Tag: alcohol

We Asked Bartenders For The Best Whiskeys To Pair With Thanksgiving Turkey

When it comes to commonly-loved Thanksgiving foods, there’s an obvious star of the show. Frankly, for many Americans, it wouldn’t even be Thanksgiving without the turkey. And while we definitely encourage you to look at including Indigenous foods in your holiday menu, we get the pressure to serve flightless fowl at the center of your […]

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We Asked Bartenders For The Best Whiskeys To Pair With Your Holiday Family Drama

The holidays are meant to be joyful. You get some time off. There are endless parties with friends and co-workers. Your family finds a central place and gathers as one giant crew. Okay, that last one isn’t always a good thing. It depends on how functional your extended family is. If your drunk uncles decide […]

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Bartenders Shout Out Their Favorite Bottles Of Liquor For Holiday Entertaining

Now that Halloween is firmly in our rearview, there are mere weeks separating us from the revelry, mouth-watering foods, and creative cocktails associated with the holidays. Mid-November means a season of endless parties that culminate with one giant New Year’s soiree. If you’re the type of person who prefers throwing your own parties, you’re going […]

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Sacramento bartender arrested for giving alcohol to minor who later crashed car, killed passenger

× Sacramento bartender arrested for giving alcohol to minor who later crashed car, killed passenger SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Agents from the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control say they arrested a Sacramento bartender Friday for giving a minor alcohol, which resulted in great bodily harm. Officials identified the man as Kelly Woodward, who has been accused […]

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We Asked Bartenders Which Bottles Of Whiskey You Absolutely Need This Holiday Season

It’s officially November. The start of the holiday season. Get ready to be barraged by ads and carols. This also means that holiday entertaining is right around the corner. Family parties. Lots of stiff pours. You definitely don’t want to wait until the last minute to grab a few random bottles of bottom-shelf booze just […]

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North Carolina DUI suspect swore he hadn’t been drinking; researchers found his body produced alcohol

NORTH CAROLINA – When a man in North Carolina was pulled over on suspicion of driving drunk, police didn’t believe him when he said he hadn’t had any alcohol. The man, in his late 40’s at the time, refused to take a breathalyzer test and was taken to a hospital, where his initial blood alcohol […]

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New Jersey looks to revoke liquor license at President Trump’s golf club

New Jersey wants to revoke the liquor license at one of President Donald Trump’s golf clubs, citing a 2015 incident where the club allegedly overserved alcohol to a 35-year-old man who was later charged with vehicular homicide. New Jersey wants to revoke the liquor license at one of President Donald Trump’s golf clubs, citing a […]

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We Asked Bartenders For The Best Rums To Get You Through The Long Winter Months

When we think of rum, our minds tend to gravitate towards Tiki-style drinks like daiquiris, mojitos, and mai tais. Sure, many of these drinks are right at home at a beach on a hot, summer day. But unlike vodka and tequila, you shouldn’t feel like you have put your favorite rum away when the weather […]

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We Asked Bartenders The Most Underrated Distilleries In America

There are a lot of distilleries in America. Many you’ve heard of — either for their high-quality products, massive advertising budgets, or some combination of the two. But just because you hear the same names over and over again, doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t keep an eye out for new and exciting brands to try. […]

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The Best Up And Coming Alcohol Brands, According To Bartenders

The best thing about the rising popularity of whiskey, gin, tequila, and other spirits throughout the world is that new and exciting distilleries open every week. Many are producing high-quality, creative spirits and others… aren’t. Either way, no matter where you live, there seems to be a new, often innovative distillery within driving distance. One […]

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We Asked Bartenders To Name The Absolute Best Whiskey Bars In America

If you’re visiting (or live in) a major city, you’re likely to be inundated with high-quality cocktail bars. Some of these bars might even be specific to certain liquors — maybe tequila, gin, or whiskey. Since you probably don’t want to waste your Saturday night hopping from underwhelming bar to underwhelming bar, you can go […]

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Chicago’s Top Cop Reportedly Admits He’d Been Dranking When Officers Found Him Slumped Over in His Ride

Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson, found slumped over in his car just days ago by the police he oversees, has reportedly admitted to the city’s mayor that he’d had “a couple of drinks” prior to being discovered. Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot revealed Friday that Johnson told her he’d “had a couple of drinks with dinner” […]

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U.S. senators want carmakers to install tech that detects drunk drivers

(Reuters) — Two U.S. senators on Wednesday plan to introduce legislation that would require automakers to install technology to prevent intoxicated drivers from starting a vehicle by the middle of the next decade. For more than 10 years, major automakers and the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) have been researching technology solutions to […]

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Bartenders Tell Us Their Favorite Whiskeys Made Outside Of The US

If you didn’t realize it already, whiskey is a global spirit. Sure, plenty of go-to brands are all crowded into the same corner of Kentucky, but high-quality whiskeys are also made in Japan, Canada, Ireland, Scotland, France, and even Taiwan (as well as dozens of other countries around the globe). While there are plenty of […]

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We Asked Bartenders To Name Their Favorite Cocktail Bars

It’s no secret that bartenders spend a lot of time in their places of work. They’re there for the hours when they’re actually on shift — prepping ingredients, mixing drinks, and cleaning up. They also spend time hanging around after shifts, chatting with coworkers and getting ready for the next day. It’s full-on, the bar […]

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At Long Last, Alcoholic Tide Pods Are Finally Here

Well, it was just a matter of time, apparently. Five years after Palcohol’s failed attempt to get the world drunk on powdered liquore imploded gloriously, the Glenlivet is here to bestow another dystopian alcohol nightmare upon us: Edible Tide Pod cocktails! “The Glenlivet has released an original whiskey drinking experience,” the commercial says while a […]

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We Asked Bartenders To Name The Best Non-Chill-Filtered Whiskeys On The Market

In the whisk(e)y world, the discussion of chill-filtered versus non-chill filtered is one that will probably never die. If you don’t know these terms — many distilleries “chill-filter” their whiskeys. This means they cool the spirit to 0 degrees Celsius. This is a way to remove impurities, esters, and seemingly unnecessary proteins. Non-chill-filtered whiskeys keep […]

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