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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
Pennsylvania

PA Cops Underestimate How Many People Will Volunteer to Get Drunk for Free

“WE HAVE HAD AN OVERWHELMING RESPONSE FOR THIS AND AT THIS POINT WE HAVE ENOUGH VOLUNTEERS FOR THIS TRAINING”
Jelisa Castrodale
1.18.19
beer

Natty Light Might Be Our Best Hope for Student Loan Relief

Instead of just drinking to forget your debt, you can drink and hope it’ll pay down that debt.
Bettina Makalintal
1.15.19
beer

The Government Shutdown Is Bad For Beers and Breweries, Too

"Some breweries are in a real quagmire, particularly those that are unable to open until they get federal approval.”
Jelisa Castrodale
1.10.19
Booze

California's CBD Cocktail Ban Starts in 2019

A new bill will keep CBD-infused booze out of Californians' very relaxed hands.
Bettina Makalintal
12.21.18
Whiskey

There's a Good Chance That Rare Scotch You Bought Was Totally Fake

“It is our genuine belief that every purported pre-1900—and in many cases much later—bottle should be assumed fake until proven genuine."
Jelisa Castrodale
12.21.18
Sweden

A Brief Guide to the 12,000+ Swedish Songs About Doing Shots

For the past 15 years, one woman has organized both national and world championships to find the single best drinking song.
Shoshi Parks
12.21.18
alcohol

'Four Drink Maximum' Drive-Up Bar Stirs Up Controversy, Which Was the Point

Ah, the old bait and switch.
Jelisa Castrodale
12.13.18
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
12.12.18
Fernet

How Fernet Took Over Argentina

Argentina consumes so much of the polarizing liqueur that it has Fratelli Branca's only distillery outside of Italy.
Natalie B. Compton
11.26.18
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
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