Nickolaus Hines

Treat Your Cat to a Glass of Pinot Meow

Treat Your Cat to a Glass of Pinot Meow

Imagine: It’s movie night in your household, and you’re taking shelter from the cold with blankets, Netflix, and a bottle of wine. Your cat jumps onto the couch to join you, and you let him partake of the blankets and the Netflix. But wait. Your feline friend gets to enjoy all of the other pleasures… why […]

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2017 Craft Brewery Release Calendars

2017 Craft Brewery Release Calendars

2017 is the perfect year for a new start. It’s time for a hard reset as you find comfort in the small pleasures of life. And by small pleasures, we of course mean new craft beer releases. Don’t let those pleasures be a surprise, though. Plan your life out. Here are a few craft brewery release schedules […]

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No one Asked for Boxed Vodka, but it’s Here

No one Asked for Boxed Vodka, but it’s Here

Do you ever look at your selection of liquor bottles and think to yourself, “Man I wish all these vodka bottles were boxes instead.” Well, if that’s the case, you’re in luck. A boxed vodka company is trying to take over the tasteless liquor market with environmentally friendly and easy to carry packaging. Griffon Vault […]

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Rejoice Fernet-Branca Fans: Fernet-Branca Beer is Finally Here

Rejoice Fernet-Branca Fans: Fernet-Branca Beer is Finally Here

Good news Fernet-Branca fans: Forbidden Roots, a Chicago craft brewery, is releasing a Fernet-inspired imperial black ale called Fernetic that tastes like everyone’s favorite ultra-bitter liqueur. The bad news? If you live in the Fernet-loving city of San Francisco, where 70 percent of Fernet consumption takes place, you’re going to have to travel to Chicago […]

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Study Proves the Drunk Munchies are Real

Study Proves the Drunk Munchies are Real

Don’t get down on yourself for loading up on Fourth Meal after the bar. It’s not your fault. A new study proves that the drunchies are, in fact, real. A study by the Francis Crick Institute in London found that alcohol tricks the mind into entering starvation mode. When you get in that state of […]

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The History of the Hot Toddy

The History of the Hot Toddy

It’s cold and the snow is falling. You don’t have a fireplace to warm you, but you do have whiskey, tea, honey, and lemon. So you turn to the hot toddy, your old winter warmer friend. You drink with an appreciation that only viral praises and infinite lists of hot toddy variations married together on the internet […]

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The 6 Best Whiskies for Your Hot Toddy

The 6 Best Whiskies for Your Hot Toddy

When the cold weather comes, so do the hot toddies. Few other drinks match the warming and cold-curing qualities like the combination of whiskey, tea, lemon, and honey. Drinking one is a given; the only question is, how are you going to make it? Whiskey is the strongest flavor in a hot toddy if you make […]

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