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An Inside Look At The Secret Grounds Of Absolut Elyx

Hugh McIntyre | Posted 01.31.2017 | Travel
Hugh McIntyre

"Skal" is the Swedish word for "cheers" or "good health," and it's something that greets a visitor almost everywhere they go with Absolut Elyx (image ...

Donald Trump: America's Colonoscopy

Bob Weidman | Posted 01.01.2017 | Politics
Bob Weidman

I ended the year off right - with a colonoscopy. This is apparently part of the ceremonial initiation into the horror of turning 50. Because I'm chang...

5 Cocktails to Get Your Through Election Day!

Rachel Hollis | Posted 11.08.2016 | Taste
Rachel Hollis

It's ELECTION DAY! There's so much going on in the media today that you might feel a little stressed. So I though why not take time to relax and sip o...

Vodka, nalewka and wine: Polish spirits in transition

Fabio Parasecoli | Posted 10.16.2016 | Taste
Fabio Parasecoli

Spirits have traditionally played an important - although fraught and contested - role in Polish culture. Even during the years of the communist regim...

Discovering Mercado San Miguel in Madrid

Anna Poplevina | Posted 06.09.2016 | Travel
Anna Poplevina

Before I started to plan a trip to Madrid in May, I had heard of this famous "market", built in 1983, that is located in the old quarter where you walk from vendor to vendor tasting different tapas.

Some Geniuses Made Vodka With San Francisco's Fog

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 05.23.2016 | Taste

If your memory feels a little foggy tomorrow morning, we'll know why. This vodka actually contains San Francisco fog, and we can't condense our eagern...

7 Vodka Recipes Perfect For Your Memorial Day Party

Bon Appetit | Posted 05.19.2016 | Taste
Bon Appetit

For Bon Appétit, by Carey Polis. Sometimes you might find yourself with a handle of vodka. Here are 7 things to do with it. Credit: Alex Lau...

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...

Talk Early, Talk Often

Winged Victory | Posted 04.12.2016 | Parents
Winged Victory

Although I've always had an open dialogue with my kids about alcohol and drugs I've also known that my behavior would have a more lasting effect than my words. When my daughter and son learned in third grade social studies that alcohol was an addictive drug I found myself in the uncomfortable position of trying to explain why I often drank more than I should.

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.

N.C. distiller Fair Game introduces sweet and smoky Tobago pepper vodka

John Trump | Posted 03.18.2016 | Taste
John Trump

Kevin Bobal slid a tiny, nondescript plastic cup toward me. It has a sweetness, he told me, referring to the clear liquid inside.

The Best Use of Pineapple

Ali Rosen | Posted 03.16.2016 | Taste
Ali Rosen

For more food drink and travel videos visit Pineapple is great on its own, but it is more versatile than you might think. And as...

Weed Vodka Is Here, But It Might Not Deliver What You Were Hoping For

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 03.15.2016 | Taste

Weed vodka has arrived, for all you stoners drinkers out there. A small California distillery has debuted weed-infused vodka called Humboldt's Finest....

'Remembrance of a Cool Guy'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 01.05.2017 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

The first time I met Carmine Pikero, the man who would become my father-in-law, he was standing in the parking lot at Stamford (now Trinity) Catholic High School in my hometown of Stamford, Connecticut.

"The Zezimas' 2015 Christmas Letter"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 12.22.2016 | 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...

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.

2015 Holiday Gift Guide for Your Favorite Drinker

Clint Lanier and Derek Hembree | Posted 11.24.2016 | Taste
Clint Lanier and Derek Hembree

Welcome to the holidays! And frankly, we don't care which one you observe or if you observe any at all, this season of the year should be fun and festive regardless of beliefs. But what makes it even more fun and festive is finding the perfect gift for that, shall we say, spirit connoisseur in your life.

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. ...

Hold On To Summer's Heat With These Spicy, Chill Cocktails

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 08.31.2015 | Taste

As we brace ourselves for autumn and the impending PSO (pumpkin spice onslaught), now's the time to hold on to whatever summer we have left by enjoyin...

Does Pouring Cheap Vodka Through A Filter Actually Work?

Food52 | Posted 08.26.2016 | 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.

5 Super-Refreshing Summer Vodka Cocktails to Make Now | Posted 08.18.2016 | Taste

How about with vodka cocktails that showcase summer's fleeting flavors? Fuzzy peaches, pineapple syrup and fragrant basil are all waiting to dive into your drinks.

'Lust Vodka' Purports To Boost Libido In Female Drinkers

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 06.24.2015 | Taste

One of the key selling points for vodka is that it's less likely to give you a hangover than brown liquors such as aged whiskey and rum, likely becaus...

'Running Hot and Cold'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 06.10.2016 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

As a guy who is usually in hot water, which I am using as an excuse for all my wrinkles, I recently found myself in the unusual situation of being in hot water because there was no hot water.

7 DIY Vodka Infusions That'll Seriously Upgrade Your Homemade Cocktails

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 05.26.2015 | Taste

(Photo Credit: Foodie with Family) Flavor-infused cocktails are always in order on a sweet summer night, and there's no better way to up your amate...

Get Ready for the Sound of Kaleo

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 05.01.2016 | Entertainment
Lauren Kruczyk

Haven't heard of Kaleo? Listen to "All the Pretty Girls" and you'll have 'em on repeat.