Drinking

The 3 Best Budget Bottles of Tequila, According to Bartenders

<i>So, you want to stock the home bar with a decent selection of spirits but you don't want to blow the bank. We hear you. That's why we've gone to</i> …

Liquor

Should I avoid drinking in front of my children?

A new report suggests that young people are aware of their parents’ drinking – and it may well have an impact on their relationship with alcohol. So should you keep booze out of the family home?<p>When you’re drinking wine at home, don’t look as if you’re enjoying it – at least not if you have kids. …

UK News

A New Wearable Lets You Know When You’re Officially Drunk

Part of drinking for pleasure is knowing your limits and how many is too many. But aside from counting your drinks, and spacing them out with water, most of us have to use either a rule of thumb like “A drink is processed every ninety minutes” or simply have some room in the budget for a ride-share …

Alcohol

The 16 Best Boozy Advent Calendars

The countdown to the countdown to Christmas begins and we’ve got the 16 best boozy advent calendars to help you celebrate in style. Whatever your …

Christmas

A huge gin festival is taking place in Bristol this weekend

One of the UK’s most popular gin festivals is returning to Bristol this week and fans of spirits are already clamouring to get one of the 350 tickets.<p>…

Liquor

Boardroom Spirits Is Changing The Liquor Game

<i>A Lansdale, PA distillery is turning out high-quality hooch at a price point aimed at the everyman. Their product line is a mix of the familiar and</i> …

Liquor

Women who drink more are smarter, according to science

Bottom’s up<p>If you feel bad about getting carried away when you meet up with a friend for a mid-week wine—it’s happy hour, after all—good news: women …

Alcohol

Bartenders tell Jimmy Kimmel the most annoying thing you're doing at a bar

These Brooklyn bartenders are hilariously honest.<p>Jimmy Kimmel filmed his late-night show in Brooklyn last week, including a hilarious segment called …

Jimmy Kimmel

Drinking alcohol and other 'cheats' to boost your ability to speak French

The conclusion came after the language skills of 50 native German speakers who had recently started learning Dutch were put to the booze test in a …

Alcohol

Going 10 Rounds With Award-Winning Bartender Derek Brown

The Washington bartender and bar owner tackles our speed round of questions.<p><b>What do you like to drink after a shift?</b> “Well, my shifts are a little …

Alcohol

Minimum alcohol price law unveiled in Wales

<b>A law to set a minimum price for selling alcohol in Wales has been unveiled.</b><p>Ministers believe tackling excessive drinking could save a life a week and mean 1,400 fewer hospital admissions a year.<p>Pricing is seen as a "missing link" in public health efforts, alongside better awareness and …

News (Wales)

Booze plans for Middlesbrough shop prompt objection from police

Plans for a Middlesbrough shop to sell alcohol from morning to night, seven days a week, have met with opposition.<p>Farah Hussain has applied to …

Alcohol

Dodgy liquor sold in Cape Town townships

Laura Bratton<p>Cheap alcoholic drinks with vague labels and unspecified contents are being sold in townships in violation of liquor laws. (Ashraf …

News (South Africa)

Essential Irish Whiskeys For Your Liquor Cabinet

Gone are the days when Irish whiskey was considered the less-respected cousin of Scotch, or a cheap alternative to classier brown spirits. Over the …

Irish Whiskey

Seriously Tasty Beer You Can’t Drink Outside of Wisconsin

When a friend recently returned from a visit to our home state of Wisconsin and told me she had some contraband in her Brooklyn apartment, I knew it …

Culture

Best IPAs in America

As the craft beer world has grown to support over 4000 unique breweries around the United States, no style has kept up with India Pale Ale. As of …

Beer

The case for cork bottle stoppers

Advocates make good arguments for the traditional wine closure.<p>One of my favorite sounds is the "pop" that happens when a cork makes its way out of a …

Sustainability

The Ultimate Beginner's Guide to Pour-Over Coffee

If you couldn’t tell, we’re kind of big coffee fans over here: From drip to cold brew to healthy pumpkin spice lattes, we’re always trying to find a …

Coffee

11 Tea Lattes for Fancy Brunches or Chilly Fall Mornings

Nothing hits the spot like a flavorful, creamy drink when you first wake up in the morning. But if you don’t drink coffee, hot, iced, or nitro, it can be a little harder trying to figure out what to pour into your mug. Enter the tea latte. Made with herbal or caffeinated leaves and topped with …

Tea

Abnormal's Adjunct-Ready Imperial  Stout Recipe

Derek Gallanosa (formerly) of Abnormal Beer Co. in San Diego brews this imperial stout base before giving it treatments such as vanilla, coffee, …

Meet the 32-Year-Old Billionaire Beer Heir Who DJs Music Festivals for a Living

He comes from one of the most powerful families in the world.<p>This week, Forbes published its new list of the 400 richest Americans.<p>Among the youngest …

Santo Domingo

3 Ways to Find Redemption (in a Bottle)

Redemption, the Kentucky cult whiskey brand, releases two new bourbons and an award-winning rye.<p>Once upon a time, rye whiskey was the top tipple in …

Liquor

The Martinez Is the Cocktail You Need to Be Drinking This Weekend

Just seasonally appropriate enough without veering into "holiday kitsch" territory.<p>Before long, the rest of the year will be owned by prescribed holiday drinks: Sticky-sweet "witch’s brew" (probably just some gelatin and vodka) fuming with dry ice at a Halloween party. The cheap scotch your uncle …

Cocktails

3 Hot Cocktail Recipes for Outdoor Fall Parties

As we head into fall, it’s the perfect time to pull out the thermos and make hot cocktails for tailgating or outdoor pumpkin carving parties. Hot cider, water, tea, or coffee all work great as a base combined with dark spirits, including rum, whiskey, and brandy. Baking spices like cinnamon, …

Beverages

PUNCH | Alaska Cocktail Recipe

This is one of the oldest and best cocktail applications of yellow Chartreuse. I here advocate an early recipe that calls for Old Tom gin found in …

Cocktails

Drinking Alcohol Can Actually Help You Learn a New Language, Recent Study Says

Learning a new language? A pint of beer might be the key to your success.<p>Struggling to learn another language? Apparently adding a little alcohol to the process could make it easier, according to a recent study published in the <i>Journal of Psychopharmacology</i>.<p>Researchers discovered that a low dose of …

Language

This Might Be Patrón’s Best and Rarest Tequila Yet

Fewer than 300 bottles of the new $7,500 Patrón en Lalique are available worldwide.<p>Patrón has been, perhaps more than any other brand, responsible …

Liquor

Orange is the new white? Unique amber wine creates buzz

BURDETT, N.Y. (AP) — The sloping vineyards of New York's Finger Lakes region known for producing golden-hued rieslings and chardonnays also are offering a splash of orange wine.<p>The color comes not from citrus fruit, but by fermenting white wine grapes with their skins on before pressing — a …

Business

Press & Pour Cocktail Shaker

Price: $36 | BuyOXO’s cocktail shaker lets you make your drinks and keeps them ice cold thanks to its double-wall insulation, which also keeps your …

Cocktails

Visit 3 Caribbean Islands to Drink Rum on CheapCaribbean.com’s New Rum Tour

Imagine waking up on a Caribbean island, having a leisurely breakfast, touring a rum distillery for a tasting, then relaxing on the beach. Now …

Liquor