Liquor & Cocktails
The Invention of Cocktails (Plus Today's Top Tipples)
When did people start mixing different liquors together and calling the result a cocktail?
Rakia, the National Balkan Drink: Traditions, Facts & More
In many Balkan countries, rakia is considered to be the national drink. The beverage is made by distilling fermented fruit.
How to Make Your Own Gin at Home With a DIY Gin Kit
A gin kit can transform a simple bottle of vodka into a tasty batch of delicious homemade gin. I'll tell you all about how my experiments went!
Homebrewed CinnaMead: A Dessert Mead With Cinnamon
Mead is inherently simple. If you give it time, this three-ingredient recipe may well become your go-to mead recipe.
58 Cocktail Recipes You Need to Try
From tequila-based drinks to straight-up shooters and from fruity to spicy, this list is guaranteed to have something on it that you haven't yet tried. They're all very unique and will bring something special to the table each time. I dare you to try them all.
Exploring Sherry: History and How to Use It in Your Cooking
Explore the story of sherry, a fortified wine of a unique region in Spain. Along the way we’ll find recipes for dinners, desserts, and appetizers.
Is Flaviar Spirits Club Legit or a Scam? An Unbiased Review
How does the popular new Flaviar spirits membership club work? Is it legit?Is it a scam? Can it save you any money on alcohol? I tried it out so you don't have to!
The Story Behind Ginebra San Miguel’s Famous Bottle Label
Ginebra San Miguel gin has been around for nearly 200 years, and the label has a connection to a national artist of the Phillippines.
Exploring Irish Whiskey: History Plus 8 Recipes for Dinner or Dessert
Learn the origin of Irish Whiskey and how to use it in sweet and savory cooking and baking.
Exploring Tequila and Mezcal: History and Fun Recipes
In this article, we'll look at facts, fiction, folklore, and fun recipes—with agave nectar spirits as the central characters.
The Five Cocktails You Need to Know for Any Party
The world's most popular search engine suggests that people are looking for the basics when it comes to cocktail recipes. Knowing how to mix a Moscow mule, a Bloody Mary, a margarita, a martini, and an Old Fashioned will get the reader through most any party.
How to Make a Four Horsemen Drink
A drink to bring to an apocalypse or any event. The Four Horsemen is a drink made from four different liquors, all starting with the letter J. They can be served as a shot or cocktail. This drink is named after the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse for a reason and is not for the faint of heart.
6 Italian Liqueurs You've Never Heard Of (and 1 You Have)
These are the strong liqueurs traditionally consumed after a meal to help digestion. They're known as "digestivos" in Italian.
Moonshine Makes a Comeback: A Quick Look at the Illicit Alcohol
The illegal distilling and sale of Moonshine in America have spread beyond the good old boys brewing hooch in the backwoods.
5 Cocktails Inspired by Classic Disney Movie Villains
Disney has lots of heroes, but what about those great villains? Without these characters there would be no movie to enjoy, so let's channel our inner villain and enjoy these five cocktails inspired by them.
Black and Blue Melomel Recipe (Blackberry and Blueberry Mead)
A delicious blackberry and blueberry infused mead! Yum.
17 Incredibly Good-Tasting Shots: Strong, Smooth, and Easy
The perfect shot is strong, easy to make, and goes down smooth. All 17 of these recipes fit the bill.
Juice-Based Rainbow Jello Shot Recipe: Healthy but Strong!
Celebrate with these natural juice-based rainbow jello shots! Step-by-step instructions for how to make them with gelatin or vegan-friendly substitutes.