Girl DrinksA history of sweet cocktails for ladies, on the occasion of the Cosmopolitan’s 25th anniversary.
The Best Worst BrewsA taste test of cheap beers. (No, Bud Light isn’t cheap enough to be a “cheap beer.”)
To Arthur!Guinness has created a new Irish drinking holiday that is ridiculed yet widely celebrated.
Brewing the BestPliny the Younger is supposedly the best beer in the world. What does that even mean?
Should You Let Your Kids Try Wine?Does exposing children to alcohol make them more or less likely to abuse it when they grow up?
The Old-FashionedA classic that can be destroyed, perfected, perverted. It can also reveal the depths of your character.
Can American Fans Save German Riesling?Germans don’t make sweet rieslings like they used to—except to export them to us.
Putting the White Dog to SleepUnaged whiskey helps young microdistilleries keep afloat. There’s just one problem: It tastes awful.
Pint SizedHow nanobreweries—fledgling operations in garages and backyard sheds—are revolutionizing the American beer industry.
A 12-Pack of Beer CocktailsNotes on the theory and practice of the shandy, the michelada, and 10 other beer adulterations.
The Mint JulepA complicated refreshment best consumed cold, in a silver goblet, while wearing your second best seersucker jacket.
Irish Coffee, Blue Blazers, and Hot ToddiesAdvice on hot drinks from the experts, like Samuel Beckett, the NIH, and Kingsley Amis.
Beyond OktoberfestThere's more to German brewing than Munich's lagers. Five delicious styles from the rest of the country to sample this fall.