A Deep Dive Into the Surprisingly Complex World of Irish Single Malt

Irish whiskey could outsell Scotch in the US by 2030. We headed to the Bushmills Distillery to see if the hooch is worth the hype.


Visiting the Last Cigar Factory in Ybor City, America's Cigar Capital

Though production has dwindled, the Tampa, Florida, neighborhood remains a hub of cigar culture


The Secret to Good Eggnog Is Aging, So Start Making It ASAP

No, it won’t go bad. In fact, it will get better.


Toward a Definition of Texas Whiskey

A chat with Grayson founder Nico Martini, who just published a book on the state’s growing influence in the brown spirits world


The Weird, Wild and Highly Scientific World of Spirits Made With Animal Dung

For producers like Iceland's Floki and South Africa's Indlovu, this isn't about using crappy materials


Why Are Non-Alcoholic Spirits So Expensive?

We explain why a booze-free spirit costs as much (or more than) its alcoholic counterpart


How to Make Vin de Pamplemousse, Your Next Favorite Summer Drink

An easy-drinking fortified wine ideal for the warm weather days ahead


What Is Genever and How Can It Improve Your Cocktails?

The Dutch forebear of gin is rich, malty and whiskey-like

Food & Drink

COVID-19 Is Killing America’s Small Craft Distilleries

The pandemic has been good for drinking, but devastating for brands that rely on in-person discovery

Restaurants & Bars

Is Your Restaurant’s “Outdoor” Setup Safe? An Aerosol Scientist Weighs In.

Spoiler: A tent with four walls is still a room as far as the coronavirus is concerned


For Pizza at Home, Is an Outdoor Oven the Way to Go?

With the pandemic still in play, it's the perfect time to make your favorite dish at home


Chocolate Bitters Are the Secret Weapon Every Home Bar Needs

The three essential bitters are near-unanimous among tipplers. But we propose adding a fourth.