We’ve all heard the saying, “once in a blue moon” in talking about something that doesn’t happen very often. The old and often used figure of speech refers to the rarity in which a blue moon occurs. But for us, blue moons take place more frequently than they do for most people. In fact, they occur every time we crave a certain Belgian style beer created by the Blue Moon Brewing Company. Today, however, we have a little something extra to celebrate.read more
5 Reasons To Drink This Weekend / July 31, 2015 / No Comments.
We’re not the type of people who need a reason to drink. If we’re breathing that’s reason enough. But for those who need more, here you go:
1. Deflategate: Tommy Boy’s 4-game suspension was upheld this week leaving Patriots fans (and logical people of the world) in agony. Pats-haters are raising a glass to 4 probable wins while Brady supporters are rallying around their golden boy the only way they know how.read more
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If your summer plans include travel, don’t waste valuable time combing through Yelp reviews and guidebooks. At Drinking in America, we’ve done the hard work for you—finding the best spots in cities across the U.S. We think the best way to get to know a city is to dive into the local culture. So forget the tourist traps and try out the spots the locals know and love in St. Louis, MO in our 8th edition of Summer City Sips.read more
If you’re a fan of hard liquor, you’ve definitely thought about infusing your go-to booze. There are countless combinations you could try—some delicious and some, shall we say, entail an acquired taste. You’ve heard of using herbs to infuse, ideal for your vegetable-based cocktails like a classic Bloody Mary, and probably candy-inspired mixtures like skittles, chocolate or marshmallow flavored booze for those sweet-tooth cocktails. There’s a funky flavor for everyone—but here’s where it gets weird. After coming across a recipe for Hot Cheetos infused tequila (2 cups Flaming Hot Cheetos, 1 cup silver tequila, 1 lime), our eyes have been opened to a new light. So we asked around our team to see what their weirdest infusion recipes would be and why, and we have to say that we certainly have a couple of geniuses on our hands.read more
Some of our favorite childhood snacks are best left in the rearview. Twinkies, Easy Cheese, and Spaghettios lost their appeal some time after puberty hit. Other treats, however, remain in a prominent place in our fridges when we happen upon them in the grocery aisle. While these sugary treats are a delicacy all their own, we would be remised if we didn’t try to upgrade them to a new level worthy of an adult’s palate. After all, liquor makes everything taste better.read more
Do you ever find yourself getting bored with your go-to booze? When you’ve grown tired of that mundane drink order, we’ll be here to walk you through what’s new and noteworthy this week:read more
Aston Martin has long been the symbol of undeniable swagger on the road. It’s James Bond’s transportation of choice, and if that wasn’t cool enough for you – this will surely help:read more
It’s been a tough, scorching day. Your office slacks got caught in the bike gears again, cutting your last thread of dignity at the end of a long day. And after sweating through every inch of clothing, you feel yourself approaching an inevitable temper tantrum. But have no fear! Today is National Chocolate Milk day, a substance otherwise known as the nectar of a good life. Naturally, we’ve found multiple ways to spike it for ultimate pleasure. So before you have a meltdown, put on your big kid pants and have yourself a cold glass of chocolate milk.read more
Since the early 1990s, the rich, the famous, and the self-spoilers have been indulging in red wine baths and other wine related skin and body treatments. It all started when Mathilde Thomas, a vineyard owner, teamed up with French Cosmetics company, Caudalie. In its beginnings, the company focused on the production of wine-based skin products and after discovering great success, developed a spa chain.read more
Believe it or not, you can make a meal an even grander experience if you just choose and drink the appropriate alcohol in the correct order. We’re talking about “aperitifs” and “digestifs,” French for drinks before or after a meal (respectively). The more booze the better, right?read more