Tag: Drinks

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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Leap Into Labor Day Weekend With The Best Beers To Chase Down This September

Getty Image Labor Day Weekend is upon us. That means autumn, Oktoberfest, and pumpkin beers are all coming in hot. We’re on the cusp of a seismic shift from summer sippers to full-bodied lagers and fruit-infused ales. That’s not to say there’s not a little elbow room left for dog-day sours or sessionable beers. After […]

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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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These Bourbons Are Just Too Freaking Good To Mix Into Cocktails

Getty Image Don’t get us wrong, we love a good bourbon-based cocktail. We can enjoy random variations on the Old Fashioned (bacon washed, anyone?) any day of the week. But we also understand the difference between mixing bourbons and sipping bourbons. Obviously, sometimes these two levels overlap. But sometimes they really don’t. There are high-quality, […]

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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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