alcohol

The World's Most Popular Beers In One Neat Map

Booze lovers’ magazine Vinepair put together this neat map showing the most popular beer brands around the world. Unfortunately, as is often the case, most popular doesn’t mean better.


Watching These NZ Beer Cans Get Made Is Like Seeing A Ballet Of Machines At Work

New Zealand craft brewery Garage Project reveals how it makes its Hops on Pointe beer cans, and it’s like watching a machinery ballet unfold before our eyes. It’s funny to imagine these big honking machines made of metal and wires dressed in tutus, but there is a surprising elegance to the can-making process.


Neat Infographic Shows How Alcoholic Beverages Are Made Around The World

Briefly: If you are like me and often wonder how that thing you are drinking is made or what are its ingredients, don’t worry, this interesting infographic has you covered. Prepare to scroll down because the list of beverages is almost endless.


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 Gross 

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.