going back to at least the construction of the pyramids of Egypt, daily rations of beer helped fuel workers throughout their days.<p>More recently, factory workers used …

Beer

Wow! You’ve Got to Try This—Flavored Sugars

Make quick work of flavorful, colorful sugars with these simple recipes. Then, find fun ways to incorporate them into your entertaining, desserts, …

Beverages

Copper & Kings’ New Absinthe Makes the Heart Grow Fonder

A spirit once spurned in the United States is now being produced with pride under the label <b>Copper & Kings Zmaj Absinthe Superior</b>. Located in …

Wine & Spirits

Stairway to Heaven Belgian Specialty Ale - Beer Recipe

Ever wish you could taste your homebrew recipe on tap at your favorite pub, but aren’t quite ready to give up your day job for a pair of rubber boots …

Beer

Randolph Row’s Long-Awaited Three-Level Wine Bar Should Finally Uncork Next Week - Eater Chicago

The wait for Randolph Restaurant Row’s three-level wine bar and restaurant, <b>The Lunatic, The Lover & The Poet</b>, has been as long as an epic poem. But it appears the ambitious project should finally open sometime next week near the northwest corner of Randolph and Halsted streets in the West Loop. The …

Wine & Spirits

So, Beer Yoga Is a Thing Now

All you need is an open mind and a love of lager.<p>There's a new fitness trend emerging and it's one we can definitely get on board with. Yes, thanks to two Berlin-based instructors, now you can practice yoga and drink beer at the same time.<p>BierYoga, or Beer Yoga, was set up by yoga teachers Emily …

Yoga

Bruto Americano, a Campari cousin, is anything but ugly

Does the world need another Campari? The iconic bittersweet Italian aperitif in recent years has exploded in popularity, climbing the cocktail charts in the likes of Negronis, Boulevardiers and spritzes. Liquor store shelves are skewing red, packed with Campari's cousins like Aperol and Cappelletti.<p>…

Beverages

Teetotal Trump and the drinking presidents

<b>As Donald Trump becomes US president on Friday many will reach for a drink. Washington DC will be whirl of parties, galas and balls.</b><p>The celebrities may be skipping it this year but the US capital will still swing to the sound of clinking glasses and popping corks. Across the country, celebrating …

Alcohol

Cheers, It's Mocktail Hour

Marketers want to abstain in January, too.<p>As social media lights up with people posting about giving up alcohol, sugar and other vices, beverage manufacturers are selling more mocktails, alcohol-free juice blends inspired by happy hour favorites.<p>“Everyone wants to feel the sophistication and …

Alcohol

Labels We Love: Newburgh Brewing Company

<b>Newburgh has brewed 50 different styles of beer, but they only can or bottle a select few.</b><p><b>Sometimes their flagship Cream Ale comes with a special</b> …

Beer

Bar Clacson Vibes Out Tonight in the Heart of Downtown - Eater LA

Tonight’s the night for <b>Bar Clacson</b>, the newest venture from the unstoppable 213 Hospitality team. They’re the ones behind everything from Bar Jackalope to Arts District Brewing, and their latest endeavor falls right in line with their Downtown ideals: Give the people what they want.<p>In this case, …

Los Angeles

5 things to eat, drink, do this weekend

Don't let the cold weather get you down. These dining and drinking events will help keep your social life alive.<p><b>1. Hit a new happy hour</b><p>Ease into the weekend with a stop to the new happy hour at Honey’s in the West Loop. The restaurant’s Atrium Bar offers $1 oysters and a handful of rotating $10 …

Honey

Sober January, Dry February: are you giving up booze? | Ella

The indulgent holidays are behind us and for many, the new road season is looming. Whether you’re trying to make race weight, detox after the …

Alcohol

3 Bartenders on How to Find a Perfect Bar Anywhere in the World

You don't have to resort to Applebee's.<p>Everyone has a fantasy of rolling into an unfamiliar city, walking into a nondescript bar, and discovering it's the coolest, chillest place within a 50-mile radius to swig beer. Unfortunately, very few ever find that bar, instead spending nights on the road …

Alcohol

Bihar liquor ban: No new licences to manufacture alcohol from next financial year, says Nitish Kumar

While existing licences will not be renewed either, affected companies will be allowed to make non-alcoholic products in their current establishments.<p>…

Liquor

Someone’s made a range of gin and tonic bath products

<b>Gin lovers can now lather the sweet scent of juniper all over their naked bodies.</b><p>Hurrah for Gin! These gin drawings perfectly capture the struggles …

Drinking Beer While Om-ing Is the Point of This Yoga Class

If your New Year's resolution was to flow through sun salutations but you're finding it hard to give up the party life, there's now a middle way: …

Yoga

TailGreater: Picking the conference champions by their signature cocktails

Last week on TailGreater, we did something a bit different in picking the winners of the divisional round of the NFL playoffs based on well known …

Football (U.S.)

'Game of Thrones' Pop-up Restaurant Serves Cuisine of Westeros

A new <i>Game of Thrones</i>-themed pop-up restaurant serving the cuisine of Westeros has opened in Scotland — and it’s surely going to make a fortune.<p>Named …

Entertainment

Marijuana Legalization Doesn't Hit Beer Sales Because Stoners Want Both

As marijuana becomes increasingly legalized, alcohol companies have voiced concerns that people will want to toke up instead of get sloshed. But …

Cannabis

Ten Things I’ve Learned from Not Getting Wasted.

Every day I’d wake up with a headache and think “I’m not drinking tonight” and then, inevitably I would, and I’d hate myself for it. It took me six …

Alcohol

Detroit In Three Drinks

The rising-star chef (and former Top Chef contestant), James Rigato, shares his favorite cocktails in the Motor City.<p>James Rigato knows Detroit inside out.<p>He’s the perfect ambassador for the Motor City’s thriving and creative food and drink scene, since, after all, he helped create it.<p>The Michigan …

Food & Dining

Winc Offers The Best Boutique Wines On The Market For Under $7 A Bottle

<i>We’ll cheers to that.</i><p>If you’re one of those people who always thinks it’s a perfect time to have a glass of wine (we don’t judge), you’ll love Winc …

Wine & Spirits

Cuomo Wants Wine & Beer Served In NY Movie Theaters

<i>Nitehawk Cinema (Foursquare)</i><p>It's a time honored tradition to sneak alcohol into the movie theater. You think anyone's watching <i>Independence Day:</i> …

Entertainment

"Beer Yoga" Looks Even Weirder Than It Sounds

Beer, like coffee or red wine, is one of those not-necessarily nutritious beverages that just keeps sneaking up on us with its stealth health benefits. Studies show that beer can improve your brain function, strengthen your bones, and even aid in exercise recovery. But if you just can't wait to hit …

Yoga

Is Tequila Good for You?

Blanco tequilas are among the purist spirits in the world, but does that really mean they're good for you? Ray Isle weighs in.<p>If you blithely follow …

Tequila

Our 9,000-Year Love Affair With Booze

Alcohol isn’t just a mind-altering drink: It has been a prime mover of human culture from the beginning, fueling the development of arts, language, and religion.<p>This story appears in the February 2017 issue of <i>National Geographic</i> magazine.<p>If you’re a beermaker in Germany, Martin Zarnkow is a guy you …

Alcohol