Beverages & Cocktails

Spiked Seltzer is the Refreshing Boozy Hydration You Need This Summer

  Let’s start this off with a bold statement: Spiked sparkling water is the drink you want to finish out this summer on.   Forgo hefty the craft beers and sugary ciders. Forget the mouth-parching wines and sh*tty fruity wine coolers. Say goodbye, for now, to hard liquor this and tequila that. Spiked sparkling water is light and refreshing. It’s what you want […]

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The Milkshakes We Hope Kelis Serves at Her Pop-Up Burger Restaurant

  If you were alive (and of a certain age) during the early 2000s, here’s a bit of lyrical prose sure to strike a tender chord:   “My milkshake brings all the boys to the yard, And they’re like It’s better than yours, Damn right it’s better than yours, I can teach you, But I have to charge”   Yes, […]

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Beer and Ice Cream Pairings for the Very Best Adult Floats

As important as it is to find the right beer for your burger, matching the right beer to your favorite ice cream is the only way to insure that you’ll be able to make damn great ice cream floats… and you need to be confident in your capability to make a damn great ice cream float at any moment. Knowing this is a […]

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In Defense of Picklebacks: Why it’s fine to embrace the brine

              Photo: Getty Images There might not be another alcoholic beverage out there that stokes more polarizing (and mostly negative) opinions than the pickleback. Coined in 2006, the pickleback is named after a centuries-old tradition of chasing a shot of whiskey with pickle brine. Gordy’s Pickle Jar in Washington, D.C. recently announced that they […]

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This Week’s Debut of the New Starbucks Caramel Waffle Cone Frapp is Pretty Sweet! (Literally)

Calling all Starbucks lovers! There is a brand new sweet treat that has hit the summer menu this week that may provide some with a little sense of nostalgia. The Caramel Waffle Cone Frappuccino takes inspiration from the old ice cream parlor with its crunchy waffle cone bits and deep caramel flavor. So of course, we had to try it! […]

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Aquafaba Cocktail Party: Drinks and Dips

Yesterday, we told you what aquafaba is, and now it’s time to learn a fun way to use it. Although usually the first thoughts to use an egg white replacer is in desserts, egg whites are also common in mixed drinks to give them a nice body and foamy top. We took two cocktail recipes that required egg whites and made the original […]

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Red Wine Repurposed

If you’re hosting the holiday bash this year, heads up. Buying the booze is a less daunting task because now we know what to do with all the leftover bottles after the party – that is if there are any leftover. Of course, we could drink it… wine lovers might prefer this option… or we could repurpose it! Real Simple […]

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: Cheers To The Sweetest New Trend In Cocktails

When summer temperatures heat up, nothing cools you off better than a sweet and refreshing beverage.  And now, you can indulge in all the sweetened cocktails you love without the guilt! By substituting heavy syrups and granulated sugar with Sweet’N Low®, you can quickly cut calories in your favorite summertime libations—think cosmos, daiquiris, lemon drops and more! With only 100 […]

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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day Without Green Teeth

“You can’t drink all day if you don’t start in the morning.” This was my introduction to the not-so Irish tradition of eggs ‘n’ kegs. Normally the kind of person who would say something like that would not be my friend, but this statement was made on St. Patrick’s Day in Savannah, Georgia. After attending college in Savannah, I’ve survived […]

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Drink Your Way Through the Oscars

  The Oscars are upon us and there are tons of glamorous Hollywood party ideas. A red carpet from your door to the TV. Little gold stars on every toothpick. Wolfgang Puck's Oscar-shaped smoked salmon. But let’s not forget the most import part of this classy evening: drinks. Create signature cocktails inspired by the nominees so your party guests can show their support […]

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