Tag: Drinks

cosmopolitan

Did you learn how to cook anything new this year? Anna Hezel, senior editor at Taste (one of my favorite breakout food publications of the last couple years) asked this on Twitter last week and like a Muppet to the ABCs, I couldn’t resist jumping in. I’m glad I did. […]

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Host The Best Christmas Ever With These Traditions From Around The World

Unsplash Hosting a memorable Christmas party takes a little planning, a great guest list, and something unique. It’s that final element that makes your gathering feel distinct and alive, rather than Hallmark-level generic. Pull off a party that hits those notes and your crew will start texting you about it […]

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Cocktail Flow shakes itself from the Gingerbread era and pours out as a gorgeous Material Design app

For years now, I’ve been looking for a modern replacement to Cocktail Flow, one of our favorite cocktail recipes apps back in 2011. The alternatives have all been rather disappointing, and I’ve resigned to just Googling a recipe whenever I need it. But let’s just say that my spirit is a little buzzed now because […]

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Yule Be Way Cooler If You Drink One Of These Christmas Beers

iStock/Troegs/Revolution/Fat Head/Uproxx The holidays are full of special foods and drinks. The cookies are beyond indulgent. The hams are delicious. But if you’re anything like us, it’s the holiday beer that really snatches your attention. You can always go with the nice classics like Anchor Christmas Ale, Saint Bernardus Christmas […]

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A Beer Lover’s Guide To The Best Beer Bars And Breweries In Boston

Mirimax Hey bro, Bawstin is a haadwekin’ — Sarry, we’re gonna staat ovah. For real this time. Boston is a city renowned for great bars. It goes back much further than the Cheers era. In fact, it dates all the way to Paul frickin’ Revere. These days, corner taverns still […]

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Buy: Hacking Whiskey Book

From unlikely infusions to at-home blending, author and whiskey expert Aaron Goldfarb has accumulated numerous tips and tricks for furthering one’s relationship with the popular tipple. The best of the best appear in Goldfarb’s latest book, “Hacking Whiskey,” in the form of recipes, experiments, advice and tips. As ever-more consumers flock to bourbon, rye, scotch […]

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The Best Scotches For Your Next Camping Trip

iStock/Uproxx If you’ve never been camping then you’ve never experienced the full potential of summer. There’s something truly special about getting out of the big city, heading into the mountains, and wandering for a weekend. Obviously, even though you might be hiking around in the woods, there should be planning involved. In order to fully […]

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bourbon peach smash

Most conversations about shrubs go like this. “Wait, like the green bushy things that grow in the ground?”“No, it’s a drink.”“A leafy drink?”“No, it’s actually just three ingredients — fruit, sugar, and vinegar…”“Wait, you drink vinegar? Why would you drink vinegar?”“Well, we love sour things like lemon and lime in drinks, they complement sweet flavors…”“So […]

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Buy: Yamato Indigo Leather Coasters

Curious Corners Studio Yamato Indigo Leather Coasters $48 Coasters can be kitsch, dull or oftentimes overly-branded. This set of gradient indigo-dyed ones isn’t any of that. Hand-dyed and then treated with natural leather oil, these sophisticated coasters elevate cocktail hours. And, because they’re dyed by hand, each one is entirely unique—with some of the flaws […]

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Refreshing Gin Cocktails for Summer: Bar Belly’s Frederico Avila shares his riffs on three classics

As each season brings a new booze fad or renaissance, gin remains a summer cocktail classic. Frederico Avila from the Lower East Side’s Bar Belly agrees, and has shared some of his recipes for super-fresh gin drinks this season. From his take on the classic French 75 to his zesty Lady Winser, Avila’s drinks are […]

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