drinking

For Discreet Sipping, How About This Mobile Phone Flask

With the iFlask, sneaking booze goes "high-tech"
May 9, 2013 4:01 pm

Designed to resemble your average smart phone, this shockingly discreet pocket flask will be your failsafe lifeline.

Infographic: Hangover-Curing Foods From Around The World

11 countries, one common and painful problem
Apr 10, 2013 4:02 pm

Hangover. The most cringe-inducing word known to the drinking community. Its mere mention brings about ghastly memories: A pounding headache and grumbling stomach, complete with that overwhelming feeling of disorientation. Find yourself nodding along right about now? You'll want to check out this infographic with hangover-beating signature dishes from around the world.

Legends, Myths And Facts About The History Of The Cocktail

Setting the record straight on the word "cocktail"
Mar 6, 2013 3:31 pm
Photo: Museum of the American Cocktail

What actually is a cocktail? What does the word mean and where did it come from? I think that these are some valid questions, considering I have enjoyed cocktail hours, menus and the drinks known universally as “cocktails” for many years. Read on for the answers.

How To Navigate A Craft Beer Menu

Now is the time to step up your beer-drinking game
Jan 16, 2013 5:01 pm

Craft beer. What used to be a fun subculture has become ubiquitous. The big boys of brewing have even caught on and added their own microbrews to the game (hey there Blue Moon, I didn't see you hiding amongst all that Coors Light). Your choices are no longer Swill and Swill Lite. Now you have to get your brain off its lazy brain-ass and make a decision. We're here to help.

Welcome to the Extreme Thanksdrinking Challenge!

A Thanksgiving game for ages 21 and over. Cheers!
Nov 15, 2012 5:31 pm

This year I’d like to raise the bar. This year isn’t about surviving — it’s about thriving. Creativity is key. Welcome to the 2012 Extreme Thanksdrinking Challenge! Break out the shotglasses. How many of our BMX imbibing challenges can you complete before the night is over?

7 Rules To Follow When Thinking About Wine And Thanksgiving

Pairing wine with turkey is silly. But here goes...
Nov 15, 2012 3:01 pm
Thanksgiving wine

Every year, it’s the same story: what wine to pair with the Thanksgiving Day meal. Here’s a newsflash for you: nothing pairs with the Thanksgiving Day meal. Or rather, so many different wines pair with so many different parts of the meal that trying to match one or two to the spread is an exercise in oeno-futility. But you have to drink something, right? We tapped wine expert Carla Rzeszewski for tips on happy Turkey Day drinking without all the pairing malarkey.

Let's Meet 5 Of The World's Greatest Drinkers Of All Time

Brilliant minds all share a favorite hobby
Nov 15, 2012 1:51 pm

Most of us consider ourselves pretty impressive when it comes to drinking. But what exactly makes a great drinker? Some well-known stories about your drinking habits and memorable quotes are good places to start. Here are five of my all-time favorite renowned drinkers, complete with their signature drinks and worthy quotes.

7 Bar Snack Recipes For Your Boozy Bash

Spicy, deep-fried or otherwise great drinking food
Nov 10, 2012 3:01 pm

These recipes aren't fancy. They're not parading around as fancy or secretly packing a host of healthy ingredients. They're straight-up bar food of the highest caliber (the only caliber of bar food we know).

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