On June 23, 2008, the Louisiana House of Representatives appointed the Sazerac the official cocktail for the city of New Orleans.
You will likely find a bottle of green Chartreuse in any establishment dedicated to cocktails; this much we know to be true.
Happy Valentine’s Day, New York. Today is about love, lust, and outrageously high expectations.
Russia’s connection with vodka goes back a long way, possibly as far as the 12th century.
We would like to tell you that the Russian imperial stout was born in Russia, brewed as a robust and hearty ale that could stave off the country’s harsh, cold winters.
It’s easy to appreciate vodka on its own merits. Drinking it straight up, either chilled or on the rocks, you can easily discern and appreciate each brand’s subtle but distinctive flavor profile.
For us to consider pouring a beer at breakfast, it takes either a hangover of epic proportions or a longing to relive the college days.
Don’t get us wrong, there are plenty of fantastic American double IPAs out there; but if we had our way, we’d always have a bottle of Pliny the Elder and a can of Heady To
Football may be America’s number one sport, but you could argue that fantasy football is as popular as the sport itself.
For those with a penchant for fine spirits and interesting history, a trip to New York Distilling Company in Brooklyn, New York, is a necessity.
Five years ago, Brady Konya and Ryan Lang launched Middle West Spirits in Columbus, Ohio.
Strict guidelines are the norm in Europe’s top beer-producing nations; but thanks to an absence of stringent regulations here in the United States, craft breweries are free to experiment with old-
Maple syrup has long been a North American treasure—it was promoted by Quakers and abolitionists as an alternative to the slave-produced cane sugar from the West Indies.
More bottles of Champagne will be uncorked on December 31—specifically during the final minutes before midnight—than at any other time of the year.
Patrick Cappiello is not your typical, reserved sommelier; he prefers faded T-shirts and jeans to a suit and tie.
If you’ve never examined a pre-1930s cocktail book, you should. It provides an enlightening glimpse into how our modern-day cocktails evolved. It also reveals a few surprises.
Founded in 1988 in Ashland, Ore., during the early upswing of what became the U.S.
The martini, one of our most popular and sophisticated cocktails, has been around long before it became the “spirited” 1960’s Mad Men TV co-star.
At the risk of sounding like a commercial for a Hallmark Channel original movie, we acknowledge that the holidays are all about creating lasting memories with the special people in our lives.
A visit to Twin Farms offers a relaxing retreat to a boutique Relais & Châteaux resort in pastoral Vermont, but it also promises decaden
New York City offers a wealth of fine cocktail establishments, which is something to always be thankful for, especially around the holidays.
Decadence, according to some dictionaries, is defined as unrestrained gratification; and the gratification that comes from a languid sip of Pappy Van Winkle—one of the rarest and most prized bourb
Pistol in Shakespeare’s The Merry Wives of Windsor famously claims, “the world’s mine oyster.” The metaphor has been used countless times since, but on the topic of oysters themselves, al
Recently, the finest Bloody Mary purveyors have taken to the sea.
While anytime is a good time for oysters, it’s the end of fall and the beginning of winter that marks their peak season.
We know what you’re probably thinking: A smash sounds like it could be dangerous, and a caipirinha is exotic, at least, if nothing else. But a julep?
We’ll just come right out and say it: October marks the release of something special.
If your only experience with the sour or its close cousin, the fix, was through a cocktail made with sweet-and-sour mix (instead of the traditional lemon and sugar), we couldn’t blame you for avoid
Small batch, boutique, artisanal, and subtle are not words one typically associates with tequila, but Casa Dragones ($250) is deserving of them all.
It’s difficult to say the words “single malt” without quickly following them up with “scotch.” But while Scotland is indeed the largest producer of single-malt whiskies, Japan is the second-larges