The Best Cognac Glasses and Brandy Snifters

15 Best Cognac and Brandy Snifter Glasses

What is Brandy vs What is Cognac? First of all you may be wondering what is the difference in brandy vs cognac? All Cognac is a brandy, but only certain Brandy is Cognac. Confused yet? Let us explain further… Cognac is a specific type of brandy produced in the Cognac region. Much like Champagne which […]

Beer Cheese Dip Party Snacks

Beer Cheese Dip – The Pinnacle of Party Snacks

The best party snack you will ever have at any party is beer cheese dip. Born in America and now loved across the globe, this holiday and gameday favorite has become a staple of buffet tables everywhere. Traditionally made with things like sharp cheddar, garlic, spices, and of course, beer, it’s a melting pot of […]

Why use a liquor decanter?

A Laid-Back Guide to Liquor Decanters

When I was in college, we used empty alcohol containers to decorate the apartment. At the time it made sense because most of my extra money went to hosting parties or going to parties, and the only thing I had to show for it was an extensive collection of Maker’s Mark bottles, occasionally interrupted by […]

Moscow Mule Mugs - Are Copper Mugs

Moscow Mule Mugs – Are Copper Mugs Really Better?

UPDATED 5-23-2018 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 […]

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 […]

Backyard and Chill – A Guide to Porch Parties

Large or small, benches or chairs, front yard or back yard, deck or no, porches come in all styles and fashions. As the tail end of summer continues to drag on, it is the absolute best time to take advantage of these warm nights and your outside space. Whether you’re throwing an all day backyard bash or a picturesque […]

How to Make Green Beer

How to Make Green Beer

While I’m not quite sure missionary and patron saint, St. Patrick, would exactly love how we have chosen to celebrate his memory but it sure is a lot of fun. And combined with the bright green Irish decorations, and St. Patricks day party food, the best thing about this holiday is of course the green […]

Mardi Gras Party Ideas

Mardi Gras Party Ideas that Will Get You All the Beads

For those of us that have to work on Fat Tuesday, and seldom never get the chance to actually travel to New Orleans, Mardi Gras can be a surreal experience. You see all your Facebook friends who somehow had the means to get there as they party the week away, gradually transitioning from Friday meme […]