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Rum, White and Blue: American Rums for July 4th

Tony Sachs | Posted 08.18.2014 | Taste
Tony Sachs

Every July 4th, you hear a whole lot about American whiskey, and with good reason -- drinking bourbon and rye from the good ol' US-of-A is a pretty terrific way of celebrating our independence from the gin-guzzling Brits.

The World's Most Alcoholic Beers

The Daily Meal | Posted 07.16.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Did you know that you're currently sipping lager in the midst of an all-out beer war? It's true. Brewers all over the world have been in a no-holds-ba...

Top 5 Spring/Summer Cocktails for Entertaining

Courtney Price | Posted 06.22.2014 | Food
Courtney Price

It's time to start thinking about our spring and summer entertaining. Mother's Day brunches, graduation parties and summer holidays give us added reason to take the party outside. Not that we really need an excuse to entertain!

You Won't Be Getting Your Hands On Powdered Alcohol Anytime Soon

AP | By CANDICE CHOI | Posted 06.22.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Don't expect powdered alcohol to hit store shelves anytime soon. A product called "Palcohol" gained widespread attent...

The Appropriate Alcohol To Drink For Every Kind Of Occasion

Posted 02.19.2014 | Taste

Don't know what to order? We've got you covered.

(End of) Summertime Booze

Tony Sachs | Posted 10.22.2013 | Taste
Tony Sachs

8 new spirits to ring out summer and ring in fall.

What Happens When You Mix the World's Greatest Drug With Booze

Thrillist | Posted 09.14.2013 | Taste
Thrillist

The five greatest coffee cocktails... ever.

Homemade Limoncello

Laura Kumin | Posted 07.30.2013 | Taste
Laura Kumin

Love at first sip.

Are Alcohol Advertisers Targeting Black Youth?

Posted 09.29.2012 | Black Voices

Booze and binge drinking -- it's the stuff hip hop videos are made of, along with a disproportionate number of advertisements African-American youth a...

Why Wait For St. Patrick's Day? 7 Irish Whiskeys To Drink Anytime

Tony Sachs | Posted 11.25.2012 | Taste
Tony Sachs

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.

What's News In Booze: A Dozen New Spirits To Get You Through Autumn

Tony Sachs | Posted 11.13.2012 | Taste
Tony Sachs

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.

Latest Cocktail Trend: Cocktails on Tap

Michelle Poveda | Posted 10.01.2012 | Food
Michelle Poveda

Beer on tap and now... cocktails? Yup, it's true. With the craft cocktail movement in full swing and everyone looking for the coolest, newest way to market alcoholic beverages, this is the latest trend to hit the bar scene. So who's doing it and how does it work?

Uncle Sam Bringing In The Green On St. Patrick's Day [GRAPHIC]

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.14.2012 | Business

With St. Patrick's Day falling on a Saturday this year, the greenest of holidays might be getting a little more raucous than usual. And by raucous, we...

The Liquor Cabinet: How To Set Up A Home Bar

Kitchen Daily | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Whether you're a beginner at entertaining or have been hosting parties for years, a home bar is great to have. With just a few basic items you can mix...

Feds Put Four Loko Under Fire

AP | By JENNIFER C. KERR | Posted 03.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A carbonated brew guzzled on college campuses is the focus of an intense write-in campaign urging federal regulators to take some buzz o...

Oscar Cocktails 2012: Toast Your Favorite Nominated Movie

Kitchen Daily | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Here at Kitchen Daily we love awards shows, especially the Oscars. They give us the opportunity to celebrate the nominated films with food and drink! ...

Candy? Flowers? Feh! New Spirits To Wow Your Sweetie This Valentine's Day

Tony Sachs | Posted 04.11.2012 | Food
Tony Sachs

I love the excitement that comes with trying a new spirit for the first time. How does this whiskey compare to my old favorites? How is this new liq...

Valentine's Cocktails For Date Night

Kitchen Daily | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Valentine's is made all the more special when you take the opportunity to show your special someone you care. If you're already planning on making a d...

Drinking Rakija In The Tiger's Wife and Los Angeles

Anna King | Posted 04.01.2012 | Books
Anna King

In my last blog, I mentioned the prevalence of rakija drinking in Obreht's novel, and my subsequent plan to track some down to sip along with my reading. It didn't take long to find.

The Best Spirits Of 2011

Tony Sachs | Posted 03.05.2012 | Food
Tony Sachs

When I first started thinking about writing this year-end wrap-up, I thought that 2011 was a pretty blah year for new spirits.

The Twelve Scotches Of Christmas: Whisky Picks For Last-Minute Shoppers

Tony Sachs | Posted 02.18.2012 | Food
Tony Sachs

Suppose you want to buy a Scotch that actually, like, tastes good, but you don't know your Speyside from your elbow? I suggest the following whiskies for your gift-buying needs.

7 New Scotch Whiskies For Autumn

Tony Sachs | Posted 12.06.2011 | Food
Tony Sachs

I hate autumn. No matter how many years I've been out of school, I can't lose that feeling of dread I get when the nights get shorter and the tempera...

PHOTOS: Ron de Jeremy Rum And More New Liquors For Fall

Tony Sachs | Posted 11.15.2011 | Food
Tony Sachs

Labor Day has come and gone. The white linen pants have been put away until Memorial Day. The football season is kicking off in earnest. For kids, ...

What's News In Booze: 5 New Spirits

Tony Sachs | Posted 07.13.2011 | Food
Tony Sachs

If you like to drink, you couldn't be living in a better time. Everything from a barrel-aged Negroni to a peanut butter-and-jelly sandwich in cocktai...

Rachel Maddow's New and Improved Pina Colada Recipe

Dan Pashman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Dan Pashman

Rachel Maddow's pursuit has led her to develop a new and improved pina colada, which we're dubbing "The Maddow Colada."