Have you ever cracked open a cold one and been reminded of the smell of a different kind of bud? There’s a perfectly good reason for that. The cannabis plant and flower are in the same horticultural family as the hop flower, which means the smell very similar. Oskar Blues took advantage of this similarity in their new year-round brew, Pinner. At 4.9 percent ABV, this dry-hopped IPA is a session beer. If you’re not up on your cannabis lingo, a pinner is a small, thin joint that is low on marijuana content. The connection is intentional—a low alcohol beer named after a joint low on pot—and to make sure youre in on the joke, the text above the logo asks: “Can I be blunt?”read more
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Where there’s a willing pet there’s a way. A Brooklyn man spent the past year training his girlfriend’s pet rabbit, who is adorably named Wallace, to fetch him a cold beer. You have to believe it to see it and luckily there is a video already circling the web of Wallace and his bartending skills.read more
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Ariel and Sebastian are about to get tipsy. More and more wineries are choosing to age their wine under the sea. It seems like a silly fad used to set one bottle apart from the rest, but there are quite a few benefits to submerging the drink.read more
We’re a month deep into 2015. You may have had a taste test of what the New Year will bring for you in terms of utility bills and daily routine, but we have some brewing news to turn your year upside down:read more
HP Lovecraft. You may know him as the author of some of the scariest pieces of fiction out there, or you may not even know him. But Narragansett has chosen him as the inspiration for their new line of beer.read more
Clear is the mind that sips on this Winter Sea Breeze Cocktail. This drink is satisfyingly crisp, and unlike other winter cocktails, it will refresh your taste buds after one too many heavy stouts or cream based drinks we are typically partial to in the cold weather. Warm up, and cleanse your palate with this tangy twist of this cocktail.read more
It only seems fitting that Pope Francis, Time’s 2013 Man Of The Year, has his own inspired vino. In Napa California, Trinitas Cellars took it upon themselves to make it happen with a few barrels of Cabernet Franc they had aging in their cellar from 2012.read more
Guess what? There’s a new study that explains why we love to drink so much. You see… it’s really not our fault. It’s just that we work SO hard during the day that we have no choice but to drown our sorrows in wine and liquor. And now science agrees.read more
Top of the mornin’ to ya! We know most of you probably begin your day with a basic steaming cup of joe, but today’s a special occasion. National Irish Coffee Day arrives only once a year, and we feel it should be correctly celebrated. Listed below are a few variations of the traditional cocktail, so that regardless of where you are in the world, you’ll be able to warm up/cool off. Either way, you’ll enjoy every sip.read more
The Hot Toddy has long been touted by grandmothers and your college roommates as a cure for those pesky colds. But is there any truth to this claim or is it just wishful thinking? It turns out your tipsy tipster was on to something. A few things are necessary to kicking a cold: sleep, decongestant, and something to fight infection. A Hot Toddy contains all three and as a bonus, it tastes much better than cough syrup.read more