It’s a new year, with lots of bright new opportunities for absolutely blowing something. And while we can’t help you reconsider that ironic Trump tattoo or drunkenly adopting seven cats, we can help you fix the mistakes you’ve been making behind your home bar. Here are just a few quick fixes to some common mixing mistakes.
In case you need reminding, yeah, it’s the holiday season. And for many of us, that means a dangerous hopscotch from one holiday party to the next, where cheese plates are aplenty and low-cal options are few. One way to combat the annual seasonal gut-bust? Keep your drink choices on the lower calorie side.
The margarita is often hailed as the quintessential ”Mexican” cocktail, but just like cerveza, the origins of the drink are not definitively Mexican. Simply put, no one knows who dreamed up this delicious cocktail – but the stories behind the invention of the margarita are pretty colorful, even though only some of them actually take place […]
Have you ever entered an ambient cocktail bar, taken your coat off, smiled coyly at your date, then been handed over the menu only to realize you have no idea what you’re reading? You’re not alone. With the craft cocktail boom in full force, drinks have started to use increasingly esoteric ingredients and mixing terminology. […]
No matter what season it is, having a cold is the worst. You’re just sick enough that everything feels like an insurmountable task, but not sick enough to actually shuck your adult duties. It’s a terrible catch 22 that can only be cured with alcohol. Well, kind of. While we can’t factually prove that that […]
As proven by the thefts and hysteria surrounding the limited release of 23-year-old Pappy Van Winkle bourbon, people will go to great lengths to get their hands on a hyped up, pricey bottle of booze. While there’s no doubt a high price tag can up the appeal of an alcoholic beverage, there are plenty of […]
When you sit down to eat a juicy steak, which do you prefer to sink your teeth into: the meat, or the fat? For most people, the answer is the meat. In fact, many people will end up trimming the fat off entirely. But even if you like your steaks lean, there’s no denying that […]
When was the last time you were really wowed at a party? You may have had fun, but after a while, don’t all parties start to seem the same? Chances are you enjoy yourself, but never quite feel spectacular. Well, it’s time to think outside the box…and not just outside the box of wine! Imagine a […]
America is undergoing a drinking revolution. Across the board, people are seeking out great drinks, from delicious cocktails to pleasing glasses of wine and creative craft beer. And helping to lead the way in this drinking renaissance are some of America’s greatest cities. Everyone thinks their town is the best drinking town in America, but […]