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8 Overproof Spirits To Keep You Drunk Throughout Trump's Inauguration

Tony Sachs | Posted 01.10.2017 | Taste
Tony Sachs

To say a lot of us aren't looking forward to January 20th is bigly understating the matter. We're fearing it, dreading it, getting a little queasy at...

Toast the New Year with These Distinctive Drinks from Around the Globe

Peter Mandel | Posted 01.03.2017 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Robert Louis Stevenson, the famous writer and rambler, once explained that he traveled "not to get anywhere, but to go." The great affair, he said, w...

Bar Forces Customers to Talk in Real Life by Blocking Cell-Phone Signals

Grub Street | Posted 08.09.2016 | Taste
Grub Street

By Clint Rainey If you're waiting on an important phone call, it's probably best not to hang out at the Gin Tub in the English town of Hove. Owner St...

Make These Pickled Strawberries And Put Them On Everything

Bon Appetit | Posted 07.01.2016 | Taste
Bon Appetit

For Bon Appetit, by Bon Appetit. Photo by Alex Lau We've recently noticed a ton of our readers are making these bright and tangy quick-pickled stra...

The Genie in the Bottle

Winged Victory | Posted 05.19.2016 | Women
Winged Victory

The "drink with less consequence" alcohol marketing seen recently with the Skinnygirl Cocktails campaign in the US has come to life again with Anti-...

Have a 'Conniption': Durham Distillery in North Carolina Producing Top-Shelf Gin

John Trump | Posted 05.17.2016 | Taste
John Trump

Melissa Katrincic had an idea, much more than a random thought. More like a plan. She told her husband, Lee, about it. He laughed. To be fair, Lee Kat...

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...

15 Excellent Bartender-Approved Bottles Of Booze You Can Grab For Under $25

Grub Street | Posted 04.18.2016 | Taste
Grub Street

Ivy Mix, head bartender and co-owner of Leyenda, says, "Barsol is a great company, and quebranta is a good grape varietal that is not too floral. It makes a great utilitarian pisco that really can't be beat for the price."

5 Refreshing Cocktails to Get You Into Spring

Clint Lanier and Derek Hembree | Posted 03.29.2016 | Taste
Clint Lanier and Derek Hembree

Spring is perhaps the most pleasant of the four seasons. It's when Mother Nature shakes off her mantle of snow and gets back to growing. New life is found all around us, and plants transition from the depressing shades of grey found in winter, to lush greens and pastels.

Victoria, British Columbia: Wine, Dine, Bike & Hike

Joan Gelfand | Posted 03.09.2017 | Travel
Joan Gelfand

Reached easily by plane or a relaxed ferry ride from Seattle, Victoria, B.C. boasts a temperate climate, world class scenery and an abundance of bountiful food markets, trendy farm to table restaurants, wineries and breweries.

N.C. Distillers Association blazes a trail of its own

John Trump | Posted 02.19.2016 | Taste
John Trump

Scot Sanborn stood behind the bar and concentrated on a drinking glass. He wiped it clean and carefully laid the glass on the bar, alongside another just like it. He pointed at each glass and counted in silence, save for the soft jazz that came from a speaker set high in the corner of the candle-lit room.

This Is How Your Gin & Tonic Has Turned Into A Hipster Mess

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 12.21.2015 | Taste

Remember when gin & tonics were, well, gin & tonics? According to this sly comedy video that compares the cocktail favorite between 2005 and now, it h...

The Gift of Great Spirits for the Holidays

John Mariani | Posted 12.15.2016 | Taste
John Mariani

A lot of wonderful new, often one-of-a-kind new spirits come on the market in time for the holidays. Here are some any imbiber would be delighted to receive as a gift.

Why You Can (And Should) Keep The Gin Flowing This Winter

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 10.22.2015 | Taste

Gin and vodka -- long relied upon for crucial summertime refreshment -- typically slip into a state of seasonal depression when it gets cold outside. ...

Argentina Finally Gets Its Gin

Daniel Altman | Posted 10.07.2016 | Taste
Daniel Altman

What do you get when you combine that most English of spirits with that most Argentine of drinks? A gin made with mate, of course. That's right, Argen...

'Unicorn Tears Gin Liquor' Looks Like A Magical Alcohol Potion

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 09.16.2015 | Taste

If you're a big fan of fantasy and fairytales, you need to get down with the newest magical potion on the market. Called Unicorn Tears Gin Liqueur, th...

"This Pernicious Liquor": A Gin Primer

Kurt Michael Friese | Posted 08.04.2016 | Taste
Kurt Michael Friese

Cocktails and spirits often have history and lore connecting them to stories of cure-alls, snake oils and digestive aids. Most are false (or at least the claims made at the time were false), but a few were true, and perhaps the spirit with the strongest connection to medicinal purposes is gin.

It's a Big Boozy Round-Up! Reviews of New Gin, Rum, Mezcal, Pisco & Lots of Whiskey

Tony Sachs | Posted 08.03.2016 | Taste
Tony Sachs

Hopefully this little grab-bag may pique your interest in mezcal when you really checked in to read about the new Jack Daniel's expression.

Three Refreshing Summer Gin Cocktails

Dough Mamma | Posted 08.02.2016 | Taste
Dough Mamma

All three cocktails utilize peak season produce such as: blackberries, mint, ginger, cucumbers, lemon and lavender; and all ingredients are highly complimentary to gin. All beverages are light, refreshing and go down really smoothly -- you have been warned.

Martin Miller's Gin -- The Spirit of Iceland | Posted 07.30.2016 | Travel

Iceland's true allure lies in its wide-open fjords, stunning glaciers, majestic waterfalls and Martian-like lava fields. Horseback riding through the lava landscape is a great way to see the sites, or you can drink in the view from the many outdoor hot tubs.

17 Drinks For The Modern (Exhausted, Overworked) Mother

Joni Edelman | Posted 07.28.2016 | Parents
Joni Edelman

Mom-osa: This is like a mimosa, only leave out the OJ. Because your greedy, selfish children drank it all. That's fine. Juice is for babies.

Drinking Well: Gin

Rozanne Gold | Posted 07.23.2016 | Taste
Rozanne Gold

When life presents us with an excess of lemons, we know it's time to make lemonade. A more pressing question is what to do when confronted with a mas...

New York Cocktail Philosophy

Skye Cleary | Posted 07.19.2016 | New York
Skye Cleary

On Saturday July 18 the best cocktail bars in the world were judged at the Tales of the Cocktail Annual Spirited Awards in New Orleans. New York City was well represented. The Dead Rabbit took home awards for the World's Best Cocktail Bar and Menu.

How to Make a Cocktail While Flying

Ali Rosen | Posted 06.13.2016 | Taste
Ali Rosen

Everyone these days fancies themselves an expert at making cocktails, but are you expert enough to make a cocktail while flying up in the air?

5 Negroni Week-Inspired Cocktails

Imbibe | Posted 06.01.2016 | Taste

Negroni Week is in full swing with bars across the globe mixing up the classic combination of gin, Campari and sweet vermouth--as well as inspired rif...