Let’s talk about hangovers. Hangovers are like 10th grade math. They get more difficult, and then nearly impossible to deal with as we get older. Hangovers in your 30s are no longer a badge of honor from last night’s exploits; they’re a scarlet letter, a not-so-friendly reminder from the universe that you aren’t that young […]
There’s a lot more a lot of us should know about gin in general. Which means there’s definitely plenty we should know about a gin like Bombay Sapphire. The great grandchild of the 1761 gin distillery founded by Thomas Dakin in Warrington, England, Bombay burst onto the scene in the late ‘80s.
While we’ve certainly got nothing against bars at sea level, sometimes we want to take our drinking game up a notch — and by notch, we mean 10,000 feet. Don’t worry, we’re not talking about swigging $7 mini-bottles of booze on our next American Airlines flight.
An Aperol Spritz tastes like summer, whether you’re currently yachting in the Adriatic, or would very much like to be. The Austro-Italian cocktail features a simple, 3-2-1, Prosecco-Aperol-soda water rubric, making it easy-drinking and customizable. It’s popular, too. GQ, Vogue, and this publication have devoted ample word count to the simple pleasures of the spritz.
Updated on 2018-05-15
In the latest WTF is happening in the spirits industry?, George Dickel Tennessee Whisky has debuted George Dickel Tabasco Brand Barrel Finish. Launching this month, the Tabasco-finished Tennessee whiskey is a collaboration between Diageo’s Cascade Hollow Distilling Co., which produces George Dickel Tennessee Whisky, and McIlhenny Company’s Tabasco Brand Pepper Sauce. The whiskey is finished in barrels […]
“It’s 5 o’clock somewhere!” lamely jokes the guy in your office who thinks he’s being naughty for having a light beer at a 3:30 p.m. offsite meeting. Today his coworkers might snicker at his so-called transgressiveness. Yet for most of history, drinking before 5:00 p.m. was perfectly acceptable, if not necessary. Many people drank in […]
Got a question? Email firstname.lastname@example.org If a bartender gives me something for free do I leave a tip for it? If you’ve been given a free drink by a bartender it’s most likely a buyback or part of a happy hour promotion. Either way, even though you didn’t pay for that drink, tipping is the right […]