The Best Places to Grab a Cocktail in Las Vegas
Where to quench your thirst in the desert.
Where to quench your thirst in the desert.
A blind taste test of five 37-year-old Scotches is the ultimate test of the senses.
A beer from medieval Germany, gose nearly went extinct in the 20th century. Today, a handful of American and German brewers are bringing this sour beer back with bold, refreshing riffs on the original.
At seven fathoms of depth, the effects of the currents, the rising and falling of the tides, the water pressure and the near-constant water temperature happen to be the ideal environment for aging rum.
New Zealand's Stolen Rum didn't steal our hearts, but it's certainly unique.
This rare Kiwi whisky aged in both bourbon and red wine barrels is among the last of its kind.
A small town on the east coast of the South Island is home to some of the greatest whisky on earth. We stopped in for a dram.
With a surplus of hip, new cafés popping up across New Zealand, Kiwis have elevated their coffee game to compete among the best in the world. Here's where you'll find the best cups.
What the hell is a fluffy? At a coffee shop on the beach in Wellington, we found out.
Craig Miller is an old-school, espresso-only coffee aficionado. His is one of the best espresso shots you'll find in NZ.
More American beers are making use of New Zealand's pungent hops. But for the best introduction, best go straight to the source.
There's a beer that tastes like Venus. One that's made to be served like a flat white. The boys of Garage Project have endless creativity, and that innovation translates to the best beer in New Zealand.
New Zealand's 11 wine regions are growing in popularity; wine is now the country's sixth-largest export. That's largely due to an explosion of styles beyond its well-recognized sauvignon blanc at some fantastic wineries.
Cameron Douglas is a Kiwi who knows good wine. He breaks down how and why New Zealand is relevant to the world's wine culture.
Central Otago is the world's southernmost winemaking region. And damn is the Pinot Noir good.
Opinions are split over who invented the South Side -- but everyone agrees that it's delicious. Laura Lashley of The Breslin demonstrates how to make one.
Learn how to make a damn good margarita from the best (not your boozy aunt). The Breslin's head bartender, Laura Lashley, offers expert instruction.
Three NYC mixologists give you every reason to clear out your liquor cabinet this summer.
Think all the best beer, wine and spirits come from the coasts? Think again.
Chances are you've been pouring your beer wrong. Here's how to do it right in three simple steps.
American single malts offer a wild, diverse range of flavors. We set out to tame five of the best.
How does wine get its color, texture, sugar, acid and -- uh -- other things? A wine expert explains.
The story of Karen Hoskin and Montanya Distillers producing one of the country’s top craft varieties isn’t one of convention.
There are over 3,000 craft brewing companies in the United States. How can a budding brewer stand out? We caught up with the Bronx Brewery's Chris Gallant and Dyckman Beer Company's Juan Camillo after New York Beer Week to find the solution, from naming to branding to brewing.
Wild ales are full bodied, can be incredibly complex, and for beer snobs and those looking for a liquid thrill, they're the holy grail of brewing.
Who designs your favorite craft beer labels and cans? What inspires them, and how do they translate great beer into expressive, convincing art? To find out, we asked brewers, artists, experts and designers at several major breweries.
Craft beer faces a whole new set of hurdles in 2015. Where are we headed as a nation of brewers and drinkers?
Alternative beer festivals are a little like beer cocktails: they can seem a little tacky to some, but they're worth trying. Here are 10 of America's best.
Studying the operations of Fort Point Beer Co., which opened last year and is making waves in one of the most competitive beer markets in the US.
This year is the 80th birthday of the humble beer can. To celebrate, we took a look at nine of the most important examples of this American icon.
Four GP Writers sit down to find the best session beers under 5.0% ABV.
Can't find a beer app that works for you? These seven are each geared toward different aspects of the beautiful craft.
Craft beer is full of cool, intelligent and well-traveled founders and brewers. But a soft-spoken, unassuming guy from New York City has tales to top them all.
Whiskey, whisky; single malt, single grain; pot stills, column stills -- consult our guide, and all their differences will be as clear as the one between American and Canadian.
We took a rum tasting tour with Kenneth McCoy, owner of The Rum House and Ward III in NYC. From all around the world, these are the best sipping rums for aficionados, recent converts and skeptics alike.
We test the Breville Boss blender to find out if spending $450 on a blender is a good idea.
In 2012, an American single malt whiskey from Balcones Distillery in Texas defeated nine other world-class single malts from around the world and gained international attention. Today, the American version of Scotch is still booming, reinforced by a number of new distilleries.
Lost Spirits Distillery's Colonial American Inspired Rum revamps and perfects the original American spirit. As the back of the bottle reads: "This probably tastes a lot better than colonial rum did."
The Gosling's Family Reserve Old Rum is a far cry from the stuff you used to hammered back at the frat house. This high-end elixir is aged longer -- much longer -- and is judged against cognac and high-end bourbon whiskey.
Portland's beer scene rivals any other city in the world. Visitors looking to sample the city's finest suds should keep these 7 breweries on their radar.
The 14 best alcohol and spirits stories of 2014.
Here are ten of the best bottles of bubbly on the market. Give them, get them, and please, drink them with dinner.
At long last, New York's Finger Lakes wine region is gaining recognition, both nationally and abroad. Can the community preserve its identity in the face of looming challenges?
Hot chocolate has an artisan niche that's on par with the craft beer scene. So next time you’re seeking a second wind, or a substitute for a post-ski IPA, consider one of these delicious cocoas.