Tag Archives: Halloween

• Bowmore Launches A Devilish New Single Malt

Bowmore Launches A Devilish New Single Malt

The Bowmore distillery on Islay, the southernmost island of the Inner Hebrides, has launched The Devil’s Casks – a single malt Scotch whisky that has been matured exclusively – and unusually – for 10 years in first fill sherry casks. This non chill-filtered, small batch release has been created to celebrate one of Islay’s most […]

• Penn State students scolded for ‘will mow lawn for weed + beer’

Penn State students scolded for ‘will mow lawn for weed + beer’

Penn State president Rodney Erickson admonished students who wore costumes and held offensive signs in photographs circulated on the Internet, but said in a campus-wide letterThursday that the school won’t pursue disciplinary action. The letter didn’t specifically reference the photos or name the Chi Omega sorority, which has apologized. But Erickson said it became clear […]

• Hey, here’s how to make a pumpkin kegger

Hey, here’s how to make a pumpkin kegger

Nothing says October like a pumpkin full of beer! The folks at Celebrations recently adapted a summery watermelon keg idea for the fall season, and gave it a test run. The verdict? A smashing success! You just need a pumpkin, some tools for hollowing it out, and a spigot you can use for the tap […]

• How to Get Your High-Proof Pumpkin On

How to Get Your High-Proof Pumpkin On

As Halloween approaches, all things pumpkin start showing up on shelves: pumpkin-shaped peanut butter cups, pumpkin ice cream, pumpkin butter – the list goes on. And while pumpkin beer is a dime a dozen this time of year, pumpkin-flavored booze can be tough to come by. Luckily, artisanal spirits makers have stepped up to the […]

• The Divisive Pumpkin Ale

The Divisive Pumpkin Ale

It’s that time of year again. Breweries all over the country have started to roll out their fall specials, the ones that most people seem to either love or hate. There is no in between. Some beer styles are loved, some are ardently despised, but none is more divisive than pumpkin ales. Those who love […]

• This has nothing to do with booze: 10 Absolutely Forbidden Thanksgiving Foods

This has nothing to do with booze: 10 Absolutely Forbidden Thanksgiving Foods

“Healthy eating can be hard, especially around the holidays. But we really care about you guys. That’s why we’ve put together this list of 10 Thanksgiving-related foods that you must be sure to avoid at all costs. Some of them we just find aesthetically unpleasing. Others we’re convinced might lead to instantaneous cardiac arrest upon […]

• Beers Brewed Especially for Halloween. Is That a Trick or a Treat?

Beers Brewed Especially for Halloween. Is That a Trick or a Treat?

… Despite the popularity of beer for Fourth of July and Labor Day celebrations, Halloween is actually the biggest weekend of the year for keg sales. That’s because adult Halloween parties have become an increasingly big part of the autumn holiday. Now, there are even special Halloween beers brewed just for the occasion. Rogue’s Dead […]

• Top 10 Cocktails for Halloween

Top 10 Cocktails for Halloween

Halloween is definitely one the best times of the year. Drinking cocktails, partying in costumes, and having tons of fun with friends is what this holiday is all about. The top ten Halloween cocktails are a must try, must serve for any party. Anything goes on Halloween, and it is about time people drink spirits […]

• A Taste for Absinthe: 65 Recipes for Classic & Contemporary Cocktails

A Taste for Absinthe: 65 Recipes for Classic & Contemporary Cocktails

Absinthe is one of those things that immediately conjures mystery, forbidden hideaways, loucheness and insanity. It is none of those…today. Absinthe is enjoying a spirited resurgence since the 1990’s when countries in the European Union began to reauthorize its manufacture and sale. Lucky for us. And this book, A Taste for Absinthe: 65 Recipes for […]