To figure out the best cities for drinking in 2015, we imbibed all over this great nation and weighed many factors, from closing times and historical impact to happy hours, breweries, and contributions to drinking culture.
It's all those tiny details that contribute to bar feeling as though it has been lived in.
The problem with sweet mixed drinks is they taste so damn good.
Behind every great liquor brand is a great story.
Savory flavors are one sure-fire secret to shaking up your boring drink order.
Liquor and food do a dance that no other pairing knows the steps to.
It can add its unique profile to everything from an Old Fashioned to a Lemon Drop to a tiki drink.
We're not even into the New Year, but it's a safe bet what you're seeking in your next drink.
We're living in a golden age for liquor -- let's just get that out of the way first. There's more quality booze being made by more people in more pla...
It's not hard to imagine how one of our ancestors may have discovered the intoxicating effects of a decomposed batch of grapes left in a container for too long. But how do you explain such oddities as baby mouse wine or three-penis liquor?
These 2015 predictions include upscale shots, more flexibility in cocktails and even robot bartenders -- plus a few wishful speculations just for fun.
Now that New Year's Eve is upon us, so-called "brown spirits" are always a good gift idea, so here are some that I've been impressed by, not because they are so rare or come in a really nifty bottle, but because they are really quite distinctive.
It seems that the scrappy blue quaff is making yet another comeback.
Get those glasses ready.
Even brands that produce a single label are always digging around for new concepts.
Gin is a master of disguise.
They make fine holiday gifts, of course, but more importantly, they serve as excellent liquid courage for you for the next month, whether you're dealing with the first slush of the year or you've gotten one too many cheesy photo cards from relatives you haven't thought about since you got their last cheesy card.