Let’s cut to the chase: a few glasses of wine can really change how we act as humans. Whether it’s a sudden rush of honesty or an extreme urge to dance, things just happen at the end of a bottle of wine. It’s inevitable that at some point we will end up taking the title […]
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People have all sorts of reasons for hiding their accents. Maybe they’re avoiding a collection agency on the phone. Maybe they’re running from a murky past or into a new life as a secret agent. Most likely they’re auditioning at a cable news network, where it behooves everyone to look and sound like the attractive robots […]
In a “yes way, rosé” world, it isn’t surprising that last summer’s most Instagrammed alcoholic beverage was the bluntly named White Girl Rosé, a collaboration between social media personalities The Fat Jew and Babe Walker.
Let’s be super real here. Peat is absolute funk. Like, Parliament Funk. Overly aged, particularly flavorful, insistently in-yo-face. That’s peat. You either love it or you hate it. Actually, that divisive thing shouldn’t really exist. Peat is a part of the many elements that go into making great Scotch. Peated Scotch. Which is, important to […]
If your basic cocktail recipe was a party, it would work something like this: a bottle of gin, tequila, or whiskey actually throws the party; big-mouth guests like Campari, mint, and Absinthe make a lot of noise around the karaoke machine; and bottles of vermouth — dry and sweet — bring a bunch of snacks but […]
In the Old West (we’re guessing), if a bartender tried to water down your whiskey, you’d probably hoist him onto the bar before shoving his head through a cartoonishly thin wooden wall. (That was basically the bad Yelp review of the Wild West.) But if you’re drinking bourbon, chances are you’re drinking a whiskey that’s […]
If there is one French white wine that you definitely need in your repertoire, especially if you like oysters, it’s Muscadet. Sometimes, people hear “Muscadet” and think of Moscato, the sweet wine from Italy, but while the names sound a little bit the same, they couldn’t be more different.
It’s National Wine and Cheese Day! (We think.) That one special time of year when a fistful of cream cheese on your bagel seems appropriate and those cheese hats make sense outside a football stadium! Not that we can find a ton of calendar verification online. Turns out National Wine and Cheese Day (or is it […]
Over the past few years, Session beers have become a larger and larger category of beer consumed, especially in the summer and fall, when you want to drink a larger number of beers without fear that you’ll pass out in the grass. And with the rise in popularity of this category, more brewers have entered the fray, […]
Bartenders. They’re the rock stars of night life. Like a dude with a guitar, a bartender is somehow automatically cool. Give a guy or girl a jigger and a Boston shaker, and suddenly they’re in control of your inebriation destiny. And you worship respectfully.