Deer Blood Liqueur, and Six Other Urban Legends in Booze History

Deer Blood Liqueur, and Six Other Urban Legends in Booze History

Booze makes people pretty creative. As such, it’s possible it can stretch our imaginations. There are many legends associated with alcohol throughout history, from the mythical Stingy Jack, a drunkard who roamed the earth with a hollowed-out turnip filled with hellfire, to the very real Jack Daniel, who may or may not have died from […]

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Six Things About NEIPAs You’re Too Afraid to Ask

Six Things About NEIPAs You’re Too Afraid to Ask

Few things in this world command hours-long lines, truck-chasing juice wolves, internet economies, and endless debates quite like juicy and hazy IPAs. Commercially known as New England-style IPAs, or NEIPAs for short, these beers are booming. According to IRI Worldwide, from July 2017 to July 2018 the style grew more than 200 percent in dollar […]

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8 Things You Should Know About Knob Creek Bourbon Whiskey

8 Things You Should Know About Knob Creek Bourbon Whiskey

When Knob Creek launched in 1992, it was an anomaly. At the time, small-batch bourbon with a steep price tag was not a common sight. Since then, America has experienced a bourbon boom, with whiskey lovers willing to shell out serious cash for premium booze. Born in Kentucky and praised across the nation, Knob Creek […]

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Study: Compound in Red Wine Can Alleviate Knee Pain

Study: Compound in Red Wine Can Alleviate Knee Pain

A new study from Baghdad’s Al-Rafidain University College found that osteoarthritis patients who were administered resveratrol, an antioxidant found in red grape skin, reported reduced pain and inflammation in their knees. The study, published online in the Journal of Medicinal Food on Aug. 30, 2018, is the first to examine the effects of the compound […]

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The Secret to Living to 112 Years Old is Whisky, Says Oldest Person in Britain

The Secret to Living to 112 Years Old is Whisky, Says Oldest Person in Britain

Last Sunday, Grace Jones of Broadway, England celebrated her 112th birthday. She earned the title of oldest person in Britain. Her secret? A nightly tipple of Scotch whisky. “I started having a nightly tot of it when I turned 50 so I’ve been having it every night for the last 60 years and I certainly […]

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Hop Take: Brewery Closings Are Not a Bad Thing. They’re a Mark of a Healthy Beer Industry.

Hop Take: Brewery Closings Are Not a Bad Thing. They’re a Mark of a Healthy Beer Industry.

Hundreds of craft breweries are expected to close by the end of 2018, according to Brewers Association chief economist Bart Watson. But the presence of “distressed breweries” is not necessarily a sign of hard times; it’s a sign of a maturing industry, and one that has become increasingly competitive.

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Peachy Keen: Six of the Best Fruit-Infused Beers of 2018, Ranked

Peachy Keen: Six of the Best Fruit-Infused Beers of 2018, Ranked

A U.K.-based brewery called Jubel Beer recently released its first brew, a peach-infused lager called Alpine. Jubel’s founders claim Alpine fills a void in the market, saying beer is “too boring” (!) and cider is “too sweet.” Well, we have news for you, Jubel. Peach beer is already popular among seasoned beer drinkers. Belgium’s Lindemans […]

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