Martin Miller’s Gin Turns Your Favorite Cocktails on Their Head

If you read my Twitter feed a couple of Saturdays ago, you knew I was on a gin crawl on South Beach, drinking copious amounts of Martin Miller’s Gin, and trying to sound coherent to the Eurobeauties on the beach. You also know that I made a rare admission: I was wrong....
Posted On 16 May 2011

Tequila and Taco Trucks for Cinco de Mayo

It’s a long standing tradition that late at night, after the bar hopping has ended, the call of the taco truck is undeniable. Die-hards flock (read: tumble), to the best taco trucks across the country to satisfy their after-hours cravings, and indulge in real Mexican street...
Posted On 29 Apr 2011

There’s a Royal Wedding. That Means We’re Drinking Pimm’s Cups

So there’s a royal wedding happening tomorrow. And if you’re like me, the only thing you really care about isn’t what the bride is wearing, or how much the wedding cost, or how many white doves will be released. What you’re thinking is we are getting the...
Posted On 28 Apr 2011

First Taste: Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey

If you’ve read my Twitter feed this week, you know I was in Las Vegas to sample (and by sample, I mean drink until my liver waved a white flag), the first new offering to come out of Lynchburg in a generation: Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey. And my first impression? It...
Posted On 22 Apr 2011

Bringing Home the Bacon: Drink Away Your tax Day Blues

April 15th is the most circled and most dreaded day on the calendar. The day when you either find out you’ve got a big refund coming, or that money you’ve been saving for a boat just went to keep the government offices open another year. Our friends at Hornitos...
Posted On 15 Apr 2011

Redhook Brewery Turns 30, Gets a Facelift

I love everything about craft brewing, from the quality beers birthed with heart and unrivaled attention to detail and to the individuals behind some of the greatest business success stories ever told. Need some examples? Both Brooklyn Brewery and Dogfish Head have fantastic...
Posted On 14 Apr 2011

Drink Your Way Through the Final Four Matchups

Sixty-eight teams marched their way through the madness… and now we’re down to the Final Four. And for the one or two of you out of the millions out there who actually had the Kentucky Wildcats, VCU Rams, Connecticut Huskies and Butler Bulldogs in your final four...
Posted On 01 Apr 2011

Craft Beer Lover? Join the Club

I’ve looked into joining a beer of the month club before, but never took the leap. The main reasons I never bought into the whole thing are: Commitment and cost. You either had to join for a minimum of 6 months, or they’d charge you some obscene amount on top of nailing you in...
Posted On 28 Mar 2011

Big Red Roundup: 3 Bold, Manly Reds You Should Be Drinking Right Now

Most guys don’t think of wine as a go-to drink for a backyard barbecue. Or even for a steak dinner, for that matter. Contrary to what you may think, not every party calls for either cocktails or beer. And wine, with it’s seemingly endless number of choices, can make...
Posted On 23 Mar 2011

Beer Cocktails: More Bang for Your Beer

Today is one of the year’s biggest beer-drinking holidays, but if you’re looking to try something new and different, and are sick of posers ordering up green beer, here’s the solution: Beer Cocktails. That’s right, beer and spirits living together in...
Posted On 17 Mar 2011