Video: The Secretive World Of Sake Distilling, Exposed

'The Birth Of Sake' is documentary worth watching
Sep 9, 2013 3:00 pm

Eric Shirai was given a rare glimpse into the world of saké brewing at the Yoshida family brewery in Ishikawa, northen Japan. After spending some time there, Shirai felt compelled to make a movie about what it's like to live with a group of people, under the same roof for six straight months, making saké. Check out the trailer here.

15 Reasons You Should Be Drinking Rum Right Now While On Vacation, You Jerk

Bottle guide, recipes, distillery visit, Ron Jeremy
Aug 14, 2013 3:00 pm

It is no coincidence that National Rum Day lands on August 16. Unlike bourbon, vodka, sherry or gin, we associate rum most with summer. Rum pairs perfectly with backyard parties and beach bumming. Isn’t it true that rum tastes best when not wearing shoes? When sipped during daylight hours? The smell of sun tan lotion? That's rum!

10 Stories Dedicated To Pimping Out Your Beer Experience

How to drink beer like a boss this 4th of July
Jul 3, 2013 2:32 pm

Now that you have our list of 10 craft beers that pair very well with fireworks, brush up on some of our latest and greatest beer news — interviews, recommendations, a website that tells us whether or not our recommendations are good — to ensure there's never a moment of silence.

6 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Drinking This Fourth Of July Weekend

Cocktail recipes, beer advice, secret tips and more
Jul 3, 2013 1:01 pm

You like great cocktails? Awesome craft beers? Sparkling wines (not just for the ladies)? Bookmark or print out this über-comprehensive guide to drinking on a (hopefully, for you) four-day Fourth of July weekend. Ready, set, drink...

This Breathalzyer Watch Will Tell You If You've Had Too Much To Drink

A wrist piece for smarter, safer imbibing
Jun 26, 2013 9:01 am

Lately, a host of gadgets have been cropping up to help determine when it's time to cut yourself off at the bar, most recently this awesome breathalyzer watch by Kisai. Genius in its portability and discretion, this high-tech wrist piece has a three-color indication system (and 10 sub-levels) to give a general sense of your blood alcohol content (BAC).

5 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Daytime Drinking This Summer

Cocktail ideas and recipes to enjoy in the sun
Jun 21, 2013 3:31 pm
Photo: Brian Quinn

There are many reasons to love the summer. At the top of my list, though, is daytime drinking. A great daytime drink is refreshing, easy-to-make and always ice cold. It’s also a good idea for it to be semi-weak, since you’ll be drinking all afternoon in the sunshine. Here are a few of my favorite daytime drinking traditions.

10 Cocktails For Drinking Outside This Memorial Day Weekend

Holiday day drinking meets drinking al fresco
May 23, 2013 1:01 pm

Can you think of a better time to break out the punch bowl and pitchers than hanging out with your favorite people over Memorial Day Weekend? We sure can't, so be the person who brings the party to the party with these 10 fantastic hot weather cocktails guaranteed to beat the heat just the way we like it. With lots of ice, and maybe a nice garnish.


NYC: Here's A Bar That'll Have You Dizzy Before Your First Drink

Missed Frieze? Get your art fix at Bar Oppenheimer
May 15, 2013 3:31 pm

Frieze Art Fair may have rolled in and out of NYC last weekend, but for the next three months you can take in some crazy visuals at Bar Oppenheimer, Tobias Rehberger's temporary installation in Chelsea's Hôtel Americano. Photos and more details on the art installation-slash-cocktail lounge after the jump.


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