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The world of alcoholic beverages is difficult to navigate alone. With so many different cocktail recipes and mixers to choose from, it’s important to approach each drink you create or imbibe with careful consideration. Whether your drink of choice is whiskey, vodka, tequila, rum, or gin, we’ve got you covered with our latest guides, how-to’s, and recipes. We’ve even put together quite a few wine, cider, and beer guides while we were at it.

Corralejo Tequila Tropical being mixed with.

5 incredible tequila recipes you’ve definitely never heard of

Tequila can be used in so much more than just classic cocktails and these recipes are proof.
old fashioned recipe with foraged items tincup spring 8

Foraging gets tipsy: How to make an old fashioned and 5 more cocktails with easily foraged items

A top-shelf tequila

The best top-shelf tequilas between $50-$100

Pint of beer

Take a break from pumpkin beer: The best Oktoberfest beers to drink this fall

Campfire whisky

10 smoky scotch whisky options to make those fall campfires magical

Prairie Artisan Ales Brewery

The best breweries in America: The ultimate bucket list if you love craft beer

Glass mug with spiked apple cider

7 of the best spirits for spiked apple cider

HAVA R01 countertop dishwasher

Review: The HAVA R01 Compact Countertop Dishwasher might be the game-changer your home needs

Whiskey glass

Whiskey upgrade: How to fat wash your favorite whiskey or bourbon to add new depths of flavor

Cantera Negra

Kick off Hispanic heritage month with these 2 incredible tequila drink recipes from mixologist Javier Ramirez

White wine

The fantastic fall wine trends to know before the season sets in, according to the experts

Rum 101: An enthusiast’s guide to understanding the different types of rum

Gimlet cocktail in a coupe glass

Up your cocktail game: How to make the perfect gin gimlet

Looking for an elegant, easy gin gimlet recipe? We've got one of the best.
Rye whiskey

10 rye whiskey bottles we love: You should have at least one on your bar shelf

Rye whiskey is complex and wonderful, and these are the bottles you should have on your bar shelf.
Florio Marsala barrels.

The 6 best Marsala wine cocktail recipes to make

Marsala is a fortified wine out of Italy that we normally just cook with. But with the good stuff especially, it can make for some quality cocktails.
A glass of gin

10 floral gin options to help make what’s left of summer truly epic

Gin is a liquor with a lot of nuance and subtlety. Most people overlook how complex gin can be, and these floral gin options prove a point.
A glass of passion fruit cocktail with garnish in a bar.

The 7 best passion fruit cocktails to remind us of the sun and fun

Passion fruit is evocative stuff, reminiscent of sun and fun. Bring that to your refreshments with the best passion fruit cocktail recipes.
Ft. Wayne - Circa August 2017: Costco Wholesale Location. Costco Wholesale is a Multi-Billion Dollar Global Retailer X

Costco has a secret online store, Costco Next, that any member can access – here’s how

Did you know Costco has a secret online store named Costco Next? It's true! Here's how to access it
Whisky, whiskey, bourbon or cognac with ice cudes on black stone table and wood background

How to drink bourbon like a pro: A beginner’s guide

Tasting bourbon (and all whiskeys) is done in steps. It’s more than just drinking and thinking.
Coors Light Chill Throne

Coors Light ‘Chill Throne’ is the silliest tailgating chair ever – and it’s $750

Coors Light has made the "Chill Throne," a limited-edition tailgating chair it plans to sell for $750

11 single malt whiskies that aren’t Scotch (but are still great)

Even though they're most often thought of, Scotland isn't the only place to make single malt whiskies. Here are seven from other places around the world.
Villa Donoratico

Argentiera’s newest wine vintage promises ‘balance and intensity’ from short-season harvest

This wine is a blend of cabernet sauvignon, merlot, cabernet franc, and Petit Verdot, and its rich and sophisticated notes can be attributed to climate change?
sherry fortified wine glass

A beginner’s guide to sherry wine, an incredibly misunderstood drink

To fortified wine’s discredit, we can’t seem to divorce it from Grandma’s cabinet. But it’s high time that we do.
A glass and a bottle of Buffalo Trace.

Drink up with some of the most popular whiskey brands in the U.S.

These are some of the most popular whiskey brands in the U.S. and whiskey makers continue to pop up everywhere, so who's making the good stuff?
Bloody mary cocktail lime

How to make a kimchi bloody mary, the best a.m. drink

There are a lot of bloody mary riffs out there. The best one just may be a recipe involving kimchi.
Ocean Fathoms bottles

A California wine company illegally aged wine in the ocean, and now 2,000 bottles have been destroyed

It all started when a California-based wine company called Ocean Fathoms decided that the waters of the Santa Barbara Channel were a good place to age its wine.
Kirkland Signature Vodka

Costco is refunding people on Kirkland vodka because a few batches are pretty terrible

People who bought Kirkland vodka may be eligible for a refund directly from Costco
Hands toasting with red wine

These 5 incredible Napa Valley wines are worth the splurge

In every single way, Napa Valley and its treasured wines live up to even the highest expectations at which they're held. These are some of our favorites.
Making a cocktail

The do’s and don’ts of batching cocktails at home

Preparing a party or backyard gathering? Here's what you need to know when pre-preparing cocktails for guests.
Cave Bar More in Croatia.

The most bizarre venues for a bar on the planet

The most unique bars on earth, set in the most unexpected places. From caves to high-altitude haunts, they are obscure.
Wall Street Hustle Cocktail

The ‘Wall Street Hustle’ sous vide cocktail is simple elegance we can’t get enough of

Admittedly, the idea may sound a little bit peculiar at first, but there's just no other method of mixology that allows the fusing of flavors the way a sous vide machine does.
Dunkin' Spiked Iced Coffee

Bud Light, White Claw, and Dunkin’ Donuts are about to go to war in the spiked drinks category (seriously)

On top of everything else, Bud Light and White Claw now have to worry about - Dunkin' Donuts?!
Beer margaritas

Here are 7 stellar ingredients worth considering when mixing with beer

Most craft beers are meant to be enjoyed without any additives, but if you’re stuck with watery macro beers, why not mix it up a little?
Can of Brooklyn Lager beer in between two slices of pizza.

Enjoy a refreshing beverage: The 13 best lagers to drink

Most Americans only know beer as a light yellow lager. But let's not forget that these best lagers in 2023 are also great in their own way.
Dogfish Head

The best East Coast IPAs to drink this summer: 10 great alternatives to West Coast IPAs

These are the 10 Best East Coast IPAs you need to drink this summer.
An overhead shot of an empty wine glass, a glass filled with wine, wine bottles, and differently sized red wooden horses on pink table.

The 6 best wine club memberships you can get, hands down

Looking to sample new wines monthly? A wine club membership might be just what you need. These are the best options.
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Tequila bottles have a code on the back that tells you how good it is

Knowing good tequila from cheap party swill is more complicated than just checking the price tag. But how do you tell the good from the bad?
Heady stout

The 10 best chocolate beers for cacao enthusiasts

Here are 10 amazing chocolate beers that you need to try in 2023, blending a dark, malty body with the bittersweet notes of our favorite sweet.
Smuggler's Cove.

It’s always summer at the best tiki bars in the U.S.

Tiki bars aren't just watering holes — they're temples. Here are some of the very best in America.
A wheat beer and a pils are standing on a table in a beer garden

Plan your end-of-summer road trip: The 10 best beer cities to visit

These are the ten best beer cities to visit this summer.
Bartender making a whiskey highball

9 incredible bourbons to mix into a summer highball

The highball is a classic summer drink — and these are the best bourbons to perfect your cocktail.
Brucato Amaro Chaparral.

These alpine-inspired drinks will keep you cool this summer

When things get hot, drinks need to be all the more refreshing. Check out some of these cooling alpine spirits, inspired by the Alps.
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10 classic summer cocktails everyone should know how to make

While a glass of wine or frosty beer is sure to hit the spot, we’d rather enjoy a summer cocktail.
Friends enjoying beers by the barbecue.

The 6 best barbecue beers, by brew style

You surely don't want to go to a cookout or serve barbecue without the best beers. They're a necessity if you want to elevate the flavors of your grilled grub.
Circle K.

Think Circle K is just a pit stop for road trip snacks? The chain now has its own portfolio of wines

Circle K is a company with more than 70 years of history and thousands of stores. And, as of just recently, it's now a wine producer.
Ferment Brewing beer.

The future of craft beer is the digitally printed can (and why that’s a really good thing)

Craft beer is always on the move. The next big thing might just be digitally printed cans for smaller runs of beer.
Beer being poured from tap

This is the most popular beer in the U.S. (you might be surprised)

While there are many excellent American beers available on the market, it seems that the beer Americans most favor isn't American in the least.
Nice Manners cocktail

This frozen strawberry rhubarb cocktail is the perfect summer drink

Few summer cocktails are more refreshing than an icy frozen drink. Read on as Ash Haussermann of Boulton & Watt shares their favorite frozen cocktail recipe.
Epic Western Ranch Water can and southwest scene.

The 6 best ranch waters to drink this summer

It's ranch water season, a hot stretch of late summer deserving of a thirst-quenching drink. Here are the six best canned options.
cooking with wine myths tips and tricks man

The truth about cooking with wine — everything you need to know

We're here to answer all of those burning questions you may have when it comes to cooking with wine.


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