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27 Reasons Why Prohibition was One, Long, Craptastic Party

When you think of the 1920s, one might imagine speakeasies filled with plush carpet, cigar smoke, jazz music, and bathtubs full of gin. Let’s remember, however, that the Prohibition years were full of street fights, exploding farmhouses, and deeply divided groups of people. Remind you of a really terrible party? It was. Even as music […]

Funny Christmas Pictures of Santa Claus

16 Funny Christmas Pictures of Santa Claus Boozin’ It Up

There’s no way Santa could do his job without having a drink from time to time. He has to slide down chimneys, which are basically just filthy concrete horror chambers. His coworkers are scrappy little elves and flying livestock. He has to keep track of who is naughty and nice, and that makes me want to drink just thinking […]

Christmas Party Games for Adults

Ultra-Merry Christmas Party Games for Adults

As future generations of holiday revelers embrace new trends in celebrating, it’s important to pass down a tradition that truly defined our generation: holiday party games. These Christmas party games for adults weren’t born on the internet, but in the living rooms of people stuck inside over a three day weekend, either because of wintry weather or […]

Funny Dirty Santa Gifts

19 Funny Christmas Gifts to Up Your Dirty Santa Game

Whether it’s an annual reunion of college friends, or that optional obligatory  Tuesday night office party, playing Dirty Santa is always hit or miss. Sure, they can be fun if you’re the one that ends up with the Starbucks gift card, but are a down right drag if you get stuck with the unscented candles, or […]

Pear Martini Recipe

The Best Pear Martini Recipe

One night of martinis is worth a thousand pictures. Isn’t that the old saying? Maybe not, but we’ve certainly lived through many unforgettable parties while sipping very dry martinis into the wee hours. My favorite thing about these notoriously strong cocktails is their versatility. Sweet, savory, gin, or vodka, these deliciously stiff drinks always pack […]

Toys for Tots Donate Toys

Toys for Tots Donation Drive 2015

During the month of October, HomeWetBar.com initiated a way to partner with our customers to give back for the holidays. We wanted to find a fun way to provide Christmas help for needy families. For one week, we committed to donating gifts to Toys for Tots for every purchase over $100 made on our website. […]

Best Boozy Adult Halloween Costumes

Best Boozy Halloween Costumes for Adults

Thousands of years ago, the holidays that eventual became Halloween were primarily for adults. Over the centuries, it became about kids trick-or-treating and pumpkin patches. But now, thanks to, well, who knows, grown-ass adults are getting in on the action again, and it’s more than just stealing mini Snickers bars from the kiddie bags after […]

Applebee's Happy Hour

Live Your Best Life at Applebee’s Happy Hour

Make no mistake: when I decided to do a review of the Applebee’s happy hour, I thought it would be funny. Every intention would be made to order obnoxiously named drinks and uber-basic food. A post full of punny criticisms and elitist references to decor that looks like a clearance sale at HomeGoods. However, I […]

Liquor Pronunciation Guide

How to Pronounce Curaçao, and 31 Other Tricky Liquor Names

You don’t have to be drunk for liquor pronunciation to be tricky. With wines, spirits, beer, and liqueurs from all over the world showing becoming more popular, you have to know a million different languages to keep from sounding like a square when you order drink. The desire to sound like you know what you’re talking about when […]

Gin Mixed Drinks

The 10 Best Gin Drinks Since the Martini

Gin is a true contender for the most popular spirit of all time. When you crack open a book containing the all-time classic mixed drinks, you’ll find more gin cocktails than any other variety. From simple to elaborate, the one thins that is never missing from good gin drinks is flavor. The history of gin […]

Best Tom Collins

The Best Tom Collins Recipe

I’m a huge fan of gin cocktails. When I walk into any new bar or restaurant, I immediately take a look at their specialty cocktails, and if they offer one, the first thing I try is their signature gin drink. Many modern craft cocktails are direct descendants of the Tom Collins. Made with the world’s most […]