Booze

personal essay

Getting Sober as a Bartender Means Quitting the Clown Act

I had chosen not to be an artist. I had chosen to be a clown, and I wasn’t happy with it. So I stopped.
Nectaly Mendoza
4.4.19
Amsterdam

Where to Drink in Amsterdam, According to the World’s Best Bartender

Ryan Chetiyawardana, otherwise known as Mr Lyan, has won 'International Bartender of the Year' two years in a row. I got him to show me around the Dutch capital.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
2.22.19
Off-Menu

It's Wednesday, February 6, and a Staten Island Bar Is Fighting Roofies by Putting Lids on Drinks

Plus, a very strong thief stole a very big burger.
Hannah Keyser
2.6.19
Booze

Can a Bar Feel Like a Bar Without Booze?

The rise of alcohol-free bars asks if drinking’s spontaneity can be separated from booze's loosening properties.
Allegra Hobbs
1.29.19
Poland

The Mythical Polish Moonshine That Apparently Leaves No Hangover

Bimber, a homebrew traditionally made with yeast or rye, has been produced illegally in Poland since the 19th century.
Kamila Rymajdo
1.22.19
Booze

This Swedish Cocktail Was Designed to Challenge Gender Assumptions

“Even before we start drinking, we're taught that men drink certain things and women drink certain things. It has nothing to do with how we actually perceive flavor.”
Ilkka Sirén
12.13.18
alcohol

No, Pub Closures Are Not the Reason You’re Shagging Less

A recent Guardian article linked the rise in pub closures with young people having less sex, but is there any truth in it?
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
11.28.18
Fernet

How Fernet Took Over Argentina

Argentina consumes so much of the polarising liqueur that it has Fratelli Branca's only distillery outside of Italy.
Natalie B. Compton
11.27.18
Booze

Queimada, the Ancient Witchy Booze from Galicia, Is Literally Fire

The supernatural tradition descends from Druidic practices that sound like a Stevie Nicks fever dream.
MacKenzie Fegan
11.12.18
Booze

This Wine Advent Calendar Will Get You Shitfaced 24 Days in a Row

Because you can only have so much eggnog.
Jelisa Castrodale
11.6.18
Booze

WeWork to Limit Previously Unlimited Free Beer for Members

Now you'll be limited to only 4 beers a day to numb the pain of your spreadsheets.
Hannah Keyser
11.2.18
emoji

The New "Woozy Face" Emoji...Just Asked Me For My Number

Apple's latest release includes "a face which may be showing signs of being tired and emotional, i.e. drunk."
Hannah Keyser
10.31.18
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