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• Bacardi makes unprecedented move into single malt Scotch

Bacardi makes unprecedented move into single malt Scotch

Bacardi is throwing its weight behind the single malt Scotch whisky category with the release of a series of expressions from its five malt distilleries. The Bermuda-headquartered drinks group, best known for its work in rum and white spirits, will release several new single malt Scotch whiskies from Aberfeldy, Aultmore, Craigellachie, Macduff and Brackla distilleries […]

• Drinking Beer from a Shoe is HUGE in Snowboarding

Drinking Beer from a Shoe is HUGE in Snowboarding

The habit of forcing your bros to drink beer from their own disgusting shoes is just slightly less offensive than pissing in your own mouth, which is probably why it’s gaining steam in the snowboard world this summer. After seeing it multiple times on snapchat, we set out to get the truth. Since Cole Linzmeyer posted […]

• Wine tastes better with food. As it should. Here’s why.

Wine tastes better with food. As it should. Here’s why.

“The biggest weakness of wine reviews is that they usually don’t tell you how the wine tastes with food. Which is crazy because 99% of the time people drink wine, not all by itself, but with food. Even if you’re drinking wine as an afternoon pick-me-up, chances are you’re also noshing on little munchies. This […]

• Got spare change? Travel company offers million-dollar booze vacation

Got spare change? Travel company offers million-dollar booze vacation

Have you got $1.27 million, 40 days and a liver to spare? Would you say you have expensive tastes? Do you prefer a very large diamond in your martini rather than an olive? Then you might like to go on the “Ultimate Drink Connoisseurs’ Holiday.” UK-based travel company Holidaysplease is offering a luxury world drinking […]

• Top 10 Ways To Recycle A Beer Keg

Top 10 Ways To Recycle A Beer Keg

The eco-conscious among us have long trumpeted the benefits of so called “up-cycling” in which disused items are given a new lease of life and a completely new use. But as this list proves, some have taken their ability to transform an everyday object, such as an unassuming and tired beer keg, to another level.

• What Rosé Should You Drink? A Guide to Styles of Rosé Wine

What Rosé Should You Drink? A Guide to Styles of Rosé Wine

Someone told you somewhere that rosé wine is both manly and sophisticated. You may not have believed them at the time —because of the pink hue—, but now at least you’re curious. So what are these gentleman-friendly rosé wines and which ones should you try? This simple guide outlines some of the most popular styles […]

Pharrell’s Hit ‘Happy’ Played On Wine Glasses

Pharrell’s Hit ‘Happy’ Played On Wine Glasses

A music producer has proven you don’t need instruments to make music by performing Pharrell William’s hit song ‘Happy‘ using just some wine glasses and cooking pans.   SOURCE

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• Once and for all. What are the best whiskey glasses?

Once and for all. What are the best whiskey glasses?

The best glass for whiskey is the glass in your hand.  Pour some whiskey in it and drink!  But if you’re serious about tasting and want to experience all of the subtlety that high end whiskeys have to offer, it might be worth getting a fancy whiskey glass or two. Glencairn glass, the industry standard […]

• Here Is The Bottom Line on Sulfites in Wine. Listen Up

Here Is The Bottom Line on Sulfites in Wine. Listen Up

The deal with sulfites in wine. Those little words “Contains Sulfites” on the bottom of a label often stir up concern. What’s even more confusing is that the US is one of the only countries (along with Australia) that require bottles be labeled. So what gives? How much sulfites are in wine and how do […]

• Well-Hungover: The Drinking Man’s Guide to Surviving the Morning After

Well-Hungover: The Drinking Man’s Guide to Surviving the Morning After

Follow the Doctor’s Orders What do you learn after treating 11,000 train wrecks? How to avoid them. We talked to Dr. Jason Burke of Hangover Heaven (read about his treatments here) about the best ways to stay hangover free. Don’t go to sleep. At least not right away. “When you pass out, your organs slow down,” […]

Last Minute Gift Guide! It’s Not Too Late!

Last Minute Gift Guide! It’s Not Too Late!

            SUNGLASSES MADE FROM WINE BARRELS Woodzee makes sunglasses out of wood. In November, they’re teaming with Northern California’s Robert Mondavi Private Selection to offer glasses made of repurposed barrels, wine stains included. The wood is smooth and the aroma heavenly. They come in four different lenses but the same […]

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• What’s the Best Wine Opener for You? What about a screwtop?

What’s the Best Wine Opener for You? What about a screwtop?

No matter how much you love boxed wine, wine bottles and corks are not going out of style any time soon. Explore the major styles of wine openers to find the one that’s right for you; from the portable waiter’s friend to the old-hands friendly electric wine opener. The Waiter’s Friend Extremely portable but requires […]

• Old Liquor Won’t Kill You, But Might Not Thrill You

Old Liquor Won’t Kill You, But Might Not Thrill You

Say you’re rummaging in your parents’ basement and you come across a stash of booze. Old booze — forty or fifty years, at least. Some of the bottles are still in their original boxes and filled to the brim with seals intact. Do you drink the contents (slowly) and sell the coolest-looking empties on eBay? […]

• Fetzer Single Serve Wine Cup Available At Stadiums

Fetzer Single Serve Wine Cup Available At Stadiums

Fetzer has embraced a new single serve packaging format called Zipz in an attempt to bring wine to sporting events across the US. Launched in April this year in time for the opening day of Major League Baseball, Zipz is a new wine company which has partnered with Fetzer to create a novel single serve […]

• Have You Been The Victim Of These Four Sins of Beer Service?

Have You Been The Victim Of These Four Sins of Beer Service?

–   Bubbles stuck on glass in liquid beer indicate the presence of dried on beer or other soil. –   Really bad if you see lines, patches or sections of bubbles on the glass –   Just as bad as lipstick or lip marks on the rim Cause: gunk on inside of glass creates […]