Tag: alcohol

Secondhand Drinking: Alcohol Can Affect Everyone Around You

Or at least that’s the story I like to tell myself. In reality, there were countless people affected by my drinking. From the landlords I didn’t pay and the employers I worked for while intoxicated to the innocent cashiers who had to help my slurring and sloppy ass at grocery stores and liquor stores and […]

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Here Are The Pumpkin-Flavored Beers That Actually Don’t Suck

Fall-themed food and drink options are already back on store shelves. Fall spices — like cinnamon, cloves, ginger, and nutmeg — are returning to cocktails and pumpkin is back in your lattes, air fresheners, yogurt, deodorant, and…Triscuits? Which means that it’s also time for pumpkin beer. Like many of the other pumpkin-spiced products in your […]

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We Asked Bartenders To Name The Absolute Best Rye Whiskeys To Drink This Fall

We have the perfect prescription for the upcoming end-of-summer blues: rye whiskey. That’s right, feel free to move on from your summery gins, tequilas, vodkas, and rums and right into spicy, peppery rye whiskeys. We’re calling it right now — rye whiskey will be the spirit of fall 2019. Get on board or look like […]

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Highly Relatable Raccoons Busted for Being Day-Drunk in Residential Neighborhood

The Old Farmer’s Almanac has been published in some form or another since 1792, but the target audience seems to have expanded beyond old farmers. If it only catered to that demographic, then your retired realtor granddad wouldn’t have a copy in his bathroom magazine rack, and it wouldn’t have to write articles that describe […]

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We Asked Bartenders Their Favorite Lesser-Known Bottles Of Booze

Getty Image When stocking a liquor cabinet, we all know that certain bottles are a necessity. If you’re doing it up legit, you should have a decent bottle of whiskey (Scotch, bourbon, rye), rum (spiced, dark, white), tequila (reposado, añejo, blanco), gin, and vodka on hand. Plus you’ll need bitters, simple syrup, and any other […]

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Steal This National Whiskey Sour Day Recipe From ‘Once Upon A Time In Hollywood’

Sony Pictures Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood takes place over three days in February and August of 1969. On the first of these days, Rick Dalton — TV cowboy, silver screen war hero, and aging actor played by Leonardo DiCaprio — sucks down a lot of whiskey sours. Spoilers warning, we guess, but ol’ […]

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Maine Cops: Actually, There Are Laws When You’re Drinking Claws

In June, YouTube comic Trevor Wallace kicked off what has become our collective White Claw summer when he released an almost five-minute long video called “Drinks White Claw Once.” More than two million people have watched as he both parodies and celebrates the flavored hard seltzer—and a year ago, no one would’ve ever expected that […]

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We Asked Bartenders Their Favorite Rums To Mix Drinks With For National Rum Day

Unsplash In the world of cocktails, rum never gets the credit it deserves. Whiskey always seems to take the top slot in the aged spirits mixed drink power rankings, pushing dark rum to the background. And bartenders are all about the gin these days, obscuring white rum. But it’s still summer for a few more […]

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We Asked Bartenders To Tell Us The Most Overrated Beers

Getty Image Being underrated is great because you might be underestimated. You’ll also have the ability to surprise people with your untapped potential. On the other hand, nobody wants to be overrated. Being overrated comes with burdens and just generally sucks. Nobody wants others to believe they get more credit than they deserve. The same […]

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