When they weren't listening to toe-tapping music on Pigeon Island National Landmark, festivalgoers dined out, went sailing, sightseeing, beach hopping, zip lining or hung out at a diverse range of resorts that offer travelers very distinct vacations.
What's Scotch got that rum hasn't got? Rum has been an "on the brink" spirit for ages, but its breakthrough may finally be nigh.
'Twas the night before Scotchmas and all through the house, not a bottle was open -- not even the Famous Grouse.
This latest crop of rookies is a weird one.
Maximus Vodka is bringing the testosterone back to clear liquors, and have created an ad campaign to help convince us that it's still very manly to drink the stuff.
In honor of Tuesday's big day, we've rounded up a handful of election-inspired drinks.
Try one of these unapologetically gingery drinks and you'll appreciate its subtle beauty.
Apart from the odd glass of Jameson's at corner Irish bars which don't look like they could make a passable cocktail, I've managed to ignore Irish whiskey pretty successfully for most of my drinking life.
As hazy, hot and humid summer gives way to dewy and cool fall, it's time to forget about fixing cocktails with ripe berries and fresh cherries and instead use another seasonal mixological staple: apples.
I hate this time of year but good booze always helps mitigate the crud factor of autumn, and this autumn there's a ton of very fine new bottlings out there.
The old shot and beer joints were a mainstay in nearly all the Rust Belt mill towns. These places were the yang to the factories' yin and a big part of many a mill worker's daily routine.
Whether it's the fresh air, the towering views or the refreshing libation in hand, life at the top -- the rooftop, that is -- is good.
Summer in D.C. means men in seersucker suits, outdoor movie screenings, Jazz in the Garden and happy hour on the patio. At A BAR, opening tonight in the West End, another huge patio awaits post-work Washingtonians looking for cool drinks and a relaxing atmosphere.
A so-called eye-opener, the tipple, like the Bloody Mary is famous for its ability to resurrect a drinker who overindulged the night before.
Whether or not a single drink has been the most influential is almost impossible to say. There is a lot to consider when determining which drinks influenced the cocktail lists of today.
I've never been a big fan of seasonal cocktails. A glass of really good whiskey can be awesome in July.