Flying Under The Influence: Drunk Birds Causing Chaos In Minnesota

Flying Under The Influence: Drunk Birds Causing Chaos In Minnesota

Police in Gilbert, Minn. have been handling a flighty situation this week: drunk birds. The Gilbert Police Department posted a public notice on Facebook Tuesday morning regarding the avian mayhem. The statement said the department “received several reports of birds that appear to be ‘under the influence’ flying into windows, cars and acting confused.” The […]

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World’s 50 Best Bars for 2018 Announced

World’s 50 Best Bars for 2018 Announced

At London’s Roundhouse on Wednesday, the 10th annual World’s 50 Best Bars awards ceremony revealed the top drinking destinations for 2018. The high-caliber event, organized by William Reed Business Media and sponsored by Perrier, has taken place annually since 2009. Topping the list as the best bar in the world is Dandelyan, which worked its […]

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The Difference Between Pot Versus Column Stills, Explained

The Difference Between Pot Versus Column Stills, Explained

Start a conversation about many of the world’s beloved spirits — bourbon, single malt Scotch, mezcal, or rum — and the subject will quickly turn to ingredients and aging. Distillation, on the other hand, is often overlooked, even though it is one of the most impactful aspects of spirits production. The varieties to know are pot […]

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Record-Breaking Single Malt Scotch Sells For $1.1 Million

Record-Breaking Single Malt Scotch Sells For $1.1 Million

At an Edinburgh auction Wednesday night, a bottle of single-malt Scotch sold for an incredible $1.1 million, breaking the record for world’s most expensive whisky. The ultra-rare 60-year-old Macallan Valerio Adami 1926 was purchased by a private collector in Asia, CNN reports. The previous record was held by a bottle of the same release, and […]

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Best Practices: The Key to Mastering Martinis Is Finding Your Balance

Best Practices: The Key to Mastering Martinis Is Finding Your Balance

Served in fancy glassware prone to sloshing, Martinis can intimidate otherwise confident home bartenders. After all, drinks without a lot of ingredients hide even fewer flaws. Fortunately, mastering Martinis is easier than you think. Like life itself, Martinis are all about balance. A traditional Martini recipe has exactly two ingredients: gin and dry vermouth. The […]

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The Booze to Pair With Your Favorite Halloween Candy (INFOGRAPHIC)

The Booze to Pair With Your Favorite Halloween Candy (INFOGRAPHIC)

Halloween is quite possibly the greatest social event there is. What other time of year can a bunch of adults get together, don incredible costumes, and throw booze and candy into the mix? But before you get into all of that, make sure your drink is candy-appropriate. Head over to Boxed for great Halloween recipes […]

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Winter Is Here: Johnnie Walker Debuts Nine Game Of Thrones-Themed Scotches

Winter Is Here: Johnnie Walker Debuts Nine Game Of Thrones-Themed Scotches

In April 2019, sources say, the eighth and allegedly final season of Game of Thrones will finally air on HBO. However, Johnnie Walker would have us believe that winter is already here. Johnnie Walker parent, Diageo announced on Monday that its Scotch whisky brand officially launched a line of GOT-inspired whiskies.

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