Old Fashioned Drink

How to Make an Old Fashioned Cocktail That Is Unbeatable

For decades, the Old Fashioned cocktail has held icon status among whiskey aficionados and drink-recipe-Luddites. And what’s not to love? Traditional ingredients, tried and true combinations, and a name that unabashedly refuses to be modern. But all this reverence has actually made the Old Fashioned drink unapproachable. Beginning craft-cocktail enthusiasts don’t want to call the […]

How to Host a Craft Beer Party

How to Host a Craft Beer Party

While the beer tasting industry has grown substantially, there are still millions of people who have not yet learned the practices and terminology connected with sampling craft brew. True, brewing is a complicated science, but it’s also a fun, and learning the basics is easy. Hosting a craft beer party is a great way to […]

Baywatch Movie Drinking Game

The Baywatch Drinking Game: CRAY-WATCH!

I’m always looking for a fun new drinking game. Maybe it’s because I’m from Oklahoma, the homeland of origin for the Tornado Drinking Game, where you watch the local weather forecasters and take a shot when they are getting overheated or loosening their ties. With the new Baywatch movie coming out soon, along with 242 […]

Johnnie Walker History

Who Was Johnnie Walker? A History of the World’s Most Famous Whiskey

Many of the people you see gracing the labels of today’s top brands are fictional. Betty Crocker? Never existed. Aunt Jemima? Made-up character. Trojan man? Total fake. However, there’s one fellow that you’ll find on my shelves at home that 100% existed: Johnnie Walker. Even with some twists and turns in the tale of Johnnie […]

Classic Mixed Drinks: The Aviation Cocktail

Gin is known for botanical aromas and flavors, which is why so many historical mixed drink recipes call for it. Before the age of artificial flavors and sugary mixers of every shape and size, gin gave bartenders and home entertainers a way to pack a punch of deliciousness with ease. The Aviation Cocktail is a floral […]

What is a growler of beer

What is a Growler? – It’s More than Just a Beer Jug!

We’re all familiar with everyday beer containers such as pint glasses, steins, brown bottles, and aluminum cans, but someone who’s just starting to learn about the craft beer scene might encounter a mysterious and little-known receptacle: the beer growler. What seems at first glance like an ordinary jug is an important tool for transporting draft […]

Best Whiskey to Buy for Dad

The Best Whiskey to Buy for Dad

For friends and family looking to find a great bottle of whiskey to give dad, the task can be pretty daunting. Most people don’t know the difference between George Dinkel and Pappy Van Winkle, and there are thousands of options in between. So we created a guide to help all those folks that want to […]

Weekend Getaway to Takara Sake USA

Weekend Getaways: Takara Sake Tasting Room

Whether you are on a one-day getaway or making a stop on a road trip, Berkeley, CA is a great town to visit. While you’re there, we recommend checking out Takara Sake USA’s tasting room and museum. Berkeley California is home to lots of microbreweries, distilleries, and bars. From Fieldwork Brewing Co. to The Rare […]

Funny Christmas Drinking Songs

Top 13 Christmas Drinking Songs for Your Party Playlist

More than any other holiday, it seems, Christmas songs are just as important as other traditions, such as Santa Claus, presents, and low budget TV movies where it always snows in Florida. After Halloween passes, and we’ve had our fill of Elvira and the Monster Mash, the never ending playlist of Christmas music begins. Even […]

Best Beer Lovers Gifts for Christmas

Best Beer Lovers Gifts for Christmas

As Christmas comes around yet again, we felt it was time to put together a gift guide to spread the word about the best beer lovers gifts we’ve seen this year. Taking a look back, it’s actually been a pretty good year for the beer gift. Drinkers in the US now have access to countless […]

Amazing Bottle Cap Art

Amazing Bottle Cap Art That Should Be in a Museum

What is it about bottle caps that makes them so intriguing? Maybe it’s the fact that they are little souvenirs of our favorite drinks. Or it could be their compact size & ready availability make them easy to collect. It could also be that humans are just attracted to small round shiny things. No matter the […]

Father's Day Gifts for Drinking

18 Father’s Day Gifts You & Your Dad Will Drink To

The majority of Father’s Day gifts you find in stores will be of the basic variety: neckties, funny t shirts, magazine subscriptions, blah, blah, blah. If your dad is way too cool for this type of thing, we’ve got the list for you! Whether he enjoys craft beer, top shelf whiskey, or just good times sharing […]