Our nation’s seltzer obsession is showing no signs of abating, and at the front of the trend is La Croix, the ubiquitous, flavored fizzy water that people just can’t get enough of. You can enjoy La Croix all on its own, but why would you do that when you can pour some booze in there too?
A few months into 2017, my partner was looking for ways to tighten our budget. “Let’s cut back to one six-pack a week between the two of us,” he suggested.
There’s no feeling more rewarding than being the smartest person in the room. Sure, your friends might think it’s annoying. But just imagine the sheer joy of going to the bar, hearing what drink they ordered, and explaining it to them. Try doing it on a date!
Wine is spoiled grape juice. It’s old squished grapes mixed with yeast that get you drunk. But lots of people have a lot of things to say about wine, and maybe you’ve wondered what it is that gets them so jazzed over rotten grapes. Well, a lot of their enjoyment comes from biology, chemistry and psychology, as well as…
Alcohol isn’t the solution to the world’s problems, but it can certainly help dull the pain of what will inevitably be a very, very long Tuesday that will hopefully (dear God, please) end in a nationwide sigh of relief that we are at least one step ahead of the apocalypse.
Finally, women have equality with men on at least one front that some of us have been diligently working towards for our entire adult lifespans. Men and women are both nailing alcohol consumption.
If you’re into the stemless look, you can pick up a 4-pack of Amazon’s #1 selling wine glasses today for just $13, the best price we’ve seen. Eliminating the stem means that these can go in the top rack of your dishwasher, and can stack in your cabinets to save space. I’ll drink to that.
I guess you could say I’m a “romantic.” I love that moment, on a second or third date, when you catch that person’s eye and hold it for a second and you know, you just know, that something amazing is about to happen between you but this moment of anticipation is so delicious that you want to savor it, and then you…
Everyone has their own relationship to and tolerance for alcohol, but next time you’re at a party, you might do well if you have exactly two drinks. If you are a person who has found that zero drinks, or one drink, is the right number for you, then that is the number to stick with. For everyone else, try two.
The busiest time at Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago isn’t Halloween or the Fourth of July. It’s the weekend of Lollapalooza, when teen festival goers—rather than chilling out to some Radiohead—are getting so fucked up on drugs or booze that they’re brought to the hospital in droves.
“Ask a Former Drunk” is a five-part advice series running on Tuesdays. Read the last installment here.
Going out to dinner with friends can easily become a big event—after agreeing to share a meal together, you’ll have to choose the cuisine, the restaurant, and whether to invite that one person everyone has been avoiding for a few weeks. The decisions don’t end there. Once you settle in at the restaurant, and everyone…
A study reviewing 25 years of data has found that alcohol intervention and education are almost entirely useless tools when it comes to limiting the drinking habits of men in fraternities.
There’s a certain doom that sets in around the eight-month mark of pregnancy; an acknowledgment that soon the baby will be here, you’ll have no time for yourself, and the next few months will inevitably be spent in a sleepless, unshowered haze. It’s around that time that many expecting mothers decide that they need to…
The editor of Bwog, one of Columbia University’s student-run newspapers, has resigned over a photo of a woman standing near alcohol bottles at the house of sorority Kappa Alpha Theta. Sorority houses aren’t usually allowed to have alcohol; the paper apologized for publishing the image “without considering the full…
During a town hall in Watertown, New York, presidential candidate John Kasich reminded voters that he is both still campaigning and still an asshole.
There’s nothing like cracking a cold beer on a hot summer day, but what if your six-pack isn’t chilled? You’ve got to find a way to get those brews frosty, lest you face the horror of a lukewarm libation. That’s why we’re trying a couple methods to cool your beer quickly.
What a simple pleasure it is to have a drink at the end of the day while the stress of work recedes like the tide. But alcohol—especially good liquor—is expensive. Some claim there are simple tricks that can elevate cheap booze to the top of the shelf, so today we’re testing a few ways to improve mediocre liquor.
Julianne Hough, her three sisters, and her mom are having an extremely hardcore vacation right now in Mexico, as evidenced by some recent photos that show a couple of them yakking off the side of a boat. My ladies, what happens in Cabo literally never stays in Cabo!
A recent episode of my favorite reality show, The Bedford Stop, begins with twenty-somethings Olena, Alex and Blake (a newcomer to the BS crew!) coming together on Olena’s bday night to get their pre-party on. But instead of drinking beer, mixed drinks, or shots, shots, shots, shots, shots, shots, they discuss their…