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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

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...

A Paranormal Investigation Yields Bizarre Experiences at the David Oman House

Annabel Osberg | Posted 10.12.2015 | Weird News
Annabel Osberg

Having witnessed phony paranormal activity contrived by means of practical effects at various Halloween haunt events over the past few weeks, I was thrilled to be invited to a real paranormal investigation at an actual haunted house.

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

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 | Posted 07.30.2015 | 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.

5 Best Bourbons | Posted 06.12.2015 | Taste

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 05.20.2015 | Taste

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

Drink Me Now: Go Green With Pistachios | Posted 05.20.2015 | Taste

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

Drink Me Now: Corn Is the Surprising New Ingredient | Posted 05.19.2015 | Taste

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 | Posted 06.17.2015 | Taste

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

The Lavish Booze And Amazing Stories Inside NYC's Rare Spirits Salon (PHOTOS)

Travel + Leisure | Posted 03.13.2015 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Fair warning: A tumbler can top out at a couple thousand bucks.

5 Best Cognacs for the Money | Posted 04.28.2015 | Taste

Despite its relative rarity, there are noteworthy, reasonably priced Cognacs to be found.

Order It Like Beckham: David Beckham Gives Haig Club a Proper US Debut

Duane Wells | Posted 04.01.2015 | Travel
Duane Wells

With his career as a professional footballer behind him, Beckham clearly has no intention of fading into the shadows of his vaunted career on the pitch.

HennyPalooza: The Party That Twitter Can't Get Enough Of

Choyce Miller | Posted 03.02.2015 | Black Voices
Choyce Miller

When I heard there was an event called HennyPalooza that was taking the East Coast by storm, I was intrigued enough to expose my liver to the madness. I also made it clear to the people in my life that the tree wasn't the only thing getting lit this holiday season, so why not?

The Past, Neat or On The Rocks: Glenfiddich Recreates a Seminal Single Malt

Tony Sachs | Posted 03.01.2015 | Taste
Tony Sachs

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...

10 Revealing Predictions for What You'll Be Drinking in 2015 | Posted 02.28.2015 | Taste

These 2015 predictions include upscale shots, more flexibility in cocktails and even robot bartenders -- plus a few wishful speculations just for fun.

5 of the Most Bizarre Alcoholic Drinks in the World | Posted 02.28.2015 | Taste

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?

New Booze To Help You Survive The Holiday Season (They Make Good Gifts, Too)

Tony Sachs | Posted 01.28.2015 | Taste
Tony Sachs

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.

Koo-Koo for Cacao: Two Very Different Cacao-Infused Spirits Hit the Market

Tony Sachs | Posted 01.22.2015 | Taste
Tony Sachs

Chocolate and booze are two of life's great pleasures. And they taste so delicious together -- a few slivers of dark, cacao-rich chocolate with a gla...

Why I'm Suddenly Open To The Possibility That Ghosts Are Very Real

Tom Cramer | Posted 12.31.2014 | Fifty
Tom Cramer

Personally I progressed from being terrified of the ghosts, to being convinced there is no such thing, to being open to the possibility that ghosts -- the translucent trace of a poor soul unaware of their own departure -- are very real.

5 Things People Believe About Demons, Exorcisms and The Spirit World

Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 10.30.2014 | Religion

The ancient Celts believed that in late October, on the night that marked the end of the summer season, the boundaries between the living and the dead...

A Psychic's Perspective: Let's Be Kind to Ghosts This Halloween

William Stillman | Posted 12.28.2014 | Weird News
William Stillman

In my work as a psychic, I encounter both spirits and ghosts. Because of their high-vibration, upper-tier locale, spirits are light and loving and focused on communicating positive messages to their family and friends who are missing them.

The New Old Thing: A Tasty Trio of New Old Tom Gins

Tony Sachs | Posted 12.17.2014 | Taste
Tony Sachs

If you're wondering what a Martinez cocktail is, perhaps you should get acquainted with Old Tom gin.