Sam Slaughter
Sam Slaughter is the Spirits Editor and also the author of When You Cross That Line and God in Neon. He has written for a variety of places including Bloomberg, InsideHook, and Thirsty. His fiction and nonfiction have appeared in over fifty other publications. He's had everything from 75-year-old Scotch to North Korean brandy and he once drank whiskey out of a muskrat skull.

Be a ‘Ginvestor’: Drink Gin and Provide Clean Water Worldwide with One Gin

Drinking and helping provide clean water to the world have never been easier to do together, thanks to One Gin.

Wine Weekend: How to Make the Most of Northern Virginia Wine Country

Like Washington DC? Like Wine? Here’s how you can combine both in one boozy weekend.

Don’t Fear the Flask: Our Guide to Perfect Portable Cocktails

We asked brand ambassadors from Drambuie, Hendrick’s Gin, and Reyka Vodka how to make flask cocktails. Check out what they had to say.


5 Awesome Spirits to Spend Your Tax Refund On

Spend your tax refund right—on expensive booze!

Kingsbarns Distillery: Scotch Whisky from the Heartland of Golf

The Kingsbarns Distillery, located just a stone’s throw from the historic St. Andrews golf course, is one of the newest distilleries in the region.

Strong Women in Your Hand: New Old Milwaukee Labels Feature Retro Pin-Up Girls

Old Milwaukee’s cans just got hotter with the unveiling of their Pin-Up Series.

Aprés Ski and More: A Drinker’s Guide to Aspen

Hitting the slopes in Aspen sometime soon? Check out where you need to drink when you’re done with the fresh pow for the day.


The Bar Cart Bible: The Cocktail Book for the New Home Bartender

Check out our review of the Bar Cart Bible, the perfect book for the new home bartender.