drinking

Gin

How a Gin Craze Nearly Destroyed 18th-Century London

By 1730, an estimated 7,000 gin shops were turning Londoners into degenerate alcoholics. Historical accounts of violence, widespread addiction, and social devastation call to mind the early 80s crack epidemic.
Harry Sword
10.1.17
wine

The 'Rosé All Day' Movement Is Trivializing Alcoholism

Have you been drinking up the message that we should be chugging pink wine, all the time? You might want to consider what's behind it.
Katie Fustich
9.30.17
Sweden

A Swedish Crayfish Party Is a Spectacle of Shellfish and Savagery

Sooner or later, every crayfish party turns into a macabre spectacle of boozed-up beasts in silly hats, brutalizing an inferior species.
Theo Hagman Rogowski
9.28.17
Booze

In Defense of the Long Island Iced Tea

Yes, I'm a bit tacky and loud, just like the absurd cocktail that bears the name of my homeland.
Alicia Kennedy
9.5.17
Booze

The MUNCHIES Guide to Sneaking Alcohol into Music Festivals

If you've never hidden a bottle of liquor in a hollowed-out loaf of bread or injected grapes with wine, your alcohol-smuggling game just isn't up to par.
Munchies Staff
8.25.17
politics

DC Restaurant Lowers Drink Prices Every Time Trump Fires a Senior White House Official

There will probably be many impromptu happy hours to come.
Alex Swerdloff
8.22.17
beer

Researchers Say Beer Can Actually Boost Creativity

Too good to be true, or the secret to finally creating your masterpiece?
Alex Swerdloff
8.16.17
Recipe

Gin & Tonic

Ultra-refreshing, citrusy, and classic.
Maxwell Britten
7.21.17
Booze

Why This Hong Kong Bar Is Serving Canned Cocktails

KWOON's handmade cans spotlight local ingredients like dried sour plums, tangerine peel, and chrysanthemum.
Diana Hubbell
7.17.17
beer

How to Drink Beer This Summer and Not Look Like a Total Idiot

Summer demands the boozy escape that a tropical cocktail can provide, but we also know that beer has its place on the beach, too.
Jeppe Jarnit-Bjergsø
7.3.17
politics

Almost 3/4 of Democrats Would Give Up Drinking to See Trump Impeached, Survey Says

What would it take to get you to swear off booze for the rest of your life? Maybe some very strong political discontent.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.29.17
Booze

Hungover Man Finds Selfie on His Phone Showing Police Tucked Him Into Bed

Who can resist a quick selfie with a wasted person? Not the cops, apparently.
Alex Swerdloff
5.31.17