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Alcoholic Spirits

Farm to Barrel, the Art of Distilling in Seattle

Angela Schonberg | Posted 05.13.2016 | Good News
Angela Schonberg

The artisan, farm-to-table spirit has deep roots in the Pacific Northwest and is now seen in Seattle's-own distillery market. Home to over 27 micro di...

What I'm Drinking Now

John Mariani | Posted 02.26.2016 | Taste
John Mariani

Winter is ebbing, spring seems not so far away, so it's a good time to sample new wines that might make for further consideration as the year wears on.

A Psychic's Perspective: Let's Be Kind to Ghosts This Halloween

William Stillman | Posted 12.28.2014 | Weird News
William Stillman

In my work as a psychic, I encounter both spirits and ghosts. Because of their high-vibration, upper-tier locale, spirits are light and loving and focused on communicating positive messages to their family and friends who are missing them.

Where to Drink in Brooklyn

Fodor's | Posted 10.07.2014 | New York

Whether you're sharing a punch bowl with friends at Clover Club, or kicking back with a margarita at Gran Electrica, there are plenty of top-tier drinks to be had in Brooklyn. Here are seven spots worth a visit next time you're in the borough.

The World's Most Alcoholic Beers

The Daily Meal | Posted 07.16.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Did you know that you're currently sipping lager in the midst of an all-out beer war? It's true. Brewers all over the world have been in a no-holds-ba...

The Biggest Booze Stories Of 2013 | Posted 02.22.2014 | Taste

From a guide to kitschy tiki bars that are still open to 10 awesome distilleries that all drinkers should visit.

Top 10 Spirits Money Can Buy | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste

If money were no object, what would you drink?

Meet Vixen Vodka: More Than a New Vodka, It's a State of Mind

Jori McMurtrey | Posted 09.18.2013 | Women
Jori McMurtrey

What happens when three fun, beautiful, vodka-loving women get together for an annual beach trip? They decide to start their own company. A vodka company. That's normal, right?

French Spirits

Katherine Brodsky | Posted 08.05.2013 | Taste
Katherine Brodsky

Everyone knows that French wines are considered to be amongst some of the world's best. But, today, we turn the spotlight on several French brands from the realm of spirits.

Come Drink With Me: Jack Daniel's Sinatra Select Whiskey Salutes Ol' Blue Eyes

Tony Sachs | Posted 07.07.2013 | Taste
Tony Sachs

The greatest singer of the 20th century deserves a great whiskey.

Tired of Tequila? Try These Delicious New Spirits For Cinco De Mayo Instead

Tony Sachs | Posted 07.01.2013 | Taste
Tony Sachs

Want something other than tequila this Cinco de Mayo? Try a new whisky, rum, vodka, even cachaça. ¡Saludos, amigos!

Give The Gift Of Scotch

Tony Sachs | Posted 02.13.2013 | Taste
Tony Sachs

'Twas the night before Scotchmas and all through the house, not a bottle was open -- not even the Famous Grouse.

English Earthworm Gin: Gross Or Genius?

Posted 07.31.2012 | Home

Not content to let tequila and mezcal have all the booze-soaked-worm fun, English Garden Worm Gin has broken onto the scene. The worm in me...

Where Food, Drink and Pop Culture Meet

Courtney Reum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Courtney Reum

Of all the socio-cultural "by-products" we've become accustomed to in a Facebook, Twitter and reality TV world, few touch our lives as regularly as th...

Ten For '10: The Best New Spirits Of The Year

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Tony Sachs

For spirits, the last year has been a dilly, a doozy, a real humdinger. In other words, spectacular. A ridiculously gushing torrent of new bottlings has hit the shelves of liquor stores and bars worldwide.

Yo-Ho-Ho And A Snifter Of Rum: Sipping Rums To Enjoy Without Paper Umbrellas

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Tony Sachs

Say the word rum, and the image that will pop into most people's heads -- well, the ones who don't instantly conjure up a pirate going "arrrrgghhh" --...

Old Tom For A New Century: A Long-Lost Spirit Makes A Comeback

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Tony Sachs

The only problem with the current cocktail scene is that many of the ingredients required for these vintage cocktails haven't been made for decades.

Spirits Tastings From High-End To High-Tech, Courtesy Of Glenfiddich And Wild Turkey

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Tony Sachs

In the interest of those who think the suggested retail price of $16,000 is a perfectly reasonable sum to spend on a bottle of whisky, here are my impressions of Glenfiddich 50.

The New Spirits Of Summer: Spinoff Brands Debut From Beefeater & Maker's Mark

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Tony Sachs

I always greet the arrival of a new spirit from a venerable old distillery with a mixture of anticipation and dread. Will the spinoff live up to the reputation of the original?