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Essential Cocktails for July Entertaining

Liquor.com | Posted 07.02.2015 | Taste
Liquor.com

Have you hitched your hammock to the nearest tree? Good. Now you'll need a beverage to keep cool while you're waiting for the fireworks.

How To Make Ice Pops With Beer

The Daily Meal | Posted 07.02.2015 | Taste
The Daily Meal

You love ice pops in the summer. So naturally, you will love beer in your ice pops.

Blue-Eyed Boozehounds Can Now Blame Genetics, Study Says

Van Winkle's | Posted 07.01.2015 | Weird News
Van Winkle's

Well, well, well. It seems that blue-eyed people — forever flaunting their sparkly, ocean-colored peepers —  have finally gotten the...

Emma Mustich

What It's Like When Alcohol Takes Over Your Life -- And Steals Your Memories

HuffingtonPost.com | Emma Mustich | Posted 07.02.2015 | Women

There are some crucial details missing from Sarah Hepola's new memoir, Blackout -- but that's the whole point. In her book, released in June, the a...

Are You In One of the Drunkest States?

COED.com | Posted 07.01.2015 | Weird News

With the Fourth of July right around the corner, you’re probably planning your weekend festivities. If heading to the beach, checking out some firew...

6 Of The Best Foods To Cure Your Hangover, According To A Dietician

Thrillist | Posted 06.30.2015 | Taste
Thrillist

We all know what you did last night, and how awful you feel today.

Notes From a Dive Bar XIIII

Alan Black | Posted 06.29.2015 | Fifty
Alan Black

Someone says, Jake died. We all drop a few rungs. He owned a bar. Lung disease. He never smoked, unless you count the smoke of others. It's still dark outside. The f*cking cognac tastes off. So much for the sour grape.

Occasionally you realize someone you thought was a dear friend is actually a foe, their true character finally revealed. But how do you forgive the unforgivable? Here are my 10 steps to handling betrayal with elegance and grace.

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 06.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

My last blog addressed the topic of a self-hate attack--a sudden, intense mental episode of self-condemnation. Alternatively (or in addition) self-...

7 Ingenious Things You Can Do With A Beer Can (Besides Drink Out Of It)

Supercompressor | Posted 06.24.2015 | HuffPost Home
Supercompressor

When you get an empty, don't waste it. Turn it into one of these ingenious devices to improve your decor, light up your campsite or cook your meals. Who knows? An empty can of beer could even save your life one day (check out #3).

The 16 Best Rivers In America For Tubing And Drinking

Thrillist | Posted 06.23.2015 | Travel
Thrillist

Really, is there anything better in the summer than sipping canned suds, soaking up the sun, and floating down a river in a giant rubber donut? With a cooler of beer... floating right next to you! Maybe, if you hate fun, but otherwise, no, not at all.

A Frequent Flighter's Tips for Drinking Wine Responsibly

Melanie Young | Posted 06.22.2015 | Taste
Melanie Young

During summertime many of you are icing down rosé and fizz for picnics, al fresco dinners, barbecues and other summer soirées. The heat and sun can take its toll if you slip up and sip too much. I'm sharing a few of my wine professional tips to make sure you stay focused and fabulous.

Anthony Bourdain's 12 Greatest Quotes About Drinking

Thrillist | Posted 06.11.2015 | Taste
Thrillist

He's given us plenty of booze-soaked pearls of wisdom from his many years on TV.

What Flight Attendants REALLY Think Of Your In-Flight Drinking

Thrillist | Posted 06.10.2015 | Travel
Thrillist

What do they think about your 36,000 ft. happy hour? Well, we asked a seasoned flight attendant about passenger drinking and how they're trained to deal with it.

All the Boats You Can Drink On In NYC

PureWow | Posted 06.09.2015 | New York
PureWow

Sauvignon Blanc tastes better on the water.

I Wasn't Prepared For This

Courtney Willett | Posted 06.08.2015 | College
Courtney Willett

Don't focus on achieving some dream made up by someone else; focus on fostering independence and becoming someone you're proud of.

How To Drink At A Wedding

Thrillist | Posted 06.05.2015 | Taste
Thrillist

Fantastic. You have your drink. People are mingling. Have you tried the crab cakes with that aioli stuff?

7 Days of Guilt-Free Drinking

Kerri Allen | Posted 06.03.2015 | Taste
Kerri Allen

Instead of tying myself in knots over a few indulgences, I'll tie a few on.

You're Drinking Beer Wrong: 7 Reasons Basic Pint Glasses Suck

Thrillist | Posted 06.03.2015 | Taste
Thrillist

They're kind of the worst when it comes to beer. Here's why.

When To Talk To Your Children About Alcohol

Jennifer Breheny Wallace | Posted 06.02.2015 | Parents
Jennifer Breheny Wallace

Their eyes widened like they'd just been let in on a huge adult secret. Did I say too much? Just when is the right time to talk about alcohol with your children?

Notes From a Dive Bar VI

Alan Black | Posted 05.28.2015 | San Francisco
Alan Black

Turn away now if you are disgusted by the description of a bar's grim lavatory. This is not for you. Come back next time to Notes when the talk will be of love and cocktails garnished with fresh fruit. Sadly, this grim description has to be done.

9 Reasons You Should Never Drink On A Plane

Thrillist | Posted 05.28.2015 | Travel
Thrillist

Yes, when done properly, drinking on an airplane is the best. Emphasis on "done properly". A lot of times, though, it's not a great idea.

You Suck At Drinking: A Guide To Buzz Management

Dan Pashman | Posted 06.12.2015 | Taste
Dan Pashman

That's right, eaters and drinkers -- you have to drink more to drink better.

My Story of Alcoholism, and the Hell it Took To Become Aware

Ravishly | Posted 05.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Ravishly

Google tells me that "awareness" is the ability to perceive, to feel, or to be conscious of something. It's to be conscious of events. It means knowing one's thoughts and feeling one's emotions. The irony of Alcohol Awareness Month is that alcohol's primary function is to make a person unaware.

The Derby Drink to One-Up Your Juleps

Food52 | Posted 05.13.2015 | Taste
Food52

You'll end up with a cocktail a bit like a Julep but not one that's posing.

5 Things Baby Boomers Miss Most Part 3

Jay Lickus | Posted 05.13.2015 | Fifty
Jay Lickus

The third "thing" that I want to talk to you about that I miss from my youth is the "ability to drink."