Yes, Flavored Vodka Can Actually Be Really Good

The era of synthetic liquid birthday cake is over. Here are some flavored vodkas booze nerds can get behind and actually use.

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A Look Back at 2018 and a Thank You From the Professors

A look back at the year that was, and the Editor in Chief speaks out.

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A Foolproof Guide to Mulled Wine

Tracing the history of winter’s favorite warm, spiced wine, along with recipes and recommended bottles.

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Champagne Alternatives For the Holidays

There are 6 more days of merriment left in the season! Here are some alternative sparklers and crowd-sized magnum wines to keep the festivities going.

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Those Old Christmas Spirits

Christmas ghost stories to chill you on a midwinter night, and spirits to warm you back up

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Holiday Flavors for Warm Winters

How to capture the essence of a toddy, and other classic winter drinks, when it’s just too schvitzy to drink one.

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Diageo Special Releases 2018

Here’s what to expect from this year’s limited edition Scotch, including a new blended malt whisky.

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Top Shelf Boozy Library Essentials

Noteworthy 2018 releases and timeless reads to drink in.

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Field Trips: Blue Moon Brewery

From the Sandlot to making wine-beer hybrids, barrel aging and iced coffee brew in the River North District, Blue Moon’s journey is to go… smaller?

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Tequila Selections by Region For Gift-Giving

The differences between highland and lowland tequila and bottles to try.

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Editor's Picks: Whisky 2018

Our Editor-in-Chief’s recommendations for people who love a good bottle.

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Gift-Worthy Gins to Bestow This Holiday Season

High quality juniper, locally-foraged herbs, wild sloe berries and even everyone’s favorite pink wine go into these bottles that recipients will be beyond giddy to unwrap.

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Rum Around the World

Regional rum selections for stocking up the home bar and gift-giving

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In Dry Gujarat, Liquor Industries Fight Over No-Alcohol Beer

Two beer companies begin the fight for liquid supremacy in a dry Indian state.

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Prohibition Ended 85 Years Ago. Get Over It, Already.

Why do we continue to glamorize one of the most oppressive, job-destroying and dangerous periods in America’s history?

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Beer Review: Goose Island Reserve Bourbon County Stout 2018

This limited edition was aged in some of the last of the Elijah Craig 12 Year bourbon barrels.

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An Unfussy Guide to Selecting French Brandy

Understanding cognac and armagnac is all about the mood, dahling.

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Smoke Gets in Your Glass: Red Wines That Have a Whiff of Fireplace

Find out just what makes some bottles smell like crackling logs (or beef jerky).

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