winter

6 of the Best Porters and Stouts to Warm Up Your Winter

6 of the Best Porters and Stouts to Warm Up Your Winter

Those who frequent Irish pubs might argue there is no wrong time to drink a Guinness. Still, few beer styles are as perfectly suited to the depths of winter as stouts, the style Guinness made famous, and their cousins, porters. These two dark, malty styles are often grouped together and, in some circumstances, brewers use […]

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Five Hot Toddy Recipes to Fight Winter’s Chill

Five Hot Toddy Recipes to Fight Winter’s Chill

Whether you call it hygge (pronunciation: please don’t) or good old-fashioned reclusiveness, winter weather means staying in with a mug of something hot and boozy. As temperatures decline, and iCals consist of canceled doctors’ appointments, we present an array of Hot Toddy recipes perfect for kicking back and keeping cozy. The contested origins of Hot […]

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Review: Leviathan 2013

Review: Leviathan 2013

A winter storm is poised to pummel the East Coast. That means schools and offices across the country and going through the willtheyorwon’tthey scenario: Will you have to work tomorrow? Or will you get to cozy up at home? Like any winter storm, there is probably a 50-50 chance this one is going to wind up being […]

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What Do Winemakers Do All Winter Long?

What Do Winemakers Do All Winter Long?

When we think of vineyards, we generally envision flourishing canopies of green, leafy vines placed one after another in parallel lines, plump grapes in various colors dotting every row. During the spring, we know exactly what the winemakers are doing; they are nourishing those vines and getting ready for good old harvest, of course, which […]

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5 Cold-Weather Margaritas To Spice Up Your Winter

5 Cold-Weather Margaritas To Spice Up Your Winter

The margarita is one of America’s favorite cocktails, not only because of how tasty it is but because of how it epitomizes summer refreshment. ”They’re a poolside, kickback, ’feel-like-you-are-on-vacation’ kind of drink,” says Charlotte Voisey, a career mixologist and host of The Proper Pour With Charlotte Voisey. It’s why it just feels wrong to drink tequila, lime, and triple sec when […]

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