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Lone Star Spirits - A new comedy

Nancy Cohen-koan | Posted 06.08.2016 | Entertainment
Nancy Cohen-koan

From the moment you walk into the Fourth Street Theater to see Crowded Outlet's LONE STAR SPIRITS, the environment makes you want to have a drink. The...

Do Angels And Unicorns Exist? Well, Maybe.

Kati Reijonen | Posted 06.03.2016 | Fifty
Kati Reijonen

A friend was on her way to give her professorial inaugural lecture when she suddenly started feeling symptoms of a urinary track infection. She panicked. UTI is no condition to speak to the Macademia (my word for male-dominated academia). It is hard to be composed when your lady parts are burning.

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...

The New Science of Afterlife Research and Its Benefits to Society

Stafford Betty | Posted 04.27.2016 | Religion
Stafford Betty

One of the most revolutionary ideas ever conceived is that we are more than our bodies and that our true home lies beyond our physical planet. This idea, that we are or have souls that do not die at death, is found in all the earth's religions.

From Less Than $30 to More Than $30,000, New Booze to Fit Any Budget

Tony Sachs | Posted 04.22.2016 | Taste
Tony Sachs

Whiskey, mezcal, cognac, liqueur... there's bound to be something here that suits your fancy and your budget. Possibly not the $39,000 cognac, but hey, I haven't seen your tax returns.

Ghosts for Trump in Seaside

R.J. Marx | Posted 04.20.2016 | Politics
R.J. Marx

To the guy who slapped the Trump bumper sticker on the back of my 2004 Audi A4: Ha, ha, ha.

A-Sides With Jon Chattman: In Good 'Spirits' with The Strumbellas

Jon Chattman | Posted 04.05.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

The Strumbellas' breakthrough track is already massive on alt-rock radio, and their lyrics strike me like a Negan bat blow. When I hear lines like "I got guns in my head and they won't go... Spirits in my head and they wont" and especially the line "I'll be a dreamer 'til the day I die," I identify, get inspired, and feel free.

A Pappy Van Winkle Like Bluegrass, and Other Lessons I Learned From the Whiskey Queen

Jaime Lubin | Posted 03.17.2016 | Books
Jaime Lubin

"I'm not attuned to this kind of spirit world," I say as Heather Greene arranges five bottles of hard liquor on the bar. Fortunately my drinking compa...

Mayberry, N.C., distillery's sorghum-based whiskies will 'lift your spirit'

John Trump | Posted 03.02.2016 | Taste
John Trump

This whiskey is smooth and pleasant, without a hint of aftertaste. You will taste neither corn nor rye. Neither barley nor wheat. Because it's not there. None of it.

The One Thing Every Wine Lover Should Know About Wine

Ryan Opaz | Posted 01.26.2016 | Taste
Ryan Opaz

Wine is seen as something to figure out. Here's a secret: There is nothing to figure out. The more we make consumers afraid that they picked the wrong wine, the more we are doing a shitty job of selling wine overall.

What We Talk About When We Talk About Booze: Rum Edition

Tony Sachs | Posted 01.17.2016 | Taste
Tony Sachs

So in one of my more inspired moments, I decided to get a few friends together to drink with me -- and talk about what we were drinking. And these friends just happened to be some of the brightest lights in the world of booze.

"The Zezimas' 2015 Christmas Letter"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 12.22.2015 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima Since I am in the holiday spirit (and, having just consumed a mug of hot toddy, a glass of eggnog and a nip of cheer, the holiday spi...

How to Mix Spirits and Spirituality

Ruby Warrington | Posted 12.16.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Ruby Warrington

I'll be drinking alcohol tonight and pretty much every night now until the new year. Happy holidays! But in two weeks' time, I can pretty much guarant...

The Gift of Great Spirits for the Holidays

John Mariani | Posted 12.15.2015 | 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.

Reclaim Samhain (Halloween) With These Recipes and Instructions

Rachael Quinn Egan | Posted 10.30.2015 | Parents
Rachael Quinn Egan

Halloween reminds us that we are fragile mortals, and that we must cling to each other like life depends on it, because it does.

Drink Pairings for 21 Halloween Costumes

VinePair | Posted 10.20.2015 | Taste
VinePair

This Post Originally Appeared On VinePair. Halloween is quite possibly the greatest social event there is. What other time of year can a bunch of adu...

Argentina Finally Gets Its Gin

Daniel Altman | Posted 10.07.2015 | 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...

Does Pouring Cheap Vodka Through A Filter Actually Work?

Food52 | Posted 08.26.2015 | HuffPost Home
Food52

If you ever went to a frat party in college, you most likely encountered cheap vodka. It's named something generically Russian, comes in a plastic bottle, and is often poured into a vat of Jungle Juice. We've all been there.

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

Tony Sachs | Posted 08.03.2015 | 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.

Martin Miller's Gin -- The Spirit of Iceland

GAYOT.com | Posted 07.30.2015 | Travel
GAYOT.com

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.

5 Best Bourbons

GAYOT.com | Posted 06.12.2016 | Taste
GAYOT.com

Today, the whiskey can be produced anywhere in America, so long as it's made with at least 51 percent corn and aged in charred oak barrels. However, the best bourbons go above and beyond the minimum requirement, offering complex, thoughtful blends that are sometimes aged upwards of 20 years.

10 Hottest Bourbon Bars Across The U.S.

Zagat | Posted 05.20.2016 | Taste
Zagat

These 10 bars will keep your glass filled with the good stuff.

Drink Me Now: Go Green With Pistachios

Liquor.com | Posted 05.20.2016 | Taste
Liquor.com

This earthy-colored nut isn't just a nutritious and delicious bar snack.

Drink Me Now: Corn Is the Surprising New Ingredient

Liquor.com | Posted 05.18.2016 | Taste
Liquor.com

The juicing craze has left no shortage of cocktails loaded with vegetables. From kale and carrots to beets and celery, most sections of the grocery store's produce aisle have ample representation. But what about corn?

The Best Low-Calorie Mixers to Use Now

Liquor.com | Posted 06.17.2015 | Taste
Liquor.com

Drinking healthy to most people means vodka sodas, the occasional glass of wine and no beer. B-O-R-I-N-G.