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How A Whisky Barrel Is Made

Making bourbon is already hard and magical and totally worth it, but before you even think about pumping that liquid gold deliciousness, you have to worry about the barrels you’re going to store the whisky in. Making those whisky barrels are a whole ‘nother story, as you’ll see in this video.


Drinking Mellow Corn, A Whiskey That Is Like 'Bourbon On Steroids'

I was in Kentucky, US last week, and I did not drink bourbon. Instead, I ended up with a bright yellow bottle of Mellow Corn, a cheap and obscure corn whiskey that has become suddenly trendy in certain Brooklyn and San Francisco bars.


What Is A Hangover?

Yippee! Let’s poison ourselves with beverages that will make us violently ill! It was your battle cry last night, and today you’re paying the price. But what is that hangover you’re experiencing, exactly?


The World's 19 Weirdest Hangover Remedies

When you travel the world, having a few drinks with your hosts is a great way to get a sense of the local culture. But excessive alcohol consumption can cause physiological consequences. Don’t worry — a hangover is universal, and your new friends probably already know a way to cope with it.


Happy Hour: How To Drink All Night At A Party And Not Be That Guy

Listen, drinking all night is not healthy. But it’s holiday party season, that perfect storm of open bar and your friends or colleagues waiting to see who will be this year’s obnoxious, puking, passed out and/or dead person at the party. Don’t be that guy.


A Lab Glass Decanter To Infuse Alcohol With Things That Aren't GrossĀ 

Hard alcohol infused with fruit and spices has been around forever, but it’s gotten a bad rap in recent years thanks to the proliferation of objectively nasty products like, oh I don’t know, bubble gum-infused vodka.


It's Very Easy To Get Drunk On Food Alone

Around Christmas, a lot of food comes laced with alcohol. But while the commonly held view is that much of it gets burned off in the cooking process, this video demonstrates that there’s plenty left in there to see you exceed the safe limits for driving.


Would You Buy Smart Fabric Imbued With The Scent Of Scotch Whisky?

It’s not hard to smell like a brewery. You don’t even have to drink anything — just take the spirit of your choice and dash it strategically across your clothes. Why would you do this? Excellent question… and one I’m sure a lot of people will be asking fashion outlet Harris Tweed and scotch whisky-producer Johnnie Walker, as the pair have come up with a fabric that smelld like the latter’s intoxicating liquid.


This Is The Beer Of The Future

After a long day of futuristic work and hydroponic farming in the Home of the Future, we’re betting that one thing will stay exactly the same as it is today: you’ll want to crack open a cold one. But what would that cold one look like? Probably something like this magical brew from Sixpoint.


How Delicious Bourbon Whiskey Is Made

Video: I drink bourbon because it’s good for you. And because it’s delicious. And because it has alcohol. And because it’s lovingly made by people who love bourbon just as much as me. Gear Patrol took a tour of 12 bourbon distilleries in five days to show how the best bourbon makers make their bourbon.