Nicknamed tequila’s smoky cousin, mezcal is finally coming into its own. Sales in the U.S. jumped 24.8 percent in 2019!
There are a lot of myths and misinformation surrounding Mezcal. No, it isn’t made from the same plant as mescaline and isn’t psychedelic. No, it doesn’t have to have a worm in the bottle. And yes, like its cousin, it is made from agave and often enjoyed with a slice of lime
You think that you want to start drinking scotch, but you don’t know where to start, really. You probably have knocked back a few whiskeys and bourbons with your friends in the past, and you want to invest in a bottle for home. You’ve been told that scotch is good, but you have no idea where to start.
You’re in the right place! This article is just for you!
Corn whiskey has a bad rap. Well, can you blame folks? There is so much mediocre whiskey out there. Admit it: when you think of corn whiskey, you think of mountains with illegal stills tucked away out behind the barn. You don’t think of it in the same way you think of bourbon or scotch. Corn whiskey is the unsophisticated little brother that never grew up. A Peter Pan of spirits (without the pixie d
There are so many fun elements of the holiday season. The festive parties, extravagant decorations, and of course well-wrapped presents under the tree are just a few! It can be wonderful to get together with the family, too. But sometimes spending time with the in-laws may bring feelings of stress and conflict.
Thankfully, we’ve put together five tips for surviving the holidays with your i
Bubbly, sparkling wine, prosecco — whatever name you know it by, champagne is certainly flowing this time of year. From the holidays to New Year’s Eve and beyond, plenty of people are popping bottles all around the globe to celebrate.
But what is champagne? And how should you get the most out of this delicious and exciting drink? What you need is an ultimate guide to champagne — and we’re here to
For thirteen years, America participated in an ill-fated experiment to prohibit alcohol consumption. As the country soon discovered, criminalizing hooch created a whole host of new problems. A rise in organized crime and a massive financial blow to the government were two of those problems. The pressure of the Depression eventually lifted restrictions on alcohol. But over ten thousand American lives
There are plenty of images a glass of brandy might bring to mind. Maybe it’s putting brandy in your eggnog during the holidays. Maybe it’s old men smoking cigars and sipping on brandy. Or maybe it’s Drake’s song “One Dance,” where he danced with Hennessy in hand. Whatever it is, most people have heard of brandy — but they often don’t know a lot about the l
It went from “the green fairy” to “the green devil” in the span of a century. The history of absinthe is a wild ride, with its meteoric rise throughout Europe before a devastating downfall. Today, some of the myths surrounding this libation have been dispelled. But absinthe still remains one of the most esoteric and perplexing spirits on any bar cart.
The weather is getting colder, the leaves are changing, and everyone is breaking out pumpkin spice everything. You know what that means — Fall is officially here. In addition to being a great time to try a tasty Fall cocktail, Fall is also time for one of our favorite holidays: National Liqueur Day. On October 16, National Liqueur Day m