Is Beer Vegan? Q & A

Is Beer Vegan? Your Questions Answered!

With more than 16 million people in the United States now identifying as vegetarian or vegan, the demand for strictly plant-based products has never been greater. The FDA regulates processed food labels, insisting that animal-derived ingredients be clearly noted, but the same isn’t true for alcoholic beverages. While you won’t find any antlers in your […]

How Did Wheat Beer Survive History?

Wheat beers have recently seen a resurgence of popularity in the U.S. putting them on the same shelves as lagers and ales, with almost as many variations. It hasn’t always been this easy enjoying these tasty brews and if it weren’t for a few royals coming to the rescue, we might not have this popular […]

Stout Beer Guide

How to Choose the Best Stout Beer Glass

In London during the Industrial Revolution, a new kind of beer began to slip its way into the mainstream: porter. As varieties of porter beer grew and expanded, the very first stouts came into production. Over the next few centuries, porters and stouts fell out of fashion in the pubs of Great Britain but gained […]

11 IPA Beer Glasses to Give Your Guests Bar Envy

  When it comes to finding the perfect IPA glass there are a lot of options to sort through. When you are drinking a good India Pale Ale you want to capture all of the tasting notes with each sip that you take. IPA beers tend to have more hops than other styles. This makes […]

Best Lager Glassware

Lager Beer Glassware Guide

When it comes to beer, you have a lot of different options as anyone who has walked down a liquor store aisle can tell you. Most often you will see them broken up into Lagers, Ales, and Stouts; but even that isn’t the full story. Lager beer alone has pale, amber, dark, and bock varieties […]

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 […]

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 […]

9 Summer Beers to Drink Before the Pumpkin Takeover

As the warmth and long nights of summer slip through our perfectly tanned fingers, there are some things you need to enjoy while you can. It is officially August meaning in just a few short weeks talks of Autumn and pumpkin everything will be advertised on every surface of every retailer, everywhere. While I love […]

What Rum is Made From

What is Rum Made From? Your Questions Answered!

One of the most popular liquors in the world is rum. Here in the United States, rum is an ingredient in so many common mixed drinks, many casual party goers don’t even realize it’s there. To this day, I still have to think twice to remember what’s in a daiquiri. If you’ve ever enjoyed a […]

Moscow Mule Shots

Moscow Mule Mugs – Are Copper Mugs Really Better?

A truly great cocktail is about more than alcohol swished together with your favorite mixer. Cocktails should heighten the senses with exquisite flavors, aromas, and presentation. The act of drinking, in and of itself, is a practice of camaraderie, bringing people together to laugh, share stories, and have fun. So any cocktail worth sipping should […]