The Imbiber

Mo' Money, Mo' WTF? Spirit Companies Are Insane. Or Brilliant. Or Both.

Oh, the possibilities with spirit combinations
Aug 15, 2013 1:00 pm

Over the past few weeks, several readers reached out to me to suggest I take a look at a new liquor called Twenty Grand. At first, I wasn’t sure why so many helpful folk felt compelled to bring this particular beverage to my attention. Then I spent some time at the website and it all made sense. The full story, after the jump.

Russian To Judgment: Thoughts On The Stoli Ban

A satirical look at the silly vodka boycott
Jul 31, 2013 2:30 pm

Dan Dunn takes a look at Dan Savage's war on Stoli vodka, which the columnist is advocating based on Russia's unfair treatment of gays and lesbians. Dunn has thoughts on other rogue nations and the products we should boycott....

He's Baaaaack: Dan Dunn Vs. Premium Ultimate Vodkas

No regulation, no prob. Here's a fancy vodka for ya
Jul 24, 2013 2:02 pm

It's been almost a year since we've heard from highly opinionated spirits columnist Dan Dunn, whose column The Imbiber kept us entertained through Food Republic's earliest days. What got the emerging TV and radio  star fired up enough to return to the written word? Read on to find out.

Booze Vs. TV: Which Effs-Up More Brain Cells?

Our columnist thinks this one is a no brainer
Aug 29, 2012 3:01 pm

While channel surfing the other night I came across a news report about alleged deleterious effects of alcohol consumption. It seems a recent article suggests that hitting the sauce does not kill brain cells, but can damage them – particularly in the cerebellum. Granted, I was six beers in at the time, but booze-addled or not, I can recognize a specious claim when I hear one. I decided to investigate.

The Best Dog Days Of Summer Cocktails

We all need a little cooling off, no?
Aug 16, 2012 3:01 pm
Photo: A Southern Fairytale

Here at the ass-end of the hottest summer on record, before fall tempts us with its Manhattans and Scotch, we’re in dire need of a little cooling off. Let's make some drinks. This, friends, is the Imbiber’s Official List of 2012’s Best Dog Days of Summer Cocktails.

On The Topic Of Drinking With Celebrities

Getting pissed with Dita Von Teese, not Ray Romano
Jul 19, 2012 2:01 pm

Columnist Dan Dunn writes in about knocking them back with celebs. Like Kathie Lee and Hoda, at Happy Hour I get our drink on and shoot the breeze with celebrities. Most of the time it works out. Most of the time.

The Problem With Energy Drinks As A Mixer

6 reasons why our columnist is anti-Red Bull
Jun 14, 2012 1:31 pm
Red Bull

Our columnist seriously detests Red Bull and other energy drinks, especially if they come anywhere near his beloved cocktails. How about you?

The 10 Most Questionable Booze Brand Names

For our columnist, Cabo Wabo is just the start
May 31, 2012 2:01 pm

Sometimes no matter how much you want that shot you just can't get past a bad name. Our columnist singles out the worst liqour names in the industry and invites you to add to the list.


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